Online Shopping with Fair Tribe
English Lass in LA
by Jessica Perkins
2y ago
I haven’t set foot in a retail store in months and I miss curated shelves and feeling fabric between my fingers. Like the rest of us, I do most of my shopping online. I wanted to share a store I discovered called Fair Tribe that feels like walking into a store in Los Feliz or […] The post Online Shopping with Fair Tribe appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Compostable vs. Biodegradable. What’s the difference?
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by Jessica Perkins
2y ago
I used to think compostable and biodegradable meant the same thing. Often when I look at packaging, it feels like the terms compostable and biodegradable are used interchangeably.  The difference between biodegradable and compostable is substantial, but marketers don’t necessarily see it that way. Biodegradable When something is biodegradable, it breaks into little pieces over […] The post Compostable vs. Biodegradable. What’s the difference? appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Eco Certifications got you in a muddle? Look out for OEKO-TEX®
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by Jessica Perkins
2y ago
You may have seen clothing labels that say things like ‘Forest Stewardship Council certified, ‘Fair Trade,’ or ‘Organic Cotton.’ Each of these certifications is designed by its own organization, which performs its own authentication. These help consumers like us to become more aware of the ethical and sustainable practices surrounding the clothing we buy. For […] The post Eco Certifications got you in a muddle? Look out for OEKO-TEX® appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Map of a COVID-19 Trash walk – Santa Monica, CA
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by Jessica Perkins
2y ago
I created this map to higlight the amount of single-use trash accumualting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the link below to see the map I created. Seagull image: Peter Nicholls, REUTERS The post Map of a COVID-19 Trash walk – Santa Monica, CA appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Beginners Guide to Worm Composting at Home 
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by Jessica Perkins
2y ago
I never would’ve thought that I’d be a composter.  That I’d get excited about going onto my patio to check how my worm colony was getting on. That I’d have friends texting me like their drug dealer, asking if I could hook them up with compost.  In this post, I’ll detail how I compost food […] The post Beginners Guide to Worm Composting at Home  appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Ethically & Sustainably Made Hats By NINAKURU
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by Jessica Perkins
3y ago
Today, I want to highlight NINAKURU, a luxury brand creating fashion the right way.  NINAKURU designs and sells bespoke and ready-to-wear Ecuadorian Panama hats, ethically sourced wool hats, sustainably sourced straw bags, and other accessories. Aside from the fact that hats are fun, writing this felt appropriate given that we just completed the seventh Fashion […] The post Ethically & Sustainably Made Hats By NINAKURU appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Solid Shampoo Bars – Spring & Vine
English Lass in LA
by Jessica Perkins
3y ago
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spring & Vine. All opinions are 100% mine. Solid Shampoo – Spring and Vine I love when niche items become normal. Solid shampoo bars used to be few and far between but over the last couple of years, they’ve grown in popularity. I recently […] The post Solid Shampoo Bars – Spring & Vine appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Eight Items you Shouldn’t be Recycling
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by Jessica Perkins
3y ago
Recycling is complicated – it is an imperfect solution to a global problem. I feel obligated to reduce my consumption of single-use plastic and to recycle as much as possible. However, food and beverage companies don’t make that easy.  They produce products which are single-use (hence more wasteful) and often choose virgin plastic rather than […] The post Eight Items you Shouldn’t be Recycling appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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 Home Compostable Packaging by noissue
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by Jessica Perkins
3y ago
Last Christmas, my parents gave me a vermicompost system. My interest in household waste and decomposition has continued to grow, and I was excited to learn about noissue, a company that makes home compostable packaging. Who is noissue noissue was founded in 2017, by Josh Bowden and Auguste Gaur. They’d been looking for sustainable and […] The post  Home Compostable Packaging by noissue appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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Bespoke Ethical Jewelry with Alkimee
English Lass in LA
by Jessica Perkins
3y ago
So many of the items that we buy have ethical alternatives: the shoes we wear, the toiletries we use and the bottles we carry. I bought sustainable dental floss in Brooklyn… on the other end of the spectrum, jewelry is the most discretionary item that we can buy. Let’s face it, it’s pure luxury. Yet, […] The post Bespoke Ethical Jewelry with Alkimee appeared first on Ecologically ..read more
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