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CHRISTMAS : 3 ZERO WASTE GIFT IDEAS

The Christmas season is a time to celebrate and to get together with our families. A time for shopping, presents, eating and indulgences and it is easy to forget the planet and our environmental commitments. However, as people aware and convinced of the need to change our habits towards a zero waste lifestyle, we […]

ECO-FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVES TO PLASTIC SCOURERS

Scourers are one of those daily items that are now being made from plastic. This type of scourer poses 3 significant problems for the environment: Firstly, they come over-packaged in plastic; secondly, when it is time to change them, they are not recyclable and they turn into waste that ends up in an incinerator […]

HOW TO CHOOSE AN ECO-FRIENDLY TOOTH-BRUSH.

One product we use every day and that is nearly always made of plastic is our toothbrush. Conventional plastic toothbrushes weigh around 18 grams. On average, we each use approximately 300 toothbrushes during our lifetime. This means, that each of us throws away 5 kilos of plastic into the rubbish, which then ends up […]

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 […]

5 BASIC PRODUCTS FOR A #ZEROWASTE BATHROOM

We all tend to accumulate a lot of stuff, and overall plastic stuff, in our bathroom. Today, we present you 5 basic products for a zero-waste, eco-friendly and healthy bathroom.

Soap bars
One of our favourite soap bar is the Marseille olive soap block. It is 100% natural, you can easily buy it in bulk and […]

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 […]

3 #PLASTICPOLLUTION CAMPAINS WE LIKE

When we opened our plastic-free shop, we knew our project where a little original not to say bizarre to a lot of people here in Europe.
Our aim was to explain that live without plastic is possible and necessary to change the present consumption model in place, and we also insisted that our project was […]

4 TIPS FOR A PLASTIC-FREE ORAL HYGIENE

Brushing your teeth is a daily act that has more impact on the environment than it seems.
If we add micro-plastics hold in numerous toothpastes , nylon and Teflon from dental floss and dental tape, all different kind of cans and containers, and an average of 5 kilograms of toothbrushes used throughout our lives, having a […]