Sustainable fashion and travel for the conscious woman

Sustainable fashion and travel for the conscious woman

Weekend Reading: Why People Vote Against Their Own Interests

PS. This safety pin is by Nettie Kent
PS. This safety pin is by Nettie Kent

This will be my last post for 2016! I know, not glorious, but useful. I’ll see you on the other side of New Year’s!


LA garment factories are fire traps. | LA Weekly

Lessons from not buying anything new for 200 days. | Quartz


Testing several different DIY shampoo recipes. | Rodale’s Organic Life


The Danish concept of “hygge” can make winter bearable. Here’s how to hygge right. | Peaceful Dumpling

I would love to someday live in one of these sustainable communities across the U.S. and Costa Rica. | Marie Claire


Michael Pollan advocates for a healthy-ish diet, which might be the most effective. | The Atlantic

You should start eating insects. | Rodale’s Organic Life

Why are vegetarians more prone to depression? | NY Mag

The Environment at Large

Obama protected more land on Wednesday, making him one of the most environmentally friendly presidents in recent history. | Washington Post

The seven biggest drivers of environmental degradation. | The Guardian

2016 climate coverage in review. | NY Times

When one of them is local, indigenous people, how do we deal with those people? | Grist


At this point, if there’s any hope for a “good human epoch,” it has less to do with technology than with imagining new power structures. | NY Times  

Here’s everything you need to know about the Women’s March on Washington. | Reading My Tea Leaves

Here’s a bus that is going to DC from Brooklyn. You can reserve a spot or donate to cover the cost for someone else.

Giving strategically. | Co.Exist

How the Standing Rock protest prepared us for the next four years. | Yes! Magazine

Why voters keep voting to poison the air they breathe and the water they drink. | The Atlantic

Oldies But Goodies

1 year ago: How to drink sustainably.

1 year ago: The Big Lie of Conscious Consumerism < More relevant than ever.

1 year ago: The 8 Best Places to Shop for Non-Toxic Skincare

1 year ago: 50 Sustainable Resolutions to Consider

2 years ago: My Kitchen Renovation: The Before and After Photos

2 years ago: Visit Beacon for a Cozy, Romantic, and Eco Getaway

3 years ago: The 13 Worst Pinterest Quotes and Why You Should Ignore Them

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