Browsing the "sustainable" Tag

Exposed: Ten Insider Details About New Zealand’s First Ever Eco-Fashion Runway Event

September 16th, 2013 | by Talancia Pea

A pop-up boutique, “shwop” (shop + swap) and style event and online contests are some of the fun goodies to accompany New Zealand’s (NZ) first ever eco-fashion runway show, 'Exposed', on Saturday, September 21. While the country hosts three other fashion weeks, this will be opening night for ten sustainable designers as they come together to present original looks made completely from organic and upcycled materials


Does a Sustainable Lifestyle Really Have to Cost More? [Infographic]

October 18th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Green consumer products usually are more expensive than traditional counterparts, but other sustainable lifestyle choices may save you money in the long run. This infographic takes a look at some of the greener options you might choose over a lifetime


Solar Power Growth In The US [Infographic]

May 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

What's going on in the US solar market? Over the last few years, even as the rest of the economy's been in a slump, solar has grown. Check out the details of this growth in this infographic


Growth in World Contraceptive Use Stalling; 215 Million Women’s Needs Still Unmet

March 27th, 2012 | by Earth Policy Institute

At least 215 million women want to prevent or delay pregnancy but are not using effective contraception. This “unmet need” for family planning may be due to poor reproductive health information, social pressures, or insufficient access to contraceptive options. In Africa, more than 1 in 4 women have unmet need -- by far the highest rate of any region



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