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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...
    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...
    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...