Synthetic materials are poisoning our environment. When we think about this problem, images of plastic bottles and plastic bags come to mind, but synthetic textiles are a big part of the problem, too. The Guppyfriend washing bag filters out the tiniest microfibers released from textiles during washing.
Ladies, there are options, green options available for us now. From menstrual cups, reusable pads, period panties, sea sponge tampons. If you just made a Naaaah. face, or even Eeeww! I don´t blame you, I was not convinced the first time I heard about them either. But hopefully, you will continue reading and give this or some other alternative a try.
The times are tough for those who care about the environment. After reading all the news I can´t help myself from feeling lost, terrified and unable to help. People seem not to care if it´s not happening in front of their home. Or maybe they […]
My way of showing you that we all fail sometimes. Hope they make you feel a little bit better, give you some hope and a push to give it a try. Going zero waste doesn´t happen over night. It takes time and a lot of researching, especially if you don´t live in a city and your options are limited. It´s about trying your best. It´s about producing less waste. Every plastic that we avoid buying matters.
July is a Plastic Free Month. It´s also time when a lot of people move to the seaside to enjoy their holidays. And by staying by the sea, we need to be extra careful what we bring and use. There is no trash man, no cleaning lady that will clean the sea after us.
Patagonia’s mission is to build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm and use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. And with that in mind, they created their line of Yulex natural rubber wetsuits. There was no doubt which one I will buy.
Waste is going to be one of the next biggest problems for the fashion and textiles industry. There are 13,1 million tons of clothes being trashed each year. Only 20% are being recycled. So please don´t throw your old clothes in your bin, sell them online and earn some extra pizza money and extra green points for doing something good.