Sustainable consumption during the festive season- Practical tips for all

It’s that time of year again, bring on the festivities, the food, the gifts. A time of indulgence. This year when you’re planning your Christmas celebrations, you might like to take a couple of minutes to consider sustainable options. Here are my practical tips for being a green Berliner in the festive season: FOOD Source: Wiki Commons Buy local: Eyeing up one big shop at […]

Grow Your Own Herb

Grow Your Own Herb

The Hack Turn your thumbs green and grow your own herbs. Growing a herb garden will not only decrease your carbon footprint but also improve the taste of your food. Rosemary, Thyme, Sage Basil, Chives, Mint, and Rosemary are some of the easiest herbs to grow, requiring minimal effort for a tasty and environmentally conscious lifestyle. Why is it green? According to the pre-Trump  Environmental Protection […]

The Reusable Coffee Mug

The Reusable Coffee Mug

The Hack Coffee lovers unite! Whether is a special treat or a morning ritual, that “cappuccino to-go” has the potential to reduce landfill waste by the kilo while providing its usual dose of energy. Convenience is often the motivating factor when it comes to single-use containers. While late night falafels and morning croissants might be necessary for survival at one point or another, becoming conscious […]

Burn calories, not electricity

Burn calories, not electricity

I think humans are biologically wired to optimize movement, while using the least amount of energy possible. Look at us taking the car, standing still on the escalator, and taking the elevator instead of the stairs. If you are human…. Just admit that you are lazy too! This little green hack is, like most of them, all about changing a habit: Taking the stairs instead of the elevator. […]

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Regular Little Green Hacks to make your life more sustainable! Marco BlumendorfDr. Marco Blumendorf has over 15 years of experience in green technology, software development and computer science research. He has been building and leading teams and companies for the past 10 years and is currently working as mentor and coach for several Berlin-based startups in the field. Marco enjoys traveling, sports and being outdoors […]