Sustainable and toxin-free living

Sustainable and toxin-free living

Weekend Reading: Essential Oils Do Not Cure Cancer, FYI

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  • Oct 6, 2017
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...

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FreshRealm Reduces the Time and Waste of Meal Prep

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  • Jul 20, 2016
I was talking about meal kit delivery services (of which there are many – I’ve reviewed three so far) with my sister and friend a couple weeks ago, and we narrowed down our dissatisfactions to three things: The packaging waste is out of control. Most of these meal kits come wrapped in...
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I Ate Food Scraps, and It Was So Good

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  • Mar 19, 2015
      Cow corn: a.k.a. Field corn. Different from “sweet corn,” this crop is largely fed to animals or used for ethanol production and represents about 99% of the 90+ million acres of corn grown in the U.S. (What a waste.) If you’re into farm-to-table food, you cannot do...
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The Need to Know List: Another Sustainable Fashion Brand Starts Outsourcing

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  • Jun 2, 2014
I’ve rounded up all the news across the internet that–as a conscious consumer and informed citizen–you’ll want and need to know. Drink it up: NYC A sneak peak at what the new Governor’s Island redo will look like. There’s a crowdsourced map of bike safety issues in NYC. Fashion Continuing...
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