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Alyssa Alimurung

 
Alyssa AlimurungAlyssa is the operations assistant at Inhabitat, a contributing writer for Inhabitots and in her spare time, a coder-in-training. She enjoys learning about sustainable design, ethical fashion, innovative technology and crowdfunding projects. Alyssa graduated from Binghamton University and is based in NYC -- though she would love to live in Barcelona someday.

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Svilu’s NYC-Made Eco-Fashion Gives Tomboy Style a Sophisticated Twist

Svilu’s NYC-Made Eco-Fashion Gives Tomboy Style a Sophisticated Twist

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Create Your Own “Peace Silk” Dresses with Supezas

Create Your Own “Peace Silk” Dresses with Supezas

Looking for an eco-friendly dress that is cute, you can feel good about, and won’t break the bank? Look no further! We’ve recently discovered an inspiring company called Supezas, which works

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Golden Tresses? You Can Now Dye Your Hair With Actual Gold

Golden Tresses? You Can Now Dye Your Hair With Actual Gold

Photo by Shutterstock Looking to dye your lovely locks, but without the toxic chemicals? Well, you’re in luck because you could be dying your hair with gold someday. Though a couple of scientists

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LAST CHANCE: Win a $147 Eco-Friendly Scarf-and-Glove Combo From Indigenous

LAST CHANCE: Win a $147 Eco-Friendly Scarf-and-Glove Combo From Indigenous

Punxsutawney Phil can prognosticate an early spring all he wants. Jack Frost isn’t about to cede his throne without a fight. To help our readers through the last leg of winter, we talked our friends

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Michigan Web Designer Turns Canadian Quarter into a Wedding Ring

Michigan Web Designer Turns Canadian Quarter into a Wedding Ring

Making a ring from pocket change may be an old-hat concept by now, but for a web designer with no metalworking experience to take on the task of outfitting his fiancée? Now that takes amore. Michigan

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Organic by John Patrick Goes Downtown at Fall 2013 NY Fashion Week

Organic by John Patrick Goes Downtown at Fall 2013 NY Fashion Week

Photos by Amanda Coen and Jill Fehrenbacher for Ecouterre For Organic‘s Fall/Winter 2013 collection, designer John Patrick revisited his personal connection to the East Village, NYC’s downtown

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Levi’s, RISD Collaborate on Sustainable-Design Education

Levi’s, RISD Collaborate on Sustainable-Design Education

America’s No. 1 denim-maker is working with the Rhode Island School of Design to teach the next generation of designers to incorporate both style and sustainability. Nada Grkinich, senior director

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LAST CHANCE: Win an Organic-Cotton Tassel Scarf from Indigenous (Worth $70!)

LAST CHANCE: Win an Organic-Cotton Tassel Scarf from Indigenous (Worth $70!)

What better way to kick off an eco-fashionable year than with another fantastic giveaway? We’re teaming up with our friends at Indigenous to give away a super-soft tassel scarf—in glittery

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LAST CHANCE: Win $200 Worth of Eco-Friendly Knitwear From Indigenous!

LAST CHANCE: Win $200 Worth of Eco-Friendly Knitwear From Indigenous!

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! You only have until midnight tonight to enter! We believe in second chances. If you didn’t win a $200 eco-shopping spree at Indigenous the first time around, here’s

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Win an Eco-Friendly Timepiece from Sprout Watches (Worth Up To $80!)

Win an Eco-Friendly Timepiece from Sprout Watches (Worth Up To $80!)

Wearing a watch may seem a little retro, but Sprout’s eco-friendly timepieces are anything but old-fashioned. We’ve teamed up with this innovative company, which outfits the wrists of men,

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Sprout Watches: Cool Watches for a Cool Planet

Sprout Watches: Cool Watches for a Cool Planet

Because your passion for eco-friendly products shouldn’t stop at fashion, Sprout Watches gives you an eco-timepiece to add to your green wardrobe. After 50 years of making watches, E. Gluck

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GIVEAWAY: Win A $200 Eco-Friendly Shopping Spree at Indigenous!

GIVEAWAY: Win A $200 Eco-Friendly Shopping Spree at Indigenous!

Ready to do a little holiday shopping? No need to brave the Black Friday crowds to get your hands on a new wardrobe. We’ve teamed up with eco-fashion pioneer Indigenous to give one lucky Ecouterre

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LAST DAY: Save Up to 40% Off At the Compassion Couture Sample Sale!

LAST DAY: Save Up to 40% Off At the Compassion Couture Sample Sale!

You don’t have to elbow your way through Black Friday crowds to score a good deal. In fact, you don’t even have to wait till Friday. From now through Nov. 27, Compassion Couture is offering a

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Nina Khazani Recycles Human Hair Into Curiously Glamorous Accessories

Nina Khazani Recycles Human Hair Into Curiously Glamorous Accessories

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Michelle Lowe-Holder Turns Fashion Industry Castoffs Into Dramatic Jewelry

Michelle Lowe-Holder Turns Fashion Industry Castoffs Into Dramatic Jewelry

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Votary Flies Flag for U.S. Production With Star-Spangled Scarves, Blankets

Votary Flies Flag for U.S. Production With Star-Spangled Scarves, Blankets

After being laid off from his job as a lawyer three years ago, Luigi Bianco decided to move to Europe and follow his dream of being in fashion. Bianco wanted to focus on one accessory that he thought

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ILO Announces Plan to Boost Workplace Safety in Pakistani Factories, But is it Enough?

ILO Announces Plan to Boost Workplace Safety in Pakistani Factories, But is it Enough?

In the wake of a devastating inferno that claimed the lives of nearly 300 garment workers at a Pakistani apparel factory a week ago, the International Labour Organization has appealed for national

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Central St. Martins Student Wins Estethica/Veolia Award for Best Upcycled Collection

Central St. Martins Student Wins Estethica/Veolia Award for Best Upcycled Collection

Last Tuesday, the British Fashion Council announced that out of 12 Central Saint Martins BA graduates, Liora Lasselle won the Estethica/Veolia Re-Source Competition for her innovative

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