Archive for the ‘Fashion and Beauty’ Category


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Ready to Talk Trash?

Imagine fitting ALL of the trash you created in one YEAR into one mason jar. Is there any part of you that thinks it’s even possible? That someone could live a happy, fun, exciting life and really only produce that much trash? I could not until I had the opportunity to meet Lauren Singer. Get ready to have your bright green socks knocked off. She is a young, fun, hip,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Health, Home, Newsletter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Trash is for Tossers!

Lauren Singer, Founder & Waste Free Planet Preserver: Meet Lauren Singer – she lives a zero waste life in New York City of all places. Two transformative moments/events showed up in Lauren’s…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Food and Wine, Gardening, Health, Home, Innovation and Technology, Kids, News, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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How to Green Your Halloween!

Judith Simmons, Director of Marketing, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona – Why would anyone go out and buy a “ready-made” Halloween costume when you can visit your local Goodwill and…

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Home, Kids, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Fed By Very Green Threads

A Good News Story

This is a good news story – a very good news story. It’s about a big vision. It’s about one person having a dream to make a big difference and doing it! It’s about substantive, lasting good news and don’t we all need more of that? Meet Alok Appadurai, co-founder of Fed By Threads – the very first national sweatshop-free,…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Innovation and Technology, Newsletter

Best of Show: Rethinking Fashion

Sass Brown, founder of EcoFashion Talk, author, editor for Coco Eco Fashion Magazine and Acting Associate Dean, School of Art & Design, Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Radio Show
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The Big Green Apple Experience

I will try to capture and convey the magic – and do it justice – from my recent visit to The Big Green Apple. Here are five highlights. The magic just didn’t stop! On the Fashion Institute of Technology’s 10th annual Sustainable & Design Conference in New York City. I can’t do it justice. I can only say […]

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Blog, Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Kids
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The Big Green Apple Experience

In the last newsletter I tried to capture and convey the magic of the first part of my big green trip to the East Coast. I have no earthly clue as to how I am going to report on the second part of it spend in New York City and do it justice but I will do my best because the magic just didn’t stop.

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Gardening, Health, Home, News, Newsletter, Travel

Art Speaks: Nuclear Energy

Mary Lou Dauray, award winning artist & consummate traveler – Since 2009, Mary Lou has been creating artwork reflecting her concern about man-made climate destruction.

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Filed Under: Awareness & Action, Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Home, Kids, Radio Show
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Why Thrifting Matters

Judith Simmons, Marketing Specialist, Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona & Michael Meyer, Vice President of Donated Goods Retail and Marketing at Goodwill Industries International

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Filed Under: Fashion and Beauty, Health, Home, Radio Show, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Tucson/Southern Arizona Community

Fashion Giant with a Conscience

Amy Hall, Director of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER – Yes, Eileen Fisher! While 97% of all garments in the US are made elsewhere, they produce 20% of their fashion in Los…

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Filed Under: Environmental Impact, Fashion and Beauty, Health, Radio Show