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8 Tips for Planning a Sustainable Event in NYC

8 Tips for Planning a Sustainable Event in NYC

  All photos by Rachael Elana Photography I’ve been working up to this big party for a while now. A fashion swap here, and blog launch party there. But this panel, called Our Sustainable Future, was the biggest one yet. And it went amazingly! (As I’m told by everyone who was there – I was...
  • Finally, an Eco Fashion Show With the Best Sustainable Fashion in NYC

    Finally, an Eco Fashion Show With the Best Sustainable Fashion in NYC

    “I thought I was going to be wearing a dress made of bottle tops.” This was from one of the women who volunteered to be a model in the Eco Fashion Show I co-produced for Peace Boat in October. I laughed. “That is exactly what I didn’t want to do!” No, what I wanted to...
    Join EcoCult, Eco-Chick, H&M, and GM for a Conversation About the Circular Economy

    Join EcoCult, Eco-Chick, H&M, and GM for a Conversation About the Circular Economy

    In short, it's going to be a night of huge, cross-industry ideas. To entice you even further, we'll have cocktails by Owl's Brew, healthy bites by SweetGreen, beverages by Health-Ade Kombucha, and we found the gorgeous venue through the platform Splacer!
    This Saturday! Come Swap Your Fashion and Halloween Costume With Me

    This Saturday! Come Swap Your Fashion and Halloween Costume With Me

    This Saturday, October 29th, save your clothing from the landfill! The Ethical Writers Coalition is teaming up with Patagonia to bring you a special event to help you prolong the life of your garments, or give them new life in someone else’s wardrobe. We all have clothing in our closets that we never wear –...
    NYC Sustainable Events, October 21st Edition

    NYC Sustainable Events, October 21st Edition

    How to Kick the Sugar Habit Thursday, October 27 | 7 to 8:30 pm @ Natural Gourmet Institute – 48 West 21st Street, 2nd Floor Disappointed that you can no longer control yourself from eating sweets? The goal of this workshop is to explore what happens to you when you eat sugar, what it does...
    Has Anyone Else Noticed the Similarities Between Zero Waste Living and Eating Disorders?

    Has Anyone Else Noticed the Similarities Between Zero Waste Living and Eating Disorders?

    Going zero waste is partly about preparedness, yes. But it's more about control over your environment to an emotionally unhealthy degree. It's a lot like an eating disorder, but of course without the serious physical health consequences.
    Weekend Reading: What to Do About Your Sweat Stained Blouse

    Weekend Reading: What to Do About Your Sweat Stained Blouse

    Hey readers, I’m going to try something new today. Instead of just talking at you (which I feel like I do often, on this blog and in life) I want to make this more of a conversation. Maybe, maybe! it could someday be a real community. So let me start small with a small request: Will...
    What To Get Your Best Friend for Her Birthday: Gifts With a Message of Love & Support

    What To Get Your Best Friend for Her Birthday: Gifts With a Message of Love & Support

    This post is generously sponsored by the ladies of Species by the Thousands, a jewelry and apothecary brand with a studio/storefront in Brooklyn where they make most of their products, as well as a great online store where you can find sustainable gifts for your best friend, sister, bridesmaids, favorite witch, and other conscious ladies. Use...