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Sustainably en route in Vienna (2)

After he have already shown you how you can organise your sightseeing trips here in a sustainable manner with our last blog article, we would like to reveal where you can buy natural cosmetics in Vienna today. Grant your body a time-out from all of the toxic chemicals and support fair and economically friendly production conditions at the same time: The Vienna “Seifenmanufaktur” In the Viennese “Seifenmanufaktur” in the third district, soap is still stirred softly according to a traditional and mysterious Viennese recipe. Here you will find old craftsmanship in the on-site factory and of course also tried and trusted quality. Saint Charles Cosmothecary Directly opposite to the Saint Charles natural pharmacy, the corresponding Saint Charles Cosmothecary is located. There, on an overall surface of more than a 100 square metres, you will not only be awaited by natural cosmetics at the highest stage, but also by soothing full-body treatments in the exclusive Saint Charles Hideaway. Naturkosmetik Josefstadt With her original and affectionately led specialised shop “Naturkosmetik Josefstadt”, Esther Mayrhofer has made her childhood dream come true. Her store impresses with competent consulting as well as with exclusive and certificated cosmetic products on the basis of healing herbs. Botanicus [...]

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Sustainable New Year’s Resolutions

Last week, we have already provided you with some suggestions for voluntary work in Vienna which could be considered good resolutions for 2018. Today we would like to present you further ideas which will hopefully inspire you to lead a more sustainable lifestyle this year: Green Electricity In case you haven't already done it, you should switch to a green electricity provider and thereby declare war on nuclear power and coal energy. To actively support the climate change is less effort than one would expect, in fact - so what are you waiting for? Moreover, you could plan to save electricity, this year. Do not constantly let your digital devices run in standby mode, this will also prove advantageous for your power bill. Sustainable Banks If you are in the act of switching over to alternative providers already,  you could also consider transferring to a sustainable bank. Then, you can at least be sure that your money is not invested in the arm industry, dealings with nuclear weapons or in coal power. Instead, ecological meaningful projects will be supported. Zero Waste Also the topic Zero Waste which we have addressed intensively within the scope of our blog series, should be [...]

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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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