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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Intimate Holiday Trunk Show with Seven Mindful Brands by Female Founders Thursday, December 7th, 5pm – 8pm @ Devon Fisher’s private residence, SoHo, NY Meet the makers of seven mindful brands for an intimate trunk show + holiday festivities. This is a private event, open to EcoCult readers! Participating brands include: Pondicherie, The Brave Collection, Aitch Aitch, Elyse Maguire, Everett,...
  • The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    It's here! Get the best gift sustainable, ethical gift ideas for everyone on your list this holiday season: your mom, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, partner, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, stocking stuffers and everything in between.
    I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    I Tested These 15 Eco-Friendly Gift Wrap Ideas. Here Are My Favorites!

    Doesn’t it make your eye twitch to see the mounds of plastic ribbons going into the trash on Christmas morning? Or make you uncomfortable to wonder just how they make wrapping paper so shiny and colorful, who made it, and where? Yeah, let’s opt out of that glossy stuff and into something more sustainable. But...
    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    Holidays shopping season is closing in on us! Although online shopping seems to be the way to go these days if you’re looking for something specific, sometimes it’s more fun to actually walk into a store, browse the shelves, and hold something in your hand before deciding whether or not it’s a perfect fit for...
    Ethical Shopping for Dummies: DoneGood's Browser Extension Is Foolproof

    Ethical Shopping for Dummies: DoneGood’s Browser Extension Is Foolproof

    I installed this browser extension a few months ago, and since then, it's even helped me, the sustainable fashion guru, research and shop more thoughtfully. 
    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...
    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...
    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...