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11 Amazing Podcasts for Sustainable Living

11 Amazing Podcasts for Sustainable Living

I love multitasking and try to be productive as possible.  With podcasts I can learn something new while doing my morning exercises or chores. Sustainability is a huge topic with so many different categories – it can easily be overwhelming.  Each podcasts has their niche categories of topics, so you’re bound to find one that resonates with you.  If you’re looking for something to listen to that will expand your mind and perspective about sustainable living - I’ve got a few suggestions for you!    1.  Conscious Style Host: Elizabeth JoyTopics:  Sustainable & Ethical Fashion Listen to inspiring interviews with a...

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4 Amazing Sustainable Fabrics for Summer

4 Amazing Sustainable Fabrics for Summer

As the country begins to reopen, many of us are making plans for road trips, gatherings and getting re-acquainted with friends and family that we haven’t seen for awhile.     Summer has definitely been something to look forward to, but is your closet ready for summer?  While cotton is one of the most popular fabrics for summer, there are other fabrics to consider and some to avoid. Let's start off with what to avoid.  It’s recommended to avoid synthetics, but why?  Most synthetics, i.e. polyester or nylon are made of plastic and aren’t breathable at all.  Polyester can leave you with...

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Eco-friendly Brands that are Asian Women Owned

Eco-friendly Brands that are Asian Women Owned

In honor of AAPI Heritage month, we’d like to highlight a few Asian women owned businesses that are doing amazing things - sustainably.  We’re all interconnected and a little bit of support goes a long way.  Have you heard of these brands?   We hope to add more to this list over time.  Let us know who you think should also be on this list!           VALANI is a sustainable, ethical, plant-based, vegan clothing line based in California founded by Vanni Leung.   The line was created for women who want a dreamy, flirty and beautiful wardrobe without harming...

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Climate Change & Fashion: How to be an Eco-Warrior

Climate Change & Fashion: How to be an Eco-Warrior

What is the environmental cost of fashion? We are currently living in the Anthropocene era. It is a period in which human activity has been identified as the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Meaning – what we do affects everything around us. When we talk about climate change, we talk about global carbon emissions in our atmosphere. There are 1.7 billion tons of carbon emissions from the fashion industry per year – more than the aviation and shipping industries combined. The levels of CO2 exceed what is safe in our climate. The fashion industry has a direct impact on climate change. Climate change effects are...

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