Posts tagged "sustainable"

Recyclable Paper Coffee Cups Could Make Your Daily Starbucks Run Way More Earth-Friendly

I have a pretty hardcore to-go coffee habit. Every time I buy coffee in a disposable paper cup (which is often), part of me cringes inside at the thought of it filling up a landfill. Obviously, this doesn't stop me from buying it, which is part of why I'm telling you -- to publicly guilt…

By: Claire Hannum / July 2, 2014

Compassionate Fashion: 9 Sustainable, Super Hip Pieces From Zady

Zady is a sustainable fashion shop founded by friends Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi. Bédat and Darabi both worked in the non-profit sector, and noticed that their closets were overflowing with fast-fashion garments that were cheap to buy and quick to fall apart. They're hoping Zady, which focuses on showcasing high-quality, sustainably produced brands, will…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 4, 2013

Compassionate Fashion: 12 Super-Cute Eco-Friendly Sandals From Picolinos

Pikolinos shoes encourages cooperative projects and promotes sustainability by employing a "zero paper" policy in its factories and offices. They also use vegetable dying where possible, and water-based dyes and solvent-free glues to reduce environmental impact. This year, they created a special Maasai project, which helps fund development projects in the Maasai Mara National Reserve…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2013

CFDA And Vogue Launch A New Green Initiative To Curb Fashion’s Carbon Footprint

April is Earth Month, so naturally it's the perfect opportunity for the fashion world (and, it goes without saying, the world over) to stand up and do what they can to take action. The latest venture into green comes from the CFDA and Vogue with Clean by Design, a new partnership with National Resources Defense…

By: Rachel Krause / April 21, 2012

First Look: The H&M Conscious Collection

Just in time for Earth Day, H&M is putting out a collection of eco-friendly sustainable evening wear called the Conscious Collection. Made from hemp, organic cotton and recycled polyester, the capsule collection has  already been spotted on celebs like Michelle Williams and Amanda Seyfreid, and consists of wearable -- but fancy! -- dresses and short…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 23, 2012