If you happen to have old CDs, plastic bottle caps, aluminium pop tabs, chips can tube or old/broken kitchen utensils, give it a try to these ideas and turn “trash” into something functional or decorative.Continue reading “Upcycling Day 💚 15 Creative Ideas to Repurpose”
Category: zero waste
Ocean Climate Action [Infographic + Guide]
As we all cope with the current crisis, many leaders around the world are seriously considering a proposal to protect 30% of our land and ocean by 2030. Add your support to this #30×30 proposal and encourage others to do so here.Continue reading “Ocean Climate Action [Infographic + Guide]”
How to Disinfect & Reuse a Surgical Mask, N95 or FFP Respirators [Visuals]
In some countries it’s now obligatory to use face masks as soon as you’re out of your home, in some it is only mandatory to wear them indoors or where you can’t keep social distance. We prefer the washable cloth masks (we even made our own) to prevent more pollution and extend the life of fabrics we had like old pajamas and shirts, but due to the lack of a significant decrease of infections, it is now obligatory to wear only surgical or FFP masks (which are single use) in some places.
“With protective gear still in high demand, buying disposable face masks can be difficult, expensive, and can exacerbate shortages for medical personnel.“ For that reason, we want to share some visuals from organizations and education institutes who indicate how to disinfect and extend the life of these masks safely.Continue reading “How to Disinfect & Reuse a Surgical Mask, N95 or FFP Respirators [Visuals]”
Beauty & Hygiene Plastic-Free Swaps [Visual]
Maybe eliminating single-use plastic entirely feels daunting, but by shopping mindfully, you can make a difference without sacrificing your creature comforts.Continue reading “Beauty & Hygiene Plastic-Free Swaps [Visual]”
Eco-Friendly Options for the Worst Sustainability Offenders at Weddings [Visual]
Everything we throw away which can’t be recycled has a negative impact on the environment. If something isn’t biodegradable, it could take thousands of years to break down naturally.
Individually, one wedding can produce as much as 20kg of plastic waste. But it’s not just plastic which has an impact. Food wastage is also a common theme for most weddings. Sadly, weddings are again one of the chief offenders when it comes to CO2 contributions. As many as 14.5 tonnes of the gas will be created during an average celebration.
Some wedding troupes are more harmful than others. Here are a few common inclusions which you might not realise are having a negative impact on the environment. Don’t worry, though. These are all common aspects of a wedding – which means alternative, eco-friendly options, have already been created.
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