Issue #91
March 12, 2013

How Slow Can Fashion Go?

In an industry where a relentless drive for speed has made clothing as disposable as a plastic fork, it’s refreshing to see initiatives designed to slow things down. Flint and Tinder is one of a growing number of companies seeking to disrupt the fashion industry by slowing it down. The Brooklyn-based label is crowdfunding a hoodie guaranteed to last 10 years (or in H&M terms, 160 seasons, give or take). ... Read More

Smog-Fueled Unrest

I’ve always assumed that the greatest challenge to curbing pollution is that the problem is largely invisible. To a large extent we don’t see pollution; outside of a handful of hazy days in most North American cities, air still looks like air, water still looks pretty clean. That is, until a certain tipping point is reached. In Beijing, that point was reached long ago. ... Read More

Oatmeal & Quinoa Porridge

When you want something healthy, sweet and filling for breakfast, try this Oatmeal & Quinoa Porridge with Coconut Milk from Jenné Claiborne of The Nourishing Vegan. This vegan breakfast porridge ... Read More

LA Schools Go Meatless on Monday

The country’s second largest school district has gone meatless on Mondays. Back in November, the Los Angeles City Council passed a resolution that urges people to observe Mondays without meat, bolst ... Read More
Issue #91
March 12, 2013