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My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

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 includes everything from beer cans...
  • 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...
    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Mamahuhu created a quite comprehensive post that will help you learn about sustainable and ethical fashion from all angles. I’m in there, along with Tedx talks, podcasts, documentaries, and books. | Mamahuhu Fashion Clothing companies have been slow to do anything about polyester microfibers washing into the ocean. | The Guardian How Adidas is rooting out...
    Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

    Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

    Hi readers! I've had a crazy past couple of weeks. Here I am talking on Canadian radio about conscious consumerism! (Quick listen.) And here I am talking on a Dallas NPR show about conscious consumerism! (Long listen.) And a vlogger (who I know and respect!) did a response video to my article on conscious consumerism,...
    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,...
    Two Crucial Music Festival Accessories for the Sustainable Girl

    Two Crucial Music Festival Accessories for the Sustainable Girl

    This is my final music festival post for the summer. I am not going to Burning Man this year. And I feel OK with that. I’ve been two times, and I’m sure I’ll go again. I will have no FOMO. So, no packing list or outfit suggestions this year. (Many of my recommendations from last year still,...
    7 Ways Gratitude Migration Is More Sustainable Than the Average Festival

    7 Ways Gratitude Migration Is More Sustainable Than the Average Festival

    This post is sponsored by Boxed Water, who (in a lovely case of synergy) is partnering with a music festival that I’m attending this weekend along with dozens of my friends and acquaintances. As always, I only partner with companies in whose ethos I truly believe. Support EcoCult by supporting them! I’m off to another festival...
    Sorry, Burners, But Glitter Is Neither Sustainable Nor Conscious

    Sorry, Burners, But Glitter Is Neither Sustainable Nor Conscious

    This post originally appeared on Leotie Lovely, a blog about living more consciously.  There are many things we do in the western world, often times in celebration of our consciousness and personal enlightenment, which are in fact, a representation of the opposite. Whether it’s covering our bodies in clothing made by exploited workers, having the...