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Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

Hi readers! I've had a crazy past couple of weeks. Here I am talking on Canadian radio about conscious consumerism! (Quick listen.) And here I am talking on a Dallas NPR show about conscious consumerism! (Long listen.) And a vlogger (who I know and respect!) did a response video to my article on conscious consumerism,...
  • What You Need to Be a No Waste Warrior

    What You Need to Be a No Waste Warrior

    Holly from Leotie Lovely also engaged in the two-week No Waste Challenge, and here she shares her tools of the trade.  Over this two-week challenge, I finally figured out the balance between being prepared, being forgiving, and being confident enough to ask for what I want. As I was travelling the entire two-week period, I...
    FreshRealm Reduces the Time and Waste of Meal Prep

    FreshRealm Reduces the Time and Waste of Meal Prep

    I was talking about meal kit delivery services (of which there are many – I’ve reviewed three so far) with my sister and friend a couple weeks ago, and we narrowed down our dissatisfactions to three things: The packaging waste is out of control. Most of these meal kits come wrapped in all sorts of plastic, in...
    7 Ways Gratitude Migration Is More Sustainable Than the Average Festival

    7 Ways Gratitude Migration Is More Sustainable Than the Average Festival

    This post is sponsored by Boxed Water, who (in a lovely case of synergy) is partnering with a music festival that I’m attending this weekend along with dozens of my friends and acquaintances. As always, I only partner with companies in whose ethos I truly believe. Support EcoCult by supporting them! I’m off to another festival...
    Save Those Scraps! 7 Tips for Wasting Less Food in the Kitchen

    Save Those Scraps! 7 Tips for Wasting Less Food in the Kitchen

    Food for thought from my friends at Dirt—a home for sharing stories and meals. Head to Dirt.com to explore more on sustainability, one mouthful at a time. Enthusiastic twentysomethings aren’t the only ones getting wasted on a Friday night. Chances are, millions of carrot tops, zucchini heads, citrus peels, and potato skins are too. The...
    Cleaned Out Your Closet? Here's Where to Take Your Old Clothes

    Cleaned Out Your Closet? Here’s Where to Take Your Old Clothes

    When I’m feeling unhappy or bored or out of control, a good clean-out always lifts my spirits. Doesn’t matter what – jewelry box, clothing closet, box of ribbons – seeing everything neatly folded and knowing that I’ve banished some meaningless clutter from my life makes me feel good. This must be the most productive addiction ever,...
    Save a Fruit or Vegetable. Drink Eden

    Save a Fruit or Vegetable. Drink Eden

    Sponsored In the U.S., we throw away close to 40% of the food we grow. Don’t worry, it’s not your fault. It’s not that you forgot to cook that red bell pepper and it rotted in your crisper. The problem starts much earlier, before the produce even makes it to the supermarket. In many cases,...
    (Giveaway): TSHU Handkerchiefs Solve That Problem

    (Giveaway): TSHU Handkerchiefs Solve That Problem

    It’s the third day of EcoCult’s Week of Freebies! To enter to win a handkerchief from TSHU:  1. Sign up for EcoCult’s email list. (If you’re already signed up, great! Move on to step 2.) 2. Leave a comment below the article. This giveaway closes at 8 am Friday morning. And check back tomorrow for another giveaway! ...