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Zero Waste (6)

We have already explained how you can realize Zero Waste in your kitchen and your bathroom in our last blog articles about this topic. Today follows the next step with the important question how you can also implement this minimalistic lifestyle in your bedroom: Zero Waste in the bedroom: One third of our lifetime we spend sleeping wherefore it is essential to create a healthy and restful environment for that. This works by sticking to one of the most important basic rules of Zero Waste: Reduce. By clearing out your bedroom and freeing it from carpets, unnecessary pieces of furniture and decoration, less dust will accumulate and you will avoid allergens and harmful chemicals in your oasis of rest. Furthermore, computers, televisions and training tools belong to your living room as they falsely signalize your mind that activity is the routine of your bedroom and thereby prevents you from falling asleep. Aside from that, chairs are generally used to collect loads of dirty laundry. By avoiding these kind of storage places, you will be forced to make a quick decision: either the garment wanders into the laundry basket or it is immediately folded and stored in the wardrobe again. You [...]

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Zero Waste (5)

After we have revealed how you can implement this lifestyle in your kitchen with our last Zero Waste blog article, we will come to another difficult matter today: the bathroom. Do we really need numerous cosmetics in plastic tubes, phials and jars, in some cases even twice or threefold? This downright hoarding of care products is actually not only environmentally but also health damaging. Hence, it is worth trying to renounce packings and chemical ingredients, especially since many products can be easily produced by yourself. It is helpful to remember the five basic steps in order to gradually reduce waste also in the bathroom. Step one reads “Refuse” which means that we should not take little shampoo bottles from hotel rooms with us, as tempting as it might be. Moreover, we should reject synthetic contents categorically and look for plantal alternatives instead which you can often find loose in organic shops. SkinDeep helps you to identify pollutants in cosmetics. We are probably hoarding many of our beauty products mainly because the media assert us convincingly that they make us prettier, younger and slimmer. However, we should stay realistic and verify what is really true about it and, as far as [...]

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Zero Waste Lifestyle (4)

After we have already explained the basics of the zero waste lifestyle in our last blog articles, we will come to concrete tips in the field of groceries and the kitchen today: In the Kitchen Do you remember the five basic steps of implementing the zero waste lifestyle? Especially step two also applies to your kitchen, wherefore you should part with rarely used kitchen devices and cookbooks. Also use-and-throw things should be abandoned in a zero waste kitchen, of course. Instead of tin foil or freezer bags, you could use air-tight jars for storing your groceries. Moreover, many foodstuffs can be easily fabricated with only a handful of ingredients. Then, you will also know, what you are actually consuming instead of straining your health with chemistry. However, you should only prepare things which are not too elaborate for you should be able to integrate it in the long run without making your life too complicated. Organising your refrigerator efficiently and defrosting it regularly can also help saving energy and groceries from perishing. Shopping Before going shopping, you should write down a weekly schedule for your meals and only buy ingredients that you really need therefor and that you do not already [...]

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