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- Sustainable fashion educator Taylor Bright, aka @sustainablecherub on TikTok, shares her sustainability journey with us in honor of Earth Day.
Is Shein an Ethical Brand? A Look Into the Fast Fashion EmpireIs Shein bad, or is it an ethical brand? Here’s a look into what makes Shein that company that it is.
Celebrity Vegan and Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands That Will Do Your Face a Big FavorWhether you're looking for something environmentally-friendly or if you abstain from animal products, these are our favorite vegan makeup brands created by celebrities.
Our Favorite Sustainable Glasses, Plus How to Recycle Old EyeglassesSustainable glasses companies keep cropping up, offering prescription frames, readers, blue-light glasses, and sunglasses that will keep your eyes protected while respecting the Earth.
KEEN Footwear's New Collection Diverts Landfill Waste From Leather Car Seat ProductionAlthough we generally don't condone the use of leather, as it comes from cows, these shoes use upcycled leather that comes from old car seats.
Our Favorite Vegan Leather Jackets for a Cruelty-Free Fashion MomentIf you are vegan, or otherwise avoid buying or wearing animal products, investing in a high-quality vegan leather jacket may be a worthwhile purchase.
Eco-Friendly Claw Clips For a Trendy and Sustainable UpdoOne brand's eco-friendly claw clips went viral on TikTok recently — here are a few options for sustainable claw clips and other hair accessories.
These Sustainable, Circular Fashion Companies Offer Their Own Recycling ProgramsThese sustainable and circular fashion companies have their own recycling programs.
Vegetable Ivory Is Making a Resurgence in Fashion — How the Sustainable Material Is Made (Exclusive)What exactly is vegetable ivory, and what can it be used for?
From Breathtaking Views to Over-the-Top Amenities — Check out These Unique Airbnb Treehouses in the U.S.From breathtaking views to over-the-top amenities, check out the best and most unique Airbnb treehouses in the United States.
These Black-Owned Clothing Brands Are All About Sustainable, Secondhand, and Ethical FashionSupporting Black-owned sustainable clothing companies is easier than ever thanks to the internet.
10 Eco-Friendly Swimsuit Brands for All Shapes and SizesIf you're dreaming of warmer weather and days at the beach, here are 10 of our favorite eco-friendly bathing suit brands to consider for summer 2022.
Here's How You Can Dress Like Carrie, Miranda, or Charlotte — SustainablyYou can dress like Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte, or any of the other 'Sex and the City' characters through thredUP and Hurr's latest campaigns.
Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Children’s Clothing BrandsThere are so many sustainable kids’ clothing brands on the market these days.
Amazon Deforestation Connected to Popular Fashion Brands’ Leather UseDeforestation in the Amazon rainforest is primarily due to the cattle ranching industry — and many fashion brands source leather from the Amazon.
Why Fashion Companies Destroy Unsold GoodsFashion companies make it a habit to destroy unsold goods, but why engage in such wasteful behavior?
Crocs Is Encouraging You to Donate Clothes for a Free Pair of KicksComfort shoe company, Crocs, established a new program with online thrift store, thredUP, which encourages you to donate old clothes for store credit.
Dumpster Diver's TikTok Inspires Coach to Stop Destroying Unsold BagsA TikTok about slashed Coach bags found in dumpsters went so viral, that it actually prompted Coach to pledge to quit the wasteful practice of destroying unsold merchandise.
Sericulture: Why Silk Production Is Not So Eco-FriendlyThe growing of silk is not considered a cruelty-free industry, but is sericulture eco-friendly?
Sustainable Vegan Leather Pants, So You Can Fit in With the TikTok TeensVegan leather pants are huge on TikTok this fall — here's a look into the two most popular pairs from Abercrombie and Aritzia, as well as some more sustainable options.
DIY Bath Bomb Recipes That You Can Make at HomeBath bombs might seem quite luxurious, but they’re surprisingly easy to make at home.
Exploring the Health and Beauty Benefits of Rice WaterRice water has many health and beauty benefits that many people don’t know about.
3 Easy, DIY Recipes for Making All-Natural Lip Gloss at HomeMaking your own lip gloss at home is a great way to save money and ensure you’re only using natural ingredients.
8 Scintillating Scents: These Fantastic Fragrances Are Completely VeganThe best vegan fragrances combine cruelty-free ingredients and sensational scents into one, affordable package.
Puma’s Shoebox Redesign Is Part of the Brand’s New Sustainability InitiativesPuma is rolling out its brand new shoeboxes, which save 2,800 tonnes of cardboard on an annual basis, as part of its sustainability initiatives.
You Can Shop Secondhand From Home, Through These Online Thrift StoresBuying secondhand is the sustainable way to shop, but you don't necessarily have to go in-person — these are our favorite online thrift stores.
You Can Make “Leather” From Used SCOBY, for a Zero-Waste Kombucha Brewing ProcessKombucha brewers can make sure their business or hobby is zero-waste, by making a material that resembles vegan leather from used SCOBY.
Ethical Beauty Doesn’t Have to Be Pricey — Shop These Cruelty-Free Drugstore BrandsIf you care about supporting ethical beauty companies, you don't have to pay a hefty price, with these cruelty-free drugstore beauty brands.
Cozy Up in Some of Our Favorite Ethical, Vegan, and Sustainable Fall SweatersIf you're already preparing your fall looks, here are a few eco-friendly sweaters that will keep you cozy and looking chic — sustainably.
Sustainability at NYFW: Not Enough Eco-Conscious Fashion on Runways This YearIs NYFW sustainable? Some designers used eco-friendly techniques for NYFW, but overall, sustainability was not a main character at this year's event.
How Lorde Made Her ‘Solar Power’ Merch as Eco-Conscious as Possible (Exclusive)Lorde’s sustainable “Solar Power” merch was made by LA-based fashion company Everybody.World.
Why Vegans Don't Wear Real Pearls — Here's How They're MadeDo vegans wear pearls? The pearl industry presents a host of ethical and environmental issues.
6 Vegan Subscription Boxes Worth Trying — Snacks, Beauty, and MoreThese vegan subscription boxes are a great way to try out new brands of vegan cosmetics and snack foods.
TikTok's Earth Stewardess, an Original Member of "EcoTok," Shares Her "Green Routine" (Exclusive)TikTok's "Earth Stewardess," one of the original members of the EcoTok collective, took the time to share her Green Routine with us via email.
Sustainable Plus-Sized Clothing Brands That Keep Low-Impact Shopping CuteFinding inclusive sizes while thrifting may be tricky, so if you're looking to keep your shopping low-impact, try these sustainable plus-sized brands.
Thrift Flipping Denim: Cropping, Distressing, Painting, and MoreThrift flipping denim is easier than you think! From cropping the bottoms, to distressing, to painting, there are so many ways to change them up.
I Tried Brooks' New "Eco-Friendly" Running Shoe — Here's What You Need to KnowBrooks Running recreated its best-selling sneaker, the Ghost 14, to be carbon neutral, and made with recycled materials — here's what they're like.
Wallis Day Shares Her "Green Routine" After Finishing 'Batwoman' (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with 'Batwoman' actress Wallis Day, who shared her "Green Routine," sustainable fashion secrets, and her skincare routine.
New Study Says Renting Clothes Is Unsustainable — but It's Missing the Whole PictureIs renting clothes sustainable? A new study argues that it's actually not that great when done on a large scale, but it's missing the full picture.
9 Secondhand Websites for Selling and Buying Clothes, Baby Gear, and MoreSecondhand websites and apps can help you buy and sell everything from clothes to baby gear to home goods.
Celeb Tattoo Artist, Bang Bang, on How Tattoos Can Be More Eco-Friendly (Exclusive)Green Matters caught up with one of New York's most legendary celebrity tattoo artists, Bang Bang, to hear his "Green Routine" and collab with Lightlife.
These Musicians Are Providing Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Unsustainable Band TeesIf you're looking to support your favorite artists in a sustainable manner, a number of climate-conscious bands have released sustainable band merch.
“Forever Chemicals” Found in Half of Beauty Products Tested — Here’s Our PFAS-Free Makeup ListPFAS-free makeup brands are out there — and it could be a good idea to support them, since forever chemicals have been found in more than half of U.S. and Canada's makeup.
Stella McCartney’s Sustainable Autumn 2021 Collection “Celebrates Animals as Our Equals”Stella McCartney's Autumn 2021 is her most sustainable yet, and calls for an end to the fur industry.
Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg Shares Her “Green Routine” (Exclusive)Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg shared her Green Routine with Green Matters while promoting her partnership with Excedrin.
How Olivia Rodrigo Is Making Sustainable Fashion Part of Her BrandOlivia Rodrigo opened up about her passion for ethical and vintage fashion in a new interview — plus, we have the details on her sustainable merch collection.
Bamboo: Is It As Eco-Friendly As Everyone Seems to Think?Bamboo has been steadily gaining popularity as a sustainable textile and building material, but is bamboo actually eco-friendly, or is it greenwashing?
Sustainable Pride Merch by LGBTQ+-Owned Businesses to Combat Rainbow WashingPride merch is best when bought from a sustainable, LGBTQ+-owned, small business.
Estonia Is Shutting Down All Its Fur FarmsEstonia is banning fur farming nationwide — five years from now, all fur farms across the country must be completely shut down.
Vegan Grape Leather Bag Raises $200K on KickstarterVegan grape leather, made with the byproducts of the winemaking process that often go to waste, is the newest sustainable fabric.