On any trip to a salon or beauty store you’ll find scores of products with ads and labels suggesting they’ll make you look young, healthy, ravishingly beautiful, and wildly happy as well. A growing number of these products claim to be natural and good for the planet as well as good for your skin. How do you know what to believe?
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I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jack Norris, co-founder of Vegan Outreach, an organization committed to advocacy for a lower carbon and more compassionate diet. At the age of 41, and after 15 years of advocacy, Jack could be forgiven a little fatigue, but you’ll find not a single hint of anything […]
A couple months ago while strolling or rather avoiding the Bay Bridge rush hour type traffic masses in the Green Festival we spotted a shoe company. No dahhling, we didn’t spy any sustainably made Manolo Blahnik pumps (we wish) but rather some shoes that caused a Chuck Taylor déjà vu. Even more than the shoe, […]
As I strolled through the Great Hall at Navy Pier a few weeks ago, trying out samples of raw carob cookies from Karyn’s, a raw/vegan restaurant here in Chicago, I thought that I had died and gone to green heaven. Crowds of people were walking and riding their bikes to the biggest green celebration to […]