Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

Fashion
28 Places to Get Office-Appropriate Sustainable and Ethical Fashion

28 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...
    Sustainable and Ethical Resort Wear That's Also Appropriate for Work, Dinner, the Plane...

    Sustainable and Ethical Resort Wear That’s Also Appropriate for Work, Dinner, the Plane…

    When I first saw Laura Choi, it was the final day of Burning Man, 2015. Illich and I were wandering out of the deep desert after a long art journey, and a vision of several fashionable women resolved out of the dust, walking towards us. One of these women flagged us down. Turns out Illich...
    Ethical and Sustainable Wedding and Engagement Rings for the Conscious Couple

    Ethical and Sustainable Wedding and Engagement Rings for the Conscious Couple

    It's a symbol of your love, something that you will wear and look at for the rest of your life. Your wedding and engagement rings, then, have to embody your values, not just aesthetically, but the kind of spouse and person you want to be. So make it sustainable and ethical and compassionate.