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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:...
  • Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Me, Elsewhere on the Internet I wanted to find out why high-end (well, all) sushi restaurants are so unsustainable. The answer was surprising. | Quartz The Holidays How do you deal with a family who looks down on a sustainable Christmas? | Eleanore Snare For all my Jewish readers out there, here’s a conscious guide...
    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    Some time back, someone asked me if there were any good ethical and/or sustainable sites for men. Um, yeah.
    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.
    Want Love Need: Sustainable Things I Found This Month

    Want Love Need: Sustainable Things I Found This Month

    So many things! This one-woman blog can’t give long, beautiful editorials to all the interesting new brands and launches I’m discovering. So I periodically put them all in a post for you to peruse. (I didn’t mean to do that just now with the Ps, but I kind of like it.) Let me know in...
    Ode to a Perfect Sweatshirt

    Ode to a Perfect Sweatshirt

    There is beauty in a basic done really, really well. Because unlike a cocktail dress, or statement necklace or killer heels, a basic is something that you end up wearing every day. It’s easy, comforting and comfortable. So you might scoff at the idea that I would write a whole post about a sweatshirt. But...
    My Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Ethical, Fair Trade Christmas Present Wish List

    My Eco-Friendly, Sustainable, Ethical, Fair Trade Christmas Present Wish List

    So my mom calls me up yesterday, and asks me, “What size are you wearing?” “Let’s see, XS on the top, S on the bottom, size four … wait, wait. Just put a pause on that for, like, one day. I promise, I’ll have my wish list out tomorrow. Can you wait a bit?” “OK, honey....
    Madesmith Serves Up Ethical Fashion and Decor With a Side of Education

    Madesmith Serves Up Ethical Fashion and Decor With a Side of Education

    When I ask Nadia and Sumeera Rasul of the ethical online store Madesmith about what it’s like to work with your sister, they laugh. “You should ask her,” Sumeera demurs, “Because I drive her more crazy.” “We’re mostly on the same page,” Nadia says. “We’re 11 years apart, so we didn’t grow up fighting.” They...