10 Easy Ways You Can Make Your Wardrobe A Little More Sustainable

April 26, 2020 at 08:41AM This week it has been Fashion Revolution Week, which is a movement which has for the past seven years been calling for an improvement in sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry. In order to reverse some of the startling statistics about clothing waste, we all

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If You Want to Make Your Beauty Routine More Sustainable, This Is a Good Start

April 22, 2020 at 02:03PM There’s no denying that consumers are becoming more aware of their environmental impact. A report that was published by ZeroWaste in 2018 revealed that 120 billion units of packaging were being produced by the global cosmetics industry year on year. With statistics like that, it’s imperative and

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19 Sustainable Brands Our Editors Champion Every Day of the Year

April 22, 2020 at 08:00AM Sustainable fashion can be confusing. Is it vegan? Ethically produced? Environmentally friendly? Fair-trade? Is it a catch-all term for anything that relates to fashion that isn’t fast? The short answer is that it can be all those things. The long answer is that it’s much

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18 Stylish Buys From Your Parents’ Favourite Hiking Brand

April 22, 2020 at 05:00AM If you’d have scrolled through the “tagged” tab of Patagonia’s Instagram account three years ago, you would’ve seen the following: ruddy-faced hikers perched on a mountain top, grinning anglers brandishing their latest catch and hardcore outdoorsy people carving spoons by their remote log cabin. Fashion influencers?

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Toronto Swimwear Brand Ūnika Swim Repurposes Adidas Inventory to Make Mask Covers

April 24, 2020 at 10:21PM Since the middle of March, Toronto-based swimwear brand Ūnika Swim has been navigating uncharted waters (much like everyone else). “Due to the fact that we cut, sew, and produce all of our pieces by hand in the studio, we had no other option but to

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Glossier Spent Two Years Creating the Perfect Hand Cream—and It’s Finally Here

April 23, 2020 at 12:31PM The first 10,000 went to hospitals and healthcare workers. Historically, we’ve referred to every single launch from Glossier as “important.” Each new formula feels more innovative, exciting, and buzz-generating than the last, and certain products like Boy Brow ($16) and Balm Dotcom ($12) have become nonnegotiable inclusions in the kits

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12 Canadian-Made Soap Brands to Perk Up Your Handwashing Routine

April 23, 2020 at 03:45PM It’s quite possible humans have never talked about hand washing as much as we have in the past two months. From guidelines on how exactly to wash one’s hands to 20-second suggestions of song clips to help time it just right (A Little Bit Alexis

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Here’s How Canadian Fashion Brands Are Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

April 22, 2020 at 09:46PM Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and fashion brands across the world are celebrating with the announcement of various initiatives and collections to help make fashion more earth-friendly. Here’s how some of your favourite Canadian fashion brands are marking Earth Day 2020: Hilary

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Bare Market, Toronto’s Package-Free Store, Has Just About Everything You Might Need Right Now

April 22, 2020 at 05:30PM Back in 2012, Dayna Stein noticed a gap in the Toronto market for some of the most in-demand items as of late: package-free goods. “It was impossible to find all the things I would need in a day without the excess packaging,” she says. Fast

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Celebrate Earth Day From Home With These Virtual Events

April 22, 2020 at 04:30PM With the coronavirus forcing us all to stay indoors to stay safe, our world has begun to exist entirely online. From virtual meetings to Zoom game nights to Instagram livestreams, we’re relying on digital devices to connect with our friends and community. Organizations, too, are

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Burberry to Remake Items From Spring 2020 Collection With Sustainable Materials

April 22, 2020 at 04:00PM In celebration of Earth Day, which today marks its 50th anniversary, Burberry has announced the launch of a new collection made using sustainable materials. Called ReBurberry Edit, the collection consists of 26 pieces from the brand’s S/S20 collection, including capes, parkas, eyewear, accessories and the

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Nudestix Introduces New Recycling Program to Celebrate Earth Day

April 22, 2020 at 03:00PM Canadian beauty brand Nudestix has announced a welcome new recycling initiative to celebrate Earth Day. Beginning today, the brand – loved for its multi-use, natural-looking products – is introducing the “Save a Tin” recycling program whereby customers will be able to easily recycle the brand’s

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Seven Upcycled Pieces to Make Your Closet More Eco-Friendly

April 22, 2020 at 02:09PM There are plenty of designers making old things new again—it’s a great way to curb the wastefulness of the fashion industry’s traditional production methods, and also results in garments and accessories that are incredibly unique. Looking to add something more environmentally-friendly to your wardrobe? Here

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Meet the Brands Giving Old Fabrics New Life Through Upcycling

April 22, 2020 at 02:00PM Canadian Julia Grieve pioneered the idea of upcycling when she founded Preloved 25 years ago; its offerings include T-shirts, sweaters and loungewear made with swatches of upcycled denim and wool. But despite the brand’s longevity and industry kudos, Preloved’s eco-minded ethos was eclipsed by the

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If You Want to Make Your Beauty Routine More Sustainable, This Is a Good Start

April 22, 2020 at 02:03PM There’s no denying that consumers are becoming more aware of their environmental impact. A report that was published by ZeroWaste in 2018 revealed that 120 billion units of packaging were being produced by the global cosmetics industry year on year. With statistics like that, it’s imperative and

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20 Sustainable Brands Our Editors Champion Every Day of the Year

April 22, 2020 at 05:00AM Sustainable fashion can be confusing. Is it vegan? Ethically produced? Environmentally friendly? Fair-trade? Is it a catch-all term for anything that relates to fashion that isn’t fast? The short answer is that it can be all those things. The long answer is that it’s much

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18 Stylish Buys From Your Parents’ Favourite Hiking Brand

April 22, 2020 at 05:00AM If you’d have scrolled through the “tagged” tab of Patagonia’s Instagram account three years ago, you would’ve seen the following: ruddy-faced hikers perched on a mountain top, grinning anglers brandishing their latest catch and hardcore outdoorsy people carving spoons by their remote log cabin. Fashion influencers?

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H&M is the Most Transparent Fashion Brand in the World, According to a New Report

April 21, 2020 at 08:00PM H&M has been named as the most transparent fashion brand, according to the new Fashion Revolution Transparency Index report. The report looked at 250 fashion and apparel brands across the world to determine how much they disclose on policies like animal welfare, biodiversity, living wages,

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These 8 activewear pieces prove sustainable fashion can be functional *and* stylish

March 17, 2020 at 09:30AM by CWC When it comes to living more sustainably, you know the drill: bring your reusable water bottle everywhere, recycle plastics when you can’t avoid them, and say no to straws. But dressing sustainably? That’s a little tougher to tackle, especially when it comes to

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Your guide to buying and drinking truly sustainable wine

March 06, 2020 at 01:00AM by CWC Thanks to climate change, people are more willing than ever to go “green” with their eating habits, from going plant-based (at least some of the time) to cutting back on their food waste. So it should be no surprise that many people are

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The world’s largest healthy product convention was just postponed—here’s how it’ll impact what you eat this year

March 03, 2020 at 10:49PM by CWC This week was supposed to mark one of the biggest wellness events of 2020. Every year, more than 3,500 health brands and over 85,000 attendees descend upon Anaheim, California for ExpoWest—the world’s largest healthy product convention—to showcase what they’ll have to offer in

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Beauty redditors are taking sustainability seriously—and the industry is listening

February 21, 2020 at 12:00PM by CWC Editors may be the beauty industry’s traditional arbiters of taste, but in the digital age, Redditors are just as influential. A vast online forum with discussion groups dedicated to every topic imaginable, Reddit is stacked with highly engaged beauty communities whose members passionately

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I haven’t taken off these sustainably made $25 leggings since I bought them

February 16, 2020 at 06:00PM by CWC Truth time: Leggings are probably my favorite article of clothing, which is funny because I used to be such a snob about how “leggings aren’t pants.” Guess what, 2012 Allie: Leggings are pants, and you will soon be wearing them seven days a

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5 easy ways couples are incorporating sustainability into their weddings

February 14, 2020 at 02:00AM by CWC Weddings are all about love—the love between you and your partner, and the love of two families coming together. Now, more and more couples are incorporating their love of the planet into their nuptials. The Knot just released findings from their 2019 Real

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I found the best thing to happen to deodorant since aluminum

February 14, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC When it comes to my armpits, I’ll try anything to make sure they stay fresh—even in the midst of the sweatiest boot camp workout. And boy, do I mean anything: deodorant wipes,  sage-spiked stuff, natural sticks galore, and even antiperspirant cycling. But in

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The Oscars proved that recycled fashion is *the* sustainable trend of red carpet style

February 10, 2020 at 07:31PM by CWC “Shopping your stash”—aka making use out of things you already own in an effort to buy less—has become a stronghold of sustainability. We’ve seen it happening in our beauty cabinets, in our closets, and in our refrigerators. But the most recent place the

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The first apartment essentials you need for a healthy, cozy, organized home

February 06, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Moving into your first apartment is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. It’s a major move that makes you feel independent and shows all your hard work has paid off. Officially having a space that’s entirely yours also means it’s

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Climate change is making it harder for Olympic athletes to train—Nike wants clear the air

February 05, 2020 at 07:00PM by CWC Put yourself in the sneakers of an athlete who’s spent the majority of their life dreaming, training, and spending every waking hour living for the chance to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Now, imagine there’s a very real, looming adversary standing

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4 reasons to switch to organic linens, because your bed deserves nice things, too

February 05, 2020 at 10:00AM by CWC When you’re on the hunt for a new sweater, do you opt for the scratchy, will-rip-in-six-months option, or the soft, durable, goes-with-everything one? The latter, of course. So, why in the world would you want to outfit your bed (the place you spend

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6 ways to level-up your sustainable grocery shopping skills beyond using a reusable tote bag

January 31, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC With everyone finally waking up to the realities of the climate crisis, it’s safe to say that many healthy eaters are wondering how they can help our current state of affairs. For some people, that might mean cutting back on meat. For others,

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