Amidst the challenges we face to #RESIST in America with losses to fund science, the arts, and free educational resources; here is a silver lining. Sweden has an example of how to turn perceived lemons into lemonade… please read on and remember it all starts with you to vote with your dollars, use only what you need, as well as REDUCE, reuse, and recycle as a last resort. Making product is a big responsibility. $upport Companies treating it as such. Life cycle, embodied energy, and materials selection are3 Top factors to incorporate when sustainability principles are applied to design, manufacturing, and/or production. Check out this blog going into more detail about the World’s first mall for recycled goods in Sweden…
Last week I wrote about the Edinburgh Remakery, and how they are trying to foster a culture of repair. It’s one of the most shared posts I’ve ever written, and there’s clearly a real interest in this whole idea. Lots of you have been in touch to share similar projects, including this one from Sweden. […]
Earth Day Every Day. That is the way of life we come from. A throwback to this was Earth Day 1991 in Fort Collins, CO. Our Founder, Deb Henriksen, designed her first T-shirt for CoPIRG, a nonprofit she volunteered for while attending CSU. It read, “It’s not just a day, it’s a way of life!”
As an advocate for your “Mother,” Equillibrium will be at the first Earth Day Event in Denver, CO on Wednesday; April 22, 2015 (10a-2p at Civic Center Park Downtown)!
Come find us in the “WASTE” section of the event. We will be educating consumers, displaying our look from February’s Eco-Disaster Fashion Show, running video clips for educating consumers, and giving away some swag too. We are going to have a drawing for a “FRACK OFF” shirt at 1:30p for those who come by and sign up for our e-mail to get news, specials, and more! Come see us and sign up!