Maybe it’s my sensible New England roots, but I’ve always thought the louder you get about something, the more counterproductive your yelling becomes. Having a good conversation with a small handful of people is ultimately more effective than standing on the street corner and holding up a three-word catchphrase summary of your argument.

So what happens when you’re headed out of the apartment and want to slip into a stylish shirt that displays your values? Leave behind the Life is Good jersey and check out Threadless instead.

I’ll admit I didn’t get into the site until recently, but have managed to skim a few very comfortable, subtly environmental t-shirts from their catalog over the past few weeks. They don’t do reprints often, so if something catches your eye, you’d better grab it fast.

‘Cause you can’t really wear your form-fitting, moisture-wicking North Face base layer to the office.