Photo by Alyssa Strohmann on Unsplash In Part 1 of our capsule wardrobe series, we laid out how a capsule wardrobe will help support your eco-conscious lifestyle, and the questions you should ask yourself when paring down your overflowing closet to a functional wardrobe you’ll actually wear. This week, we’re helping you get a jump start on your new style with five essential pieces to create a versatile capsule wardrobe that works for your life. 1. Tank Top Photo by Claire Rush on Unsplash Tank tops in basic neutrals like black, white or grey should be a staple in your capsule collection. They are great for layering, they go with everything, and they never go out of style. 2. Short-Sleeved T-Shirt Photo by Md Salman on Unsplash Like...
We've all stood in front of bulging closets with nothing to wear - a scenario that's not good for you or for the environment. This week, we're starting the conversation about how a capsule wardrobe can help you wear what you have and save the planet at the same time.
These days more and more buyers are becoming eco-conscious, and so have many companies and brands, but not all of them are reevaluating the packaging of their products. As a consumer, it is important that you buy your goods from companies that do good by our planet and incorporate sustainable packaging in their production practices. Bioplastics, paper and/or reduced packaging in general are all environmentally-friendly materials to look out for when doing your shopping research. But what if you purchased a product that didn’t come in sustainable packaging? What then?
Conversations about hemp can put people in a tizzy, as many people tend to conflate hemp and marijuana. But they are two separate things, though both are derived from the Cannibas Sativa plant. What’s important for our purposes is that hemp is not psychoactive (it contains minimal amounts of THC) but it can be used for a myriad of industrial purposes. Here are three simple ways to incorporate hemp into your eco-friendly lifestyle.
While we’re not all multimillionaires with pockets full of money, most of us do have money. We all spend money one way or another, whether it’s on food, transportation, traveling, entertainment, or literally anything else that requires you to open your wallet. Being environmentally-friendly doesn’t mean you have to give up spending money or buying things. In fact, you should feel free to buy to your heart’s content! The most important part of living an eco-friendly life is loving an eco-friendly life.