While zero waste is an amazing idea, it’s important to know that “zero waste” is an ideal. Going zero waste doesn’t necessarily mean you will generate no waste at all. It is nothing more magical than simply trying to live less wastefully, one small step at a time.A look into your garbage bin tells you that the most waste, especially single used plastic-waste, is coming from your kitchen. More than one third of all...

Some of you might have planned a nice holiday trip, a family visit or a weekend away for this year´s summer holidays. Leave your own four walls behind and clear your head, whether by the sea or in the mountains. A break from everyday life - who doesn't need that from time to time?Even in the holiday season, you want to protect the environment and live with as less plastic...

The end of the year is often spent enjoying quality time together with our friends and family. Such occasions typically involve a special meal and a glass or two of our favourite drink. We have put together some awesome lifehacks for your kitchen that make preparing, storing and disposing waste easier and avoid food waste, as well as stinky bins and wasting money.Plan your meals over holidaysThe best way to avoid...

Are you one of those organized people who are already prepared for the coming holidays? Or do you still have plans to make and gifts to buy? Either way, why not take a second and look at some of your usual holiday purchases to see if you can make them more “sustainable?” Of course, you want to find that perfect gift for everyone to send acknowledgement, love and support —...

‘Braaing’ is South Africa’s number one sport. As a German, I had never heard about it before I moved to South Africa. We do ‘Grillen’ in Germany, but that’s just a normal BBQ and could never reach the science of a real South African braai.Despite my previously limited knowledge, we have discovered and researched some small alterations and alternatives that make your braai as eco-friendly as possible: The Meat Braaivleis often comes...