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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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How To Make Zero-Waste Beeswax Wrap

As promised in this article where I shared my favorite alternatives to cling wrap, here is a simple tutorial on making zero-waste beeswax wrap.

You may be surprised to find out that making zero-waste beeswax wrap is easier and cheaper than you think.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Piece of old linen or cotton fabric.
  • Beeswax granulate – I got mine from greenshop.ch. It is from La droguerie écologique for about CHF45.
  • Baking paper.
  • Scissors. …

The Best Zero-Waste Food Wraps

What do you use to cover leftovers? Do you store them in Tupperware or put them in a bowl and cover them with cling wrap? When I was growing up in the Communist Czech Republic, my mom used to put leftovers on a plate and cover it with another one. In this article, I will show you some zero-waste food wraps that you can replace kitchen foil.

Reusable Silicone Food Covers

Zero-waste flexible reusable lids made of silicone- blue from Eco Inova and transparent from Lékué.

They are affordable, …

Happy Digital Detox – Say Goodbye to Social Media

CATEGORY: SELF-LOVE

A few weeks ago, I listened to a podcast about digital minimalism. It was the first time that I heard the term, but it resonated with me so much that I ordered the book by the end of the episode. This post will share my thoughts on why I recommend doing digital detox and why you have to start using social media intentionally.

I have a retiring friend, and one of her goals is to learn to use social media. I can imagine that she will find my advice strange since everyone tells her that every business has …

How to choose a sustainable and eco-friendly tea?

CATEGORY: ZERO-WASTE

When I published my “baked tea” recipe, I realized that I did not explain what makes it zero-waste and eco-friendly. First, I used fruits that were past their best and would otherwise end up in a compost bin. Secondly, I bought the fruits at our local farm and the raw sugar at a bulk store. And thirdly, the jar that I stored it in was recycled – from our favorite marmalade brand. But if you are not into baked fruit teas, here are tips on how to choose sustainable and eco-friendly tea (and tea bags). …

How to make the best zero-waste fruit tea at home

In this article, I want to share with you my favorite fruit tea recipe. A Czech friend living in Lausanne introduced me to “baked fruit tea” when I visited her at Christmas. When I mentioned it to my Czech friends, all of them knew about it. It is trendy over there. And I am not surprised because it tastes, smells amazing, and warms you up. Which is all one needs in winter, isn’t it? So if you want to learn how to make the best zero-waste fruit tea at home, continue reading.

Easy Fruit Tea Recipe …