Plastic Free July is back

This is the first anniversary of this blog - thanks to all readers! I won't start to repeat everything you have already read during the last year, but I want to start with the same topic again. The blog started with reducing waste, especially plastics, motivated by the campaign of 'Plastic free July'. Last year, …

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Are you informed about world facts?

I thought, I was. But then I took this test and failed: https://www.gapminder.org/test/ Take the ten minutes to do the test; then you will get more benefit out of the following post. It is interesting, promise! It is surprising how little people - even 'informed' ones - know about the world's facts and statistics. This …

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Fast fashion vs. luxury – is there anyone sustainable?

"The major issues of fast fashion are obvious; it is a production planned for obsolescence, which all consumers have experienced after approximately ten washes with fabric fast downgrading, looking worn. By displaying great flexibility, high street, fast fashion brands are able to respond to customer preferences and trends with a few weeks of reactivity, due …

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The issue with e-mobility

We talk about e-mobility all over the world, with politicians e.g. in Europe pushing the industry to produce more electric cars. E-mobility - powered through electricity in batteries - has the advantage in comparison to vehicles with combustion engines that they do not emit when being driven and therefore the air pollution is reduced. They …

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