The Fabric Social Fair Couture

This article is a sponsored collaboration between this blog and fashion social enterprise The Fabric Social. I genuinely love this brand and think you will too. They are a rare gem in the ethical fashion space, with feminism and community development driving their production from start-to-finish. As always, I only accept sponsorship from brands that genuinely align with the ethical standards of this blog and that I think you will

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2018 Ethical Activist Book Club

Last year I started my Ethical Activist Book Club, a bimonthly chance to discuss important books that grow our expertise as activists. Every two months I post a review of the book selected for that period. There are so many important books worth reading, and book clubs are a really valuable way to create community and encourage discussion. I would love you to read along and join the discussion by

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Where to buy ethical and sustainable denim jeans

Versatile, dependable and hardwearing, yet still able to be dressed up for an evening out, ethical and sustainable denim jeans should be a mainstay of any conscious closet. One pair, mended and cared for, is all you need for 3-5 years. When you find a pair you love, and that fits you beautifully, remember the brand and stick with it. There is no need to complicate matters by looking around once

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The Most Popular Sustainable Fashion Posts of 2017

2017 was a big year for sustainable fashion. More than any year that has come before, I really felt that the sustainable fashion movement is gaining significant momentum. The conversations that we are having here on the blog are starting to enter the mainstream. But in 2017 we also learned some new things that have meant that the sustainable fashion movement is critical to the sustainability conversation. The discovery that

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Beware the environmental campaigns that are delaying real change

This excellent article was written by journalist and sustainable lifestyle blogger Alden Wicker and was originally published on her blog EcoCult. Although specific to the US, the same problems and priciples exist with many other ‘greenwashing campaigns’. So no matter where in the world you are based, it is worth a read.  On its face, America Recycles Day seems like a worthy environmental initiative. We’re teaching Americans how to be good stewards

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My Year of Intentional Consumption

This year, I have decided that my overarching theme to guide my life is “intentional consumption”. All year long I try to stay in touch with my values, and let these guide the choices I make in the day-to-day. But I also like the new year as a time of reflection and forward planning for what I want my life to look like. There will always be ways to do

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Books to Read to Take Care of Yourself This Holiday Season

How did the holiday seasons get so hectic? What was once designed to be a quiet time with family seems to be such a source of stress and overwhelm, as we rush to see all our families and get to the stores to buy the right gifts. My families do a secret Santa- just one understated gift from each side, and same with the children. My little boys now have

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Miigle+ is the app to help you find ethical and sustainable brands

The following article is a sponsored collaboration with the ethical and sustainable shopping app Miigle+. I received payment for writing this article. I only collaborate with brands and companies that uphold the strict ethical ethos of this blog, and that I think you would benefit from hearing about. This helps to support the costs of running this blog. I hope you will find it useful to hear about Miigle+ and how

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Green Style for your Sustainable Bedroom

My bedroom is a haven in my small home, and I am delighted with the welcoming space that I have created with my sustainable bedroom. Creating a stylish and sustainable home need to happen immediately. Take your time and build it up slowly over the years. Don’t rush out to buy new sustainable bed linens until you actually need them. But when you do need them, treat yourself to something beautiful

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Ecosia Lets You Plant Trees With Your Online Search

The following article is a sponsored collaboration between the search social enterprise Ecosia that plants trees with your daily search and the Ethical Writers’ and Creatives’ Coalition, where I am a member. I was paid to write this article for the blog. However, I only accept sponsored collaborations with brands that uphold the ethical and environmental ethos of this blog, and which I think you will enjoy reading about. This

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