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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...
  • "It Could Be the Thing That Kills Us:" Interview with Harley Dubois of Burning Man on Leave No Trace and Turnkey Camps

    “It Could Be the Thing That Kills Us:” Interview with Harley Dubois of Burning Man on Leave No Trace and Turnkey Camps

    Recently I had the opportunity to hob knob with a diversity of interesting and smart people at a conference–though the word conference makes it sound much fustier than it is–called The Feast. Held at the art collective Pioneer Works in Red Hook, it showcased talk after talk on creative topics and ideas, stitched together with...
    The Top 27 Reasons I'm Going to Burning Man

    The Top 27 Reasons I’m Going to Burning Man

    This is all to say that if you try to contact me between Sunday, August 24th and Monday, September 1st, I will not be able to answer. I’m a virgin. A Burning Man virgin. This year, I’m headed to the Playa for the first time, and the planning for it has somewhat taken over my...