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3 Sustainable Days in Berlin: Sustainable Fashion, Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Green Hotels, Things to Do

3 Sustainable Days in Berlin: Sustainable Fashion, Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Green Hotels, Things to Do

After the beauty of Amsterdam and Paris, our visit to Berlin provided a shock to the system. Berlin is real. Berlin is creative, messy, gritty, full of secrets and darkness and hope. It’s cash poor, but culture rich. The unemployment rate is twice as high as the rest of Germany, but that’s just because everyone is...
  • Rest Easy: Now You Can Recycle Your Mattress in NYC

    Rest Easy: Now You Can Recycle Your Mattress in NYC

    For a city that never sleeps, New York City has a serious mattress recycling issue. According to the Mattress Recycling Council, “Americans as a whole dispose approximately 15-20 million mattresses and box springs per year.” As the largest populated city in the USA, we are responsible for a significant portion of that 15 to 20...
    Weekend Reading: Marie Claire Admits Fashion Might Be a Problem for the Climate

    Weekend Reading: Marie Claire Admits Fashion Might Be a Problem for the Climate

    I’m back from Europe, dear readers, and struggling to re-acclimate to having mobile data at my fingertips at all times. It’s like I detoxed and now I’m re-toxing on Instagram scrolling and Facebook pings. Someone make me stop looking at my phone while I’m walking down the street! Me, Elsewhere on the Internet How Bacteria...
    NYC Sustainable Events! September 2nd Edition

    NYC Sustainable Events! September 2nd Edition

    I entirely missed New York Fashion week while traveling! That’s OK. Now that things have calmed down a bit, let’s talk about what’s on the docket… Last Weekend: Governor’s Island Hills Thru September 25, Monday-Friday | 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday/Sunday | 10 am – 7 pm. This newly designed acres of park on Governors Island used...
    3 Sustainable Days in Amsterdam: Green Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Ethical Shopping, and Things to Do

    3 Sustainable Days in Amsterdam: Green Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Ethical Shopping, and Things to Do

    I fell in love with Amsterdam within just a few hours of arriving to the city. I know the exact moment when I started pondering whether I could actually move there. It was night, after a delicious Dutch meal of local and organic ingredients, and we were riding into the city on our way to a...
    Green Beauty Review: John Master Organics Sea Mist Salt Spray with Lavender

    Green Beauty Review: John Master Organics Sea Mist Salt Spray with Lavender

    I’m occasionally talked into a mousse here, or a texturizing spray there, but the fate of every new promising hair product is the same: a slow lingering in the half-used product graveyard of my bathroom cabinet before I freak out about not achieving my minimalist dreams and finally, with a guilty heart, dispose of it....
    7 Eco-Friendly Bathing Suit Brands, on a Non-Model

    7 Eco-Friendly Bathing Suit Brands, on a Non-Model

    This post originally appeared on Konscious World, an eco sanctuary for modern citizens striving to enjoy the beauties in life while bettering the world around them. Do you love the ocean and its infinite shades of blue? Do you enjoy snorkeling to explore our underwater world? Do you daydream of going on exotic getaways to picturesque beaches? I do, too....
    1 Sustainable Day in Paris: Organic Food, Eco-Friendly Shopping, and Green Hotels

    1 Sustainable Day in Paris: Organic Food, Eco-Friendly Shopping, and Green Hotels

    Hello friends! I know I’ve been away for a bit. I’m currently touring around Europe with my honey. And he’s been so sweet about letting me drag him around to check out some sustainable restaurants and shopping in each city we’ve visited. Our first stop on our grand adventure was in France for a wedding weekend...