Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Green Things on My Mind: The Next Roberta’s Restaurant, vs the Coachella Diet

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  • Apr 4, 2014
“Blah blah blah, regulating air pollution is bad for business and would cost us jobs …” But air pollution killed 7 million people in 2012. 7 million people. Dead. I actually briefly considered tracking down this artist and asking him how much for one of his pieces, because his photographs...

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How I’m Livin’: Anne Nelson Sanford of LURK Natural Fragrances

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  • Sep 26, 2013
Sustainable living has a tendency to be focused–no, obsessed–with Brooklyn. But Manhattan has its own share of eco-friendly delights, just with a level of sophistication that makes Brooklyn look twee and amateurish. And yes, hipster. Anne Nelson Sanford, proprietress of LURK Natural Fragrances, proves this point. During the summer, this...
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You Know You’re a Green New Yorker When …

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  • Jun 19, 2013
You feel gratified when you see a homeless person fishing recyclables out of the trash. You love the subway system in theory, but cuss it out at least once a week. You get bike rage instead of road rage. ^!@&%* pedestrians! You’ve waited for more than 25 minutes in a...
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ABC Home: Where Ecologically Chic New Yorkers Go to Shop and Eat

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  • Sep 12, 2012
I am certainly not the first to fall in love with ABC Carpet & Home. In fact, my own mother has been wandering the several floors of sumptuous rugs and carpets since she lived in New York in the 70s. I myself remember visiting during my first time in New...
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