August 3, 2022

Using the sun for more independence.

It does not have to be the huge photovoltaic system up on the roof. In this article, we tell you how to turn your balcony into a mini energy supplier and thus, to become a little more independent of the craziness of the energy markets (and the energy giant in the east) using a 22 sqft solar system.
July 28, 2022

The courage to become independent. Part 1.

No matter if by conviction or because it is simply a necessity considering the increased prices for energy, food, and everything else: How does it work, to become more independent of the large energy providers, of supermarkets, of the learned, loved, and sometimes hated habits? This is the start of a small series, in which we put together the most important steps on your way to more freedom. So, here comes part 1: Inventory.
July 19, 2022

About the courage to use a washcloth.

Together we are stronger – that is no news. But what is actually surprising are the amounts of energy and CO2 we could save if all of us would for example change some of our habits for just one day. Here are some sample calculations…
July 12, 2022

Regrowing. Or how to turn one lettuce into two.

Did you know that you can recycle or rather regrow vegetables in a glass of water, meaning: Let them grow again? Spring onions, leeks, green lettuce, carrots – all that can perfectly be regrown on your sill. In this article we explain how genius and simple that is.
July 5, 2022

Advertisement in green.

Instead of socks, cereals, or bras, the 10 most important messages of the latest IPCC report were put up on the walls of the Parisian metro. Why?
July 5, 2022
Blumen die etwas zu sagen haben

Flowers, that actually deliver a message.

How is it possible, that flowers are not “green”, are not ecological? The Slow Flowers Movement is trying to change that and to bring more transparency, sustainability, and regionality into your vases. A beautiful discovery.
June 29, 2022

… the beginning of everything. Especially of changes.

... the beginning of everything. Especially of changes. Says one of our authors - Barbara Beiertz. And she is right.
June 13, 2022

Putting an end to the empty phrase we really should. Or: How an idea grows and prospers.

How many dreams, projects, ideas are not being realized every single day? Are the result of an euphoric, inspiring night with friends and are not put into pratice? Many. That is why for this Coffee with… we are meeting with someone who made it happen: Jutta Nachtwey from Saatkultur*. A project that cleverly combines humanitarian help, biodiversity, and design.
June 10, 2022

Ice cream season has officially started.

Homemade coffee ice cream. Vegan. Organic. And of course, irresistible. We are ready for the summer (no matter the weather).