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Sustainable Fashion Designer Tara St. James Shares Inspiration for Fall Collection, Green Closet and Much More

Award-winning designer, upcycling jewelry mastermind and the founder of a school and consultancy for aspiring sustainable designers are only a few of the accomplishments listed on Tara St. James’ fashion résumé. The Montreal-native shared with me her inspiration for the Fall collection, goals for partnering with Ecover’s Green Closet, and how fans and fashionistas can follow her next big move!

July 24th

Green Closet: Sustainable Fashion is a Lifestyle

Eco-chic fashionistas of Ecover’s Green Closet know buying sustainably-made clothing is only a small part of greening up your wardrobe and lowering your carbon footprint. It’s equally important to use low environment impact, all-natural cleaning products and methods to care for your favorite looks.

July 20th

Ecover's 30 Under 30 Contest is Back

Last year, I was honored to serve as a judge for Ecover’s 30 Under 30 Contest, which recognized “30 people under 30 years old who are making a sustainable difference in their local or global communities.” The contest is on again this year, I’m judging again (along with fellow Important Media writer Megan McWilliams), and […]

September 27th

sustainablog Approved: Ecover

If you’ve followed our occasional series of sustainablog Approved posts, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve tended to focus on smaller, upcoming companies. I’m a sucker for a creative entrepreneur, so that makes sense… but, of course, small, new companies aren’t the only ones taking innovative steps to combine business and sustainability. If you pay attention […]

Ecover Cleaning Products Celebrates Thirty Under 30

Even if you buy green cleaning products* scrupulously, Ecover may be an unfamiliar name to you… while they’ve been around for thirty years, they’ve made more of a mark in Europe than in the United States (where brands like Seventh Generation* tend to reign supreme). The company wants to change that, though, and as a […]

September 14th

5 Products to Green in Your Everyday Life

Jeff McIntire-Strasburg occasionally writes posts on new, innovative green products (see Five Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV and Five More Greenish Products You’ve Seen on TV). Rather than try to steal his thunder, this post looks at some basic, simple, green products that can make your everyday life many times greener. Staying away from […]

July 24th

The Green Cleaning Challenge: Substituting Chemicals With Vegetables

I have discovered the holy grail of green cleaners! There are very few situations in which consuming unnecessary chemicals seems like a good idea so I decided to re-vamp my cleaning supplies. Slowly I am substituting my traditional products for vegetable-based products which are more safe and sustainable and I challenge you to try the […]

June 2nd