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Can Akamai Make Your Beauty Routine Minimal Again?

Can Akamai Make Your Beauty Routine Minimal Again?

With minimalism rampaging through the conscious community, it’s hard not to feel guilty about an extensive beauty product collection. The other day I told my husband to come into the bathroom. “Look at how uncluttered it is!” I said proudly, sweeping my arm to indicate the window ledge with nothing but a plant, bath salts, and...
  • Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing...

    Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing…

    Happy Pride Month, readers! This goes out to all the L, B, G, T, and Q people I know who make my life 100% richer. I was featured in Fashion Fix Daily’s list of Top Ethical Fashion Bloggers this week. There are some really good ones in there! Fashion “Of course, when the workers asked...
    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated 7/29 with new fashion! Burners have a reputation for being environmentally conscious. It’s the whole “Leave No Trace” ethos of the desert festival, in which you have to pack out all your own trash. MOOP, an acronym for Matter Out of Place (a.k.a. anything that was not in the desert) is strongly discouraged. That...
    The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

    The Best Sustainable Wedding Florists in New York

    If you’re serving local, organic food at your wedding, then make sure that ethos extends to your flowers! Just like asparagus and strawberries, flowers are agricultural products that have seasons where they are the most beautiful and fragrant. And conventional flowers suffer from the same ethical quandaries and poor quality as conventional food. Most flowers sold...
    How Your Yoga Clothes Could Help Boost America's Recycling Rates

    How Your Yoga Clothes Could Help Boost America’s Recycling Rates

    This post is generously sponsored by REPREVE®. As always, EcoCult only works with companies we believe are doing good things. Support Ecocult’s mission of education and activism by supporting them! I was talking with an eco-friendly, vegan blogger last week, who was trying to get plastic out of her life. “Water bottles are easy. I can...
    How to Use Solar Power at a Music Festival: 2 Products I Love

    How to Use Solar Power at a Music Festival: 2 Products I Love

    If you're going to a music festival that involves camping, you're still going to need light. And let's face it, you'll also want to charge your phone. Some festivals provide power, but usually through generators, which are loud and really bring home the fact that you're using fossil fuels. Instead, there are two accessories that...
    A Sustainable Cooking Recipe: Beet and Radish Greens

    A Sustainable Cooking Recipe: Beet and Radish Greens

    Don’t forget that love on top! Root vegetables, like the beets and radishes in this recipe, have beautiful, delicious greens on their tops. Radish greens are a little more delicate than beets and go well in salads, but both types of greens are great sautéed like in this dish.
    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Do you like capsule wardrobes, sustainability, minimalism, spa time, and some beautiful people watching? You’re reading this, so I’m going to go with, yes. Then you will be obsessed with a certain Scandinavian city, Stockholm. Stockholm is everything the modern conscious traveler could want out of a city. In fact, it’s hard to visit and not be...