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Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion's Environmental Problems?

Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion’s Environmental Problems?

The problem with the idea of sustainable fashion, is that right now it’s only possible for small and emerging brands. It’s not that mass market brands don’t care, or aren’t motivated. There are many that are. It’s just that the technology required to make 5,000 relatively affordable and sustainable garments literally doesn’t exist. In fact,...
  • 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....
    Green News You Must Know: These Retail Companies Are Toxic

    Green News You Must Know: These Retail Companies Are Toxic

    There’s a potential new Superfund site in Queens. Is it near you? [NY Times] After months of pressure, Target is going to reassess the beauty products it carries and their ingredients. [Ecouterre] There are more naturally-inclined celebs than you think! Check out this list of beautiful, sustainable people. [EcoSalon] Lexus bestowed honors on two small...
    10 Ways to Cope With Wasteful Packaging

    10 Ways to Cope With Wasteful Packaging

    Did the holidays make you think about all the excessive packaging that comes on consumer products? Or maybe you’ve been passing the mounds of trash left moldering on the sidewalk for the past week and, like me, have been like, “Srsly, WTF.” Plastic wrap, cardboard, bubble wrap, plastic clam shells, boxes within boxes, twisty ties,...