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#EthicalStylingForMen with Garik Himebaugh, Founder of Eco-Stylist
Sustainability expert Solitaire Townsend famously said, “Wear clothes that matter.” Gone are the days when sustainable fashion was unheard of, and the only few options that were available, catered only to women. Let’s face the facts, sustainable fashion and styling...
The Compostable Phone Case: #Thegoodtribe Interview with Pela Case’s Founder Jeremy Lang

In today’s digital world none of us can do without a phone, right? Well we think, then none of us should do without the sustainable, compostable Pela Case for our phones either. Why may you ask? That's because it’s the easiest way we all can help in keeping 1 BILLION pounds of plastic from being made.  And, less than 10% of all plastic ever gets recycled. Learn more about Jeremy Lang and his sustainable solutions for conventional plastic. Living green just got easier. Check out The Good Tee Blog.

 

#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH,YARA KAMAL, FOUNDER OF SCORIA

In 2017 Yara founded Scoria, a sustainable brand of biodegradable cork yoga mats that believes in reconnecting with lost creativity and working towards enhancing mental and physical well-being that is focused on giving back to society. Scoria creates products that encourage a youthful mindset such as playfulness, imagination, and story-telling, packed in biodegradable packaging.  Check out our latest Good Tribe Interview.

Ryuji, Animal Liberation Activist and Founder of Peace By Vegan
Meet the inspiring Ryuji, the man behind Peace By Vegan. He is a filmmaker raised in France who dedicated his life to changing the way we humans view animals through social media content. We got an opportunity to gain insights from Ryuji. He shares his insightful story about his love for animals. In this weeks #GoodTribe interview he inspires and shares with us how we can advocate for our fine furry friends and live a vegan life.
#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH SICA SCHMITZ, FOUNDER OF BEAD & REEL

Founder of Bead & Reel, Sica Schmitz who is a speaker, writer, and stylist, is also a certified yoga instructor who strongly believes in mindful living. Her need for clothing that met with her vegan and humanitarian values led her to start Bead & Reel, a sustainable vegan fashion community to connect other brands, bloggers, and shoppers with conscientiousness in today's world. She is a dynamic fashion activist with abundant knowledge about mindful living and let's get some insights from her. Come join us, as we embark on her inspiring journey.

 

#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH , BLYTH GILL FOUNDER OF TRADLE

Will fast fashion survive the Covid lockdown? The time is right for slow, sustainable and circular fashion. Check out this weeks #goodtribe interview and learn how Blyth Gill, the founder of Tradle has created a  sustainable production model that encourages a community of parents transition from fast fashion to zero-waste, organic apparel for children. The Good Tee is a proud partner of Tradle, an eco-friendly & premium kids clothing subscription service.Tradle is building a community of parents supporting the transition from fast fashion to a zero-waste, circular economy, swiftly moving towards a capsule wardrobe for a child’s everyday needs!

Measuring Your Sustainability Impact from Akhil Sivanandan, Co-founder Green Story
What better time to rethink our closets than now? We didn’t see any reason to wait, so Green Story came together with thought-leaders in the fashion industry to explore their supply chains, green growth and the power of circularity. It is vital in the present scenario to protect our environment and we got the co-founder of Greenstory, Akhil Sivanandan here, to give his insights about the sustainable fashion and its impact in providing awareness for consumers to make greener choices.
Artisanal & Vegan, Nuts For Cheese Interview with Founder Margaret Coons
Once upon a time, not that long ago, going vegan meant giving up all the creamy, funky, crumbly, and salty glories of cheese. But that terrible era has come to an end and the world is abound with dairy-free vegan cheese options by introduction of Margaret Coon's highest quality, organic dairy-free ingredients and an enthusiastic team of diverse individuals who have made 'Nuts For Cheese'. It's a leading innovator of quality 100% dairy-free, plant-based cheese made from Certified Organic and Fairtrade cashews. Without further ado, let's get to know the her journey, products and their recipe. Wish you a happy reading!
#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH CASSANDRA CIARALLO, FOUNDER OF CHIC MADE CONSCIOUSLY

Chic Made Consciously disrupts fast fashion with a conscious sustainable fashion alternative. They offer fashionable and sustainable accessories that make a difference in the lives of our global artisan partners as well as repurposed to help our planet, we are letting know there is a different way to do business.

NATURALLY DYE YOUR FABRICS AT HOME WITH COLOUR LOVER JULIE SINDEN
Do you want a good activity for summer? Eco-friendly natural dyeing fabrics give you magical results every time. Tie-dying is the hottest trend. And doing it sustainably is the even cooler! T Let's hear about natural fabric dyeing from the words of experienced award winning textile artist- Julie Sinden.
DEE SILKIE'S TIE DYE LOVE & TEXTILE ART COLAB WITH THE GOOD TEE
Dee Silkie's is a creative entrepreneur that translates fabric  to beautiful tie-dye clothing. Her eternal love for tie-dyeing and passion to travel has paved the way for a successful career as a fashion designer. Check out her colab with the Good Tee as she tie-dyes our blank tshirts.
#CheckYourPrivilege with Amie Cunningham, founder of Thief&Bandit, As She Responds to The #BLM Movement Through Fashion and Art
Amie Cunningham, founder of Thief & Bandit believes in combining art and activism through art, the true form of expression that can unite us. Outspoken, empathizing her feelings with her black friends, had gradually been supporting the Black Lives Matter organization and reinforcing the importance to support with her ink tee designs. Our collaboration and discussion with our new #TheGoodTribe member has only been a progressive step towards this initiative. Check out our collaboration and our new designs.  
#THEGOODTRIBE WITH PLASTIC FREE TORONTO

Two changemaker warriors sisters, Lin and Toni started Plastic Free Toronto. It started as a hub for sharing tips on low-waste living but evolved into a movement of conscious Torontonians who want to live in a more wholesome and sustainable world, where climate change awareness and social justice are commonplace. 

#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTAL EARLE, FOUNDER OF BRAVE SOLES
When the founder of Brave Soles, Christal Earle, was faced with a lingering question about the huge number of wasted tires around her, her heart had just the right answer for it. It resulted in beautiful handmade footwears with durable soles made of tire and oh my, they’re gorgeous! Come join us, as we learn more about her inspiring journey.
#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH FARRUKH LALANI, FOUNDER OF DARIA DAY
Daria Day has explored the most remote corners of the world to bring to us exquisite handcrafted jewelry with healing powers. What’s more? From transforming gemstones, to crafting the pieces, it’s all done by their talented group of artisans from Northern Pakistan. The mission of the brand is to empower everyone to live a prosperous life
#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH LAURINDA LEE-RETTER, FOUNDER OF KIND KARMA COMPANY
The founder of Kind Karma Company, Laurinda Lee-Retter made it her life’s purpose to help at-risk and unemployed youth of Toronto to channelize their unrecognized talents into making exquisite, dainty jewelry. Emerging like a phoenix from her own adverse experiences, she’s making world a more inclusive place every day. So, let’s add to our lists of good karma for the day, by getting to know about this wonderful initiative.
#THEGOODTRIBE INTERVIEW WITH DANA KANDALAFT, FOUNDER OF TIGHT KNIT SYRIA

When Dana Kandalaft, the founder of Tight Knit Syria visited the refugee camps of Syria, she found something she never expected. It’s a story of how knitting kept these vulnerable communities from unravelling, and we bet you’d love every thread of it. Tight Knit Syria aims to help restore livelihoods for women in refugee camps by leveraging their existing skill sets in knitting and embroidery and connecting their beautiful handmade accessories with the world.

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