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How Your Yoga Clothes Could Help Boost America's Recycling Rates

How Your Yoga Clothes Could Help Boost America’s Recycling Rates

This post is generously sponsored by REPREVE®. As always, EcoCult only works with companies we believe are doing good things. Support Ecocult’s mission of education and activism by supporting them! I was talking with an eco-friendly, vegan blogger last week, who was trying to get plastic out of her life. “Water bottles are easy. I can...
  • The 13 Sexiest, Sustainable Bathing Suit Brands

    The 13 Sexiest, Sustainable Bathing Suit Brands

    This post is sponsored by Azura Bay, a a curated collection of luxurious and socially conscious lingerie, swim, and loungewear brands. The elastic is literally giving out on almost all of my bathings suits. I think it’s time to get a new one! Maybe a high-waisted number with a palm print? Or a one-piece in a...
    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    What got you started on environmentalism? mindbodygreen asked a bunch of advocates, including myself! Fashion Do you have opinions on Photoshopping models? The Retouchers Accord is taking comments on its voluntary oath until February 28th. Two steps forward: H&M is now using bionic yarn in its latest Conscious Exclusive collection, which is made from plastic...
    Giveaway! Sustainable and Ethical Yoga Clothing and Accessories

    Giveaway! Sustainable and Ethical Yoga Clothing and Accessories

    Pivotte is giving away the pictured tank! Scroll down to enter.  I’ve managed to avoid the topic of yoga clothing for three years now. Yoga clothing was, to me, the paradigm of ugly eco-friendly – organic cotton flaired pants with a purple foldover top, baggy tops with bat wing arms – it all seemed designed...
    Is Clothing Made From Recycled Bottles Sustainable?

    Is Clothing Made From Recycled Bottles Sustainable?

    You might have noticed something popping up in the sustainable or eco-friendly fashion world: clothing made from recycled PET bottles. This actually isn’t new. Patagonia has been recycling bottles into its fleece since the early 90s. What is new is the range of textiles we can make from recycled bottles as technology has improved. There...