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Conscious living is the trend: sharing, reusing, recycling

Conscious living is the trend: sharing, reusing, recycling

Sustainability, waste avoidance and environmental protection have long since left their boring "eco" image behind. Today, strategies for conscious living are increasingly in vogue, across all generations. Sharing things with each other becomes more and more common.
on April 27, 2021
Urban nature: Flowering islands in the middle of concrete

Urban nature: Flowering islands in the middle of concrete

More and more people are moving into cities. Urban space is becoming more and more dense and expansive. In times of climate change and traffic collapse, inhabitants are facing major challenges: heat, heavy rain, particulate matter, waste. There are many projects on how to bring nature to the city: Green roofs, planted house facades and flowering traffic islands make life in the city healthier, more social and more livable.
on April 06, 2021
For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

Waste is a worldwide problem of modern consumer society. Disposal and recycling are difficult and laborious processes. This planet's resources are limited but the mountains of garbage are growing, plastic floats in the oceans and microplastic blows with wind and rain around the globe. A sustainable lifestyle for all is necessary for the survival of the planet. The simple formula to counteract: Produce less waste!
on March 24, 2021
Sustainable furnishing for a comfortable home

Sustainable furnishing for a comfortable home

One's own home should be a healthy place of well-being where one can live, love and work. No matter what the apartment looks like - it should definitely be furnished in a healthy and sustainable way. Consumers nowadays choose eco-friendly furniture, preferably made without plastic or toxic additives.

on March 10, 2021
Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

"Sustainable travel" is the central keyword. Similar to "soft tourism," it refers to ecologically conscious and resource-conserving travel that is in harmony with nature and local social conditions. This refers to the means of transport as well as the choice of accommodation and the behavior of each individual on site.
on February 11, 2021
Building an ecofriendly sofa with 100% natural materials - Part 6/6

Building an ecofriendly sofa with 100% natural materials - Part 6/6

Part 6: Backrest and cushions

Seeing a piece of furniture come to life is a wonderful moment each time. We know that the piece of furniture will live in your home and will accompany you for a long time. I will be of highest quality and also feature only natural materials, no plastic, no toxins, no harmful materials or chemicals. We pride ourselves in carefully selecting materials only from trustworthy sources and being able to build an eco-sustainable piece of furniture that will bring joy to any customer and their home.

on January 07, 2021
Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Sustainable furniture: How we build Casquet - 100% ecological and plastic-free sofa - part 5/6

Part 5: Inside and outside cover

Building a sustainable piece of furniture takes experience, craftsmanship and in our case: an extra dose of 100% natural materials from only sustainable sources. We chose to build furniture only in this way, because we believe that we should not live with, or sit and sleep on anything that is built using harmful materials. Harmful for nature, our environment or our own health.

on December 09, 2020
Dangerous waste: More plastic than fish in the ocean

Dangerous waste: More plastic than fish in the ocean

About two thirds of the earth's surface is covered by oceans. If you calculate in three-dimensional space and add the volume at depth, they even take up 90% of the total living space on earth. While we can get a good impression of the flora and fauna of the coastal areas by diving and snorkelling ourselves, only a fraction of the dark deep sea has been explored, estimated to be no more than 5%. But even here the human being has already left traces in the form of microplastics.

on November 16, 2020