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Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

Updated With New Items! My Favorite Eco-Friendly and Ethical Burning Man Fashion This Year

Updated 7/29 with new fashion! Burners have a reputation for being environmentally conscious. It’s the whole “Leave No Trace” ethos of the desert festival, in which you have to pack out all your own trash. MOOP, an acronym for Matter Out of Place (a.k.a. anything that was not in the desert) is strongly discouraged. That...
  • The Perfect Packing List for Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and the Riviera Maya, Mexico

    The Perfect Packing List for Tulum, Playa del Carmen, and the Riviera Maya, Mexico

    Skip the "Aztec print" fast fashion. Tulum's fashion ethos is one of artisan design: cotton textiles in natural colors, woven rattan, and vegetable-tanned leather.
    Dressing Sustainably, Ethically, Consciously For Burning Man: Some Inspiration

    Dressing Sustainably, Ethically, Consciously For Burning Man: Some Inspiration

      There are so many aspects of Burning Man that are sustainable. True, the average Burner’s carbon footprint is pretty high – all that travel and art cars puttering around aimlessly in the Playa uses a lot of oil. (I did the math, and even a Texan flying for Thanksgiving produces less carbon in a...