Tencel, the revolution in sustainable clothing

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting sectors on the planet. To keep this mass production of cheap clothing up we are paying with our environment and human rights. All this, fed by the “fast fashion”. The path towards minimalism and slow fashion involves switching to brands that meet ethical criteria of production. Therefore, we would like to introduce a sustainable brand called Organic basics.

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Everything you need to know about #PlasticfreeJuly

We are about to start the month of July and the planet is shouting at us that action needs to be taken. A heat wave is hitting Europe and the high temperature are not just “because it’s summer” but because an extraordinary phenomenon that has not happened for more than 15 years. 

Therefore, we must take action now. A small push would be to join the challenge of social networks #plasticfreeJuly. In this post we will write a little more about it, anyway this is our way of seeing the challenge of plastic free july, other people may approach it differently and equally validly.

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#FuturisticFebruary, a challenge to visualize our monthly waste

February has come to an end, and with it the #FuturisticFebruary challenge. Although we initially joined because of the instagramers @sustainable_duo, it is actually a fabulous challenge for any month of the year as well. The idea is to collect all your waste for 30 days (28 in February) to get an overview of our monthly waste. Do you want to know how much trash we produce in 30 days?

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Rut and Nahir, the soul of Esturirafi

To inaugurate our interview category, we are very happy to present the Esturirafi’s blog. For us, Ruth and Nahir represent everything we would like to become. They bring us a little bit of inspiration every day and, thanks to everything they share, we are still learning every day. Our way of thanking them for years of hard work is by letting them be part of our blog through this interview.

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Our storage items for the kitchen

Storing food well is important to prevent it from going bad and wasting it. When we started buying in bulk, we began to look for long-term storage containers and also for fresh food preservation systems. Before going zero waste, we just led the food in the packaging, usually plastic, but now that we don’t use it anymore we had to look for sustainable alternatives. This is what we use at home to storage at the kitchen

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Organic basics, ethical and minimalist wardrobe

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting sectors on the planet. To keep this mass production of cheap clothing up we are paying with our environment and human rights. All this, fed by the “fast fashion”. The path towards minimalism and slow fashion involves switching to brands that meet ethical criteria of production. Therefore, we would like to introduce a sustainable brand called Organic basics.

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10 Tips for an Environmentally-Friendly Travel

In case you still did not know, tourism represents 8% of greenhouse gas production. This is because this sector is booming and an annual growth of 4% is expected. In the cited study, they do not count the emissions that during transportation (car, plane, train ..), but you can be sure that they have a great ecological impact on the trip, if you are interested you can calculate tons of CO2 here.

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how to buy package free groceries

We would like to share with you how you do we do our Zero Waste grocery in Germany. We have a full time job that includes sometimes to work in the weekends as well, therefore sometimes we have to go to the supermarket too. But, we combine the supermarket with the bulk store and go for the less wrapped products. It is importan to be prepared and always bring your bags and containers with.

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