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Are Sofas Toxic?

Are Sofas Toxic?

Did you know that the sofa and other furniture in your home can impact your health, and also the future of our planet?

 

I didn’t know this for a long time, and the background surprised me. Read here…

- why sofas are more complex objects than we think

- why sofas may contain hidden toxins

- how to make sure your furniture is safe

by tine sintermann on June 22, 2022
For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

For a sustainable life: how Zero Waste works

Waste is a worldwide problem of modern consumer society. Disposal and recycling are difficult and laborious processes. This planet's resources are limited but the mountains of garbage are growing, plastic floats in the oceans and microplastic blows with wind and rain around the globe. A sustainable lifestyle for all is necessary for the survival of the planet. The simple formula to counteract: Produce less waste!
by tine sintermann on March 24, 2021
Sustainable furnishing for a comfortable home

Sustainable furnishing for a comfortable home

One's own home should be a healthy place of well-being where one can live, love and work. No matter what the apartment looks like - it should definitely be furnished in a healthy and sustainable way. Consumers nowadays choose eco-friendly furniture, preferably made without plastic or toxic additives.

by tine sintermann on March 10, 2021
Getting in touch with mother nature

Getting in touch with mother nature

There are countless ways to get back in touch with Mother Nature. Not everyone has this natural need, but it will do everyone good to step outside. Tips and different resources will help! It's worth it to get completely lost in nature via microadventures on your own doorstep, small excursions or letting yourself drift. After all, we are all a part of nature
by tine sintermann on February 25, 2021
Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

Good for the climate, good for the soul: sustainable traveling

"Sustainable travel" is the central keyword. Similar to "soft tourism," it refers to ecologically conscious and resource-conserving travel that is in harmony with nature and local social conditions. This refers to the means of transport as well as the choice of accommodation and the behavior of each individual on site.
by tine sintermann on February 11, 2021
Microplastic - the invisible danger is everywhere

Microplastic - the invisible danger is everywhere

When we think of plastic waste, we see plastic bags, PET bottles and packaging materials in front of our inner eye. But there is a part of the plastic waste that we (almost) no longer see: microplastics.
by tine sintermann on October 20, 2020
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