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Why and how to deplastify your period

Why and how to deplastify your period

Plastic pervades modern life, and menstruation is no exception. Did you know that an average woman uses up to 12,000 disposable period products, over the course of her lifetime, each of which takes at least 500 years to degrade? No surprise that pads and tampons are the 5th most common beach waste.
Let's bring the good old hanky back to vogue!

Let's bring the good old hanky back to vogue!

Did you know that paper tissues are not made through environmentally safe processing practices? Pulp and paper manufacturing is the third greatest emitter of CO2. Have you ever looked at the list of ingredients on your paper tissue box? You should. And last, but not least, are you aware that not only their plastic packaging, but also the used paper tissues themselves cannot be recycled?
Why is it best for you to use a natural deodorant?

Why is it best for you to use a natural deodorant?

Why are conventional deodorants harmful? What is in that fresh scent we are swiping on our underarms each day? And why aren’t we sweating?
Natural toothpaste or why should you skip the tube

Natural toothpaste or why should you skip the tube

We take for granted that toothpaste is safe to put in our mouth, but is it really? Have you ever wondered why is it not recommended for children to use until they are able to spit it out? And what about those 1.5 billion toothpaste tubes ending in landfills each year?
What's wrong with sponges? Everything.

What's wrong with sponges? Everything.

Did you know that sponges are one of the most frequently disposed of home accessories? Uncover their alternatives that are not only more ecological and hygienic, but also cheaper in the long run than continually buying new disposable sponges.
Why changing to a natural laundry detergent?

Why changing to a natural laundry detergent?

Discover why is it best for your health, clothes, washing machine and the environment to make your own natural laundry detergent. Includes a simple recipe that only requires a handful of easy to find ingredients and a few spare minutes to prepare.
Why switching to a natural and ecological homemade glue?

Why switching to a natural and ecological homemade glue?

A quick and easy to prepare recipe for a cheap, plastic-free, non-toxic, water-based edible diy glue, gentle to you, your child and the environment.
How to make All Saints' Day zero waste

How to make All Saints' Day zero waste

A true heartfelt thought can bring us closer to those we once loved than a shining lantern. It should not matter if we decorate the gravestone with adornments bigger and brighter than those of the neighbors. What makes a real difference are our memories. And guess what, those create no waste whatsoever. 
DIY zero waste cosmetics

DIY zero waste cosmetics

Simple recipes to make your own natural homemade cosmetics. With these quick and easy DIY tips, it now only takes a handful of easy to find organic ingredients and a few spare minutes to manufacture your own zero waste cosmetics.
DIY zero waste cleaning products

DIY zero waste cleaning products

Simple recipes to make your own natural homemade cleaning products. With these quick and easy DIY tips, it now only takes a handful of easy to find organic ingredients and a few spare minutes to manufacture your own zero waste cleaning supplies.
20+ ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint

20+ ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint

An eye-opener on what causes the surprisingly huge carbon footprint of the internet, accompanied by tips on  what concrete simple steps can each and every one of us take to reduce digital pollution. 
Movies and documentaries about the environment

Movies and documentaries about the environment

Selection of educational, eye-opening and inspirational movies and documentaries linked in one way or another to the environment. 
Fashion: fast vs slow

Fashion: fast vs slow

A comprehensive guide to the differences between fast and slow fashion and the impacts of product design, material sourcing and quality, and manufacturing practices on the environment. This article explains why slow is a synonym of green, ethical and sustainable, when it comes to fashion.
You can do better than disposable wipes

You can do better than disposable wipes

Disposable wipes have conquered the world in just a few years. They have found their way into numerous homes, schools and handbags. But, are they as safe and convenient as we are told?
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