What is sustainable living? In our opinion, living sustainably means making the better choice. This does not mean giving up, but conscious living and selected consumption.

Corn as a raw material for environmentally friendly construction

The corn plant is one of the most widely grown crops worldwide. But can it also revolutionize the construction industry?

Modal fabric – The innovative textile fiber made from beech wood

Modal fabric impresses with its natural origin and versatile application. Compared to other materials, it shows many advantages and disadvantages. Immerse yourself in the world of Modal.

Cleaning stone: The environmentally friendly all-rounder for a clean home

Cleaning made easy: A cleaning stone is suitable for the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Everything about the environmentally friendly all-purpose cleaner and how to use it.

Soap sachets: A guide to foamy washing and gentle exfoliation

Everything about the use, care and production of soap bags: They enable an optimal showering experience and at the same time protect the environment

Nut milk bags: Everything you need to know about homemade nut milk

With homemade nut milk you can get an extra portion of healthy fats and vitamins into your everyday life - find out everything about nut milk bags here

Sustainable bed linen: A green dream for a restful sleep

Benefits, materials and top brands for eco-friendly bedding - from kid-friendly designs to organic certifications

Wrapping gifts sustainably: The best tips for sustainable wrapping paper

Nice gift giving without a guilty conscience? This is possible with sustainable wrapping paper! Discover our ecological designs and give your gifts a special touch.

The best tips for a zero-waste renovation

Transforming a space without creating waste can be challenging. We show the best tips for a zero-waste renovation

Veganuary 2024: How to make plant-based cooking easy

Vegan January is entering its 11th round this year. Why a vegan diet is suitable for everyone and the ultimate vegan guide to animal-free cooking

Practical and sustainable: Everything you need to know about reusable cotton pads

Goodbye disposable products! With reusable cotton pads you protect the environment and save money. Discover tips for care and instructions on how to do it yourself here

Rosemary Shampoo: A shrub as an all-purpose weapon for healthy hair

Rosemary shampoo has positive effects on hair health. The best brands and tips.

Beautiful looks for rain and snow with sustainable rubber boots

Whether in nature or as an accessory in the city: rubber boots keep your feet dry on rainy days - but are there also sustainable models?

Sustainable baby gifts: environmental awareness for childhood

Sustainable baby gifts are perfect for making parents and babies happy while protecting the environment

Detergent for allergy sufferers: A guide for particularly sensitive skin

The wrong detergent can create an unpleasant feeling on the skin, especially for allergy sufferers. We'll show you the way to natural and gentle detergents

Wool grease – a natural product with versatile uses

Wool fat is not only a natural protection for sheep, but also turns out to be a valuable care product for people, wool textiles and the environment

Black Friday Boycott: For the environment & your own wallet

Avoiding consumption instead of buying frenzy. More and more consumers and well-known players are calling for a Black Friday boycott. We'll show you what it's all about

Cloth handkerchiefs are coming back into fashion

Cloth handkerchiefs are gaining more and more attention. They are more durable, skin-friendly and more cost-effective than the disposable version

Sustainable Shampoos: A Guide to Healthy and Beautiful Hair

In order to protect the environment in everyday life, you can use green alternatives, especially for daily care products such as sustainable shampoos

Sustainable Advent calendar 2023 for an environmentally conscious pre-Christmas period

Sustainable Advent calendars with environmentally conscious gifts are a special joy and attention - discover the top 15 ideas for 2023

Sustainable wedding – From second hand bridal fashion and ecological stationery

Discover all the tips about a sustainable wedding and how you can make the big day festive and environmentally friendly

Christmas window decorations: The 10 best ideas and Inspo 2023

The right decoration for every style. Ten creative ideas for a Christmas window decoration

Winter can come with these brands for sustainable hats

Discover 10 sustainable hat brands that not only make a fashion statement, but also protect the environment

Vegan muffins – The 5 best recipes for enjoyment without regret

No matter whether savory, sweet or fruity, these 5 vegan muffin recipes are always successful and convincing

Make your own vegetable broth: simple recipes and tips

Conventional vegetable broths contain a lot of flavor enhancers, sugar and palm oil - the healthier alternative: make your own vegetable broth

Pouring candles – easy, quick and without any prior knowledge

Discover the world of candle casting - from making sustainable candles to recycling leftover wax

Natural freshness: Why natural cosmetic deodorants are the better choice

With natural cosmetic deodorants you decide for the well-being of your skin and the environment

Interior design trends 2024 – warmth, contrasts and biophilia

Warm colors and cleverly placed accents for home interior design – these are the top 5 interior trends in 2024

12 Sustainable Apps: Your contribution to an environmentally friendly future

Meet the 12 best sustainable apps that play a crucial role in creating an eco-friendly future

Natural Retinol: Anti-aging the natural way

Retinol is considered a popular anti-aging product, but how natural is the miracle cure really?

Dishwasher tablets without plastic and harmful chemicals

Find out more about plastic-free dishwasher tablets and how they protect the environment

Sustainable autumn tips: 10 organic swaps

Discover 10 sustainable autumn tips – organic alternatives for everyday life

Vintage furniture: timeless, high quality and sustainable

Discover the vintage trend, real vintage furniture and its advantages for sustainability, quality and style

Soy wax candles: A beautiful and environmentally friendly alternative

Discover the variety of soy wax candles, the health and environmental benefits and where you can buy these eco candles

Green energy with the heat pump trend?

Heat pumps - an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional heating systems

Making dandelion honey: A delicious vegan alternative to classic honey

Making dandelion honey: Here's how - A simple way and vegan alternative to classic honey

Make the garden bee-friendly: Here's how!

Bees play a huge role in our ecosystem. With a bee-friendly garden you can protect and support the population of these animals.

The zero waste concept: This is how the green lifestyle works, guaranteed

How the zero waste concept reduces waste, optimizes resources and makes everyday life more sustainable

New Work: Sustainable office furniture in the office and what to look out for

In times of New Work, positive impulses count in the office and home office - sustainable office furniture plays a major role

Eco washing ball: This is how the sustainable washing ball works

Washing without additives: the washing ball is considered an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional detergents

The mobility of tomorrow: climate-neutral e-bikes for city and country

E-bikes make sustainable mobility possible and attractive - how a family business combines e-mobility, innovation and design

Natural facial toners: Essentials of a sustainable care routine

Natural facial toners are the clean beauty hack for beautiful & healthy skin. Green trend or relevant mainstream development?  

The benefits of yoga: Positive effects on body, mind and environment

Whether physical fitness, mental strength or closeness to nature - through these advantages, yoga enriches life in the long term

How To Manage Chronic Illness With Exercise and Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Strategies that ensure better health and quality of life despite a chronic illness

Wooden bike: The durable eye-catcher for urban life

A wooden bicycle made from natural resources offers many advantages and is in no way inferior to conventional competitors in terms of design 

These impact-factor t-shirts belong in every capsule wardrobe

Sustainable T-shirts are more than a fashion statement - everything about material, seals and top 10 brands

Sustainable camping cookware: This is how camping can be even more environmentally friendly

Everything about sustainable camping dishes and the most beautiful products for your next camping trip

Tencel fabric Disadvantages and advantages of the innovative trend fiber

Gentle on the skin, biodegradable and a luxurious shine - find out all the advantages and disadvantages of the trend fiber Tencel here

Inflation: stress test or opportunity for sustainable consumption?

Does the inflation lead to a decline in sustainable development? Modern values and business models argue against it

Gen Z Contradictions: The Fast Fashion Paradox

Why Gen Z fight for sustainability more than any other generation and still consumes fast fashion the most 

Top Food Trends 2023 under the sign of conscious enjoyment

Food Trends 2023: A change in the food industry towards more sustainability and locality, regenerative foods and classic dishes interpreted vegan 

Club of Rome Salon: Enabling Change in Financial Markets and the Economy

Investing with Impact - Collaboration between Arts & Nature Social Club, Club of Rome Germany and BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt illustrates the opportunities for a sustainable financial system

Natural hair dye: The better choice for Planet & Beauty

Hair coloring without chemical stress? No problem: natural hair dye combines conscious beauty care with environmental and animal protection 

How to find sustainable hotels for the perfect summer vacation

The best tips on how to find sustainable hotels and what to look out for when making your selection

Water-free cosmetics promise health for skin and the environment

Clean Beauty Update: Are anhydrous cosmetics the sustainable solution for clear skin and a clean planet?

Naturally beautiful hair: everything to do with biodegradable shampoo

At the intersection of beauty and protection - biodegradable shampoo enables a daily contribution to environmental protection

Hype about green enjoyment: know-how and hotspots for vegourments

Everything to do with the great moment of vegetables and the green revolution of the haute cousine - that's behind the made-up word "vegourment"

Ethical Fashion 101 – A Guide to Conscious Consumption

Look good and feel good: 10 sustainable fashion tips and a guide to make your wardrobe more durable

The Truth About Palm Oil - Harmful to Health & the Environment?

Palm oil is a harmful product for people and the environment, but the problem also offers potential with innovative solutions to make an entire economy more sustainable

Go Veganuary - Meatless campaign turns out more successful than ever

How Veganuary makes vegan nutrition more attractive for the masses and even brings large companies to new dishes

Circular Beauty - This is how zero waste cosmetics work

The beauty industry is also addressing the great challenge of becoming circular with zero waste cosmetics

Sustainable Christmas: ideas and resolutions for 2022

How does a sustainable Christmas work? We show you how to do it with simple tips about gifts, feasts and decorations

Top 25 ideas for sustainable Christmas gifts

Discover our favorite picks for sustainable, elegant and timeless Christmas gifts

Capsule Wardrobe: Minimalist wardrobe with form and function

 A minimalist wardrobe combines aesthetics, sustainability and a healthy mindset. As? In 3 steps to the Capsule Wardrobe!

Futurefood Algae: The innovative alternative from the sea

Surprising food alternatives made from algae - In Food Valley, edible solutions are cooked for a sustainable food industry.

Artificial Christmas tree like real: 7 ideas for alternatives

Creative ideas and alternatives for fir trees and why the real fir tree is less sustainable

Eco Lingerie - The 10 most beautiful brands for sustainable underwear

 Ethical fashion also includes sustainable underwear - whether elegant and simple or sexy and playful, here are the most beautiful brands

Complex and savvy: This is the potential of Gen Z consumers

Inclusiveness, commitment and cultural creativity - a new generation calls for radical change By Gen Z expert Hana Ben-Shabat

News: What we can expect from the COP26 climate conference

This year's UN climate conference COP26 is considered as most crucial for the fight against climate change

New Year's Eve ideas 2024: Glamor and glitter in green

This year it's time to rethink traditions - here are creative ideas for a sustainable New Year's Eve party with the best of intentions

News: Prince William awards the world's first Earthshot Prize

With the Earthshot Prize, Prince William is launching a 10-year plan to restore the health of our planet

Buying houseplants online: Indoor greenery for home and office

The green, digital jungle: buy houseplants online without compromising on sustainability

Arizona Muse promotes biodynamics as a future model with the charity “DIRT”.

With “DIRT,” model and environmental activist Arizona Muse has dedicated herself to supporting biodynamic agriculture. She explains what that means in an exclusive interview 

Slow Food Movement wants to return to the culture of enjoyment and eating

Through enjoyment to a sustainable food industry - Slow Food strengthens the senses for a responsible food system

Bosco Verticale: Are forest towers the future of sustainable design?

More and more people are drawn to the city and more and more green space has to make room - wooded high-rise buildings should represent a solution to the problem

What is recycling? - That's what it's all about and how it works.

Here you will find out what is behind recycling and how you can easily implement it. All the advantages and disadvantages of the recycling cycle

Take action: This is how you can help those suffering in Afghanistan

Emergency supplies, protection and hope for Afghanistan. We show which organizations they can support to help Afghanistan

Micro homes - great freedom and the smallest ecological footprint

A new kind of quality of life - micro-house as an inspiring and environmentally friendly living concept

Eco-wakening: The global awakening of sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption and awareness of the effects of our actions - Eco-Wakening shows how the demand for it is increasing significantly

Zero waste sunscreen: This is how natural sun protection works

The skin is our largest organ - it is therefore particularly important to take a closer look when choosing sun protection and to choose sun cream made from natural cosmetics

Food trends 2022 are all about “The New Normal”

Food Trends 2022: A change in consumer behavior towards more sustainability and locality, the e-food movement and everything about post-Covid gastronomy

Sustainable companies setting new standards, but are they also profitable?

These management practices are what make sustainable companies successful - six recommendations for action for successful change

Let's Flip - when the community decides on sustainable flops

Investigative journalism with the integration of the community for a better future - here we explain how the online magazine Flip works

Fast fashion vs. slow fashion marks a shift in the fashion industry

Sustainability is causing a change in the fashion industry - It's a fight called fast fashion vs. slow fashion and here are all trends at a glance

New European Bauhaus: The Green Deal for NextGenEU

The German Design Council is a partner of the “New European Bauhaus” - a creative, interdisciplinary initiative of the European Commission to promote sustainability

Recognise greenwashing and avoid marketing traps

More and more brands are labeling their collections as green and sustainable, but it is not uncommon for them to be just hot air - this is how you can recognize greenwashing

Luxury home gym: train at home in style

Even the training options have moved home within the past few months. But not only in times of a pandemic: with these devices you can create your own luxury home gym 

Biodynamic wine: A question of ethics or taste?

Biodynamic wine follows the cycle of nature and is becoming increasingly popular - Here you can find out why wine is better for people and the environment

Water to go without rubbish - sustainable drinking bottles as cool everyday companions

Trendy and environmentally friendly: Sustainable drinking bottles made of stainless steel, glass and co. Are declaring war on plastic waste

Scandinavian decoration: Plain and simple furnishings from the north

Less is more: Scandinavian decoration with lots of Nordic home accessories made from natural materials fit into any home 

Home office design: interior moods for more focus in the study room

For many, the workplace has moved into their own homes: We show you how to set up your home office and the most beautiful interior moods - functional, stylish and sustainable

The best food delivery alternatives to order food in your region

Good food or cooking boxes are more popular than ever. Here are the best delivery platforms for ordering food in your region

Dr. Jane Goodall: A woman committed to environmental and animal protection

For International Women's Day 2021 we are showing a portrait of Jane Goodall - the British scientist and activist dedicated her life to environmental and animal protection

Attention veggie lovers: the top list for healthy meat alternatives

We clear up myths and show the real advantages of veggie products - here is the best of for healthy meat alternatives

Green hair care: Best vegan shampoos and conditioners

Hair care without a guilty conscience and with green power? Here is the list of the top brands for vegan shampoo without animal testing - 100% cruelty-free!

Broccoli calories: Discover what's in the green vitamin bomb

Broccoli is not only delicious, but also full of nutritional values. Broccoli contains only a few calories, but all the more vitamins

Top brands and tips for zero waste shampoo

Washing hair with soap is trendy. We'll show you how to gently and gently clean your hair - without palm oil and plastic-free

The most beautiful furnishing ideas for your home

Furnishing ideas that combine functionality and beauty. We show trends and inspiration for modern interiors 2021

News: The EU's new climate target accelerates the reduction of CO2 emissions

EU members have decided to reduce CO2030 emissions by 2% by 55 and thus have tightened the climate protection targets

The best brands for stylish hemp jeans and clothing

Hemp is an underrated natural fiber that has found its way into the fashion industry: Here are the benefits for hemp clothing and the best brands for hemp jeans, jackets and more

House bar deluxe: elegance and get-togethers despite the pandemic

A house bar is a unique opportunity to give your home an elegant night-out character and to spend unforgettable evenings. Now, this feeling is more important than ever.

Reduce environmental impact through a sustainable household routine

Recycle - refill - reuse: an innovative green-tech start-up is rethinking household cleaning with environmentally friendly cleaning tabs In cooperation with Klaeny

Lyocell - Everything about the environmentally friendly material of the future

Wood fiber clothing? Sounds strange - but it's soft, health-friendly and sustainable. Discover everything about the miracle material Lyocell here

Fashion not Freezing: Top Brands for Vegan Winter Boots

A must-have for this winter season: vegan winter boots. Here are the best brands for fashionable vegan boots

Minimalism: the conscious decision for more value

Minimalism represents the decision for more value and quality in life. We present 7 tips and impulse questions to implement the lifestyle

Values ​​index Corona update: This is how our values ​​are changing due to the crisis

The value index shows the current top 10 in changing values ​​in our society. Editor Peter Wippermann explains the background to the shift in values ​​in the crisis

Christmas Cocktails: The Best Festive Drinks and Mixology Trends of 2023

Signature Serve Christmas cocktails beautify the cold season - with these fine aromas, comfort, enjoyment and mood arise

BrewDog CEO Marcus Thieme on beer that saves the planet

With “Equity For Punks”, the craft beer brand BrewDog is collecting investments for green infrastructure. In an exclusive interview, CEO Marcus Thieme explains how beer can promote nature and climate protection  

The best upcycling ideas clothes

Creative upcycling ideas for clothing: Give your wardrobe a sustainable twist, the best DIY tips and much more.

Sustainable packaging: order and ship in an environmentally friendly way

Ordering and sending packages is part of everyday life. However, since this can harm the environment, we show alternatives for sustainable packaging

Zero waste bathroom: oasis of wellbeing in the name of sustainability

Bathrooms are full of beauty and wellness products. However, these can only be really enjoyed if they can be used with a clear conscience. That works in the Zero Waste Bathroom

Green Looks Great: In an interview with fair fashion blogger Mary

Since 2017, Mary has been proving on her blog Green Looks Great that sustainability and style can be easily combined. In the interview, she reveals how it works  

Detox tea: An effective herbal cure for everyone?

You want to support your body through detoxification and get get rid of annoying water retention? Discover how easy this can be with detox tea!

Interview: Milton Pedraza, CEO of the Luxury Institute, on emotionally intelligent luxury

The Luxury Institute establishes humanity as a success factor in the luxury industry. Milton Pedraza, CEO, reveals what is important

News: Ruinart promotes sustainable luxury in a new “dress”

The champagne house Maison Ruinart is launching a sustainable “Second Skin” bottle protector as a symbol of the new, environmentally friendly understanding of luxury 

Mottainai: The Art of Not Wasting

The Japanese Mottainai philosophy describes appreciation and respect for our resources. Discover how the concept promotes sustainability in everyday life

Alexander Taylor launches innovation platform "ATID" for more sustainability

As a platform for research and the development of new materials, Alexander Taylor paves the way for a more sustainable fashion industry with ATID

Easy Guide: Top 5 Must-Have Brands for a Minimalist Backpack

Backpacks are practical and can also be really stylish. For example in minimalist design. We show our top 5 brands for your minimalist backpack

Cutting consumption: Less consumption, more quality of life

Simple and yet luxurious - is that possible? Discover ways to forego or reduce consumption without having to restrict yourself

Mobility Report 2021 - Current dynamics of the mobility megatrend

Which trends are driving mobility issues, how does the corona pandemic affect our mobility behavior, and where does mobility meet other megatrends such as urbanization, connectivity and health?

Viva con Agua - The All Profit Organization

Viva con Agua is committed to a world without thirst. In an exclusive interview, co-founder Tobias Rau reveals how it works and how you can be active in times of COVID-XNUMX

The definition of luxury is changing: Ideal values ​​are outperforming overconsumption

Luxury has long ceased to mean wasteful consumption. The new definition of luxury revolves around values ​​and responsibility

Minimalist Living: The trend at home is that easy

What is the minimalist living trend? We clean up with clichés like strelies living and radical mucking out

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and their level of awareness

Awareness of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals is almost 50%. Society predominantly combines sustainability and climate protection with the SDGs, but many other important aspects are hidden behind them

Simple tricks for self-catering in the big city

Self-sufficiency - an environmentally friendly megatrend. We show how the concept also works for self-caterers on the balcony and in the city

Kitchen trends 2021 - this is how a stylish kitchen upgrade works

All kitchen trends 2021 in terms of things, color, concept and style. Smart kitchen helpers for modern kitchens and the best sustainable kitchen manufacturers can be found here

What is organic honey - differences, standards and seals

Organic honey can do a lot more than just sweeten our breakfast - we show how liquid gold promotes environmental protection and what is important when making a selection

Garden design ideas for the perfect late summer

Midsummer is here and with it the desire to spend more time outside. With these garden design ideas, your garden will become an oasis of wellbeing

Organic cotton - the most important facts and the most beautiful brands

Key facts, tips on care, advantages and brands - we present everything you need to know about sustainable organic cotton

Summer cocktail recipes for that holiday feeling in your home garden

Summer is coming: We present refreshing summer cocktail recipes for successful get-togethers on mild summer evenings

On The Go: 15 sustainable backpacks for every occasion

Sustainable backpacks are functional, environmentally friendly and have style! We show what is important when buying and where the best backpacks are available

News: Pink snow causes researchers to worry about climate change

Pink snow in the northern Italian Alps. What sounds like a curiosity is fueling concerns about accelerated glacial melt

Urban gardening ideas increase well-being in everyday life

In 2020, urban gardening ideas became an absolute trend. Natural gardeners promote their fun, well-being and environmental protection

Plastic Free July: A campaign month with everyday relevance

In order to protect the environment, Plastic Free July promotes the conscious use of (single-use) plastic. Take on the global challenge!

Detergent without plastic - this is how environmentally friendly washing works

While we clean our laundry, we can pollute the environment properly - we show what is important when choosing detergents

With organic beer there is a healthy and pure refreshment in summer

In contrast to conventional alternatives, organic beer stands for sustainability in the glass. The ecological refreshment has advantages for the environment and health 

Are you a global citizen? Find out here!

Cosmopolitanism is one of the megatrends of our time. We'll show you what to look for to become a global citizen

Activism for more justice, compassion and courage

Activism promotes positive change in our society. We show personalities who inspire us to become active ourselves

Inspiration & ideas for home trends and design 5

As every year, there are many new ways to upgrade modern homes effortlessly as well as stylishly. These are the Top 5 interior home trends and design ideas 2020

Food Trends 2021 - Answers to current needs and changing values

Food trends 2021: what will stay, what will change? An overview of the latest trends and developments in the food and catering industry

MIT: Pioneering technologies will enrich 2020

According to the renowned MIT Technology Review, innovative future technologies will revolutionize 2020

Auction platforms: Antique objects are the luxury of tomorrow

The desire for sustainability and exclusivity leads to the boom in the auction platforms for antiques. We show where you bid best

Green Glam: These are the trendiest ethical make up brands

Slowly but surely, the organic beauty trend has moved from niche to mainstream. We show 5 Green Beauty brands for natural beauty care

Slow fashion - 20 tips to easily implement the trend

There are no limits to the conscious use of fashion - the best slow fashion tips for more sustainable fashion

World Bee Day: A campaign for species protection, biodiversity and people

World Bee Day aims to raise awareness about protecting bees. We show why species conservation is relevant every day of the year

Digitization and Corona: How Covid-19 accelerates the digital future

COVID-19 makes digital networking more important than ever. We show the importance of digitization due to Corona

Modern lamps: the right lighting design for your own four walls

Modern lamps are the icing on the cake of the interior design. The right lighting concept also increases well-being. We show what is important and the most beautiful brands

Online Shopping - Pros & Cons for a convenient shopping experience

How sustainable is online shopping? Advantages and disadvantages of digital shopping and ways to simply avoid CO2 emissions when shopping

Streetwear - How the hype creates new identities but also criticism

These are the hurdles the fast-growing streetwear division has to deal with, when it comes to sustainability

Covid-19: Curse or Blessing for the Retail Sector?

A fictional dispute between our editors, in which two opposing points of view are prepared in an abstract and fact-based manner - pro and con

Clean eating recipes - Here's your 3-day detox plan

Three days are enough to deacidify the body and bring it back into balance. We show you how to do it and suitable clean eating recipes

Nike News: New program to accentuate the sustainable products of the sports fashion giant

One click, all sustainable products at a glance - With this simple function, Nike drives sustainability in the fashion industry

Fashion Industrie and COVID-XNUMX: Anna Wintour predicts a change in values

In an interview with Naomi Campbell, the editor-in-chief of US-American Vogue shared her thoughts on the fashion industry and Coronavirus

Vivienne Westwood - fashion icon and passionate activist

Environmental issues, human rights, climate change - fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has a strong opinion. A look at the blunt activist actions of the British woman

Coronavirus and the environment - Five things the crisis teaches us about climate change

The environmental impact of Coronavirus is controversial. However, it is certain that the pandemic teaches us important insights for dealing with climate change

Fit for March with the 10-Step Easy Detox Plan

Spring is approaching - Detox your body easily with our 10-point Easy Detox Plan over the weekend

Green cosmetics - What is behind it?

Clean beauty, vegan, organic or natural cosmetics - these are the differences and these ingredients belong on the no-go list

Preventing forest dieback - Causes and measures everyone can take

Forests must be protected in Germany as well as worldwide. We have known this at the very latest since the forest fires in the Amazon region. Here's what each and everyone of us can do against forest extinction 

Green Tech Gadgets - These are the Top 5 Must Haves in 2020

Whether it's a phone case, tablet holder or a lighting system for the home - Green Tech is on the advance and offers new ideas to combine technology and design

20 tips for conscious living with zero waste and no plastic

Microplastics and plastic avoidance are omnipresent, an issue with an extraordinary impact on our planet. Tips for a life without plastic

Go green in the bathroom - morning rituals for body and the environment

Welcome to your personal natural body spa: Morning rituals can work wonders in health. We show which daily routines protect our planet and inspire the body

Vegan motivation: Mia from heylilahey explains how the Veganuary challenge is done

Influencer Mia Marjanović is an inspiration for a sustainable lifestyle and a true vegan motivation. Here are her insider tips for vegan beginners

Cosmetics without microplastics - These are the best natural cosmetic brands

Plastic is found in many beauty products these days. We show you how to easily recognize microplastics and cosmetics without microplastics with a glow factor

Clean perfume - Top 8 natural fragrances

It is well known that perfumes seduce the senses - every fragrance tells a story or we associate certain moments with it. Our experts have selected the most sustainable fragrances for you Follow

Living plastic-free - The best tips from Nadine Schubert

With her blog “Live better without plastic”, Nadine Schubert is a German pioneer in plastic-free living. With us, Ms. Schubert gives exclusive tips for at home

Neo-ecology - the most important megatrend of our time

Neo-ecology is the megatrend that will shape the 2020st century like no other: environmental awareness is transformed from an individual lifestyle to social movement. Sustainability from the consumption trend to the economic factor

New Heritage - Put an end to the throw-away mentality

We want products for eternity. Things that are so well done that we can still pass them on to our grandchildren

Sustainable furniture – eco design for your own home

How environmentally friendly is your own home? Sustainable furniture and other important choices - We show you what eco-design is all about 

Greentech homes: The kitchen of the future changes our food culture through innovation

Technology and innovation have permanently changed our eating culture. Now the evolution of food is facing a new milestone and brings new, intelligent approaches to the table

Green on the go: 20 simple tips for more sustainability in everyday life

We show how easy a conscious life can be. Go Green means every step counts. Help with small changes to the environment and sensitize yourself in the long term

6 sustainable fashion trends transform the fashion industry

The fashion industry must become more sustainable, that's what more and more consumers are demanding. These 6 sustainable fashion trends show how this can be done

Felix Sühlmann-Faul on the future of sustainable digitalization

Felix Sühlmann-Faul, consultant for the German Sustainability Award, explains what future-oriented sustainable digitization can look like and what the risks are

Sustainable leather – we show the alternatives from animal to vegan

Leather is a durable and, above all, high-quality material for clothing, shoes, bags and furniture. Production and processing using conventional methods is, however, questionable. We show the alternatives for sustainable leather

International food culture - the 5 best regional markets worldwide

There are many options for fresh ingredients on the regional market. Regional markets around the world are unique experiences that offer insights into the country's eating habits. We show you the best regional markets worldwide

Wine and chocolate - the couple for a special taste experience

Wine and chocolate, two premium luxury foods meet and combine to create a taste experience. We show which Fairtrade chocolate goes with which organic wine

Amazon forest fire - cause, consequences and what we can do about it

Devastating fires have raged in the Amazonas for days and the drought continues to spread the flames uncontrollable. About a political power struggle and the power of social media

These top athletes are committed to the environment

Sport connects generations, culture and promotes common ground. More and more athletes are aware of their impact on society. We show which top athletes are particularly committed to the environment

Mobility of the future - these are the four megatrends

Mobility plays a central role in our society. Four innovative concepts meet today's challenges and point the way to future mobility

Prince Charles and his plea for a sustainable future

The Prince of Wales has been committed to a sustainable future for decades. With various projects and initiatives, Prince Charles supports areas such as finance and the food industry to act responsibly

Wall design inspired by historic villas and châteaus

The wall design can give the living space a completely new effect. With its historical colors, Little Greene creates a plague world of styles for your own home

The top 6 regional gourmet restaurants in Germany

From the North Sea to Bavaria - sustainable gourmet restaurants with organic quality are firmly anchored in the German gastronomy scene. We'll tell you where the star creations from the fields in the region taste particularly good

Green Living Interior Design: Here's how to make your modern, chic and green home improvements

Beauty and a sense of responsibility are not mutually exclusive. Green Living stands for stylish furnishings and a conscious lifestyle. With these interior design tips, you can also do it in your own four walls

5 reasons why you should focus on quality over quantity

Clothing, accessories, furniture: less is more? Why quality is worth it instead of quantity  

Circular economy - a concept from nature secures our future

Circular economy is currently the most sought-after concept for a sustainable future. About a concept that brings together continued prosperity and the preservation of resources

Zero Waste Influencer - Our international top 6 and their insider tips

A life without waste - this is what the Zero Waste movement stands for. Even if it sounds almost impossible, everyone can make a contribution and reduce their own waste - and do something good for the environment

Fairtrade and best organic coffee: Tips for conscious coffee enjoyment

Fairtrade coffee, what exactly is it and which seals should you look out for? We show how you can enjoy coffee sustainably in addition to the choice of coffee beans

The stylist Werner Aisslinger on the modern role of the designer

Werner Aisslinger, one of the largest product designers in Germany, tells us in private about future trends, the transformation of the designer and what beauty and aesthetics mean to him

Everything you need to know about eco-friendly paint

In addition to the organic colors made purely on a natural basis, there are also increasingly new, environmentally friendly colors from renowned brands. We explain what you have to pay attention to when buying

100 years of Bauhaus and the nationwide expedition

In the almost 14 years of its existence, the Bauhaus revolutionized creative and artistic thinking. The big anniversary will be celebrated nationwide in 2019

Recycling & Upcycling: how it's done and what you can do to support

Recycling plastic is just as important in industry as it is in private households. More and more people even want to live plastic-free. The facets of recycling and what brands make of it

Meghan Markle and her sustainable style

Since she has been part of the royal family, all eyes have been on Meghan Markle. Especially on their style of clothing. We show the Duchess of Sussex's favorite sustainable brands

Burnout Syndrome - 8 Signs And What To Do About It

More and more people feel stressed, exhausted and burned out. Is this normality in today's world or is it already known as a burnout syndrome?

Sustainable organic colors - Naturally beautiful

With color nuances for a higher standard of living in your own four walls. Sustainable organic colors ensure a non-toxic well-being

Beautiful textiles for sustainable furniture

Sustainable furniture made from natural fabrics and materials. Cotton, silk, hemp and synthetic leather. We show the most beautiful fabrics for your interior design

Bill Gates - MIT's Breakthrough Technologies in 2019

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is the first guest author to compile the MIT list of groundbreaking innovations for 2019. So they could change our lives

The Top Luxury Bio Hotels in New York

On your next trip to the Big Apple, combine luxury hotels and sustainability to create the perfect vacation experience. We show you the most exclusive organic hotels in New York

Vertical farming - the future concept of agriculture

Vertical farming is intended to revolutionize the future of agriculture. To what extent can the concept be implemented at home and in the city

Morgan Freeman - A ranch against bee mortality

More than just honey - why actor Morgan Freeman is fighting bee deaths with a ranch and what each one can do

Corporate Social Responsibility - Top 100 Companies 2019

Corporate social responsibility is becoming more and more important and global corporations are focusing on sustainability. Reduction of CO2 emissions and waste, diversity and other sustainable aspects are the basis of the CSR assessment

The best eco-restaurants in South Africa

Eating regionally and healthy on vacation in South Africa. We show the best eco-friendly organic restaurants outside the mainstream in Cape Town City

Yoga for everybody - the ultimate guide

Yoga exercises give strength, muscles are built and mobility is promoted. Body & mind are in balance

Infographic: The 5 ultimate climate protection tips

Not only politics is in demand. With a few simple tricks, everyone can do something to protect the climate at home and in everyday life

Why there is a lack of motivation for environmental protection

Despite the often communicated real threat of climate change, many people hesitate to act. But why do we lack self-motivation?  

With more sleep to success

One in ten employees today suffers from severe insomnia. Not only does lack of sleep worsen productivity, it also has a very high negative impact

Max La Manna - Tricks by the Zero Waste Chef

The zero waste chef creates delicious dishes with selected, high-quality ingredients. This trend is booming all worldwide. Especially, in New York

Climate-friendly travel - offsetting the CO2 balance

Traveling is easier than ever before. Whether long-distance or luxury travel, it is important to choose the right means of transport, hotels or restaurants in order to compensate for the individual CO2 balance

Coexistence of humans and artificial intelligence

A revolution is to be expected that could completely change our everyday life. Artificial intelligence harbors an immense number of opportunities, but also certain risks

The water guide - save water in the cycle of the earth

Wasting water is a major challenge in the age of climate change. In the water guide we show what that means and how you can easily save water in everyday life

Morning rituals for more success in everyday life

Increased productivity, inner peace and clear structures accompany people with regular morning rituals through a successful working day

8 strategies for more mental strength

Successful people have one thing in common: inner strength. Mental strength and resilience are essential for our well-being and success

Clean Plate at Gwyneth Paltrow

Delicious recipes and revitalizing health tips, the new cookbook by actress Gwyneth Paltrow combines both

10 skills to succeed in 2020

The world is constantly changing. The World Economic Forum shows which top soft skills will be in demand in the future

Happy at Work - 3 steps to work-life balance

Happiness is a necessity for leisure and work. How to overcome this myth in three steps and achieve a good work-life balance

Global warming and future targets

Climate-related risks depend on the speed of future warming. According to the IPCC, an increase to 2,0 degrees leads to significant changes

Max la Manna's Crunchy Sweet Potato Tacos

Max la Manna creates a delicious vegan & healthy recipe from sweet potatoes, with which you can inspire your party guests and loved ones

Creativity - What CEOs can learn from children

According to a study by the WEF, we are born as creative geniuses, only to then completely lose our creativity. In this way we can really encourage children and revitalize our creativity

Sustainable cosmos: culture, trends & news from the luxury segment

With sustainable living you always know the very latest in sustainable living, culture and trends in the luxury industry. We show visionary personalities and brands from the sustainable and ethical high-end segment that drive positive change. It means to live sustainably and to consume selectively instead of having to give up.

Exquisite brands for sustainable fashion & interior

One of the most important trend-setting developments: the change of course of the fashion industry towards ethical fashion. Luxury fashion can be understood as a sustainable guide to the fashion industry, since it consists of natural and high-quality materials. In addition, Eco Designer fashion is produced in limited collections to guarantee quality and environmental friendliness, which increases their exclusivity. So anyone who dresses in fair fashion knows how to live sustainably.

Also when it comes to interiors, more and more designers are specializing in eco design in the style of the trend to live sustainably. Low-pollution natural materials, fair production conditions and manufacturing in the context of exclusive high-end designs make the comfort of sustainable furniture shine twice. We show the fair pieces with which you can live sustainably in your own four walls.

Products and services for a pleasant, exclusive and sustainable life

Our expert interviews also offer more inspiration for sustainable living. Selected ambassadors from various industries show the positive commitments and present products and services for a pleasant, exclusive and sustainable life. Those who choose products from these visionary personalities can consume in good conscience without compromising on green living. Here, environmental protection and value creation guarantee the quality of every product. Proof that living and consuming sustainably does not mean giving up, but means making a better choice.

So you live luxuriously with a clear conscience

In addition to expert interviews and brands, you will always find the latest news and pioneering studies on the trends surrounding sustainable living in vogue. Be it the sustainable lifestyle of a celebrity, the comeback of second-hand designer fashion on the red carpet or tips for fair fashion: Sustainable life is becoming increasingly relevant in both, the luxury segment and private life. We highlight how you can lead an exclusive lifestyle that promotes social and environmental engagement with a clear conscience.