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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...
  • Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Weekend Reading: My Story Went Viral!

    Hey readers, this week has been a whirlwind! My story for Quartz on the predatory multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe, purveyor of cheaply-made, polyester leggings, went viral, racking up over 800,000 readers. I didn’t go into how terrible they must be for the environment in the story, because, well, obviously. And also, it is long enough as...
    Weekend Reading: American Apparel Is Calling Your Made-in-America Bluff

    Weekend Reading: American Apparel Is Calling Your Made-in-America Bluff

    I have two podcasts to share this week. First, I’m back on Conscious Chatter with Kestrel, having a friendly debate with Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Jason Kibbey about whether conscious consumers are pushing fashion forward. Then, I talked with Lorraine Sanders of Spirit of 608 about that, plus asked her if I should start my own podcast. Because,...
    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: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

    Weekend Reading: The Most Sustainable and Ethical Knitwear Brands in Existence

    Accompany was sweet enough to send over this fairly made Wanderlust bracelet from their newest collection. It’s made in Phnom Penh by a team of fair-trade Cambodian artisans who hand-carve each solid brass word and hand-knot each bracelet. 10% of The Brave Collection’s profits are donated to fight human trafficking and empower women and girls across...
    Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Weekend Reading: Why Is Sushi So Unsustainable?

    Me, Elsewhere on the Internet I wanted to find out why high-end (well, all) sushi restaurants are so unsustainable. The answer was surprising. | Quartz The Holidays How do you deal with a family who looks down on a sustainable Christmas? | Eleanore Snare For all my Jewish readers out there, here’s a conscious guide...
    The Need to Know List: Non-Toxic Beauty and Slow Fashion is BLOWING UP

    The Need to Know List: Non-Toxic Beauty and Slow Fashion is BLOWING UP

      Two upscale sustainable labels–Tata Harper and Maiyet–collaborated on a partnership for Earth Month. 100% of the proceeds from their Better Beauty Project Campaign will go to Nest, a sustainable development nonprofit, with their Edible Garden Initiave in Varanasi, India. Amber Valetta is really over fast fashion. She’s become a huge advocate for slow fashion. Just...