Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

This events roundup is made possible by Kairos. Kairos Market Visiting a weekend market in the springtime is a favorite activity of New Yorkers, and Kairos Market is NYC’s newest craft market! Kairos is a community based craft fair that showcases a curation of handmade items exclusively created by local independent artists. The mission of Kairos is...
  • We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    We Found the Perfect, Ethical & Eco-Friendly Silk Shirt

    Meet The Fable: the brand making perfect silk shirts. The Fable shirts are handmade in India and are timeless, comfortable, and meant to transcends seasons. Not only are the workers making the shirts receiving almost twice the minimum wage, but the silk is 100% biodegradable and hand-dyed with vegetable dyes.
    Blue Jean Baby: Super Cute, Sustainable Denim Style

    Blue Jean Baby: Super Cute, Sustainable Denim Style

    Jeans are a pretty universal classic but they have deep roots in the USA. Although many brands have outsourced to foreign countries, there are a few brands that are producing beautiful, high-quality denim right here in the USA and keeping a focus on responsibility and sustainability.
    Why Wool and Alpaca Are Sustainable

    Why Wool and Alpaca Are Sustainable

    It's almost winter, which means it's time to break out the warm clothes. Wool is a great sustainable textile to include in your winter wardrobe, but not all wool is created equal when it comes to sustainability. Here's why you should choose Alpaca this winter:
    Cleaned Out Your Closet? Here's Where to Take Your Old Clothes

    Cleaned Out Your Closet? Here’s Where to Take Your Old Clothes

    When I’m feeling unhappy or bored or out of control, a good clean-out always lifts my spirits. Doesn’t matter what – jewelry box, clothing closet, box of ribbons – seeing everything neatly folded and knowing that I’ve banished some meaningless clutter from my life makes me feel good. This must be the most productive addiction ever,...
    The Complete List of All My Favorite Online Places to Shop

    The Complete List of All My Favorite Online Places to Shop

    So, you like my editorials full of sustainable fashion, beauty, and home decor? You’ll love this. I’ve put together a long, long list of every single online store I like that sells well-designed, ethical, sustainable items. And you can find it in EcoCult’s new SHOP section. The list may be long, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t...
    #SOOTD: Sustainable Outfit of the Day, Last Gasp of Summer

    #SOOTD: Sustainable Outfit of the Day, Last Gasp of Summer

    Fall isn’t here yet, no matter what Starbucks says. The leaves haven’t quite turned, and yesterday it was sunny and in the high 70s, with a light breeze. New Yorkers gathered on rooftops and in backyards across Brooklyn, savoring this last chance at good weather. We drank our last sumer ciders while we watched the sun...
    People's Movement Makes Eco-Friendly, Casual Kicks

    People’s Movement Makes Eco-Friendly, Casual Kicks

    Mark Wystrach, avid surfer and co-founder of the eco-conscious shoe brand People’s Movement, is nothing if not passionate about sustainability. So much so, that during my hour-long conversation with him, we covered the California drought, trash in Bali, plastic litter, microbeads (“I don’t believe in good and evil, but that kind of stuff just pisses...