Staff's Posts

  • MushLume Lights: Biodesign adding Beauty to our Homes

    By Staff | Living

    You love vegetables, right? What about as part of your decor? Brooklyn designer Danielle Trofe has figured out how to use mushroom mycelium (the root structure of the fungus) to grow lampshades. The mycelium has thin networks of filaments, that branc...


  • SAHEL: Fulani Horse Reins With Fashionable Purpose

    By Staff | Women

    Charlotte Davies moved to Burkina Faso in 2007 and fell in love. With a degree in Fashion Design from Nottingham Trent University and a stint in PR, followed by her role as Fashion Editor for the Sunday Telegraph Magazine, she knew craftsmanship and...


  • Join the Party: the USA's National Parks Service Turns 100!

    By Staff | Travel

    Japanese have long known about the benefits of nature, to our health and overall well-being. In fact, they have a word Shinrinyoku (forest bathing) to refer to getting back to nature, or more closely going deep into the woods where everything is sil...


  • Adidas Reboots the Gazelle. Can I Wear them and Feel Good?

    By Staff | Women

    Last week, adidas relaunched the Gazelle, replete with a reboot of a retro campaign by Kate Moss. And the question many eco-fashion fans want to know is: can I wear adidas? Good question. The adidas Group is a global brand in the sporting goods...


  • New Greenpeace Study Reveals Garments are Off-gassing

    By Staff | News

    If you have read the Magnifeco book, you know it stresses reducing the chemical load in your clothing for myriad reasons: your health (chemicals rubbing against your skin), the environment (depending on methods of production chemicals also contaminat...


  • For the Love of Sheep: A Kickstarter Project by Izzy Lane

    By Staff | Crowdfunding Love

    British-based designer, cum-activist Izzy Davies has two imperatives: to help save the British textile industry and to give animals a voice in the fashion industry. Through her brand Izzy Lane, she has done both. Finding herself providing a refuge fo...


  • Waste Not Want Not: Copenhagen Supermarket Offers Triple Benefit

    By Staff | Travel

    Would you make a pizza with flour past its expiry date? Use canned tomato sauce with a torn label? Add a wrinkly tomato on top? What if by doing so, you not only save money on your grocery bill but also help reduce food waste and contribute to fighti...


  • Kate's Dates: Meet the Author

    By Staff | Events

    Kate will be appearing at: Singapore October 22, 2016. Green is the New Black-a day of game changing talks, workshops and panels, bringing together some of the leading conscious change makers and thought leaders in Asia and beyond. Books and bo...


  • For the Love of the Sea: 7 Sustainable Trunks for Sun and Surf (for him)

    By Staff | Men

    Girls don't have to have all of the 'ethical' fun this summer. We have a list of eco and ethical swimwear for men too -  whether you prefer board or Euro-style shorts, this list has something for you: Faherty Brand:  Living a never ending summe...


  • Summertime: Is your Sunscreen Helping or Hurting You?

    By Staff | Beauty

    The sun-filled, longer days of summer are a blessing and a curse. Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a pandemic and is being studied for its role in cancer, dementia, diabetes and heart disease. But, one in five Americans will develop skin can...