What to consider when you’re buying second hand

Second hand can be the treasure of all treasures and a true eye-opener for many in different ways. I think it’s great that people get to see that you’re actually able to get a lot of nice, good-quality stuff second hand because I feel like there’s this image that in these shops, you’ll only find…

7 cheap and simple ways to live greener

I have been trying to live more sustainably for several years and while I haven’t quite figured out everything, I have managed to identify some things that have helped me a lot on my sustainability journey. Today, I want to share those tips with you in the hopes that you’ll benefit from them too! Invest…

6 unsustainable mistakes people make when going green

Sometimes, we have all the good intentions in the world and invest a lot of money in things that we think may help us live more sustainably. But in some cases, it doesn’t work out quite as planned. The reasons for this can be many but in the research I’ve done for my university degree,…

The BEST Zero-waste tealights

Lighting candles, especially in the dark winter months, can soothe and relax you as well as add a cozy ambiance to any room. But there are problems with candles and, more specifically, tealights. There are typically two issues out of a sustainable point of view: First, if you’re vegan or vegetarian, you might be disturbed…

Why I can’t quit coffee

I love coffee. Not like Lorelai and Rory love coffee but I still define myself as a Javaphile. The people who like coffee will know what I’m talking about. The people who don’t like it will probably laugh derisively in my face and mutter “weaklings…” under their breath. But here’s the thing: it’s only partly…