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In Sustainable Living, we share tips, trick, and ideas on:

  • what it means to be sustainable, ethical.
  • why we decided to support fair trade companies and brands.
  • how to be sustainable without being an aggressive eco-warrior
  • how to start incorporating zero-waste ideas in your life.
  • we also cover topics such as living sustainably as a family
  • how to shop in zero-waste stores
  • zero-waste products once should get as a beginner
  • zero-waste lifestyle
  • what is slow living?

I share our experience as a family, what products I found helpful when our daughter was growing up. We also talk about other, family-related content.

In this category, we also talk about motherhood:

  • I share my experience with motherhood, post-natal depression, pregnancy,
  • and other motherhood-related topics.

You can find out more about how you can improve your life and be more sustainable.

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The Shocking Effect of Climate Change and Global Warming on Glaciers

Climate change / Global Warming / Greenhouse Gasses. We hear and read about it with an increasing frequency. But until you see the effect of climate change and global warming on Swiss glaciers, it is hard to imagine what it really means. Last week we decided to go to the mountains. As Chloe-Sofia will start school soon, and Alex is looking for a new job, we felt we needed a break before we dive into this new school year in full force.

Zermatt is a popular and famous Swiss ski destination. It is a beautiful, stylish village which …

SWISS ZERO-WASTE BEAUTY BRANDS

In this article, I share my favorite Swiss zero-waste beauty brands. Some of the products I tried, some I keep using, and others are made by brands that my friends recommended.

Some of the products are totally packaged free, some are packaged in paper and others in reusable glass jars that you can refill or reuse.

There is a huge difference between the brands that you can find on the market. Some companies offer fresh, self-preserving products that contain ingredients that may contain irritants (for example essential oils) or synthetic ingredients. It really depends on you, …

ZERO-WASTE STORES IN SWITZERLAND

CATEGORY: ZERO-WASTE

In this article, I share a list of zero-waste stores in Switzerland that we like to visit. We have been on a zero-waste journey for 3 years now. In the beginning, we would visit a bulk store every week because we didn’t how much we needed to buy. But with practice, we got more organized and now we go to a bulk store once a month.

Il Bio Locale, Rolle

What do we get there? Everything that would be packaged in plastic in a grocery store (nuts, dry fruits, some cheese, pulses, polenta flour, etc.) or …

Black-Owned Businesses in Geneva

MO12 Retouches

In this post, I share my favorite black-owned businesses in Geneva. It includes only businesses I am supporting and I have good experience with.

There are more black-owned businesses in Geneva but as I do not know the people behind them personally , I don’t feel comfortable promoting them here.

FASHION

MO12 Retouches ( Rue de Montbrillant 12, 1201 Genève, 022 733 50 55)
– great quality tailoring services. I have been using MO12 Retouches for years because I like the quality of work and it is situated on …