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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

AGAATI Fall Winter 2017 Trunk Show, Hosted By Alden Wicker of EcoCult Monday, August 21st, 5pm – 8pm @ Doing/Living, 218 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019 I’m hosting a happy hour! Come talk eco fashion with me and try on cocktail dresses and perfect-for-work separates from my new favorite brand, AGAATI. Plus, AGAATI...
  • ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    We’ve all had that experience where you purchase something online that looks amazing on the runway model or on a hanger in front of a plain white background, only to find once you receive it that it fits nothing like what you thought it would. The truth is, much of the fashion sold online completely...
    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

    Updated 7/29 with new fashion! Burners have a reputation for being environmentally conscious. It’s the whole “Leave No Trace” ethos of the desert festival, in which you have to pack out all your own trash. MOOP, an acronym for Matter Out of Place (a.k.a. anything that was not in the desert) is strongly discouraged. That...
    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Sustainable Stockholm: Eco Hotels, Organic Restaurants, Sustainable Fashion, and Thoughtful Things to Do

    Do you like capsule wardrobes, sustainability, minimalism, spa time, and some beautiful people watching? You’re reading this, so I’m going to go with, yes. Then you will be obsessed with a certain Scandinavian city, Stockholm. Stockholm is everything the modern conscious traveler could want out of a city. In fact, it’s hard to visit and not be...
    5 Myths About Conscious Bloggers I'm Tired of Hearing

    5 Myths About Conscious Bloggers I’m Tired of Hearing

    Are ethical and sustainable bloggers elitist? Is living a conscious lifestyle easy? Do we think our blogs alone are going to change the world? Conscious bloggers hear a lot of myths about what we do, and here are a few of them I'm sick of hearing:
    Just Because It’s Handmade, Doesn’t Make It Sustainable or Ethical

    Just Because It’s Handmade, Doesn’t Make It Sustainable or Ethical

    There’s an entire life that item has already lived before each of its individual ingredients reach the hands of the artisan to craft the final result. And that life may be destructive.
    Greenwashing Alert: Rayon Viscose Is Made From Plants, but Is Also Toxic and Destructive

    Greenwashing Alert: Rayon Viscose Is Made From Plants, but Is Also Toxic and Destructive

    If you've decided to swear off polyester because it's a petroleum product, you might be pleased to know that you can buy clothing made with rayon viscose, a biodegradable fabric that is made of a natural, renewable resource: plants. Just kidding! It actually might be worse for the environment. And there are two major reasons...
    The Sustainable, Traditional Chinese Silk You Didn't Know You Needed

    The Sustainable, Traditional Chinese Silk You Didn’t Know You Needed

    (Get 20% off with a special code for EcoCult readers!) Ziran is a new brand that uses xiang yun sha silk, a beautiful and sustainable silk from China. Although it originated over five hundred years ago, xiang yun sha silk is a virtually unknown to outsiders, and Ziran is the only U.S. fashion company that...