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5 tips for organizing an eco-friendly picnic

mpanied by plastic cups and cutlery. With the gradual banning of single-use plastics, alternatives are readily available in stores. To organize an eco-friendly picnic, forget plastic cutlery and prefer Opinel knife and/or reusable cutlery in stainless steel! From now on, even the straws are no lo ...

26
July
2022

Spring: eco-friendly laundry and household cleaning products

Solid products that are more economical and eco-friendly. The first promise of the French brand Spring is to do away with the numerous plastic jugs found in the cleaning product aisle. Unlike conventional liquid detergents that are composed of 75% water, this brand's eco-friendly detergent comes i ...

19
Dec
2023

Organizing an eco-friendly Christmas: tips and tricks

ands and, for outdoors, solar energy garlands that recharge during the day and light up at nightfall How to make ecological Christmas gifts? An eco-friendly Christmas means gifts that respect the planet. For that, it is better to avoid gadgets 'made in China' and to favor : - durable and if p ...

20
Dec
2013

Natural and eco-friendly toys: what to choose?

ome problematic chemical substances such as triclosan, Bisphenol A or formaldehyde continue to be allowed in toys. Buying natural toys that are both eco-friendly and safe and healthy for children is not an easy task. Indeed, the products offered are very numerous and manufacturers are not obliged t ...

18
Dec
2013

Where can I find eco-friendly eyewear?

net polyamide granules to Armor Lux, which uses them to design its Armor-Lux x Acuitis sunglasses: another avenue to explore for those looking for more eco-friendly models! Recycled models among young designers If eco-design has long remained confidential in the optical sector, today, young Fre ...

07
Oct
2021

Regenerative tourism: tourism of the future?

re tourists are determined to limit the environmental impact of their vacations, as evidenced by their online searches. In March 2022, searches for "eco-friendly vacations" and "eco-friendly stays" on Google increased by 22% and 142% respectively compared to 2021. These figures published by the ren ...

08
Aug
2023

Solid cosmetics: advantages and disadvantages

out any worries! They are quite portable and perfect for airplane travel (where the allowed quantities of liquids are limited). Advantage #1: they are eco-friendly. Without packaging and generally made from 100% natural ingredients, solid cosmetics are a great choice when it comes to respecting the ...

19
Oct
2017

Eco-friendly Valentine's Day: which flowers should you give?

Avoid the roses. While Valentine's Day brings joy to florists, the planet isn't really celebrating! For the lovers' holiday, roses are logically among the most sold flowers, but their production and transportation have significant environmental impacts. Each year, for February 14th, the rose is TH ...

12
Feb
2021

Easter: How to choose your chocolates wisely?

ean regulations require that the label states "contains vegetable fats in addition to cocoa butter". So, keep your eyes open! "Choose sustainable and eco-friendly supply chains." In France, chocolatiers are very committed to producing Easter chocolates without vegetable fats. Moreover, to meet consu ...

03
Apr
2023

Garden: What outdoor arrangements to choose this summer?

mbing plants, or privacy hedges. There are several solutions to protect yourself from prying eyes and create a more intimate outdoor space. 3- A more eco-friendly outdoor space. The high temperatures and drought of summer 2022 have left a lasting impression. That's why ecological outdoor landscaping ...

27
Apr
2023

Tourism: what type of vacationer are you?

self. You know that your way of life is not the only valid one, and you enjoy discovering other lifestyles, culinary specialties, and customs. 4- The eco-friendly vacationer If you don't take the plane to limit the carbon footprint of your vacation, you probably have the profile of an eco-friendly v ...

02
Aug
2023

House: 5 cleaning tips with lemon

el items are very dull, you can rub them with steel wool after soaking, before rinsing. 3- A miracle remedy for white laundry. Lemon juice is also an eco-friendly trick to restore brightness to dull or greyish white laundry. The third of the 5 lemon cleaning hacks is to pour 25 cl of lemon juice in ...

23
Aug
2023

Christmas Decor: How to Decorate Windows with Meudon White?

he holidays? When looking to create Christmas decorations on glass surfaces, Blanc de Meudon is a very advantageous solution. Not only is this powder inexpensive and eco-friendly, but it also cleans up very easily once the holiday season is over. Simply wipe the windows with a damp cloth to remove ...

05
Dec
2023

How to Choose a Christmas Tree in 3 Questions

tificial or a natural Christmas tree? Even if you find it unfortunate to cut down Christmas trees, be aware that natural trees are actually much more eco-friendly than their plastic imitations. Christmas trees for sale are indeed trees specifically planted for the occasion. During their growth, nat ...

10
Dec
2009

The Montmartre Harvest Festival: a friendly gathering

the program: tastings of local products, a parade of oenological brotherhoods, folk groups, and a fireworks display at Sacré-Cœur... A solidarity and eco-friendly event If the Montmartre Harvest Festival is above all a festive and friendly gathering, it also has a charitable purpose. All the proc ...

03
Oct
2011

Slugs in the garden: what solutions?

nts to be protected after each rain. Solution #2: attract them elsewhere The trick of the anti-slug barrier being rather restrictive, another equally eco-friendly method is to attract the slugs where you want them to keep them away from your crops. To do this, you can use various baits: - pieces of ...

13
Aug
2014

Seed Bombs: How to Make Seed Bombs?

rovide a simple and effective way to greenify the city. Why make seed bombs? Seed bombing is one of the favorite weapons of guerrilla gardeners. This eco-friendly movement, also known as green guerilla or guerrilla gardening, originated in the United States in the 2010s. The environmental activists ...

30
Mar
2016

5 Good Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Iceland

rally heated by boiling water sources and then cooled by the pure water from the glacier. The baths at the center are also built from natural materials and are 100% eco-friendly. ...

12
Dec
2018

Hipli: the parcel that can be reused up to 100 times

f the same size made of kraft or cardboard. From its second use, this new packaging has a lower environmental impact than a cardboard box. This eco-friendly solution, which may be the parcel of the future, has already been adopted by over 180 brands. It is offered as an option by some envir ...

05
Nov
2021

Ecology: a French start-up invents infinitely reusable gift wrapping

this company suggests you purchase gift bags and coated cotton fabric squares. These pockets or squares adorned with beautiful prints are a much more eco-friendly alternative, since they are, according to the brand's promises, reusable over and over again. What are the advantages of these pa ...

08
Dec
2021