Sustainable Washing 2

For everyone who has not read part I yet: https://cathagoessustainable.wordpress.com/2018/08/16/sustainable-washing/ Degree of effort: low – Level of impact: medium Tasks: Collect some chestnuts and wash your clothes with them (see below) More effort: Make chestnut powder for the rest of the year Challenge: Try different ways of sustainable washing - Which one is your favorite? …

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Cleanup Day, Plogging and the like

Degree of effort: low/medium – Level of impact: medium/high Tasks: Don't drop waste on the ground - just don't. Yes, cigarette buds are waste as well Put waste in rubbish bins in the streets or take it back home Get yourself a portable ash tray (in case you smoke) Attend a Cleanup Day or do …

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Straws might be more important than you think

Degree of effort: low – Level of impact: medium Tasks: Start refusing plastic straws when you are ordering your drink If you need or love straws, get yourself a reusable glass straw (or from another material) - e.g. https://pacificstraws.de/ Next step: Ask your mates to do the same/explain why you are refusing Challenge: Get a …

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The issue with virtual water

Degree of effort: medium – Level of impact: high Tasks: Calculate your water footprint: http://waterfootprint.org/en/resources/interactive-tools/personal-water-footprint-calculator/personal-calculator-extended/ Think about ways to reduce the amount of (virtual) water you consume Make your own checklist of consumption rules Set yourself ambitious but achievable goals - it takes time to change a habit - so be patient with yourself Background: …

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