Minimalism lifestyle seems to be on the rise today, as it represents a great contrast to the mass consumption and material way of living. Instagram is full of #minimalist hashtags and it has become a common word in all languages. But do you really know what minimalism is and where did it come from? We … Continue reading Minimalism explained
Sustainability is in now. It's not for only for hippies with unshaved legs and tie dye t-shirts anymore, to be eco-friendly is simply cool, just as everything that’s natural, organic and/or vegan. I have nothing against, of course, I’m actually glad! Unfortunately, many brands take advantage of it and use these words in advertisements or in their product description falsely. In other words, … Continue reading Greenwashing is all around us
I went to a baby store when I was in the 8th month for the first time. Most probably it was the last time, too. I was shocked how many products for the tiny creatures are out there! My minimalist & minimum waste self decided to prove myself and the world that 90% of all those things the baby actually doesn’t need.
Why do I care about natural or synthetic? The answer is simple. Conventional hair products from the drug store as well as the professional ones usually contain a dangerous cocktail of chemicals that are harmful not only for our hair and body, but the environment, too. That's why I've decided to take care of my … Continue reading Natural & minimum waste hair care
...aka what I (didn't) buy during pregnancy. As my belly started growing (around 22nd week), I’ve been having the “I have nothing to wear!” panic attacks from time to time. Sounds familiar to you, pregnant ladies? It’s not only that your crop tops and regular fitted sweaters and t-shirts just don’t fit anymore, but also … Continue reading Pregnancy fashion minimalism
Since our Minimum Waste shop has opened its doors, I’ve observed a couple of things here. Most people that come in would say something like: It’s amazing what you do, the plastics are terrible. Some of them would top it off with: Thank god that they hand out paper bags instead now. I also noticed … Continue reading What does “sustainability” actually mean
You might have asked why I use the word minimum waste when talking about my lifestyle, and not zero waste. Zero waste is the world-known movement aiming to reduce your household waste to zero, which is what I’m trying to do. So, why do I keep saying minimum instead of zero then? To me, zero … Continue reading Zero or minimum waste?
Tereza With this article, I want you to change your attitude towards clothes & shopping for clothes. I want you to think about it. I want you to learn to shop smart and consciously. Why? I’ve organized enough workshops in my shop&education center Minimum Waste, talked to many interesting people from the fashion industry, read … Continue reading Why we need to change our relationship with fashion