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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

This events roundup is made possible by Kairos. Kairos Market Visiting a weekend market in the springtime is a favorite activity of New Yorkers, and Kairos Market is NYC’s newest craft market! Kairos is a community based craft fair that showcases a curation of handmade items exclusively created by local independent artists. The mission of Kairos is...
  • How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

    How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

    Contradictory as it may seem, Winter is an ideal time to envision the garden as a metaphor for our modern lifestyle– especially after a year as politically and socially tumultuous as 2016. The garden is dormant in the winter, but as it sleeps it is gaining energy for the spring. I believe the same concept...
    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.
    All the Ways You Can Compost in New York City

    All the Ways You Can Compost in New York City

    This post by Brittany Barton originally appeared on Sparkle Kitchen, where you’ll find tasty, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes, tips for healthy living, and ways your food choices can be both nourishing and respectful of the environment. San Francisco does it. Portland does it. Vermont does it. NYC is doing it next. Composting is coming to a...
    5 NYC Thrift Stores to Put on Your Shopping List

    5 NYC Thrift Stores to Put on Your Shopping List

    With regular nods to the past from internationally-revered designers, the vintage look has filtered into the chain stores, and now anyone can look like a walking piece of whimsy. But guess what? Thrift stores have been stocking this stuff for years. Quality pieces from the past 50 years and beyond are there for the taking,...
    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    Would you like to know what failure looks like? Imagine a young woman hurrying down a Brooklyn block. This woman is a notable green blogger, who espouses the sustainable lifestyle in all ways. She is even in the midst of No Compromise Month, where she has promised to not compromise any of her myriad sustainable...
    Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly Nail Salon PH7 Opens in Brooklyn, Is Probably Best in NYC

    Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly Nail Salon PH7 Opens in Brooklyn, Is Probably Best in NYC

    If you were to say, “Hey Alden, what would your dream nail salon look like?” I would say this: A wall of non-toxic nail polish brands in a rainbow of colors Organic and natural nail polish remover and lotions Comfortable chairs without those ridiculous massage things that make you jiggle like you’re having a boob seizure...
    Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Your NYC Visit

    Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Your NYC Visit

    When a sustainable fashion blogger put out a call  for things to do during her visit to NYC, I started writing up an extensive email. Where to eat, what neighborhoods to explore, what do do, and where to shop. And then I realized, why isn’t this up on EcoCult? That would make my life easier....