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Food waste and green cuttings used in the garden

Food waste and green cuttings used in the garden

Sometimes it’s frustrating to see how much waste is produced while cooking or gardening. Even though I rarely cause plastic waste in the kitchen, other waste has to be disposed of. Private households usually generate small amounts of organic waste. In hotels, on the contrary, […]

On International Women’s Day: Women’s Power for Environmental Protection

On International Women’s Day: Women’s Power for Environmental Protection

Today is International Women’s Day. Hence, we introduce you to some strong women contributing to the protection of the environment, the climate and animals everyday.

Lively garden: preserving biologic diversity

Lively garden: preserving biologic diversity

“If the bee disappeared, man would only have four years left to live.” Albert Einstein’s quote repeatedly arises in the media. It seems as if the warnings of researchers, scientists and beekeepers have finally reached the mainstream of society. In more than 70 studies it […]

A clean affair: Eco-friendly laundry

A clean affair: Eco-friendly laundry

Often, you are asked to use your towels several times when staying at a hotel. Probably, you already experienced that towels are replaced anyway, no matter what you decide. That way, hotels worldwide produce tons of towels every year.  However, a single washing cycle of […]

Conquer the mountain with children: Three activity-holidays for the whole family

Conquer the mountain with children: Three activity-holidays for the whole family

  You better start planning your summer vacation on time, especially if you have to travel during the school holidays. Beach holidays are among the most popular ones, whereas my favorite vacation destination was Austria when I was younger. I liked the mixture of hiking […]