Und alles was am Ende von uns bleibt ist Müll

Dieses Jahr habe ich mir keine strengen Vorsätze gesetzt. Es gibt, dass ein oder andere, dass ich gerne verändern möchte, aber es muss nicht radikal sein. So möchte ich zum Beispiel weniger Gluten essen, aber ein kompletter Verzicht muss es zum Glück nicht sein. Außerdem würde ich gerne ein Mal im Monat einen Blogpost schreiben …

The Sustainability Journey towards a greener lifestyle

There are guides that suggest we can go plastic-free in 30 days or zero waste in six weeks, but I don’t think they’re realistic. Living more sustainably, in these cases by producing less waste, should not be a time-bound project, but instead a journey that takes time. And that doesn’t only apply to reducing waste, …

„See yourself as a citizen, and not a consumer“

„See yourself as a citizen, and not a consumer“ is the title of one of the chapters in the book The Future We Choose by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac. It’s a suggestion that I first came across nearly 10 years ago in the book The Story of Stuff by Annie Leonard and that has …

Moving my life and business from the UK to Germany

If you know me from the market in Winchester, or have been following me on social media for a little while, you probably know that I’m German. I came to the UK more than six years ago to do my PhD in palaeoclimate science at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is where I …

Are Eco-friendly Products More Expensive Than Their Non-Eco Version?

Many people I meet at markets say to me that they would buy more eco-friendly products if they weren’t so expensive. Whilst we can easily get that impression when looking solely at the price, I think it is more complicated than that. From my own experience, I would say that choosing eco-friendly products has saved …