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15 Ethical Empowering Gifts For Women

Show the fierce female in your life some support with one of these sustainable empowering gifts for women By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Freud famously asked: “what do women want?” And it’s a good question, with many possible answers. But…

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The 5th Annual Eluxe Awards Are Now Open!

We’re excited to announce that we are now accepting nominations for its fifth annual Eluxe Awards​! The greenest, most sustainable, eco and vegan brands in the world of luxury through the annual Eluxe Awards. The Eluxe Awards honors companies,…

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How Covid Has Affected Garment Workers Globally

The virus has hurt some groups more than others. Here’s how Covid has affected garment workers across the world By Roberta Fabroccino In the span of a few months, our world has changed beyond recognition. Our habits, plans, and…

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Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts For Luxury Lovers

These sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts are richly luxurious, and perfect for any romantic occasion, in fact! By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Although we associate it mainly with romance today, you may be surprised to know the origins of Valentine’s Day…

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Reasons To Shop Small Now And Always

Still using Amazon? Here are some great reasons to ditch them and shop small, now and always! By Chere Di Boscio Funny, isn’t it, how Covid seems to be a threat to customers in small grocery and clothing stores…

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5 Ways Smoking Harms The Environment

You know it’s bad for you and those around you. But do you know the ways smoking harms the environment, too? By Jody McCutcheon You know what’s funny? I know a lot of radical people: anti-war, distrusting of the…

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Spiritual Practices That Harm The Earth

Spiritual practices that harm the Earth need to stop. Here are 5 of the worst By Nastassja Salem More and more of us are using crystals, smudging and essential oils to cleanse our space. Increasing numbers of tourists are…

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15 Unusual Christmas Gift Experiences To Give

Why buy stuff when you can give memories, with these Christmas gift experiences, instead? By Chere Di Boscio No matter how well intended, gift giving can be such an incredibly wasteful activity. The gift bag or box is often…

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Cool, Unexpected Ways Companies Are Upcycling

Let’s move beyond deadstock! Here are 5 cool, unexpected ways companies are upcycling By Jeff Moravec It’s tempting to think that recycling was “invented” sometime in the late 1960s, but that would ignore the fact that back in the…

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5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Houseplants

They’re not just pretty! There are also some health benefits of houseplants that may surprise you…. By Diane Small Sure, home decor changes over the decades. Chintz was anything but chintzy for a long time. Avocado was more than…

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10+ Homemade Plastic Free Christmas Gifts

Got some time on your hands? Feeling crafty? Check out these homemade plastic free Christmas gifts! By Arwa Lodhi Christmas is undoubtedly a seriously wasteful time of year, with its discarded wrapping, single-use greeting cards, food scraps and unwanted…

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Saving The Planet With Photography For Future

Photography for Future is more than just home decor. It’s an environmental message…and more! By Diane Small More of us are stuck at home than ever before, thanks to restrictive government lockdowns. That not only means sadness, depression and…

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The Ethics of Fashion Brands Made In Prisons

There’s a lot to consider when it comes to the ethics of fashion brands made in prisons…. By Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi Recently, a crop of new fashion brands made in prisons has arisen. They boast that because they’re using…

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COVID 19 And The Rise Of Fashion Resale

Government imposed lockdowns have had a devastating effect on people’s lives. However, there is at least one great new trend arising from them. See how COVID has contributed to the rise of fashion resale By Harleen Dorka Most markets…

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Expert Answers To Your Questions About Cats

Rita Reimers is known as the ‘cat whisperer’. Here, she gives expert answers to your questions about cats By Chere Di Boscio Ah, cats! They’re the stars of the internet, and favourite pets for billions of people around the…

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How To Invest In Green Energy: Expert Tips

Need a safe place for your money to grow? Wondering how to invest in green energy? We asked the experts By Chere Di Boscio With the economy sliding into depression in many countries around the world, and more concerns…

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Our Ethical Christmas Gift Guide For 2020

Our ethical Christmas gift guide for 2020 has something for everyone: men, women and kids! By Lora O’Brien Anyone else kind of love – but kind of hate – the holiday season? You marvel at all the gorgeous lights…

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Your Questions About Dogs Answered By An Expert

Our readers asked questions about dogs, and we got an expert to answer! By Chere Di Boscio Ah, doggies! They’re definitely woman’s best friend. Or at least, one of our best friends! They’re loyal, they’re goofy, and above all,…