Living plastic-free and sustainable:Our tips and tricks for beginners

May 28, 2020 5 min read

LIVING PLASTIC-FREE AND SUSTAINABLY:
OUR TIPS AND TRICKS FOR BEGINNERS

Our world has a massive plastic problem and that has to change. We have great tips and tricks for you that will help you lead a life without unnecessary single-use plastic. “Zero waste doesn't have to mean a lot of effort, but less ballast, because actually it just means saving packaging waste in as many corners as possible, choosing sustainable alternatives and stepping out of the throwaway society.

PLASTIC-FREE IN EVERYDAY LIFE

TIP 1 - Have a jute bag with you

The way to the supermarket often happens at the end of the working day. Be prepared for situations like this and just always have one reusable shopping bag with it.Our jute Folded small, fits in every pocket, has plenty of space and shows the world that you care and take care of it!

TIP 3 - Say goodbye to throwaway straws

We all enjoy delicious refreshments every day. Instead of using a disposable straw, choose a stylish,reusable HALM glass drinking straw, because it is more fun to drink, looks chic and enhances the drink, whether at home or on the go.

TIP 2 - Buy plastic-free

Instead of plastic bags, you can reusable fruit and vegetable nets to use. Noodles, rice, oatmeal and co are available in bulk stores, but also in many organic and supermarkets, for Self-filling or as plastic-free Products . In return you can give your old jam jars a second life.

Plastikfrei Einkaufen Ohne Verpackung Nachhaltig

Tip 4 - Take little helpers with the meal to go WITH

It's best to always have yours reusable coffee mug, cutlery, glass drinking straw and Lunch box with it. So you can also decide spontaneously to have your favorite meal during your lunch break plastic free pick up. We have this for you perfectZero waste starter set compiled. So you are always prepared.

TIP 1 - Always have a jute bag with you

The way to the supermarket often happens at the end of the working day. Be prepared for situations like this and just always have onereusable shopping bag with it.Our jute Folded small, fits in every pocket, has plenty of space and shows the world that you care and take care of it!

TIP 2 - Say goodbye to throwaway straws

We all enjoy delicious refreshments every day. Instead of using a disposable straw, choose a stylish,reusable HALM glass drinking straw, because it is more fun to drink, looks chic and enhances the drink, whether at home or on the go.

TIP 3 - Buy plastic-free

Instead of plastic bags, you canreusable fruit and vegetable nets to use. Noodles, rice, oatmeal and co are available in bulk stores, but also in many organic and supermarkets, forSelf-fillingor asplastic-free products. In return you can give your old jam jars a second life.

Plastikfrei Einkaufen Ohne Verpackung Nachhaltig

Tip 4 - Take little helpers with the meal to go WITH

It's best to always have yoursReusable coffee mug, cutlery, glass drinking strawandLunch box with it. So you can also decide spontaneously to have your favorite meal during your lunch breakplastic freepick up. We have this for youperfectZero waste starter set compiled. So you are always prepared.

WHAT HALM DOES AGAINST THE FLOOD OF PLASTICS

Our HALM drinking straws , the to brush and your packaging are closed 100 plastic freei . We even got with that FLUSTIX seal when“Plastic-free overall product” (25TN18 certified and we are incredibly proud of that!#plastikfreistars

HALMIt is not only important not to create new plastic waste, we also want the ones that have already been createdFight plastic floods. With ourLess waste initiative Let's sit downactive against plastic wastel and forworldwide cleanups on. Because with us donates every set to the organizationTrash Hero Worldwhereby we alreadycollected over 50 tons of plastic waste to have.

In addition to the donation to Trash Hero World for each set sold, we have selected some special organizations that are committed to environmental protection andSpecial editions created.Every special edition donates so to Trash Hero World andadditionally to the respective organization.


OUR EDITIONS

When buying thePlastic Free Future Edition walk5 to Plastic Free Julyy, the organization behind the global plastic-free challenge in July. The edition consists of 6 inspiring and funny sayings:“Less waste more taste, "Keep the sea plastic free", All you need is HALM ", #noplasticplease," Because there is no Planet B. Band“Plastic Free Future..

With the purchase of theOcean Child Edition you donate5 to the Verein Ozeankind e.V... This donation goes to great projects like cleanups. The hashtag is one of the motifs of the edition#PLASTIC REBEL, a whale sharkand the cool one Horns logo!

When buying thePlastic Free Future Edition a share goes to the Plastic Free July, the organization behind the global plastic-free challenge in July. The edition consists of 6 inspiring and funny sayings:“Less waste more taste, "Keep the sea plastic free", All you need is HALM ", #noplasticplease," Because there is no Planet B. Band“Plastic Free Future..

TheSea Life Edition donates per set to Oceancare, which Get involved in marine life and ensure that the oceans and their inhabitants are protected worldwide. The marine animal motifs include:Turtle, jellyfish, seahorse, dolphin, clam and fish.

With the purchase of theOcean Child Edition you donateto the Verein Ozeankind e.V.. This donation goes to great projects like cleanups. The hashtag is one of the motifs of the edition#PLASTIC REBEL, a whale sharkand the cool one Horns logo!

With theClimate change edition is per set donated to the Earth Day Network, that is not only committed to the preservation of our planet on Earth Day. The motifs of the edition are:Trees, science symbol, a drop of water, the earth in hands, the sunand leaves.

TheSea Life Edition donates per set5 to Oceancaree, which Get involved in marine life and ensure that the oceans and their inhabitants are protected worldwide. The marine animal motifs include:Turtle, jellyfish, seahorse, dolphin, clam and fish.

With theClimate change edition are perSet 5 to the Earth Day Networkk, which is not only committed to the preservation of our planet on Earth Day. The motifs of the edition are:Trees, science symbol, a drop of water, the earth in hands, the sunand leaves.


SLEEP PLASTIC-FREE

Good sleep is extremely important for well-being, concentration and exuberance. True to the motto“Live naturally” offers the Italian-FrenchStart-up Kipli pollutant-free andnatural mattresses, pillows and duvets at. Complete without synthetic additives is thatKipli pillow out100 natural latexx and the cover offOrganic cotton. This guarantees softness and breathability.In addition, Kipli 1 donates every purchase to the organization 1 for the Planet.t.

RENT CLOTHES INSTEAD OF BUYING

Disposable fashion was yesterday! The start-up UNOWN fashion is a Online leasing service for fashion . They combine the desire to consume fashion more responsibly with variety and variety in the wardrobe. Instead of buying clothes you can go there Fashion flexible in a lease monthly membership or rent individual items of clothing. This makes access to fair fashion easier.


SLEEP PLASTIC-FREE

Good sleep is extremely important for well-being, concentration and exuberance. True to the motto“Live naturally” offers the ItalianStartup Kipli pollutant-free andnatural mattresses, pillows and duvets at. Complete without synthetic additives is thatKipli pillow out100 natural latexx and the cover offOrganic cotton. This guarantees softness and breathability.In addition, Kipli donates 1 of the company's profits to the organization 1 for the Planet.t.

RENT CLOTHES INSTEAD OF BUYING

Disposable fashion was yesterday! The start-up UNOWN fashion is a Online leasing service for fashion . They combine the desire to consume fashion more responsibly with variety and variety in the wardrobe. Instead of buying clothes you can go there Fashion flexible in a lease monthly membership or rent individual items of clothing. This makes access to fair fashion easier.

CONCLUSION

Live plastic-free is easier than often initially thought. There are many great ones these dayssustainable alternativesthat will help you avoid plastic. You can decide how to start, because every small step is a step in the right direction. Isn't it a great idea to be surrounded by less rubbish?


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