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?
I started thinking about the sustainability of mass tourism after moving to Prague, the Czech Republic's capital. The heart of Europe. The pearl of cities. A city that sees nearly 8 million (!) tourists every year. (1) Let me remind you that Prague has some 1,5 million inhabitants. The tourists - or should I say … Continue reading Sustainable traveling
...aka tips for an (almost) waste-free household. In my last post, I discussed the green marketing and pointed out that not everything that seems “eco-friendly” actually is eco friendly. I even said that a paper bag might not always be the most ecological variant (based on several studies). You might feel confused now. Maybe you … Continue reading My beautiful #minimumwaste home
We’ve adopted the single-use plastic habits quite easily, but how quickly can we get rid of them? I have a professional deformation - whenever I am standing in the line in a supermarket and I see an old lady with bananas (or any other item that already has a wrapper) in a plastic bag, it … Continue reading It’s all about the habits
In my last post, I wrote my thoughts on the information by the World Bank that in 50 years we are going to drown in waste. I ended the blog post by saying that business need to change their models from linear to circular ones. Linear = make-take-dispose, circular=make-take-reuse, remember? ... Let's take the example … Continue reading The responsible future of shopping