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Weekend Reading: You're Drinking Plastic Right Now

Weekend Reading: You’re Drinking Plastic Right Now

Hi readers! I’m back from my much-needed, two-week hiatus from the internet. Burning Man was out of this world incredible this year. (I’ll be sharing my ethically-made outfits next week.) I ran into Jovana Djuric, a sustainable jewelry designer, at a camp called 1001 Nights, and we spent some quality time together. I also got...
  • How To Avoid Activism Burnout

    How To Avoid Activism Burnout

    Whether you volunteer, campaigner or consider yourself a ‘conscious consumer’, you carry an extra burden of responsibility on top of the normal stresses of life. Furthermore, as a person who cares deeply about issues such as fair trade, environmentalism, and labor, you likely encounter bad news on a daily basis. The emotional strain of these...
    Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing...

    Weekend Reading: About That Whole Leather Being a Byproduct Thing…

    Happy Pride Month, readers! This goes out to all the L, B, G, T, and Q people I know who make my life 100% richer. I was featured in Fashion Fix Daily’s list of Top Ethical Fashion Bloggers this week. There are some really good ones in there! Fashion “Of course, when the workers asked...
    10 Documentaries You've Got to Watch ASAP

    10 Documentaries You’ve Got to Watch ASAP

    Ranging from climate change and environmental issues; diets and health; social justice and inequality; and spirituality; these documentaries are must-sees for 2017.
    6 Tips for Living Sustainably and Harmoniously With Your Partner

    6 Tips for Living Sustainably and Harmoniously With Your Partner

    When it comes to things like cooking, cleaning, organization, finances, etc., there is no one size fits all formula for conscious cohabitation. However, here are some tips that can help you live sustainably and harmoniously with your partner.
    Weekend Reading: the Health Department Doesn't Want You to Panic, but...

    Weekend Reading: the Health Department Doesn’t Want You to Panic, but…

    Hey readers, I’m in the Dominican Republic for the next five days, checking out its natural wonders. Follow along on Instagram! The two other founders of the Ethical Writers Coalition and I shared the why and how of our group, plus why ethical bloggers are so much better to work with! | Rank & File...
    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    Weekend Reading: This Superbowl Ad Gets Me

    What got you started on environmentalism? mindbodygreen asked a bunch of advocates, including myself! Fashion Do you have opinions on Photoshopping models? The Retouchers Accord is taking comments on its voluntary oath until February 28th. Two steps forward: H&M is now using bionic yarn in its latest Conscious Exclusive collection, which is made from plastic...
    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

      Hey readers! I’m back from New Orleans and catching up with all the news. What did I miss? Kidding. I haven’t been able to tear myself away from the trainwreck in Washington D.C. for more than an hour. But there are other things happening out in the world that have to do with sustainability....