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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...
  • Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, January 6 Edition

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events, January 6 Edition

    Shrankhla Holececk: The Rituals of Ayurvedic Beauty Wednesday, January 11 | 7 to 9 pm @ CAP Beauty - 238 West 10th Street, Manhattan The founder of Uma Oils will lead you through the traditional beauty rituals of Ayurveda. Shrankhla hails from Los Angeles, but was raised in India, where she learned these practices from...
    NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups

    NYC Sustainable Holiday Events and Pop-Ups

    Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse Now through Sunday, April 16 2017 @ Cooper Hewitt - 2 East 91st Street Offering creative, alternative approaches to confronting textile waste, Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse presents the work of three designers who put sustainability at the heart of the design process: Luisa Cevese, founder of Riedzioni...
    NYC Sustainable Events, November 11th Edition

    NYC Sustainable Events, November 11th Edition

     It's going to be a quiet couple of weeks. Probably best that way. I'm feeling like curling up with some cider and reading, rather than partying. Don't you? Floral Wreath Workshop with Molly Oliver Flowers Tuesday, November 15 | 6:30pm 8:30pm @ Brooklyn Grange - Clinton Avenue & Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn Join sustainable farmer/florist Molly Culver of Molly Oliver...
    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...
    Does Going Zero-Waste Make You an Asshole?

    Does Going Zero-Waste Make You an Asshole?

    Dear readers, On my first four days of the no-waste challenge, I jumped right into the deep end, with a trip to Nashville for a bachelorette party. I tried my best to prepare. I read Lauren Singer of Trash Is for Tosser's tips for Wanderlust on traveling without creating waste, in which she advises aspirational no...
    Wish Me Luck: I'm Trying to Create No Waste for 2 Weeks

    Wish Me Luck: I’m Trying to Create No Waste for 2 Weeks

    Not sending anything to the landfill is hard. I mean, it looks hard, right? That's why I've sort of half-assed the zero waste lifestyle for the past three years. I recycle everything...unless there's no recycling bin around. I grocery shop with an eye toward creating less waste... unless I want meat, cheese, or potato chips....