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Weekend Reading: Americans Are Eating Less Beef, but Not for the Reason You Think

Weekend Reading: Americans Are Eating Less Beef, but Not for the Reason You Think

Along the lines of reading, how about I share a hardback with you, instead of just digital news? I was sent this book, Nature’s Allies, by Larry A. Nielsen to review. Outlining the careers of eight conservations in the U.S. and elsewhere that fought hard for the environment, it helped me reaffirm what my goals are:...
  • Why Ethical Fashion Loves "Direct to Consumer" (and You Should Too)

    Why Ethical Fashion Loves “Direct to Consumer” (and You Should Too)

    The moment I understood – really grasped in its entirety – what “direct-to-consumer” means, my mind got blown. It’s  not a hard concept to wrap your head around. But I don’t think many consumers get the full import of it. Because if they did, well, everyone might shop differently. To explain, let’s start by describing...
    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    Move Over Everlane: SiiZU Is Eco-Friendly, Plus More Affordable and More Luxurious

    Just compare the eco-friendly pictured sweater to Everlane's similar but not eco-friendly one. The former has a more flattering cut, and is $40 cheaper!
    What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

    What to Pack for a Week in France: The Capsule Wardrobe

      This might have been the first trip in which I arrived home, pulled everything out of my suitcase, and smiled. I had packed just right. (Well, save for one extra item. I’ll tell you what it is.) I had achieved a French Capsule Wardrobe. The back story: the French heritage brand Saint James invited me...
    Sustainable Gift Guide: Fellas

    Sustainable Gift Guide: Fellas

    For the guys in your life, the best friends, the boss, the brother and brother-in-law, and the sig o, I’ve put together this list of classy, well-made gifts with a young point of view. I bought this watch for my then-boyfriend, now-fiancé two years ago, and it’s one of the best gifts he’s ever gotten....
    The 16 Most Affordable Places to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, and Ethical Fashion

    The 16 Most Affordable Places to Buy Sustainable, Eco-Friendly, and Ethical Fashion

    A lot of people are under the impression that only the upper class can afford eco-friendly fashion. A decade or so ago this may have been the case, but so many conscious brands have emerged in recent years, ‘conscious consumption’ is now available to the masses. So what exactly do I mean by affordable? When...
    31 Eco-Friendly Father's Day Gifts That Will Calm His Fears About You Being a Hippie

    31 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts That Will Calm His Fears About You Being a Hippie

    He was disappointed when you couldn’t eat his Thanksgiving turkey because you’re a conscious carnivore. (“Dad, I can only eat the turkey if it’s from a local farm!”) He worries about you riding your bike and wishes you were in a safe, dependable car instead. He understands climate change exists, but has no interest in...
    EcoCult's Second Annual "Best of" Awards

    EcoCult’s Second Annual “Best of” Awards

    I love all my sustainable and ethical brands equally. Just kidding. I love some more equally than others. Oh, there are so many good designers, stores, and labels out there. It’s incredibly hard to choose. Especially since everyone is pursuing the lofty goal of changing the world for the better, and I want to support...