“I can’t afford to buy organic, fairtrade or sustainable.” – that’s what people love to say. But what do they actually mean by that?
I understand how when you go to the shop, you have a cheaper and a more expensive option. But – like the economists who should keep us away from crises – shouldn’t we look a bit further than the short-term investment?
I just stumbled over an article by the Good Human who explains how: “Given the fact that cheap goods don’t last long, are easily broken, are potentially full of toxic ingredients, Continue reading →
I am definitely a freak. Disposable stuff freaks me out. Whenever I get to a party or a get-together I don’t really know what to do.
Of course I’m not allergic to plastic. Rather, I simply cannot stand the idea of something being used just that one time. At the parties we eat on disposable plates with disposable cutlery and drink from disposable glases. My – and I’m sure also your – grandparents would probably cry seeing that kind of waste.
But really, isn’t the disposable lifestyle just about what is common today? Continue reading →
I’m curious to find out who is – in general - friendlier towards the environment: men or women?
We will start with a big minus on the female side. There are some products only we women use and there are a couple of issues around them (men: keep reading, it might be helpful to know about these things). Continue reading →