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Weekend Reading: Maybe Don't Drink the Coffee

Weekend Reading: Maybe Don’t Drink the Coffee

Ah, readers, it’s been another tough week for those who care at all about the environment. It seems the world is falling apart, and maybe our parents’ and grandparents’ generations (if they lived in a Western country) were and will be the only generations to live in optimistic comfort and expanding wealth. I’m actually grateful...
  • Weekend Reading: Fast Fashion Might Make the Secondhand Clothing Economy Collapse

    Weekend Reading: Fast Fashion Might Make the Secondhand Clothing Economy Collapse

    Me, Elsewhere on the Internet Excited about this one! ->¬†Fast fashion might make the whole secondhand clothing system topple over. | Newsweek Here’s a super cute way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our national parks! | mindbodygreen Fashion Your “Made in Italy” shoe might actually be made in deplorable conditions in Macedonia or Albania....
    Green Things on My Mind: Quinoa Milk Is a Thing

    Green Things on My Mind: Quinoa Milk Is a Thing

    If New York City were designed to provide all its own food, this is what it would look like. Gaze at these gorgeous pictures of the night sky in the darkest parts of America, where light pollution is almost nonexistent. The eco-friendly Park Slope fashion boutique Bhoomki has been on my radar for a little...
    Green News You Must Know: These Retail Companies Are Toxic

    Green News You Must Know: These Retail Companies Are Toxic

    There’s a potential new Superfund site in Queens. Is it near you? [NY Times] After months of pressure, Target is going to reassess the beauty products it carries and their ingredients. [Ecouterre] There are more naturally-inclined celebs than you think! Check out this list of beautiful, sustainable people. [EcoSalon] Lexus bestowed honors on two small...
    Nike's New App Educates Designers on Best Sustainable Fabrics

    Nike’s New App Educates Designers on Best Sustainable Fabrics

    Nike has just launched MAKING, a new (free) app for designers and product creators to better grasp the environmental impact of the materials they use.