Ethical Alternatives to Dolls Kill

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Dolls Kill has been a destination for unique pieces and statement items. Best known for their festival styles and as a destination for punk, kawaii, goth, rave, and “alternative” fashion. The issue? They’ve taken many counterculture fashion movements which were previous driven by DIYers … more

Ultra Fast Fashion: The Newest Wave of Throwaway Clothing

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By now you’re probably well aware (and hopefully wary) of the concept of fast fashion. You’ve no doubt conjured up thoughts of mega retailers like Zara, H&M, Forever 21, and even family-focused chains like Old Navy and The Children’s Place. But quickly overtaking these … more

How to Buy Sustainable Kids Clothing on a Budget

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Tips for making an eco-friendly children’s wardrobe more affordable There’s no denying sustainable and ethically made clothing is more expensive. I think we all get sticker shock if you’re used to fast fashion prices and start to look at more conscious brands. However, please … more

Ethical & Sustainable Wedding Dress Options for the Conscious Bride

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For most brides, finding THE dress is the most challenging (and personal) part of wedding planning. For the sustainably minded bride, it’s even tougher! Sure, they might be pretty, but typical wedding gowns are made with synthetic fabrics and petroleum-based trims that require a … more

Sustainable Edmonton Business Guide – Shopping & Eating

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Trying to live more environmentally conscious in Edmonton can have it’s challenges, but this city is home to many wonderful small businesses and hidden gems. For more information on ways to reduce your waste in Edmonton, check out Waste Free Edmonton’s resources and volunteer … more

Where to Find Recycled Wool Clothing

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Wool is an amazing, insulting material and more brands are now offering recycled wool clothing, which can be both a great sustainable option and a compromise for those concerned about the ethics of wool. What is Recycled Wool? Recycled wool comes from 2 sources; … more

8 Ways to Be a More Conscious Gift Giver

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Sustainable gift giving isn’t just about what you give, but also how you give. It’s easy to think that buying a gift made in an eco friendly way is all you need to do, however there are important things to keep in mind and … more

25 Top Sustainable Gifts 2022

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Our green gift guide – find eco friendly gifts for everyone on your list! We have collected a variety of sustainable gift ideas so you can not only give thoughtful presents, but also have a lighter impact on the planet. There are options for … more

10 Cozy, Sustainable & Ethical Sweaters

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It’s sweater weather! Get cozy with these sustainable sweaters and knitwear. Wondering what the difference is between alpaca and cashmere, or if wool is even an ethical choice? Check out this companion post all about wool – it’s fibre properties, the ethical considerations and … more

Top Sites & Apps to Shop Second Hand Clothes Online

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Thrifting in person is always an adventure, and with so many online thrift stores and apps now available, purchasing (or selling) used clothing has never been easier. Online options make secondhand shopping more accessible and considerably less frustrating if you are having trouble finding … more

4 Things to Know This Black Friday

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Black Friday and the whole sale weekend can be chaotic and oxytocin-fueled. If you are looking to snag some deals these are a few things you should be aware of to approach the next few shopping days more mindfully. A lot of sales aren’t … more

How to Tell Good vs. Poor Quality Products

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One of the best ways to shop more sustainably is by buying good quality pieces. Not only will they last you longer and save the waste, energy, and resources needed to replace them, but even if you stop needing the item someone else can … more

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