Talking sustainable fabrics with Leigh Anne Van Dusen
Clean Living / Textile

Talking sustainable fabrics with Leigh Anne Van Dusen

Last year, I had the pleasure of meeting Leigh Anne Van Dusen, founder of O Ecotextiles. O Ecotextiles partners with fabric manufacturers to create safe, low-impact and gorgeous fabric for home design. Leigh has an encyclopedic knowledge of sustainable (and unsustainable) fabric production, and she has been passionately pursuing change in the textile industry for over a decade. … Continue reading

Clean Living

Reflections on 2011

What an eventful year! With so much having happened, I wanted to reflect a moment on all of the blog-inspired changes made this year. From dirty shampoo to no shampoo to clean shampoo I started out the year using a supposedly “natural” shampoo that ended up containing fragrance and SLS. Then, I did baking soda/vinegar … Continue reading

Clean Living

For all the cheapskates out there (who like clean clothes and not too many chemicals)

I’m pretty cheap. I am also driven to find the simplest, least toxic, least wasteful way of doing something, whether it be eating, washing my hair, getting dressed. My good friend Jen, a truly like-minded person, knows this and she shared this amazing revelation with me: Yep, that’s the magic formula for making your own … Continue reading