Alden of Eco Cult, shares a guide to voting in the crucial midterm elections.Read More
Vegan and eco-friendly boots and shoes for fall.Read More
A guide to eating a delicious, vegan friendly, breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.Read More
With over ten years of work under her belt working across brands, manufacturers, and governments to improve the fashion industry’s commitment to these women, Ayesha Barenblat realized that she had to do more. The Rana Plaza factory collapse made this feeling even more urgent, so she left her job to found Remake, in hopes of sparking a movement to make fashion a positive force for everyone.
Remake is a sleek digital platform in which users can discover ethical and sustainable brands, watch powerful films, shop , and read stories on a variety of topics within this space.
On using Remake as a space to change the narrative on the way we discuss issues within the fashion industry, Barenblat says: “I believe in the power of hopeful storytelling because behavioural science shows that people are not moved by a pain-centered narrative. We become numb to bad news – be it sweatshop workers or refugees faraway. It’s hard for people to make a connection to these stories with their daily life.Read More
Beautiful hair sticks by SAYA Designs hand carved from recycled salvage root wood in Bali, Indonesia .Read More
Conventional wisdom suggests that acne should be treated with products that are drying, but that can lead to irritation, peeling, and flaking. I recently started using an acne treatment from the fantastic non-toxic, eco friendly skincare brand True Botanicals, and it flies in the face of everything you’ve ever been told about acne treatment. Best of all, it works!Read More
The anti-fur movement has been gaining momentum, and retailers and designers are removing real furs from their stores and designs and replacing them with faux. BUT, it turns out that some of this faux fur is actually real. Here’s how to tell and what you can do about it.Read More
The babes behind social enterprise Batu Bali and why they donate 50% of their profits to Bye Bye Plastic Bags.Read More
We all feel a little stagnant or unsettled from time-to-time and this invariably leads to the urge to try or buy something new. This is actually problematic and research suggests this doesn’t make us happier in the long run, in fact - it can do the opposite. Changing our perspective by looking into the psychology if decision making can help.Read More
Many well-meaning tourists want the opportunity to see and interact with wild animals while on vacation; however, many animal rescues and sanctuaries make false claims about their animal welfare or commitment to conservation. Ask yourself these six questions to help you identify a fake animal sanctuary.Read More
Head back to school with eco-friendly supplies that are better for the environment.Read More
Whether or not we use single-use and disposable plastic in our day-to-day lives isn’t always about being careless. The choice to buy fresh, minimally packaged food isn’t always available to everyone and these have deeper implications that mere sustainability - it’s wrapped up in the way the food systems in the United States work with respect to food subsidies, in addition to the plastic lobby actively preventing measures that would ban or reduce single use plastics.Read More
Conventional sunscreens are bad for our health and bad for the environment. Choose natural, mineral based sunscreens that are not absorbed into the skin and are safe for coral reefs. These are my favorite 4 eco friendly sunscreen brands.Read More
If you care about tequila and you care about bats, then you might want to consider drinking bat-safe tequila! The tequila industry is in peril because traditional farming methods have been replaced with unsustainable methods in order to keep up with demand. This doesn’t bode well for the long nose bat, which relies exclusively on the blue agave plant, where tequila comes from, as a food source.Read More