Ellen Rubin

Ellen Rubin writes with flair, passion, and dedication, delving deeply into issues of sustainability, ecology, ethics, and the environment. A lifelong learner, who uses her law and library science degrees to cover topics that she feels strongly about, her interests also include gardening, crafting, and health.

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15 Ethical & Sustainable Clothing Brands from Around the World

ByEllen RubinJanuary 9, 2021

Fashion remains one of the biggest threats to the environment, climate, and the future of life on this planet, which…

A Guide to Ethical and Sustainable Clothing Brands

A Guide to Ethical and Sustainable Clothing Brands

January 3, 2021

The environmental disasters of today’s world are demanding a shift towards more sustainable clothing. Clothing is essential for our survival.…

Share Breakfast with Your Plants: Kitchen Scraps that are Good for the Garden

Share Breakfast with Your Plants: Kitchen Scraps that are Good for the Garden

November 22, 2020

Kitchen scraps: for the Garden A good breakfast for us may be eggs, orange juice, a banana, and a hot…

Sustainable Fabric: A Complete Guide to Environmentally Friendly Fashion

Sustainable Fabric: A Complete Guide to Environmentally Friendly Fashion

August 9, 2020

Sustainable Fabric, you ask? Not all fabrics are created equal, especially as regards the costs of production (consumption of resources,…

Pineapple, Banana & Coconut: Sustainable Fabrics – Out of the Kitchen and Into the Closet

Pineapple, Banana & Coconut: Sustainable Fabrics – Out of the Kitchen and Into the Closet

June 17, 2020

When you think of banana, pineapple, and coconut, you may imagine a fruit salad or fancy cocktail – something sweet…

Taste, Cost & Safety: 3 Reasons NOT to Buy Bottled Water

Taste, Cost & Safety: 3 Reasons NOT to Buy Bottled Water

May 10, 2020

Bottled Water: Considered by many to be one of the most grievous crimes our species has committed against our planet…

Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

Hemp: The Little Plant That Could

February 11, 2020

The benefits of hemp: It’s hard to imagine that a single plant could fulfil most human needs. Hemp (or Industrial…

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