Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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Weekend Reading: YOUR LAST TERM!

Weekend Reading: YOUR LAST TERM!

I track my time down to the minute every day. I've sorted it into different "clients," which include EcoCult, some outlets I freelance write for, the Ethical Writers Coalition, Girls Write Now, Wedding Planning, and personal stuff. This week, I added Activism under "personal." It is so important and valuable to me, and it deserve recognition as an...
  • Have I Told You How Much I Love Nordstrom?

    Have I Told You How Much I Love Nordstrom?

    When I heard that Nordstrom was dropping Ivanka Trump's cheaply made fashion line because of poor performance, I was gratified. Then, Trump tweeted out an insult at the department store, likely in the middle of an intelligence briefing, because priorities! Nordstrom's stock rose, of course. Because fuck that cheeto-dusted middle school bully. (Also, if you're...
    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, February 9th Edition

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, February 9th Edition

    Locally Grown Valentine's Day Bouquet Reserve by Friday, February 10 @ Erica Weiner Jewelry in Boerum Hill This V-Day/Me-Day, Molly Oliver has teamed up for a second time with friend and Brooklyn-based jeweler Erica Weiner, to help you give the gift of local flowers! Locally-grown flowers DO grow in February, yes! They are carefully cultivated...
    It's Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    It’s Time to be a Snob About Your Fashion

    As the fashion scene has developed, we're seeing the emergence of brands that address literally every issue within fashion with an astounding fastidiousness, and are perfectly fashionable on top of all of that. My bar has been raised.
    I Found the Perfect Pair of Eco-Friendly, Artisan-Made Slippers

    I Found the Perfect Pair of Eco-Friendly, Artisan-Made Slippers

    My winter mornings wouldn't be complete without a pair of house slippers that I can put on when I get out of bed. And now I'm so excited to have these eco-friendly Chilote slippers.
    This Eco-Friendly Silk Bandana Has a Hidden Feminist Message

    This Eco-Friendly Silk Bandana Has a Hidden Feminist Message

    The message of equality is subtle – you can't see it on the shawls and bandannas unless you're flying them like a flag, and the t-shirts look more like a fashion brand's streetwear offshoot than the kind of t-shirt you get for free when you volunteer.
    How to Pick Out a Sustainable Valentine's Day Gift for an Eco Girl

    How to Pick Out a Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gift for an Eco Girl

    Hey ladies, partner need a huge hint? I wrote this post with your honey in mind. So send it on over. I'm sure they'll appreciate the direction! If your girl cares about the environment, right now she could use some love. She's probably tearing her hair out every single day about what is going on...
    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, January 27th Edition

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, January 27th Edition

    Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop Sunday, January 29 | 11 am to 1 pm @ Brooklyn Grange Clinton Ave & Flushing Ave, Brooklyn Macrame, believed to originate from 13th century,  is a technique crafted by sailors while traversing across the oceans for long lengths of time and therefore share the same knot terms.  In this workshop, students will learn to the basic...