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Plastic is handy and inexpensive to produce. Plastic products are often used only once and then thrown away - with serious consequences for OUR environment. Replace Plastic Straws with Paper Straws, Bamboo Straws, Glass Straws or Reusable Metal Straws.  Replace Plastic Bags at the Counter with your own Reusable Bags Aluminum or Baking Sheets? Get out!! Reusable Non Stick Grill & Bake Mats? oh yes!! No more Saran Wrap use reusable Silicone Food Wrap Replace Plastic Bags at the Vegetable & Food Counter with your own vegetable & fruit nets. Replace disposable Cutlery at the restaurant with your own Stainless Steel Folding Spork or Reusable...

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Every month again - our menstruationMenstrual cups, yes please! You probably saw this new (most of the time pink or purple colored) thing when you were scrolling down your Facebook feed and have raised an eyebrow wondering what the hell it is. You are supposed to put this silicone funnel looking thing in your vagina? Whaaat?! Yes exactly - this is what it is for. Read our blogpost to get to know the menstrual cup. Or have you already have been #cupverted? & Yes, haha there’s a word for it. A menstrual cup is a type of reusable feminine hygiene product. It’s a...

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Consistently sustainable Life seems almost impossible in this world.But fortunately it’s not about getting everything right. If everyone would just help a little bit – it would make a huge difference already! We have put together a list with tips on how you can act more sustainably in your everyday life and how we can protect the environment. TOGETHER Technically  Have you ever heard of the green search engine Ecosia? According to Ecosia, over 37 million trees have been planted with its support as of 12 September 2018. Alternative Email Addresses:With more security, privacy and with green electricity powered servers....

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5 Simple Sustainable Shopping Tips Without 'Unpacked Shops'   Is every "Unpacked shop" too far away from your house? Don't worry, you can also buy sustainable in the supermarket. We'll show you how with these 5 tips. 1. Planning is everything Sustainable shopping already starts before the actual purchase. Write a shopping list. So you make sure that you are only buying the things you need. For example, nobody needs 3 packets of salt in the cupboard. In addition, spontaneous purchases seduce you into buying short-lived environmentally unfriendly packaging. 2. Glass and Paper Instead of Plastic Buy sauces and yogurt in glasses not in plastic packaging. Pasta is just as good...

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I guess we don't even know what a big problem plastic pollution really is: Only 27% of plastic bottles are recycled. The rest sit in landfills where they can take up to 1,000 years to decompose. More than one million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals died last year from plastic pollution in our oceans. In one study by the U.S. Centres for Disease Control, nearly 93 percent of people tested positive for BPA (a potentially harmful chemical present in plastic products). Do you think the problem is too big for you/one person to make an impact? Think again. We put together...

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