Responsible consumption

COTTON BAGS: ADVANTAGES OVER PLASTIC BAGS

One of the most simple first steps toward a more ecofriendly life is to start using cotton bags. Even if their conception and fabrication have an impact on the environment, the simple fact that we can reuse them and that they are made from a biodegradable material make them a much better option than […]

PLASTICFREE COSUMPTION, RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION

It is now evident that the current model of consumption is clearly not sustainable. That is why, in order to ensure a decent and fair future to our children, we have to commit to new buying habits more in line with the limits of the Earth.
A good way to do it is to start […]

CONSUMA CONSCIENCIA: CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM

We want to start 2017 wishing you a happy new year. As Spanish proverb says “New year, new life”, this new 2017 we present you a new project: ConSuma Consciencia. We contacted with the Founder during The Organic Fair Trade BioNavarra and made her an interview.
Leire Iriarte is the founder and coordinator of ConSuma […]

WHITE CHRISTMAS, GREEN CHRISTMAS

Winter is here, and our landscape gets full of umbrellas, coats and scarfs while we dream of pictures of White Christmas full of sledges and snowpeople.
Last year, at our entry “Plastic-free Christmas”, we gave you some easy tips in order to reduce our plastic impact during these special days. This year we want to […]

COP 21: HOW TO ACHIEVE TO STOP CLIMATE CHANGE

CAR FREE DAY

Car Free Day on 22 September is an individual and collective reflection on car use in the city and part of an approach to promote a greener and sustainable mobility. Each participating city is compelled to limit traffic in a given area and provide benefits for alternative transport. It is, therefore, a pedagogical proposal, […]

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2015

On June 5th, we celebrate the World Environment Day (WED), a global celebration that aims to raise awareness about the need to safeguard our environment. This date was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 as a vehicle to raise public awareness on the importance of the environment, promoting political attention and […]

HOW TO AVOID MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS

A few weeks ago, we published a post about plastic free showering. Then, we mentioned the issue of plastic microbeads hiden in our shower gels, shampoos and body scrubs. In this post, we are going to explain what these microbeads are, what problem they pose and how to identify and avoid them.

What are microbeads?
Plastic […]