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URBAN FUTURE Global Conference

Every two years, they are coming together at the URBAN FUTURE global conference - the City Changers. They are people who want to make their city more sustainable with great enthusiasm and a lot of commitment and who want to actively make a change. The UFGC is the largest convention of this type worldwide with altogether 3000 participants from 44 cities and 200 speakers. And the best thing about it: it will take place here in Vienna next year! From the 28th of February to the 2nd of March in the Exhibition and Congress Centre Vienna, you can connect with people who are realizing ideas for a more sustainable city life with passion and innovation. We will reveal here, what will be offered: Often, you do not even know where to start when pursuing such a great goal. A functioning communication between the inhabitants and the public bodies of a city can be the crucial success factor hereby. Therefore, the URBAN FUTURE demonstrates how sustainability should be communicated in order to effectively change something. Aside from that, architects, engineers and developers present their ideas from the field of Living and City Planning to make clear, how to live in a [...]

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The BioWerkstatt: regional & biological products in Vienna

The BioWerkstatt in the first district in Vienna offers biological and regional products in their bio-grocery store. The bio-grocery store has a lot of products to offer and offers a daily vegan lunch from 11:30 to 14:00. Our guests in our central hotel in Vienna should definitely try the delicious vegan lunch, as the Biowerkstatt is located in the city center of Vienna, very close to many touristical attractions.

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Lunzers Maß-Greißlerei – a grocery store of another kind

Nowadays classic grocery stores find it hard to survive, as big supermarket chains are too competitive. With a sustainable and innovative store concept Lunzers Maß-Greißlerei in Vienna tries to buck the trend. Only bio-groceries are sold in this little grocery store and clients bring their own buckets in order to reduce the waste of packaging – a sustainable concept, which the Boutiquehotel Stadthalle wants to present in this blogpost.

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klima.aktiv: a public initiative in light of the reduction of CO2 emissions

Everybody is talking about sustainability and climate change. And this is great! In the private as well as in business related areas a lot of attention has to be paid on sustainability and the reduction of CO2 emissions. The initiative klima.aktiv of the Austrian Department of Environment faces that challenge day by day and accompanies various players step by step towards the respective climate goals. Since 2009 our central hotel in Vienna is an official partner of klima.aktiv. Since then, our pursuit of reducing our CO2 emissions in our green hotel in Vienna was even more intensified.

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Upcycling Tip: Making use of old books

In this Upcycling Tip we want to show you how you can make use of old books and convert them into new furniture. It is very important to us to bring the topic of Upcycling closer to our guests in the Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, as this concept builds on the values of environmental friendliness and sustainability – two values which are of utmost importance in our central hotel in Vienna! This is the reason why we furnished seven rooms using upcycling in collaboration with the University of Applied Arts Vienna. We reused old books and converted them into new objects, such as tables.

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