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How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

How to Find a Nontoxic and Sustainable Mattress

I have something admit. My mattress is not eco-friendly. Well, it is in the sense that I bought it used. Three years ago, I was sleeping on the Ikea mattress I had bought off the girl who lived in my room before me. When a downstairs neighbor had to abruptly move out and sell all...
  • Sustainable and Ethical Resort Wear That's Also Appropriate for Work, Dinner, the Plane...

    Sustainable and Ethical Resort Wear That’s Also Appropriate for Work, Dinner, the Plane…

    When I first saw Laura Choi, it was the final day of Burning Man, 2015. Illich and I were wandering out of the deep desert after a long art journey, and a vision of several fashionable women resolved out of the dust, walking towards us. One of these women flagged us down. Turns out Illich...
    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion's Environmental Problems?

    Can Fashion For Good Fix All of Fashion’s Environmental Problems?

    The problem with the idea of sustainable fashion, is that right now it’s only possible for small and emerging brands. It’s not that mass market brands don’t care, or aren’t motivated. There are many that are. It’s just that the technology required to make 5,000 relatively affordable and sustainable garments literally doesn’t exist. In fact,...
    Coyuchi's Genius Linen-Rental Service Means You Can Finally Afford Some Eco Luxury Sheets and Towels

    Coyuchi’s Genius Linen-Rental Service Means You Can Finally Afford Some Eco Luxury Sheets and Towels

    This post is generously sponsored by Coyuchi. As always, EcoCult only partners with companies we believe are making the world a better place. Support EcoCult’s editorial by supporting them!  If you’ve followed my blog for any amount of time, you know the love affair I have with Coyuchi. When we first moved into our apartment...
    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Weekend Reading (and Listening): Recycling a Boeing 747 as Art

    Mamahuhu created a quite comprehensive post that will help you learn about sustainable and ethical fashion from all angles. I’m in there, along with Tedx talks, podcasts, documentaries, and books. | Mamahuhu Fashion Clothing companies have been slow to do anything about polyester microfibers washing into the ocean. | The Guardian How Adidas is rooting out...
    How to Save Water Through Your Fashion Choices

    How to Save Water Through Your Fashion Choices

    Ever thought about how much water it took to make your cotton t-shirt? How about three years worth of drinking water for one t-shirt! That’s a lot of water; 2,700 litres to be exact. Pretty shocking right? Here's how to celebrate World Water Day with your fashion!
    8 Places to Get Eco-Friendly Bedding, Sheets, Linens, and Towels

    8 Places to Get Eco-Friendly Bedding, Sheets, Linens, and Towels

      What a difference good organic sheets make. Perhaps I shouldn’t tell you the best sheets, because I know you’re busy. And when you have really good sheets, they make it hard to get out of bed in the morning. Yes, I will blame my recent tendency to hit the snooze button on all the...
    Minzuu Has Only the Most Beautiful Artisan Design

    Minzuu Has Only the Most Beautiful Artisan Design

    This post is generously sponsored by Minzuu. As always, EcoCult only works with brands that we think are doing good things for the environment and people. Support EcoCult by supporting them! I’ve found a new online home design store, and I’m roundly smitten. In love. Obsessed. If I was in high school, I would be...