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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Wear Your Values Thursday, September 14th, 7pm – 11pm @ NeueHouse Madison Square, 110 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010 The Oslo Freedom Forum and Remake invite you to Wear Your Values, an evening celebrating conscious fashion and human rights. In an immersive interactive experience, guests will trace the life of a garment from the sourcing of...
  • Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

    Weekend Reading: Turns Out There Are Sweatshops in Britain

    Readers, I’m going silent for exactly one week, starting Monday morning. No email, no blog posts, no social media. Here’s why. In the meantime, enjoy this reading! Fashion I wrote this treatise on 10 things you can do to shop more sustainably for Racked, as part of their three-part package on thoughtful shopping. British sweatshops...
    Blaynk Linens Are the Most Organic Sheets I've Ever Seen

    Blaynk Linens Are the Most Organic Sheets I’ve Ever Seen

    And you can pre-order their sheets at wholesale prices.
    Weekend Reading: We Don't Want to End Up Like Louisiana

    Weekend Reading: We Don’t Want to End Up Like Louisiana

    Hey readers! You can now get my sustainable city recommendations while you wait for your plane to board. I’m in the new Raleigh & Drake app, which is live in 9,000 iPads across eight major airport terminals. It asks creatives for their personal recommendations for various destinations. Getting the scoop from cool people on what...
    Coyuchi's Genius Linen-Rental Service Means You Can Finally Afford Some Eco Luxury Sheets and Towels

    Coyuchi’s Genius Linen-Rental Service Means You Can Finally Afford Some Eco Luxury Sheets and Towels

    This post is generously sponsored by Coyuchi. As always, EcoCult only partners with companies we believe are making the world a better place. Support EcoCult’s editorial by supporting them!  If you’ve followed my blog for any amount of time, you know the love affair I have with Coyuchi. When we first moved into our apartment...
    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Ethical Furniture

    The Ultimate Guide to Eco-Friendly and Ethical Furniture

    One of the toughest challenges to eco-conscious living lies very close to home. It’s actually right in the home—I’m talking about what we live with and on every day: furniture. Working in the furniture industry for seven years gave me real insight into supply chain and production issues. I learned it isn’t easy to make sustainable furniture....
    Weekend Reading: Maybe Don't Drink the Coffee

    Weekend Reading: Maybe Don’t Drink the Coffee

    Ah, readers, it’s been another tough week for those who care at all about the environment. It seems the world is falling apart, and maybe our parents’ and grandparents’ generations (if they lived in a Western country) were and will be the only generations to live in optimistic comfort and expanding wealth. I’m actually grateful...
    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Mamahuhu created a quite comprehensive post that will help you learn about sustainable and ethical fashion from all angles. I’m in there, along with Tedx talks, podcasts, documentaries, and books. | Mamahuhu Fashion Clothing companies have been slow to do anything about polyester microfibers washing into the ocean. | The Guardian How Adidas is rooting out...