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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...
    27 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    27 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

    I've rounded up workwear brands and stores that will help you dress for the job you really want: a boss bitch who cares about the triple bottom line: profits, people, the planet.
    4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

    4 Surprising Reasons Why Environmentalists Should Wear Wool

    Wool doesn't have to be scratchy or cruel. If you find the right wool, it can be soft, high-performing, and even take carbon out of the atmosphere. Here's where to get climate-positive wool.
    Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

    You don’t have to be vegan to dislike leather. The leather industry would like you to think they’re doing the world a favor by taking this animal waste from the meat market and keeping it out of landfills. But there is nothing ethical or sustainable about conventional leather tanning.
    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...
    How Daniel Silverstein Got His Zero-Waste Groove Back

    How Daniel Silverstein Got His Zero-Waste Groove Back

    Having known Daniel for four years, it's life-affirming to see him so excited and happy about his innovative business. "Once I stopped designing for my career and designing for myself it all started clicking," he says. (Ecocult readers get 20% off in store and 10% off online!)
    1x1's New Mix And Match Capsule Collection Is Built For All Seasons

    1×1’s New Mix And Match Capsule Collection Is Built For All Seasons

    This post is generously sponsored by 1×1. As always, EcoCult only partners with companies we believe are making the world a better place. Support EcoCult’s editorial by supporting them! Seasons are out. Collections are in. 1×1 is on the vanguard of the great disruption of the way our clothing is produced and sold. By slowing...