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6 Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Outfit Ideas

6 Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Outfit Ideas

I have to start this whole Burning Man outfit ideas post by saying that I am not a model. This is obvious, I know. But I feel compelled to reiterate this information because there are, in fact, plenty of models at Burning Man. There was a whole passel of them at the camp right next...
  • Why You Shouldn't Try to Bootstrap Your Artisan, Ethical, Sustainable Brand

    Why You Shouldn’t Try to Bootstrap Your Artisan, Ethical, Sustainable Brand

    Particularly with artisan, ethical brands, there’s an inclination to believe that bootstrapping is the honest, noble approach to growing your brand. But that can be a damaging myth to founders.
    How I Stopped Fearing Fish and Started Cooking It at Home

    How I Stopped Fearing Fish and Started Cooking It at Home

    I used to be intimidated by cooking fish at home. Then I discovered where to get fresh, sustainable, healthy fish, and I discovered the perfect cookbook to teach me how to make it shine.
    Weekend Reading: A Year of No Shopping

    Weekend Reading: A Year of No Shopping

    Hey readers! I’m writing this from Oaxaca, Mexico. I’m curious: where in the world are you reading it from? Por favor please comment and let me know – would love to know more about the lovely people who love sustainability news as much as I do! Fashion G-Star has made the first Gold-Certified Cradle-to-Cradle denim....
    4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    The realm of “sustainability” is one that publicists want to dive into… and capitalize on. But they might find themselves in hot water, though, with journalists, eco-bloggers and their own clients. Here’s why.
    I'm Trying These 3 Strategies for Nailing My 2018 Resolutions

    I’m Trying These 3 Strategies for Nailing My 2018 Resolutions

    This time last year, I wrote about how I was focusing on affirmations instead of resolutions for 2017. I want to revisit what I said last year – always helpful! – and update it with two juicy new strategies  for 2018. 
    Eco Fashion Myths, Tulum, Wedding Dresses, Sunscreen, and Fur: Your Favorite EcoCult Stories of 2017

    Eco Fashion Myths, Tulum, Wedding Dresses, Sunscreen, and Fur: Your Favorite EcoCult Stories of 2017

    With the New Year fast approaching, I decided to take a look back at what I wrote for 2017, and see what you loved. Obviously, I want to give you more of what you’re craving! There were some themes… Y’all love roundups. Of course, because if you’re shopping for a bathing suit or wedding dress,...
    Weekend Reading: the Final Word on Which Christmas Tree Is Most Eco-Friendly

    Weekend Reading: the Final Word on Which Christmas Tree Is Most Eco-Friendly

    Hi readers! I’m writing this post in Mexico City. So far, we’ve found this town to be super cosmopolitan, full of expats, and art, incredible food, parks, and shops selling whatever you wish. We’re off to the Pacific Coast for a few days next week, then San Miguel de Allende, back here, Oaxaca, and Tulum. If...