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NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups, December 2nd Edition

NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups, December 2nd Edition

Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Now through Sunday, April 16 2017 @ Cooper Hewitt – 2 East 91st Street Offering creative, alternative approaches to confronting textile waste, Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse presents the work of three designers who put sustainability at the heart of the design process: Luisa Cevese, founder of Riedzioni...
  • We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    Meet The Fable: the brand making perfect silk shirts. The Fable shirts are handmade in India and are timeless, comfortable, and meant to transcends seasons. Not only are the workers making the shirts receiving almost twice the minimum wage, but the silk is 100% biodegradable and hand-dyed with vegetable dyes.
    Weekend reading: Please Don't Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    Weekend reading: Please Don’t Take My Avocado Toast Away!

    I told mindbodygreen my favorite NYC restaurant and comfort food dish along with other NYC wellness leaders. Dig in! | mindbodygreen The Holidays I guarantee you this will be the best eggnog recipe you’ll ever try. | EcoCult archives The end-all-be-all guide to holiday charitable giving. | Reading My Tea Leaves 13 classy ideas for...
    Is Your Bank Eco-Friendly?

    Is Your Bank Eco-Friendly?

    Can a bank be eco-friendly? Conventional banks are among the biggest investors in the causes of climate change. By investing your money in those banks, are you investing in global warming? If so, it might be time to switch to a new bank!
    Fair Trade Zapotec Rugs Are the New Moroccan Rugs

    Fair Trade Zapotec Rugs Are the New Moroccan Rugs

    More striking, just as elegant, and handmade using traditional Zapotec skills, the certified Fair Trade rugs and pillows from Manos Zapotecas' new home line, MZ Casa, mean artisans in Oaxaca, Mexico are getting a fair wage for their beautiful work.
    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    Some time back, someone asked me if there were any good ethical and/or sustainable sites for men. Um, yeah.
    13 Real Ways to Fight Back Against Trump and Protect the Environment

    13 Real Ways to Fight Back Against Trump and Protect the Environment

    The safety pin is just the beginning. Here is your plan for surviving a potential Trump presidency, and taking action.
    Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    This week you can listen to me talk with Kestrel Jenkins of Awear about sustainable fashion on her Conscious Chatter podcast. We recorded it the day after the election, and I managed to connect the election of Trump with strategies for converting more people to sustainable fashion. (iTunes link.) Fashion Today, on Black Friday, Patagonia is...