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Sustainability is a topic with many facets.
Here you will find a wealth of information, tips and tricks to make your life more sustainable.

Demo sign for the climate

your 7-day climate challenge

It's getting hotter: we are experiencing more heat days & droughts, and at the same time more heat storms with heavy rain and floods. The Challenge is your chance to take action!

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Yellow Easter napkins

sustainable easter - 4 tips for the family celebration

Spring is here and Easter is just around the corner. If you want to celebrate sustainably, you can do so easily with these 4 tips.

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Dye yarn

toxic colours - how sustainable are our clothes?

Blue jeans are inconceivable without blue, white is worn for weddings and the "little black dress" is considered a classic - it is impossible to imagine fashion without colours. The only problem is that countless chemicals are used to achieve the strong colours. Often to the detriment of people and the environment.

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Cotton plant

how sustainable is cotton?

A large part of our clothing is made of cotton. On the one hand, it enjoys a good reputation as a natural product that can be processed well. On the other hand, the plant does not grow regionally and its cultivation is resource-intensive. How sustainable is cotton really?

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Find a car sharing car

Saving CO2 with car sharing

If we want to limit the effects of the climate crisis, we have to save CO2. There is a lot of potential in the transport sector, which contributes around 18 percent to emissions. Within this sector, car traffic is the main contributor. One way to significantly reduce these emissions is to offer car-sharing services.

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Vegan chickpea curry

recipe: the fastest curry in the world

Vegan can be so simple: a quick curry with tomatoes and chickpeas often does the trick. It fills you up, is healthy and no dinner can be ready faster.

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Book launch Jane Goodall

children's book launch: jane goodall

How can you teach children about sustainability? The most important thing is to lead by example - and to read to them. There are now many children's books that deal with various aspects of the topic. Today we are talking about: Jane Goodall.

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Baby with jacket

sustainable initial equipment for babies - 5 tips

Congratulations, you're having a baby! Now the question is, what does the new person need - and how sustainable are all the things we can buy?

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Heating Heating thermostat

sustainable heating & saving CO2

One of the biggest energy guzzlers in Germany is heating: every fourth household heats with petroleum and therefore causes around 318 grams of CO2 per kilowatt hour. For a living space of 120 square metres, this results in about 4.7 tonnes of CO2 per year! Natural gas (used in about half of all existing buildings) is a little better off, but still has a massive impact of about 3.7 tonnes. How can we reduce our energy consumption?

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Bathroom - towels and basket with soaps

my sustainable bathroom

You have to start somewhere - and the bathroom is a good place to start. There is now a wide range of product alternatives that you can often find in the nearest drugstore. So no one has to limit themselves or do without in order to make their bathroom more sustainable. 

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Mobile phone with BG logo

10 green apps for more sustainability

We always have our mobile phones with us anyway, so what could be more natural than to use them wisely? There are now many apps on the market that help you to live more sustainably. The choice is as wide as the topic is varied: Apps help you choose more ecological products, check cosmetics for problematic contents or reduce food waste. You can find a selection of 10 free apps for your smartphone here.

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Mother and child by the sea

how the climate crisis is destroying our oceans

The climate crisis has become tangible. Its effects on the world's oceans remain invisible at first - and yet they are dramatic.

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