Because awesome news doesn’t have to cost the Earth…
Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out our favourite stories in the eco world this fortnight…
Blake Lively… eco-fashion designer?
The Age of Adaline star took to her Instagram account on Tuesday to reveal the first of 12 pieces she created in collaboration with Amour Vert, a sustainable apparel firm based out of San Francisco.
Coffee maker shares profits with puppies
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. is as passionate about coffee as it is about giving back to the animals who, as it says on its website, “selflessly provide us with so much happiness.”
How passionate? Well, twenty percent of the company’s profits goes towards local rescue animal shelters who are partnered with the organization. Partners vary, but the aim is to serve animal shelters in every state soon. Find out all about it on Treehugger now…
New documentary examines the true cost of fast fashion
The True Cost: A Fashion Documentary shows that there’s a human price to pay for bargain shopping. Prepare to be shocked.
There was a time when fashion belonged in the former category, but over the past twenty years, an astonishing change has taken place in the way people buy and use clothing. Clothes have gone from being an expensive long-term investment to cheap disposables.
90 percent of our diets could be local
A new study from the University of California, Merced shows that as much as 90 percent of our diets could come from locally grown food — if we completely revolutionise our entire farm system, that is.
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