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.)

Follow Jasmin on Twitter @jasminchua.

Jasmin Malik Chua Google Profile

Jane Goodall Asks You to Consider What You Buy, Eat

Jane Goodall Asks You to Consider What You Buy, Eat

Photo by Attila Jandi/Shutterstock “There are lists out there. I can’t tell you where they are, but generally if you are getting something very cheap—clothes or food—that’s almost

Read More >

Advertisement

Hong Kong’s Interstoff Asia Trade Show to Feature Innovative, Sustainable Textiles in September

Hong Kong’s Interstoff Asia Trade Show to Feature Innovative, Sustainable Textiles in September

Read More >

Advertisement

Coming Soon: “Knit Wit,” a Biannual Magazine About Craft, Fiber, Textiles

Coming Soon: “Knit Wit,” a Biannual Magazine About Craft, Fiber, Textiles

Celebrate the art of craft with Knit Wit, an upcoming magazine about the world of contemporary fibers and textiles, as well as the people who inhabit it. Currently raising subscriptions on Kickstarter,

Read More >

Four Dudes Invented a Nail Polish That Detects Date Rape Drugs

Four Dudes Invented a Nail Polish That Detects Date Rape Drugs

Photo by Shutterstock Could a manicure thwart the specter of sexual assault? A team of undergraduates from North Carolina State University have developed a nail polish that changes color when exposed to

Read More >

Dear Kate’s Leak-Proof Undies Help Ladies Navigate “That Time of Month”

Dear Kate’s Leak-Proof Undies Help Ladies Navigate “That Time of Month”

Read More >

“Shark-Deterrent” Wetsuits Promise to Keep Surfers, Divers Safe

“Shark-Deterrent” Wetsuits Promise to Keep Surfers, Divers Safe

Want to live every day like it’s Shark Week? Scientists in Australia have created what they’re dubbing the world’s first shark-deterrent wetsuit. A collaboration between Hamish Jolly and

Read More >

Saigon Socialite Applies the Ancient Art of Pagoda Carving to Shoes

Saigon Socialite Applies the Ancient Art of Pagoda Carving to Shoes

Read More >

Topshop Launches Third Upcycled “Reclaim to Wear” Collection

Topshop Launches Third Upcycled “Reclaim to Wear” Collection

Upcycling must be paying off for Topshop. The British high-street retailer is launching its third “Reclaim to Wear” capsule collection, derived from production offcuts and surplus stock from

Read More >

Cambodian Garment Workers Are Working Themselves to Death

Cambodian Garment Workers Are Working Themselves to Death

Photo by Luc Forsyth for IndustriAll Global Union Cambodia’s garment workers are working themselves to death—literally, according to IndustriAll Global Union, a labor-rights group that supports 50

Read More >

Quiksilver Debuts Board Shorts Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Quiksilver Debuts Board Shorts Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Quiksilver has launched a line of board shorts derived from post-consumer plastic bottles. Made from Repreve, a recycled-polyester yarn by textile manufacturer Unifi, each “AG47″ short saves

Read More >

“Myth” is the World’s First 3D-Printed Ready-to-Wear Shoe Collection

“Myth” is the World’s First 3D-Printed Ready-to-Wear Shoe Collection

Read More >

Upcycled Gear for the Dog on the Go

Upcycled Gear for the Dog on the Go

We can’t decide what’s more impressive: the ingenuity of the designers behind this MacGyvered “doggie pack,” or the fact that they came up with a prototype in less than 24 hours.

Read More >

Re:newcell is a Fabric Derived From Recycled Cellulosic, Cotton Fibers

Re:newcell is a Fabric Derived From Recycled Cellulosic, Cotton Fibers

RE:NEWCELL \ri-ˈnü-ˈsel\ n. 1 a: A breakthrough method of “regenerating” high-quality textiles from used cotton and cellulosic fibers (such as viscose and lyocell). b: Involves shredding

Read More >

It’s Official: New York State Enacts Law to Combat Illegal Ivory Trade

It’s Official: New York State Enacts Law to Combat Illegal Ivory Trade

Photo by lev radin/Shutterstock New York State is commemorating World Elephant Day by enacting a law that toughens criminal and civil sanctions for parties involved in the illegal ivory trade. Governor

Read More >

Faraday-Cage Dress Lets You Get “Fashionably” Zapped by Lightning

Faraday-Cage Dress Lets You Get “Fashionably” Zapped by Lightning

Read More >

Naomi Kizhner’s Invasive Jewelry Turns Body Movement Into Electricity

Naomi Kizhner’s Invasive Jewelry Turns Body Movement Into Electricity

Read More >

Bangladesh Police Fire Tear Gas at Garment Workers on Hunger Strike

Bangladesh Police Fire Tear Gas at Garment Workers on Hunger Strike

Photos by AFP Bangladesh police fired tear gas, rubber bullets, and water canons on Thursday to disperse hundreds of striking workers at a garment factory in the capital of Dhaka, according to Reuters.

Read More >

Maury Povich Wants to “Bring Back American Know-How”

Maury Povich Wants to “Bring Back American Know-How”

Photo by Gretchen Ertl for The Boston Globe “I’m not worried about the profit as much as the resurgence of American-made products that have quality. We have to take back what we are so good at and

Read More >