The craziness of the holiday season is over and I’m back to my regularly scheduled Sunday Reads posts. Catch up on the week’s best news related to sustainability and wellness.
The Case for Buying Less Clothing (The Wall Street Journal) – One man makes the argument why buying less clothing is a good thing.
How Self-Care Became So Much Work (Harvard Business Review) – Are we taking self-improvement, with all of our devices and limitless access to health information, too far?
Trump, Zinke to Auction Away 700,000 Acres of Western Public Lands for Fracking (Eco Watch) – This is absolutely OUTRAGEOUS. More public lands are being sold off to the oil and gas industry on Trump’s watch.
Asbestos Opens New Legal Front in Battle Over Johnson’s Baby Powder (New York Times) – A main ingredient used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder could be contaminated with asbestos–and senior executives might have known about it and sold their product anyway.
Japan Embraces Commercial Whaling, Pulls Out Of Global Alliance That Banned It (NPR) – I’m really sad about this. Japan will start to commercially hunt whales again next July.