Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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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,...
  • 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...
    How to Pack Sustainable for Fort Tilden, My New Favorite NYC Beach

    How to Pack Sustainable for Fort Tilden, My New Favorite NYC Beach

    I had been pretty down in NYC beaches up until this past weekend. Crowded, over commercialized, water foamy with who knows what… they seemed hardly worth¬†the train ride. But my friend Marcela put together a day trip for us to Fort Tilden Beach in Quens, and cool as she is, I decided to go. Turns...
    You Know Where You Can Stick Your Plastic Bag?

    You Know Where You Can Stick Your Plastic Bag?

    My new French friend showed this to me today: That is so me. But, you know, in English.
    Way Better Than a Brita: Kishu Charcoal Water Filter

    Way Better Than a Brita: Kishu Charcoal Water Filter

    Kishu is a branch of activated charcoal kiln-fired from branches of sustainably harvested oak trees. It absorbs toxins in tap water, like lead, mercury, cadmium, copper and chlorine, and imparts calcium, potassium, magnesium, and phosphates.