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Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

Upcoming NYC Sustainable Events

  Bridge to a Sustainable Future: A Jazzy Rooftop Marketplace with Dopper Friday, September 22nd, 6pm – 9pm @ 601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 The team at Dopper has spent the last months building a Plastic Bridge, a giant mobile art piece made out of 25,000 disposable water bottles. It will be touring the country to raise awareness...
  • ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    ChicCartel Takes Women’s Empowerment Seriously in All Ways

    We’ve all had that experience where you purchase something online that looks amazing on the runway model or on a hanger in front of a plain white background, only to find once you receive it that it fits nothing like what you thought it would. The truth is, much of the fashion sold online completely...
    A Low-Waste, Farmshare Recipe: Grilled Kohlrabi on a Bed of Vegetables

    A Low-Waste, Farmshare Recipe: Grilled Kohlrabi on a Bed of Vegetables

    This summer we're featuring sustainable and seasonal recipes from our favorite CSA, Local Roots NYC. With over 22 pick up locations at neighborhood bars and cafes, New Yorkers can get all their weekly, locally grown groceries through Local Roots NYC: veggies, fruit, breads, dairy, meats, fish, and more. These recipes focus on ingredients local to...
    How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

    How to Enjoy Your Garden in the Winter

    Contradictory as it may seem, Winter is an ideal time to envision the garden as a metaphor for our modern lifestyle– especially after a year as politically and socially tumultuous as 2016. The garden is dormant in the winter, but as it sleeps it is gaining energy for the spring. I believe the same concept...
    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    The 19 Best Sustainable Clothing Stores for Men

    Some time back, someone asked me if there were any good ethical and/or sustainable sites for men. Um, yeah.
    All the Ways You Can Compost in New York City

    All the Ways You Can Compost in New York City

    This post by Brittany Barton originally appeared on Sparkle Kitchen, where you’ll find tasty, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes, tips for healthy living, and ways your food choices can be both nourishing and respectful of the environment. San Francisco does it. Portland does it. Vermont does it. NYC is doing it next. Composting is coming to a...
    5 NYC Thrift Stores to Put on Your Shopping List

    5 NYC Thrift Stores to Put on Your Shopping List

    With regular nods to the past from internationally-revered designers, the vintage look has filtered into the chain stores, and now anyone can look like a walking piece of whimsy. But guess what? Thrift stores have been stocking this stuff for years. Quality pieces from the past 50 years and beyond are there for the taking,...
    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    No Compromise Month, Days 11 Through 14: Fail

    Would you like to know what failure looks like? Imagine a young woman hurrying down a Brooklyn block. This woman is a notable green blogger, who espouses the sustainable lifestyle in all ways. She is even in the midst of No Compromise Month, where she has promised to not compromise any of her myriad sustainable...