The Vanity Project NYFW: Non-profit Love Via Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

The Vanity Project works with non-profits to create fun graphic apparel “that people want to wear and people want to talk about.” ” Materials use an eco-friendly ‘tri-blend’ of organic cotton, recycled polyester and naturally occurring rayon.

Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

Living Green & Saving Energy

Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage. agriculture saving water Increasing Profits in Eco-Friendly Agriculture; the Advantage of Effective Land Drainage

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The True Cost of Profit: A Conversation with Stefan Molyneux.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) eco environmental fashion industry green labor planet profit social injustice stefan molyneux trade world

Planet or Profits? Time to Get our Story Straight.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) awareness change eco environment Get Story Straight green healing it’s time to act life mindfulness Planet or Profits Time to unnecessary consumerism How many purchases do we regularly make without thinking twice about the impact it’s having on our planet?

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

Goodwill replied to Patrice’s inquiry about prices, reminding readers that the company uses profits for a host of programs for at-risk youth and adults, including the homeless. . Now that attitude seems to have disappeared,” Eco-Chick’s editor, Starre Vartan, told me. .

Study determines “beef animals” produce more profit if killed faster

Eccorazzi

In the ongoing exploitation of animals, profit is the bottom line. Farmers Weekly reports that researchers at SRUC in Edinburgh have found that reducing the age of cows to 12 months at their time of slaughter could hike up farm profits.

As Israel Chemicals Profits Soar, the Dead Sea Suffers

Green Prophet

Despite these ongoing environmental issues, Israel Chemicals, owners of the Dead Sea Works, recently declared operating profits of 41 percent due to rising potash prices, according the Marker. Read more about Dead Sea eco-issues: Time Running Out for Saving Dead Sea Hotels.

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Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

Goodwill replied to Patrice’s inquiry about prices, reminding readers that the company uses profits for a host of programs for at-risk youth and adults, including the homeless. . Now that attitude seems to have disappeared,” Eco-Chick’s editor, Starre Vartan, told me. . Second-hand.

Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012

Green Home Blog

Top 10 Best Eco-Holiday Destinations 2012. These top 10 best eco-holiday destinations are an excellent escape for the eco-conscious family, friends or solo adventurer. Tagged: green travel , holiday eco-travel.

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10 New Money Saving Eco-Tips

Green Home Blog

10 New Money Saving Eco-Tips. Practicing such habits as recycling, re-using, responsible consumerism and more are all ways to keep costs down and eco-healing up. Items on consignment are a percentage split of profits between the shop owner and the consignee.

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Helping Out those Great Non-Profits

Eco Friendly Daily

Helping Out those Great Non-Profits. Something else that you should keep in mind is that all of the money you donate to non-profits or charities can be deducted from your taxes. Categories. Garden. Kitchen. New & Exciting. Electronics. Events. Health. Personal.

Woodzee Recycled Whiskey Barrel Sunglasses: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

As you may know, we at Eco Chick take our product-testing seriously. Then for every item purchased, Woodzee will donate a portion of the profit to the chosen non-profit organization. Related on Eco Chick: .

7 Embracing Eco-Caribbean Summer Destinations

Eco Chic

For some eco-friendly time in the sun , here are 7 great Caribbean destinations. Bonaire is an eco-conscious island, gaining half its power through wind-farms and the other half with bio-diesel fuels. The post 7 Embracing Eco-Caribbean Summer Destinations appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

And so I before I knew it, my pro Google searches landed me on a Vogue article about eco friendly wedding dresses where Livia Firth, founder of Eco-Age said, “I love Leila Hafzi , known as the first high-end ethical and eco-conscious bridalwear brand that empowers women in developing countries.”

T-Shirt Company Uses Profits for Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries

Celsias

T-shirt brand Naked Hippy help small businesses in developing countries by investing all their profit in micro loans. Florida-based t-shirt brand Naked Hippie invest all their profit in microloans to help grow small businesses in developing countries.

New El Mandara Eco-Haven Pops up in Fayoum, Egypt

Green Prophet

This new eco-resort in the Fayoum Oasis offers tourists and locals respite from Egypt’s ongoing chaos. We learned about Egypt’s latest eco-lodge from Urban Peek , who are friendly with the owners. More on Eco-Tourism in Egypt: Is Troubled Egypt Ripe Enough for Eco-Tourism?

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5 Green Go-To Resources to Become More Eco-Aware

The Green Samaritan

The mission of this non-profit is to inspire parents to protect their children from toxic chemicals. There’s more out there, so what are some of your favorite online resources to help you become more eco-aware?

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Eco Chick Giveaway: Fair Fashion from Treetie

Eco Chic

Treetie (pronounced like ‘treaty’) is a new online boutique offering eco friendly and fair trade women’s fashion apparel, accessories, and gifts. A percentage of all profits are donated to 1% For the Planet. This scarf from Treetie could be yours.

Men’s Eco-Fashion Shopping Guide: Part 2

Eco Chic

Below are more wonderful eco-conscious brands to whet your appetite. They are dedicated to being eco-friendly, cruelty free, and socially responsible. You can give them to your friends as intro eco-fashion gifts! (Oh, The company also donates 1% of profits to the planet.

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My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

And so I before I knew it, my pro Google searches landed me on a Vogue article about eco friendly wedding dresses where Livia Firth, founder of Eco-Age said, “I love Leila Hafzi , known as the first high-end ethical and eco-conscious bridalwear brand that empowers women in developing countries.”

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

And so I before I knew it, my pro Google searches landed me on a Vogue article about eco friendly wedding dresses where Livia Firth, founder of Eco-Age said, “I love Leila Hafzi , known as the first high-end ethical and eco-conscious bridalwear brand that empowers women in developing countries.”

Eco-Art Gift Ideas for Sandy Claus

Green Prophet

The oddity of snowflakes made from beach sand is appealing: an ornament that could be displayed during the winter to recall happy summer days at the beach, on a desert eco-tour , or on a Bedouin camping trip. Fashion & Design eco-art environmental art jewelry sand sustainable gifts

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Affordable, Wearable, and Comfortable: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

Although it costs us more to do so, we feel that sacrificing profits is more important than compromising our environment and economy. Hooked sells their eco fashion at over 100 boutiques nationwide and in Canada and across the country at music festivals and other transient marketplaces.

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14 Eco-Valentine Ideas

Eco Friendly Daily

E-cards: these are not as personal as the regular card but an e-card or a text message of love is also another eco-friendly option if your partner is okay with it. If you like to dine by candlelight dine with eco-friendly fragrance free candles. Eco-bites.

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4 Ways Eco-Friendly Businesses Can Attract Talented Employees

Green Prophet

However, eco-friendly companies face a few challenges when courting dynamic, talented pros. Others may wrongly assume that all eco-friendly organizations are non-profit. All companies want to bring in talented individuals on a regular basis.

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Refutrees Scratches Eco and Social Itches with Refugee Projects

Green Prophet

Some good news for a change: Refutrees is a new non-profit that’s turning the traditional aid-centric model of development on its head. Refutrees is also working on an eco-art project to address the lack of safe spaces for camp children. Today is World Refugee Day.

Eco-Hybrid Car From Qatar Unveiled During Climate Talks

Green Prophet

GORD unveiled their Eco-Hybrid car at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP18) meetings in Doha. Cars & Transportation Climate Change COP18 Eco-Hybrid Car global warming GORD hybrid car hydrogen vehicles

Men’s Eco-Fashion Shopping Guide: Part 1

Eco Chic

We’ve heard your request for a comprehensive Men’s Eco-Fashion retailer’s list: And here it is! (It’s Below are some of the coolest eco-friendly brands that cater to an array of masculine styles, from trendy and formal to cool and casual.

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Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

Green Traveler Guides

Chris Gorell Barnes, co-founder of BLUE, said: “I am very optimistic that the talks that began at the Six Senses Eco Symposium will lead to something very special being created.

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Can there be more Masdar eco-cities in the Middle East?

Green Prophet

Can this experimental eco-city be replicated in other Middle Eastern or North African countries that don’t have Abu Dhabi’s immense oil wealth? They can make a profit, but building sustainably depends on the will to do so. Can there be more Masdars?

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KnowYourPlanet attempts to turn Kenya towards solar power in a profitable fashion

EcoFriend

In the process they also wanted to train the locals and create a solar power cottage industry in the region that can not only promote sustainable power, but also help young Kenyan boys make some profit.

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Ethical Athleisure Wear: Eco-Chick’s Holiday Gift Guide #4

Eco Chic

All the products below are fair-trade, ethical, locally made, eco-friendly, low-impact, or (most likely) some combination of the previous. The post Ethical Athleisure Wear: Eco-Chick’s Holiday Gift Guide #4 appeared first on Eco-Chick.

Eco-Festivals, Inc. Announces First Annual San Ramon Eco-Festival

Green (Living) Review

Bay Area Festival will be a Celebration of Environmentally-focused Entertainment, Education, and Eco-Friendly Inspiration SAN RAMON, CA – Eco-Festivals, Inc., Anyone interested in participating in or partnering with Eco-Festivals, Inc., Eco-Festivals, Inc.

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This Butterfly Tank Helps Abused Young Women, and So Do All El Cambio’s Clothes. How?

Eco Chic

What I love about their system is that these non-profits are small and benefit very specific causes. Guria is a non-profit organisation that has been fighting the sexual exploitation of women and girls, with special focus on forced prostitution and sex trafficking.

Eco Enthusiast or Skint Sceptic? What is Your ‘Eco’ Identity?

Green (Living) Review

New classification system identifies differing Eco identities across the UK The issue of the environment and ethical living is a subject that continues to divide many. The ‘Green Is The New Black’ Luvvie Often seen sipping fair-trade coffee on the move, for these eco-luvvies green and ethical issues are seen as ‘en vogue’. Eco Enthusiasts : Keen to make a difference, they integrate green living into their daily routine.

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The Perfect Maxi Dress: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

They soon returned to India with the profits they had made, mixing business with pleasure; staying at Buddhist retreats, discovering crafts at local markets and picking up gorgeous handmade fabrics along the way. First of all, the Nomads clothing origin story is pretty romantic!

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly (Green) Jobs

Green Furniture Home Design

Conservation Biologist -Teaching, research, fieldwork, non-profits. Eco News energy efficient buildings forestry green jobs home wind turbine recycler solar power urban famersOver the past couple of years I’ve had quite a few people emailing in asking about schools that specialize in environmental studies or “green education” so I thought is was time that I put together a thorough list of the top ten environmental (green) jobs.

Israeli Reuse Conference Claims that Big Opportunities Come in.

Green Prophet

In other words, he consults businesses and helps them find practical solutions for reducing their negative impact on the environment in creative ways that, inevitably, reduce waste and increase profit.

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Brad Pitt’s Charity to Give Eco-Friendly Home to Hurricane Survivors

Eccorazzi

The Make It Right charity, founded by actor Brad Pitt, recently teamed up with other non-profit organizations for a friendly competition: namely, to see who could design the best affordable Read More The post Brad Pitt’s Charity to Give Eco-Friendly Home to Hurricane Survivors appeared first on Ecorazzi.

How I Wear Eco Fashion: Journalist and Fashion Correspondent Emma Grady

Eco Chic

Emma Grady is a multimedia journalist and freelance fashion correspondent ( Discovery’s TreeHugger.com and Planet Green, her own style site Past Fashion Future , Coco Eco Magazine , and more) based in New York City. Featured eco fashion Fashion How I wear eco fashion vintage

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Eco Chic Exhibit Now On at Scandinavia House, NYC

Eco Chic

Leave it to the Swedes to put together an exhibit concerning eco fashion that’s both beautiful and seriously thought-provoking. Video by Eco Chick Contributor Alicia Lubowski-Jahn. Tags: Featured eco exhibition Fashion film men mom ny NYC sustainable video

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Help Elephants During Elephant Week with Fab Art and Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

It’s Elephant Week at Eco-Chick! They also have a cute selection of T-shirts and accessories, and most importantly, 10% of all profits go directly to saving elephants! The post Help Elephants During Elephant Week with Fab Art and Eco Fashion appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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Hole-bait*

Environmental Economics

National Whitewater Center turned a promising operating profit in 2010. It turned an operating profit of $631,612 in 2010, up from $121,000 the year before.

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