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.)
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
I’ve definitely been doing a few things wrong when it comes to using natural cleaners. | Rodale’s Organic Life
2016 is on track to be the hottest year on record. Surprise. | NY Times
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!