Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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Weekend Reading: We Don't Want to End Up Like Louisiana

Weekend Reading: We Don’t Want to End Up Like Louisiana

Hey readers! You can now get my sustainable city recommendations while you wait for your plane to board. I’m in the new Raleigh & Drake app, which is live in 9,000 iPads across eight major airport terminals. It asks creatives for their personal recommendations for various destinations. Getting the scoop from cool people on what...
  • 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....
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 28th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 28th Edition

    Rooftop Farm Yoga Every Mon. | 6:30 to 7:30 pm @ Brooklyn Grange, Navy Yard, Brooklyn Every Monday head to the roof for some fresh air and loosen up with Sarah Schumann of Prospect Heights’ Shambhala Yoga and Dance Center. These asana sessions are open to practitioners of all levels. Classes will be held on...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 14th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! August 14th Edition

    Learn to Make Kombucha Sat. August 15 | 2 to 3 pm @ Bikram Yoga Lefferts Studio, 507 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 Join my friend, local wellness cook, and EWC member Brittany Barton for a demonstrated kombucha workshop. Learn about the health promoting properties of this popular drink and how it can benefit you. Each class...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 16th, 2015

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 16th, 2015

    Uye Surana Sample Sale Fri. 1/16 and Sat. 1/17 | 2 to 7 pm @ 373 Broadway btw Franklin and White Streets, E20, TriBeCa, Manhattan  Hot on the heels of my covering this pretty brand, find 50% discounts on silk underthings and clothing made in NYC, including bras, bralettes, panties, skirts, negligees, shorts, and more....
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 9th, 2015

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 9th, 2015

    Brooklyn Night Bazaar Fri. and Sat. | 6 pm to midnight @ 165 Banker St. | Greenpoint, Brooklyn This warehouse-turned-concert venue, shopping destination and night market brings together local makers and artists to create a carnival-like atmosphere around up-and-coming doers. Shop twee and cool local fashion and home goods, bounce to live artists, play mini golf,...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 2, 2015

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, January 2, 2015

    Zady’s Warehouse Sale Fri. 1/2 thru 1/8 | 8 am to 8 pm during the week, 8 am to 6 pm on Sun. @ 44 Mercer Street btwn Broome and Grand, SoHo Zady, the conscious online retailer, will be hosting their first ever Warehouse Sale at their holiday pop-up shop located in Manhattan’s SoHo district. Get 20-70%...
    The Need to Know List: Non-Toxic Beauty and Slow Fashion is BLOWING UP

    The Need to Know List: Non-Toxic Beauty and Slow Fashion is BLOWING UP

      Two upscale sustainable labels–Tata Harper and Maiyet–collaborated on a partnership for Earth Month. 100% of the proceeds from their Better Beauty Project Campaign will go to Nest, a sustainable development nonprofit, with their Edible Garden Initiave in Varanasi, India. Amber Valetta is really over fast fashion. She’s become a huge advocate for slow fashion. Just...