Jasmin Malik Chua

 
Jasmin Malik ChuaA 15-year veteran of the publishing industry, Jasmin joins Ecouterre as managing editor after a stint at TreeHugger writing about sustainable fashion and beauty. She has an M.S. in biomedical journalism from New York University, where she was a founding fellow of the literary reportage program, and a B.S. in animal biology from the National University of Singapore. In addition to stories published in online and print publications like Alive, Inhabitat, Plenty, The Huffington Post, and Sprig, Jasmin has been quoted as a green expert by such publications and outlets as The New York Times, BBC Radio, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and People. Jasmin was previously a copy editor for Computer Shopper and PRINT. (She still reads style guides for fun.)

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Win an Eco-Vegan Shoulder Bag From Canopy Verde (Worth $139!)

Win an Eco-Vegan Shoulder Bag From Canopy Verde (Worth $139!)

Crunchy leaves. Pumpkin Pie. Friends and family. Fall is definitely our bag. Another thing we’re thankful for? Makers like Canopy Verde, which create functional products that are as beautiful to

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Sprout Watches’ Eco-Timepieces Have a Small Footprint, Big Impact

Sprout Watches’ Eco-Timepieces Have a Small Footprint, Big Impact

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Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario: “Profit Isn’t the Only Measure of Success”

Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario: “Profit Isn’t the Only Measure of Success”

“Most businesses make decisions in the vacuum of profit. Having grown up in finance, I say this with some gravity because I’ve experienced it. “If you’re making decisions based on

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Zero Waste Scotland Announces Fund for Sustainable-Fashion Designers

Zero Waste Scotland Announces Fund for Sustainable-Fashion Designers

Zero Waste Scotland has announced a new fund to encourage Scottish fashion designers to develop their own closed-loop clothing. Financed in part by the Scottish government, the Circular Economy Textile

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Southern California Garment Workers Owed Millions in Back Wages

Southern California Garment Workers Owed Millions in Back Wages

If you thought sweatshops were just a third-world phenomena, you’d be grossly mistaken. Thousands of workers in Southern California’s garment industry toil under similar conditions for

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Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw Join Forces With Cradle to Cradle Institute

Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw Join Forces With Cradle to Cradle Institute

Change for the fashion industry is afoot, thanks to a new initiative backed by the likes of Stella McCartney, G-Star Raw, Loomstate, and Bionic Yarn. Unveiled at the second annual Cradle to Cradle

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Ivana Basilotta Vegan Shoes Are Cruelty-Free, Sustainably Produced

Ivana Basilotta Vegan Shoes Are Cruelty-Free, Sustainably Produced

Ivana Basilotta wants you to love the skin you’re in. A lifelong animal lover, the London-based designer has created a line of cruelty-free footwear that challenges leather’s position as the

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H&M Disputes TV Station’s Claims of Land-Grabbing in Ethiopia

H&M Disputes TV Station’s Claims of Land-Grabbing in Ethiopia

Photo by Tupungato/Shutterstock H&M is in TV4′s cross-hairs again. Two years after the Swedish broadcaster slammed the high-street retailer for failing to prevent sweatshop-like conditions in

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Freitag’s Compostable “F-abric” Clothing Line Combines Form, Function

Freitag’s Compostable “F-abric” Clothing Line Combines Form, Function

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David Catá Turns His Palm Into a Foliage-Containing Planter

David Catá Turns His Palm Into a Foliage-Containing Planter

Most people can’t stand the idea of pain. Then again, David Catá isn’t like most people. The Spanish artist, who once embroidered portraits of his loved ones into the palm of his hand, says

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Here’s the PETA Ad That Was Too “Racy” for Times Square

Here’s the PETA Ad That Was Too “Racy” for Times Square

Photo by Anton Sterkhov/Shutterstock People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals submitted two near-identical spots to Times Square’s Neutron Media, but only one of them will appear on the New York

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Stylish Smog Masks Are China’s Hautest Fashion Trend

Stylish Smog Masks Are China’s Hautest Fashion Trend

Photos by Reuters Fashion and politics have always been easy bedfellows. The latest issue to emerge on the catwalk? China’s pollution problem. Less than two weeks after Beijing marathoners donned

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INFOGRAPHIC: Fast Fashion is “Disposable But Damaging”

Need a quick primer on why “fast fashion” is such a terrible thing? Take a gander at Alexandria Heinz’s brilliant infographic, which lays bare a number of statistics that will make even

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Target, Faribault Woolen Mill Collaborate on American-Made Holiday Line

Target, Faribault Woolen Mill Collaborate on American-Made Holiday Line

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Stella McCartney Designs Clothes That Are “Long-Term Commitments”

“When I design, it’s about designing pieces that are stand-out, staple, long-term commitments in your life. They’re made beautifully in the finest places in the world and should be cared

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H&M Blacklists Indian Spinning Mill After Allegations of Forced Labor

H&M Blacklists Indian Spinning Mill After Allegations of Forced Labor

H&M has blacklisted a southern Indian textile mill following allegations of rampant labor- and human-rights abuses in the the country’s garment hub of Tamil Nadu. Flawed Fabrics, a report

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Christophe Guinet “Grows” Nike Sneakers From Flowers, Seeds

Christophe Guinet “Grows” Nike Sneakers From Flowers, Seeds

Christophe Guinet isn’t, in the words of Nike, just doing it; he’s growing it. Living up to his nom de guerre, the French artist known as “Monsieur Plant” has fashioned a line of

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Sales Halt on Feminist T-Shirt Following Sweatshop Claims

Sales Halt on Feminist T-Shirt Following Sweatshop Claims

A campaign T-shirt worn by British political leaders and celebrities to promote feminism has been withdrawn from sale following claims that it was manufactured in a sweatshop. A The Mail on Sunday claimed

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