Microplastics

Degree of effort: low – Level of impact: medium Tasks: Get yourself an ingredient-checking app for your cosmetics (and other products) such as 'CodeCheck': https://corporate.codecheck.info/ or 'ToxFox': https://www.bund.net/chemie/toxfox/ Check your cosmetics with the app and change to more healthy and more environmentally friendly alternatives at your next shopping (microplastic free, for example) Alternative: produce your …

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Plastic Free Dairy Products?

Degree of effort: medium – Level of impact: medium Tasks: take containers for dairy products with you when shopping investigate places where to get plastic-free dairy products from Challenge: Produce some dairy products yourself --> I still haven't tried that and I am open for tips My experience: Most food was easy to get plastic …

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Plastic Free Shopping

Degree of effort: medium – Level of impact: high --> the further away bulk ware stores and markets are from your place, the higher the effort; first shopping (for buying ground stock) for bulk ware is more effort then the following rounds; you need to organize yourself and your containers in the beginning into a …

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Plastic Free July

Some of you might have seen some of my posts related to this issue on Facebook, for those who have not, here is a short recap: You've probably seen images of birds entangled in plastic fibers which they confused with natural materials for building their nests. Or you've seen beaches covered in plastic bottles and …

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