RECYCLING

Processing waste products into new materials - this is the art of recycling. We present trends such as zero waste and the reduction of plastic and packaging or their reuse.

Heimtextil Trends 2021/22: "Nothing New, Everything New"

Heimtextil is a trendsetter and trend barometer for the textile industry. 2021 is considered the kickstart for a sustainable and digitized future

Cradle to Cradle founder Braungart on products without a guilty conscience

Cradle to Cradle calls for a revolutionary innovation in our products in terms of design, production, use and return. The result is a world without rubbish. Interview with Prof. Dr Michael Braungart

Kitchen trends 2020 - this is how a stylish kitchen upgrade works

Kitchen trends 2020 combine elegant color schemes, harmonious room concepts and sustainability. You can find out how this works here

Clever cooking: practical & environmentally friendly kitchen helpers

Cooking easier and healthier than ever, and giving the kitchen a modern look. We show which kitchen helpers make this possible

Plastic Free July: A campaign month with everyday relevance

To protect the environment, the Plastic Free July promotes conscious handling of (disposable) plastic. Take on the global challenge!

Fight against electronic waste: EU wants to extend the right to repair

Repair instead of throwing away. Due to the huge amount of electronic waste, the EU is now advocating extended repair rights for mobile devices

Sustainable swimwear: brands and facts for fair beach vibes

Whether bikini or swimsuit - it doesn't matter. Everything is allowed this summer when it comes to swimwear. The main thing is sustainable swimwear

Sustainable cell phone cases - the choice is yours

There are stylish cell phone cases everywhere, but also sustainable ones? You bet! We show what is important: criteria, design and tips for the purchase

News: Diesel launches its first upcycling collection

"Diesel Upcycling For 55DSL" is the label's first upcycling collection. From now on, two sustainable collaborations should follow each year

Slow fashion - 20 tips to easily implement the trend

Buying, selling, lending, swapping - there are no limits to the conscious use of fashion. With these tips, you are choosing quality, exclusivity and protecting the environment and people

Nature & art: A centuries-long relationship, evolving from Earth Works to modernity

Artists have always combined nature and art - from country art to modernity, these are the creative approaches

Top online platforms for exclusive designer second hand fashion

Whether Hermés Birkin Bag or Balenciaga Streetstyles - on these platforms for high-end second-hand online shopping you can sell old designer treasures & find new ones - as part of the circular economy

Top 10 brands for ethical men's clothing

Get involved socially and for the environment by dressing stylishly and confidently - fair fashion for men makes it possible

Sustainability #1 - Fashion Megatrend 2020

The study "The State of Fashion" shows the fashion megatrend 2020 "Sustainability # 1": The growing need of consumers for more sustainable products - even in times of the Black Swan Event

Top 10 sustainable & ethical fashion brands for women

Doing something good more stylish than ever - with these brands you dress luxuriously and fancy, while protecting the environment and acting socially

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

Whether 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

The avoidance of microplastics and plastics is omnipresent as the topic has an extraordinary impact on our planet. Here are some tips for conscious living without plastic.

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

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

Capolavoro - a jewelery manufactory through the ages

In dialogue with the founder family Fritsch: be open to change - a story about tradition and future Premium Partnership

Design Studio Mandalaki on Innovation, Digitalization & Tradition as Heritage

Whether concept car made of 80% recycled plastic or a micro-home, the Milan design studio Mandalaki is on the pulse of the times

Natascha von Hirschhausen on locally acting & globally networked fashion

In dialogue with Natascha von Hirschhausen, founder of the eponymous fashion label and the designer network Aethic - a pioneer of the German fashion world.

New Heritage - Stop the disposable mentality

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

Terrazzo - the designer scene's favorite for La Dolce Vita

Terrazzo as new star of the international design scene. The colorful flooring exudes Mediterranean flair, lightness and elegance. Get to know the zero-emission eye-catcher

Sustainable leather - Here's everything from real to eco leather to vegan fake leather

Leather is considered a durable and above all high-quality material for clothing, shoes, bags and furniture. However, the conventional production and processing is questionable. We show you sustainable leather alternatives.

6 creative ideas for a New Year's party with good resolutions

Rethink New Year's traditions and test new ideas. With our tips for a sustainable New Year's Eve party, you will start the new year with the best resolutions already

Ethical Gold: About the Responsibility of the Jewelry Industry

The fashion industry is becoming more and more sustainable, but what about the jewelry industry? Here's everything you need to know about sustainable jewelry, the term ethical gold and what fair gold mining looks like.

10 tips for a sustainable and meaningful Christmas

With our tips for a sustainable Christmas celebration, you avoid unnecessary packaging waste and create space for small breaks to enjoy the pre-Christmas time with all your senses

Star designer Enrico Cinzano on the facets of aesthetics & sustainable design

In dialogue with the Italian star designer Enrico Marone Cinzano - The artful union of design, aesthetics and sustainability

These top athletes are committed to the environment

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

Circular economy - A concept from nature secures our future

Circular economy is currently probably the most sought-after concept for a sustainable future. A concept that brings together continued prosperity and resource conservation.

Zero Waste Influencer - Our international top 5 and their insider tips

A life without waste - that's what the Zero Waste movement stands for. Even if it sounds almost impossible, everyone can contribute and reduce their own waste - and do good for the environment.

Recycling & Upcycling: How it works and what you can do for it

Recycling plastic is important in the industry as well as in the home. More and more people even want to live without plastic. The facets of recycling and what brands make of it.

Stella McCartney - High & Ethical Fashion

High fashion can be environmentally friendly, elegant and sexy. Today, more and more designers and fashion groups are showing that. The path to ethical fashion requires a rethink at all levels

Infographic: The 5 Ultimate Climate Protection Tips

Not only politics is in demand. With just a few simple tricks, every single person can do something for climate protection at home and in everyday life.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

While recycling is not a new term, many lack the know-how, reprocessing and reuse of their waste to create new products and ideas to implement in everyday life. This is not difficult at all: Many brands integrate recycling into their production processes in order to conserve resources and even small tricks make it easier to recycle personally in everyday life. We show which purchase decisions as well as everyday hacks can easily promote the concept.


Know-how for more conscious consumption

Whether interior design, fashion design or cosmetics - more and more brands are using waste products and their own production waste in the manufacturing process. For example, fashion designers use scraps of fabric to create new items of clothing, while the cosmetics industry is increasingly turning to recycled packaging. As this saves valuable resources and CO2 emissions can be reduced, it means the decision to purchase a recycled product while at the same time actively pursuing environmental protection. On the part of companies and consumers. As a part of corporate philosophy, recycling promotes sustainable, conscious consumption.


In vogue: luxury objects made from recycled materials

To highlight brands that drive positive change through recycling, we are showing innovative business models. Be it recycled fashion collections from well-known high-end designers or tech gadgets. Recycling affects every industry, which is why we present exclusive, high-quality and modern products that were manufactured in the context of the environmentally friendly concept.


Creative recycling ideas

Recycling can also be carried out simply but effectively in your own household. The concept finds its way into your own four walls with ease thanks to waste separation and DIY projects such as making decorations or recycling old clothes.


We show creative ideas for recycling as a source of inspiration as well as tips that can drastically reduce your daily waste every day. Whether shopping, cooking or in the bathroom - almost all everyday activities hide an opportunity to recycle and live sustainably through small changes. We offer tricks and expert interviews as a guide for implementation. These make it easy to reduce waste and learn how to reuse and reuse it.


Turn old into new: Tips for a sustainable future

Recycling is linked to a multitude of megatrends that are committed to protecting the environment. For example, due to its reduction in waste, it is closely linked to the zero waste concept and is in the spirit of the circular economy. We show current knowledge about these innovative future concepts and their practical implementation here.