Is Hemp a Sustainable Textile? Half the Footprint, Twice the Durability

Today I'm sharing a sponsored guest post written in collaboration with 8000Kicks, an upcoming Portuguese shoe brand that manufactures waterproof, hemp shoes. Edits and citations provided by me. Why Hemp is a Sustainable Textile What is Hemp? Hemp comes from the Cannabis Sativa plant and dates back to 8000 BCE, first cultivated in Taiwan for…

Why Lab Grown Diamonds Are Sustainable

This post was sponsored by Clean Origin. Why Lab Grown Diamonds Are Sustainable Mined Diamonds The world of diamond mining and manufacturing has historically been fraught, to put it mildly. From the prevalence of child workers in the world's unregulated mines to conflict diamonds - often called "blood diamonds" - harvested in the midst of…