Hey readers! I’m back from New Orleans and catching up with all the news. What did I miss?
Kidding. I haven’t been able to tear myself away from the trainwreck in Washington D.C. for more than an hour. But there are other things happening out in the world that have to do with sustainability. So read up on what I’ve found this week.
Bring it. | H&M
England has sweatshops, too. | The Guardian
The fashion conglomerate Kering is attacking its carbon emissions with vigor. | NY Times
Shoes that will dissolve in your sink when you’re done. (Don’t worry about them melting off your feet – they need an enzyme to break down.) | Tree Hugger
Modavanti now has a whole section devoted to t-shirts with the wittiest signs from the Women’s March. | Modavanti
Now we’re into fast beauty – because apparently certain consumers don’t care at all about the ingredients in a beauty brand, as long as it’s cute. | Business of Fashion
Wow. If you aren’t asking where your seafood is from, it might give you an antibiotic-resistant superbug. | Bloomberg
Forget the beach! I’m thinking about spending my next vacation homesteading. | NY Times
Republicans are trying to sell off our national parks. | The Verge
Louisiana is dealing with climate change right now – it’s shrinking. | Bloomberg
My friend and talented photographer Rachel Fry is selling fine art prints of the Women’s March on Washington for $50 apiece, all proceeds benefitting the ACLU.
How long until the U.S. has gag-worthy air like China? Or poisonous water like Bangladesh? | Quartz
Proceeds of this electrifying art auction benefit Planned Parenthood. | By Their Fruits
Wind power is here! | NY Times