The Editorial Board feels very strongly about the words written by Camille Rainville in her piece titled "Be A Lady They Said".  We asked her to republish it here with us. This Editorial note is to celebrate her work by taking

‘Fast fashion’ clothing retailers like Zara, Forever 21 and H&M make cheap and fashionable clothing, but the cost comes at a high price.  The term ‘fast fashion’ has become more prominent in conversations surrounding fashion, sustainability and environmental consciousness. The term refers

As a society, we are very accustomed to ‘turning a blind eye’ when it comes to our food. We refuse to acknowledge what has had to happen in order for the food we eat to get to our plates. We

For many years, media and advertising have associated shopping with well-being and happiness. Making us live to consume, rather than consume to live. Therefore, it has become very difficult to change these old deeply rooted habits. Even if consumerism is in

The holidays are a great opportunity to reconnect with family, unwind, and share in gratitude. However, it can also be a moment of overindulgence, excess, and consumerism. Looking for a change? We have the perfect sustainable gift for your favorite

The global fashion business with its few and powerful brands dominating our aesthetics and wreaking havoc on our Mother Earth is under fire. Could it be that taking a cue from the local and slow food movement could offer a

With the advent of fast fashion and micro trend consumerism, low quality textiles have flooded the markets and subsequently our landfills and waterways. Petroleum based finishes, dyes and synthetic microfibers shed from our clothing and are distributed into the deepest depths

For about a year now, I have become more aware of the huge impact that one family can have on the world, in terms of waste and carbon emissions, and I have been determined to reduce mine as much as

Agriculture is at the center of some of the great challenges facing the human population, including food insecurity and climate change. To meet the needs of a growing population while adapting to and minimizing the effects of climate change, sustainable

Last February, I got the chance to visit a sustainability conference in a small town named Ukhrul in the Manipur state of India. This state is in the north-eastern part of the country, and it is well known for its

Henderson Island is a sunny, uninhabited Pacific paradise surrounded by endless blue water stretching for thousands of miles in every direction. It is one of the few atolls in the world whose ecology is virtually untouched by human presence. The

When plastic became the “wonder” product for solving so many modern issues in the 1970s, we did not envisage that 50 years later, it would be considered the “biggest environmental disaster” that humans have caused.  Talk to anyone on any street,

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