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We're Eating Polyester in Our Seafood

We’re Eating Polyester in Our Seafood

There’s a new plastic scourge on the ocean. In the U.S., it’s a bigger problem than plastic water bottles, fishing nets, and other of the common plastic debris you see on the beach. Yet it’s invisible to the naked eye. And we aren’t quite sure what to do about it. Usually when you hear “microfiber” you think...
  • 22 Must-Haves for Eco-Friendly Travel

    22 Must-Haves for Eco-Friendly Travel

    Planning your next trip? Here are some suggestions to make your travel more eco-friendly. Most of these are simple sustainable switches which allow you (and me) to adjust items we all eagerly engage with to a kinder, greener option which is better for you, the planet and her inhabitants, so we might enjoy your journey...
    I Found the Perfect Pair of Eco-Friendly, Artisan-Made Slippers

    I Found the Perfect Pair of Eco-Friendly, Artisan-Made Slippers

    My winter mornings wouldn't be complete without a pair of house slippers that I can put on when I get out of bed. And now I'm so excited to have these eco-friendly Chilote slippers.
    Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    Weekend Reading: This Is How You Do Black Friday

    This week you can listen to me talk with Kestrel Jenkins of Awear about sustainable fashion on her Conscious Chatter podcast. We recorded it the day after the election, and I managed to connect the election of Trump with strategies for converting more people to sustainable fashion. (iTunes link.) Fashion Today, on Black Friday, Patagonia is...
    Eco-Friendly Luggage for More Ethical Traveling

    Eco-Friendly Luggage for More Ethical Traveling

    Most luggage is made from oil derived fabrics which won't biodegrade and produced in unsafe working conditions by workers who are unfairly paid. Here are some luggage options that are better for people and the earth.
    This Saturday! Come Swap Your Fashion and Halloween Costume With Me

    This Saturday! Come Swap Your Fashion and Halloween Costume With Me

    This Saturday, October 29th, save your clothing from the landfill! The Ethical Writers Coalition is teaming up with Patagonia to bring you a special event to help you prolong the life of your garments, or give them new life in someone else’s wardrobe. We all have clothing in our closets that we never wear –...
    Weekend Reading: Welcome to My Mind

    Weekend Reading: Welcome to My Mind

    Hi readers! I’m restarting this Friday link-up after a long, long time of just doing it in my newsletter. It’s a way for me to show my fellow bloggers love, as well as keep you apprised of the sustainable chatter going on in the scene (and my head). I’m sorry this one is so long....
    Feeling Discouraged? Patagonia's Tools for Grassroots Activists Is the Answer

    Feeling Discouraged? Patagonia’s Tools for Grassroots Activists Is the Answer

    At the beginning of the year, I put out a sort of crie de coeur in my post The Big Lie of Conscious Consumerism. And it struck a chord, generating 27 comments and a dozen personal emails, and even pledges to support me in my mission. It seems a lot of you feel the way I...