Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Living in NYC and Beyond

Posts tagged "vegetarian"
Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

Finally! An Eco-Friendly Vegan Leather Exists and You Can Buy It!

You don’t have to be vegan to dislike leather. The leather industry would like you to think they’re doing the world a favor by taking this animal waste from the meat market and keeping it out of landfills. But there is nothing ethical or sustainable about conventional leather tanning.
  • Weekend Reading: What About Forever21?

    Weekend Reading: What About Forever21?

    I had a wonderful talk with Chris Reese and Helen Hillix of Inner Revolutionary Radio. They asked some incredibly thoughtful questions, and connected the dots between my work and empathy and capitalism. My activism has been rubbing off on my husband. He creates a mix he’s calling “Soundtrack to the Resistance,” featuring a heady mixture of...
    Don't Be An Angry Vegan

    Don’t Be An Angry Vegan

    Angry vegans don't make more vegans; kind vegans do. Getting frustrated with someone about the way he or she is implementing veganism (or any other lifestyle or cause) into his or her own life doesn't help. It doesn't give them the space to be able to make decisions about how they consume on their own....
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! May 6th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! May 6th Edition

    The Good Goods Saturday May 7th   – Sunday May 8th | 11 am – 6 pm @ Interface – 140 West 30th St, Manhattan What: The Good Goods is a pop-up marketplace filled with design goods, art, installations, and creative workshops to celebrate the current design scene in New York City. The foundation of The...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! September 18th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! September 18th Edition

    Learn Aromatherapy September 8 thru November 11 @ The NY Institute of Aromatherapy, 530 E 13th Street, Manhattan The NY Institute of Aromatherapy offers classes and workshops where you can create handmade organic beauty and home products. The school’s founder, Amy Galper, is an industry vet who consults with beauty brands, she’s a trailblazer in the beauty...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 11th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 11th Edition

    Supra Endura Trunk Sale Sat. 06/13 | 12 to 7 pm @ East of the Mississippi, 164 Havermayer Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn The sustainable fashion label Supra Endura will be doing a trunk show at the made-in-America store East of the Mississippi. There are already some great pieces there in store, but on Saturday the designer is bringing...
    I'll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 5th Edition

    I’ll See You at These NYC Sustainable Events! June 5th Edition

    Ugh, I know. Where is summer? Console yourself with these events, indoor and out: Flower Arranging Classes Sat. 05/06 | 11 to 3:30 pm @ Taproot, 893 Bergen Street, between Classon Avenue and Franklin Avenue, Crown Heights, Brooklyn This florist, which sources local flowers, is having two classes this Saturday on flower arranging: vase designs and...
    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, March 14th, 2014

    Eco-Friendly and Cool Things to Do in NYC This Week, March 14th, 2014

    Get some free gardening supplies, learn about African elephants from the experts, dance the night away for a good cause at two different parties, go shopping for locally-made goods,