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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...
  • 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: 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:...
    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    What got you started on environmentalism? mindbodygreen asked a bunch of advocates, including myself! Fashion Do you have opinions on Photoshopping models? The Retouchers Accord is taking comments on its voluntary oath until February 28th. Two steps forward: H&M is now using bionic yarn in its latest Conscious Exclusive collection, which is made from plastic...
    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

      Hey readers! I’m back from New Orleans and catching up with all the news. What did I miss? Kidding. I haven’t been able to tear myself away from the trainwreck in Washington D.C. for more than an hour. But there are other things happening out in the world that have to do with sustainability....
    8 Tips for Planning a Sustainable Event in NYC

    8 Tips for Planning a Sustainable Event in NYC

      All photos by Rachael Elana Photography I’ve been working up to this big party for a while now. A fashion swap here, and blog launch party there. But this panel, called Our Sustainable Future, was the biggest one yet. And it went amazingly! (As I’m told by everyone who was there – I was...
    Why I Support Sustainable Initiatives by Unsustainable Companies

    Why I Support Sustainable Initiatives by Unsustainable Companies

    At EcoCult, we’ve come out and said that you don’t have to be perfectly sustainable tomorrow. It’s a lot of work, thought, education, and money to switch over your whole lifestyle to being green. You have to try things out. You have to fail and try again. You have to make mistakes. The system is...
    I Talked to H&M's Sustainability Manager. Here's What He Said

    I Talked to H&M’s Sustainability Manager. Here’s What He Said

    I stepped out of the elevator into a H&M’s NYC headquarters. To my left was a rainbow pile of discarded clothes reaching to the ceiling. I checked my coat, plucked a glass of wine from a tray, and headed into H&M’s showroom, which had been transformed into a low-lit gallery filled with avant garde upcycled garments,...