Uniforme is part of a Black Friday promotion that asks you to give to a good cause

Uniforme is part of a Black Friday promotion that asks you to give to a good cause

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 donating 100% of global sales from its retail stores and Patagonia.com to support grassroots environmental organizations. | EcoCult Inbox

Amour Vert will plant five trees for every item sold on amourvert.com or in store until Christmas. | EcoCult Inbox

In lieu of a Black Friday sale, several sustainable and ethical brands have banded together to encourage customers to donate to organizations that support at risk communities. A donation of $50 or more to one of their selected organizations will garner you gift cards totalling $225 in value from the brands, which include Uniforme, Rallier, Ply-Knits, Industry Standard and Study NY. Visit http://www.agiftforgiving.com to redeem your gift cards. | EcoCult Inbox

Other ethical and sustainable designers (Zero + Maria Conejo, Apiece Apart, Ace + Jig, and a bunch more) are donating 5% of sales under the #womentogether banner, From November 25 – 28. Just make sure to shop directly from their online or brick and mortar store. | Vogue

Enter code GIVEANDSAVE at checkout, and save 20% on your entire order at Belvele, plus they will donate that amount of savings to the Natural Resources Defense Council, a 501(c)3 that brings together scientists, lawyers, and other policy experts, with global warming among their primary concerns.

Teeki is offering 35% off their entire site, plus 10% of proceeds to go Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

As an ethical consumer, should you wear silk? | Tortoise and Lady Grey 

The best ethical sock companies. | Reading My Tea Leaves

Apartment

I’ve definitely been doing a few things wrong when it comes to using natural cleaners. | Rodale’s Organic Life

Climate Change

2016 is on track to be the hottest year on record. Surprise. | NY Times

I Support

Good On You, the Australian app that provides info on fashion brands’ sustainability and ethicality, is raising money to launch in the U.S. Support them here!