Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Nest Home and Away Holiday Pop Up & Cocktail November 15th – November 18th, 10am – 5pm @ 60 White Street, Penthouse E, New York, NY 10013 Join nest for a holiday shopping experience centered around mindful connection to the people and places that shape our world both at home and away. Shop rare objects and...
  • 38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Gifts

    38 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious 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...
    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...
    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...