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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.
  • Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

      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....
    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.
    Why We Need to Have Compassion for Trump Voters

    Why We Need to Have Compassion for Trump Voters

    Yes, we need to fight Trump and Bannon. We do not need to fight civilians who have been duped and brainwashed by Fox News. We don't need to fight our families, or get into screaming matches on the supermarket. This isn't just about doing the right thing. This is a strategy.
    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...
    The Brain Dust That Will Give You More Energy, Decrease Stress, and Boost Your Immune System

    The Brain Dust That Will Give You More Energy, Decrease Stress, and Boost Your Immune System

    Have you ever heard of adaptogens? These herbs and mushrooms support your body's resistance to stress by balancing your adrenal glands... and they just might be 2017's top wellness trend. Here's how to incorporate adaptogens into your diet.
    Weekend Reading: What I'm Packing for the Women's March on Washington

    Weekend Reading: What I’m Packing for the Women’s March on Washington

    Hey readers, I'm leaving in an hour to go down to D.C. for the Women's March on Washington. Above is what I'm packing: my most comfortable walking boots by Fortress of Inca, Kind granola bars, a portable phone charger, a Dopper water bottle with a removable cup I can use for hot tea or cocoa,...