10Oct
Branded Collective- Feature Story

Branded Collective- Feature Story

Branded Collective exists to empower survivors of human trafficking through their work. They are focused on the survivor's welfare, consistent quality of their products, and ethical production. Branded Collective aims to help survivors restore their...Read More

9Oct
The Patagonia Problem: Fighting Persistent Labor Exploitation in Supply Chains

The Patagonia Problem: Fighting Persistent Labor Exploitation in Supply Chains

We've all heard of sweatshops before––those dark, stuffy factories where children and adults alike suffocate in perilous working conditions and receive as little as 24 cents an hour in pay. We know that the treatment of sweatshop workers...Read More

8Oct
Alexandria Main - Seller Feature

Alexandria Main - Seller Feature

Alexandria Main is a woman empowering, gorgeous loungewear brand that puts Cambodia Women on economically stable paths. Continue reading on what makes Alexandria Main so special, or browse their selection of high-quality loungewear. What drove you...Read More

4Oct
Fast Consumption Reveals Americas Need to Slow Down

Fast Consumption Reveals Americas Need to Slow Down

STATUS QUO Fast Fashion makes trends quickly and cheaply available to consumers. This status quo is applicable across industries too: Fast Food, Fast-Paced work, Fast and Furious entertainment––you get the picture. This culture focuses...Read More

3Oct
Rosemira - Seller Feature

Rosemira - Seller Feature

Rosemira is a holistic skincare brand, founded and operated by Dr. Mira Herman. Dr. Mira understands the importance of health when it comes to your skin, and believes people should feed their skin just as they do their bodies. She is on a mission to...Read More

2Oct
365 Opportunities to Make Sustainable Life Choices

365 Opportunities to Make Sustainable Life Choices

Most years have 365 days, which means that there are well over 365 opportunities to make sustainable life choices. Now, it's unrealistic to assume that you can take 365 unique steps. But, if you commit yourself to a handful of repeatable actions,...Read More

30Sep
Ponytail Mafia - Seller Feature

Ponytail Mafia - Seller Feature

An Austin, Texas-based, woman-owned business, Ponytail Mafia is a fashion brand with size-inclusive available. Meant to make you feel invincible, read more on its beginnings or browse their Woman-empowering clothing.  What drove you to start...Read More

29Sep
Worthwhile Wages: The Struggle to Pin Down Fair Payment

Worthwhile Wages: The Struggle to Pin Down Fair Payment

The basic goal behind Fair Trade is simple enough: consumers want their goods to be produced according to the same standards of respect for human life that they uphold in their own lives. To make things even simpler, the WFTO summed things up for...Read More

29Sep
Why Fast Fashion Breaks Our Hearts But Slow Fashion Feels Like it Breaks Our Banks

Why Fast Fashion Breaks Our Hearts But Slow Fashion Feels Like it Breaks Our Banks

Like most conscious consumers, I try to be deliberate about where I spend my money. A primary aspect of sustainable living, after all, is buying less. Yet, when it's time to buy, I find that environmentally friendly and Fair Trade brands are much,...Read More

28Sep
Nineh - Seller Feature

Nineh - Seller Feature

Made only with the highest quality, sustainable fabrics, Nineh is a fashion brand that treats their employees right for the benefit of all those involved. View their products, or continue reading to learn more on their fascinating story. What drove...Read More

25Sep
Global Poverty in 500 Words

Global Poverty in 500 Words

One of The Etho's central goals is to learn about, and to help educate others on, the issues at stake in Fast Fashion. At its core is the issue of global poverty. There is no way that the problem of poverty on any scale can be boiled down to 500...Read More

23Sep
What Fair Trade Has To Say About The Environment

What Fair Trade Has To Say About The Environment

If you’re anything like me, when you hear the phrase Fair Trade, you automatically think of labor. And, rightly so when you consider the founding principles of the movement and the astonishing achievements made during its history. Whether it...Read More

22Sep
The Straw That Broke Disposable Plastics Back

The Straw That Broke Disposable Plastics Back

The use and disposal of plastic straws became a trending topic over the summer, and as the weather cools down, the conversation continues. Despite the infamous status of this topic, a lot of people are still questioning what is so important about a...Read More

21Sep
Another Reason to Fume about Fast Fashion

Another Reason to Fume about Fast Fashion

Waste associated with the fashion industry has traditionally been linked with “fast fashion” consumers who dispose of clothing or accessories in a rapid, virtually ceaseless, search for new trends. And though you may already have some...Read More

20Sep
Conscious Goods - Seller Feature

Conscious Goods - Seller Feature

Making planet-friendly products, Conscious Goods keeps simplicity in mind when making their items. Plant-based and Eco-friendly, their products are absolutely fantastic! View their candles and products, or continue reading to find out more about...Read More