• Lindsay Rootare

This Week in Sustainability (1/14-1/20)

Last week was amazing! From recycling my Christmas tree at Mulchfest to an ecofriendly datenight with my boyfriend, to an amazing talk with Startup Fashion and The Kit, I'm feeling pumped! Excited to take that energy into this week's fun sustainable events!


MONDAY

7PM, Sustaining Sustainable, Fund Your (Ad)Venture @ Arlo ($200

8PM-12AM, Thrift On! Clothing Swap @ The Keep (FREE)


WEDNESDAY

9AM-5PM, The Kit sample sale @ THE TUNNEL, 269 11th Avenue (FREE)

6-9PM, Fit Tech and Sustainability in Fashion @ Balanced Fashion (FREE)

7-10PM, Clothing Swap @ Package Free ($15)


THURSDAY

9AM-5PM, The Kit sample sale @ THE TUNNEL, 269 11th Avenue (FREE)

10:30AM-12:30PM, PolarTek Presents on New Fabric Innovations @ Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (FREE)

12-3PM, North Brooklyn Vintage Shopping Tour @ Homecoming ($50)

6-8PM, Launch of Poshmark's THE MARKET @ Macys (FREE)

6:30-7:30PM, Eco Film Festival @ Montclair Public Library (FREE)

7-9:30PM, Make a Leather Clutch @ Craftjam ($110-120)


SATURDAY

11AM, March for Garment Workers @ NYC Women's March (FREE)

1-3PM, DIY Patch Workshop @ Zero Waste Daniel (FREE)

2-5PM, Ecobooks: Bookbinding, bindind spells and printing on paper with plants @ The Fiberhouse (FREE)

3-5PM, Sustainable Sweets @ AgTech ($49)


SUNDAY

11AM-12PM, Intro to Hand Sewing @ Zero Waste Daniel (FREE)

12-1PM, Mending Workshop (FREE)


ONGOING

Peer2Pickle Workshops @ ApexART (FREE)

Recycle Your Clothes with lululemon and RefashionNYC (FREE)

Volunteer @ Fabscrap! (FREE)


How will you spend your time?! I'm excited to march in the women's march for the 3rd in a row (with a sustainably made sign), as well as hit up Thrift On! and The Kit sample sale! It's gonna be a great week, anything I missed on your sustainable social calendar?