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The 10 Best Sustainable Restaurants in Kauai, Hawaii

The 10 Best Sustainable Restaurants in Kauai, Hawaii

With Kauai being an island, it's more important than even on the mainland to think about how your food choices affect the environment. Questions to ask yourself and the restaurant: Is any of the food grown locally? Is the fish responsibly caught? And is it respectful of traditional Hawaiian food customs? 
  • How I Stopped Fearing Fish and Started Cooking It at Home

    How I Stopped Fearing Fish and Started Cooking It at Home

    I used to be intimidated by cooking fish at home. Then I discovered where to get fresh, sustainable, healthy fish, and I discovered the perfect cookbook to teach me how to make it shine.
    4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    4 Reasons Why Sustainable Brands Should Beware of Traditional PR Firms

    The realm of “sustainability” is one that publicists want to dive into… and capitalize on. But they might find themselves in hot water, though, with journalists, eco-bloggers and their own clients. Here’s why.
    35 Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Maui, Hawaii

    35 Eco-Friendly Things to Do on Maui, Hawaii

    We found pristine, empty beaches in Hana; ate local seafood, chocolate and coffee; and hiked for 7 hours in Haleakala’s crater without seeing more than ten people. Here's how to find the magic away from the hoards of tourists.
    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

    Intimate Holiday Trunk Show with Seven Mindful Brands by Female Founders Thursday, December 7th, 5pm – 8pm @ Devon Fisher’s private residence, SoHo, NY Meet the makers of seven mindful brands for an intimate trunk show + holiday festivities. This is a private event, open to EcoCult readers! Participating brands include: Pondicherie, The Brave Collection, Aitch Aitch, Elyse Maguire, Everett,...
    The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    The Complete Sustainable, Ethical Holiday Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List!

    It's here! Get the best gift sustainable, ethical gift ideas for everyone on your list this holiday season: your mom, aunt, uncle, brother, sister, partner, husband, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, stocking stuffers and everything in between.
    Weekend Reading: Have You Ever Tried to Decline an Airplane Napkin?

    Weekend Reading: Have You Ever Tried to Decline an Airplane Napkin?

    Hey readers, On Thursday night, four members from Ethical Writers & Creatives gathered to talk about our “ethical side hustles.” With Faye Lessler of Sustaining Life moderating, Juhea Kim of Peaceful Dumpling laying down her inspirational mantras, and Renee Elizabeth Peters of Model 4 Green Living speaking about her journey, it was incredibly uplifting and...
    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday Gifts

    44 Places in NYC to Get Last-Minute, Conscious Holiday 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...