Living small and tiny: 10 reasons why

Living small in a tiny house has seen an incredible surge in popularity over the past few years. Many people are either joining the movement or are interested in doing so. And it’s with good reason. Be it the location, the shape, or the interior, there’s just an incredible range of possibilities when creating a tiny house. Some people even build their house on water or in trees. Everyone goes about it in their own way. But why should you consider living tiny? Keep reading to find out. We have explained our top 10 reasons for living in a tiny…

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Zero waste lifestyle: is it difficult?

When discovering the zero waste movement for the first time, it can be quite overwhelming. The term ‘zero’ in particular can seem a bit daunting. How on earth can a person produce zero waste?!   Not about 'zero' A while ago, had a peak at some popular zero waste pinterest accounts. On one of them we saw someone promoting zero waste floss. 'How amazing!' we thought. 'We have to check that out!' So, we clicked the link and read the blog post, excited to learn more. The article explained the ins and outs of a little electric gadget that cleans your…

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The zero waste adventures of: girlforacleanworld

Welcome to episode one of our zero waste blog series! We started this series to share the joys that a zero waste lifestyle can bring. Besides that, we hope to create awareness about plastic pollution. It's not a coincidence that we're starting on July 1st. Today is the kickoff for PlasticFreeJuly! What would be a better start to this month than sitting back for a second and reading all about the inspiring story of zero waste advocate Monica? She's better known as 'girlforacleanworld' on her instagram and blog. We hope that you'll enjoy this series as much as we do. And be…

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Announcement: zero waste blog series

In the spirit of plastic free July, we’d like to announce our new blog post series titled: The zero waste adventures of ‘...' During this series we plan to share a weekly story written by an inspiring blogger and/or instagrammer, who will talk all about their zerowaste journey. Starting tomorrow we hope to upload one story each Sunday. They will explain why they chose to embark upon this lifestyle; how it has suited them since starting out; share an insight into some of the struggles they’ve encountered along the way; and share their top tip to help you with your…

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Does zero waste living affect food waste?
A selection of unpackaged organic bread

Does zero waste living affect food waste?

As we recently started our journey towards a zero waste lifestyle, we discovered just how many products in grocery stores are packaged in some form of plastic nowadays. Not just in grocery stores though, in all types of stores we see a huge amount of plastic packaging. In the olden days, you could simply pick as many screws and bolts as you’d like from a basket and take them home in a paper bag. Now you find them packaged in small plastic containers. In Europe, every person creates an average of 160 kilos of packaging waste each year. 160 kilo’s…

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5 sustainable and eco-friendly dog brands

We realize that owning dogs is certainly not the most sustainable thing one can do. But who really can withstand the love of a little puppy? We know it’s selfish, but don’t we all have a few of those things? The least we can then do is opt for more sustainable products and brands when buying gear and food for our four-legged friends. So today, we’d like to share a few brands with you that have a strong focus on sustainability. We can’t get our hands on all of them, but you might find that one of them offers a…

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