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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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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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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