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Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

Weekend Reading: Juicing Needs to Die

Hi readers! Wild Tussah included EcoCult at the top of their list of the five best ethical blogs, and StyleWise put me in her top ten! Also, I wrote this guide to combatting climate change using your investment money. Not invested? Um, scuse me, you had better have some retirement funds started, at least! Fashion Reformation considers...
  • Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Bridge to a Sustainable Future: A Jazzy Rooftop Marketplace with Dopper Friday, September 22nd, 6pm – 9pm @ 601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 The team at Dopper has spent the last months building a Plastic Bridge, a giant mobile art piece made out of 25,000 disposable water bottles. It will be touring the country to raise awareness about the plastic...
    How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

    How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

    I have something admit. My mattress is not eco-friendly. Well, it is in the sense that I bought it used. Three years ago, I was sleeping on the Ikea mattress I had bought off the girl who lived in my room before me. When a downstairs neighbor had to abruptly move out and sell all...
    27 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    27 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    I've rounded up workwear brands and stores that will help you dress for the job you really want: a boss bitch who cares about the triple bottom line: profits, people, the planet.
    4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

    4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

    Wool doesn't have to be scratchy or cruel. If you find the right wool, it can be soft, high-performing, and even take carbon out of the atmosphere. Here's where to get climate-positive wool.
    Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    You don’t have to be vegan to dislike leather. The leather industry would like you to think they’re doing the world a favor by taking this animal waste from the meat market and keeping it out of landfills. But there is nothing ethical or sustainable about conventional leather tanning.
    Green Beauty Review: Simple and Nourishing Beauty Is What I Need Right Now

    Green Beauty Review: Simple and Nourishing Beauty Is What I Need Right Now

    Minimalism is one of those trends that may prove to be truly evergreen. With the hustle of modern life and the instability of the current political climate, it’s refreshing to find products that are simply made and easy to use. Kaliks Collective, a brand of handcrafted, small batch skincare, truly exemplifies the basic tenets of...
    Weekend Reading: You're Drinking Plastic Right Now

    Weekend Reading: You’re Drinking Plastic Right Now

    Hi readers! I’m back from my much-needed, two-week hiatus from the internet. Burning Man was out of this world incredible this year. (I’ll be sharing my ethically-made outfits next week.) I ran into Jovana Djuric, a sustainable jewelry designer, at a camp called 1001 Nights, and we spent some quality time together. I also got...