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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Come meet me! Real Talk on Conscious Consumerism Wed, November 8, 6:30 PM – 8:30 pm @ Good Goods, 121 Prince Street Do you call yourself a passionate conscious consumer, but feel guilty about how you eat and what you buy? Do you ever find yourself checking to make sure no one is witness to your...
  • I've Decided: Fur Is the Eco-Friendly Choice, and You Won't Change My Mind

    I’ve Decided: Fur Is the Eco-Friendly Choice, and You Won’t Change My Mind

    Editor’s note: When I was first approached by Feel Good Fur, I took a look at what they offer and I said to myself, “Ah, an artisan fur fashion brand that cares about how it’s made! What a perfect opportunity to finally write about my feelings on fur.” As with all fashion brands that I...
    Weekend Reading: Here Are My Thoughts on Vegan Fashion

    Weekend Reading: Here Are My Thoughts on Vegan Fashion

    Hi readers! I’m very excited that this article on my frustrations with vegan fashion is out. First, because I worked really hard on it and the editor was great to work with. Second, because now whenever I get snide comments, I can direct those commenters straight to this. But I surely do believe in organic fashion, and...
    Ethical Brand Uniforme Is Having a 50% Off Flash Sale!

    Ethical Brand Uniforme Is Having a 50% Off Flash Sale!

    Ethical brand, UNIFORME, makes true luxury more accessible for the everyday woman. They're also having a 50% off sale on their entire collection right now!
    Diamonds That Are Zero-Waste, Ethical, and Sustainable, by Ella Stein

    Diamonds That Are Zero-Waste, Ethical, and Sustainable, by Ella Stein

    When a diamond is cut, up to 60% of the total mass is lost. Ella Stein uses those bitty diamonds, employing fairly-paid women in India to craft them, and sells them directly to you at an affordable price.
    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

    Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
    Trying to Find an Ethical, Sustainable Bank? This Is the One I Use

    Trying to Find an Ethical, Sustainable Bank? This Is the One I Use

    I should start this post by saying that it is not sponsored. No one paid me to write this. I have no relationship with the brand that I am about to recommend, except that of a purely satisfied customer. I just really, really, like my bank. You may not know this about me, but I...
    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Healthy Laundry

    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Healthy Laundry

      Did you know that 39% of a garment’s environmental impact comes from consumer care? Yup, you do have more power than you think to reduce your fashion’s impact. And now that we’ve been living in our apartment for three years, I have our clean laundry routine down pat. (Well, I can’t speak for my...