Organic Spa Blog

Reuse, Reduce, Rethink Your Disposable Coffee Cup

What size do you like as your daily cup of coffee? Having grown up in Germany I still favor a small (8oz.) cup since I never really got used to the super-sized American system.

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Stylish and Sustainable Gift Shop Opens in New York City

Buying local is more than just a buzzword at Magpie on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The eco-minded gift shop on Columbus Avenue is my new favorite neighborhood store with its well-curated selection of fair

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Mix and Match Your Own Eco-Friendly Carpet Design

Soho in New York City is famous for its many contemporary design and home décor stores. One of my favorite showrooms is FLOR with its modular system of sustainable floor coverings. What’s so great

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Graphic organic children’s clothing at ‘American Made’

Last week the ‘American Made’ event organized by Martha Stewart Living was taking over Grand Central’s Vanderbilt Hall in Manhattan. Luckily I was able to take a quick peek at the “our finds” section

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Botanical notecards from El Salvador that double as wall art

Handwritten notes might not be the most eco-friendly way to say “thank you” or “congratulations” in today’s digital age. But there are too many occasions where e-mail, twitter, or facebook messages are simply not

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