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Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

Nordgreen: Timeless, Minimalist, Sustainable Watches That Give Back

You would think giving sleeping bags to homeless people and selling ethically made watches were completely unrelated. But on the contrary; Nordgreen do both of these things at once. Nordgreen, also known as my new sustainable watch crush, is the brainchild of founders Vasilij and Pascar. Working in tough business environments with no value or...

5 Ethical Fashion Books Newbies Must Read

5 Ethical Fashion Books Newbies Must Read

New to this whole ethical fashion thing? Welcome. I was once new too. If you’re anything like me, you’ll be feeling conflicted, confused, and overwhelmed with information. The fashion industry is one of the largest polluters in the world, and it can feel pretty devastating to hear that humans have caused this catastrophic destruction through...

How I Save Money By Going Zero Waste

How I Save Money By Going Zero Waste

I’m sorry to burst your bubble, but zero waste living is not what you think it is. When browsing the hashtag feed #zerowaste on Instagram, it’s easy to think zero waste living is colour coordinated mason jars, aesthetically pleasing wooden toothbrushes, and organised fridges. It’s not. Sure, my toothbrush is made from bamboo, and matching...

5 New Zealand Conscious Activewear Brands That Will Make You Want To Work Out

5 New Zealand Conscious Activewear Brands That Will Make You Want To Work Out

If you’ve ever visited New Zealand, you’ll know ‘kiwis’ (the locals) love to be outdoors. You’ll find them hiking mountains, doing yoga on the beach, running the streets, and adventuring through New Zealand’s lush native forests. Plus, just like everywhere else in the world, you’ll find them wearing activewear on the daily; even if they...

Will the Next Generation Care Enough to Change the World?

Will the Next Generation Care Enough to Change the World?

“Why?” This is a question I am asked approximately twice every five minutes when in the company of my three-year-old niece, Ella. It used to annoy me at first, I’d get increasingly frustrated, and conversations would often go like this: Ella: “Why are you having a cup of tea?” Kate: “Because I want to.” Walks...