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How to use your Binchotan water filter

The Binchotan charcoal filter offers the most effective and environmentally friendly way to purify and mineralise water. Here are a few tips on how to use it.:

Before first use:

Wash the Binchotan charcoal under the tap, brushing it gently to remove any leftover dust, ash or soot.
Boil the charcoal in a saucepan of water for […]

How to choose an eco-friendly toothbrush.

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 […]

Shampoo bars benefits

Shampoo bars are the best alternatives for your hair. Liquid shampoos are usually made with synthetic substances like paraben and silicones that can be harmful for your scalp, your hair and the planet. They usually make oily hair more oily and dry hair even dryer.
A solution to these problems caused by traditional shampoos is […]

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 […]

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 […]

How plastic is harming animals

We know that plastic is a great problem for both, the environment and human health. Nevertheless, nowadays, the first victims of plastic are land and sea animals.
Each year, millions of animals of more than 300 species eat plastic ,and 100.000 of sea mammals and 12 million seabirds die because of plastic.
Why do animals eat […]

Tips to say goodbye to plastic bottles

Every day in the world, we use millions of plastic bottles and many end up in the environment.
These bottles are the main plastic waste we can find in the oceans. Indeed, too often, plastic bottle caps are found in sea animals’ stomach. They mistake them with food and eat them. As a result, the […]