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Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

Hi readers, I had the opportunity to visit Eileen Fisher’s exhibit this week in Brooklyn, where they showed the process of collecting, sorting, and upcycling old Eileen Fisher clothing. I especially loved the new strategy their trying of mending holes in sweaters with gold thread, after the Japanese technique of kintsugi or mending broken pottery...
  • Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

    Weekend Reading: The Debate Over Conscious Consumerism Rages On

    Hi readers! I've had a crazy past couple of weeks. Here I am talking on Canadian radio about conscious consumerism! (Quick listen.) And here I am talking on a Dallas NPR show about conscious consumerism! (Long listen.) And a vlogger (who I know and respect!) did a response video to my article on conscious consumerism,...
    Does "Certified Sustainable Palm Oil" Even Mean Anything?

    Does “Certified Sustainable Palm Oil” Even Mean Anything?

    This was first published on Selva Beat, an online, environmental magazine with a strong focus on the palm-oil industry and conflict-free living whose main goal is to end the use of unregulated and untraceable palm-oil, as it is directly linked to animal extinction, human rights violations, and disastrous environmental ramifications. They provide you with conflict-free products, recipes,...