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Maisa Mumtaz Is Making Fashion More Sustainable: Consciously Aims to Unravel the Wrongdoings of Fast Fashion

The term “sustainability” can mean so many different things to people, and entrepreneur Maisa Mumtaz knows it. From eco-friendly to fair trade, the trailblazer has encapsulated every aspect of sustainable fashion in her fresh new marketplace platform, Consciously, where fast fashion is anything but welcome. Bright, driven, and eager to make a change in the […]

Not Your Average Corner Cafe: How MudLab is Making Sustainability Accessible For All One Coffee at a Time

What happens when sustainability and coffee collide? Good question. We’ve pondered this as well. That brings us to MudLab, a non-profit and zero-waste, sustainable cafe perched on the edge of Lake Merritt with a “leave it better than you found it” attitude. The inventive duo behind it all—Vanessa Pope and Jill Holloway—are on a mission […]

Muuse Bringing Reusable to the Forefront of Sustainability

Four independent San Francisco coffee shops are the testing ground for the effort, which is ostensibly intended to reduce single-use packaging waste. Muuse, a coffee cup tech start-up, launches their app and reusable cup program around San Francisco. There has been an unspoken nuance of coffee culture for San Francisco and ultimately the Bay Area […]

The Founders Behind Amour Vert Chatted With Us About Their French Roots and The Importance of Sustainable Fashion

Who knew saving the planet could look so chic?  While fast fashion continues to thrive, often through unethical and eco-damaging practices, the antithesis has (finally) emerged. These are companies that strive to be transparent in their practices, leave little to no carbon footprint—and, simultaneously, still  provide products that are stylish, yet eco-conscious; companies like Amour […]

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