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Earth Day: UGH!

From the department of “You’re Totally Missing the Point” comes this gem:


Cinemark, a fine paragon of film, but not so much of environmentalism, delivered this to me as my weekly coupon today. 151 more words

Earth Day

Greenwashing in the fashion sector?

Here’s a link to a story I read on sustainablebrands.com. It’s a bit of a shame – it discusses a survey which revealed many fashion companies are not living up to the claims they make on sustainability. 86 more words

Case-Studies

Prius's, beef, and egg cartons, oh my!: What's wrong with 'conscientious consumerism'

Prompted by my last post, I’ve been mulling over the idea of conscientious consumerism. This is a very American idea. It hinges on the preexistence of a capitalist society and emphasizes the power of the individual. 2,738 more words

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Day 3 - Spring cleaning

Today I cleaned the bathroom…lucky me. As my third sustainable activity, I’m phasing out my store-bought cleaning supplies in favour of more environmentally (and hopefully wallet) friendly alternatives. 579 more words

30 Day Challenge

What do you think about H&M's Eco Steps?

Hello Readers,

H&M will launch this week a Conscious capsule collection with Ever Manifesto‘s collaboration- a publication and sustainability think tank.

The pieces are made of organic cotton, silk, leather, recycled polyester, etc… What does it mean? 538 more words

Fashion

Greenwashing, Pure and Natural?

read the ingredients listed for the product, not what’s on the front of the bottle. Companies can say anything they want on the front of the bottle, even “pure and natural” when the entire product is made up of 99% synthetic chemicals. 160 more words

To Your Health