To Walk or to Cycle, Which is Better? Either Way, they’re Both Sustainable

To Walk or to Cycle, Which is Better? Either Way, they're Both Sustainable

To walk or to cycle, which is better? There has never been any doubt in my mind that cycling and walking are the 2 most sustainable modes of travel.

However, the more we discuss sustainability issues in our articles, the more the question pops up in my head which of the 2 is the most sustainable. To walk or to cycle, which is better?

From the example of the city of Copenhagen and our own experiences, I tried to construct an answer to this question. As it happens, both walking and cycling are the most sustainable modes of travel and transport.

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How can we Live a Minimalist Lifestyle? Less is More!

How can we Live a Minimalist Lifestyle? Less is More!

One of the ways to sustainable living can mean we live a minimalist lifestyle. I have to admit that although I am truly trying to have a sustainable lifestyle, I am not good (yet) at being a minimalist.

As an artist, I see value in almost everything. A piece of package paper can be used in collages; leftovers of fabric will probably come in handy as a pillow cover; a beautiful stone or crooked branch is beautiful in itself.

And so things pile up.

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How can Shopping be Sustainable? Tips and Best Practices

How can Shopping be Sustainable? Tips and Best Practices

How can shopping be sustainable? I will discuss 14 subdivisions in this article, but in the end, they all belong to one of three things: People, Profit, Planet.

In 1987 the Brundtland Commission investigated the concept of sustainability. The focus of their definition was firmly on the long term. Sustainability is the most effective and beneficial system for all species and ecosystems, serving the needs of today without compromising those of tomorrow.

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Healthy Feet are Important because they Carry the Full Weight of Our Body

Healthy Feet are Important because they Carry the Full Weight of Our Body

Healthy feet are important, as well as healthy footwear. As a matter of fact, one can not do without the other.

The best healthy feet are those feet that do without shoes. However, most of us wear shoes. Because we want to, or we have to. Being used to walking with shoes on, there are certain risks to walking barefoot.

Whether we walk barefoot or with shoes, maintenance of our feet is essential. The prevention of falls is one of the reasons to maintain healthy feet.

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Sustainable Footwear Protects the Environment and Our Health

Sustainable Footwear Protects the Environment and Our Health

The best sustainable footwear is no footwear. Don’t think this is not possible. There is a huge movement out there of people who walk barefoot all day. Barefoot is not without risks, but in general, it’s better for your feet.

However, many of us wear shoes all day. By custom, or because we have to.

Buying shoes is always a challenge. What to look out for? What’s best for my feet? Do the shoes also support the rest of my body? What to wear in which season?

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19 Reasons Why Trees are Vital to the World, including Us

19 Reasons Why Trees are Vital to the World, including Us

Even though I don’t want too many or big trees in our garden, I am well aware that trees are vital to the world. The only reason that I don’t want too many of them in our garden is that they wouldn’t have room to grow.

It’s kind of a luxury decision. After all, we live at the foot of a nature park that covers the mountains in front of our house. And behind the house is a little terrain covered with trees and shrubs. Plenty of trees in my environment to enjoy.

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What is Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning and why We All Need to Switch

What is Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning and why We All Need to Switch

What is eco-friendly household cleaning and why is it not a very popular subject? Greenpeace and other environmental advocates do not waste any words on eco-friendly household cleaning.

This is partly because they believe that environmental problems can only be solved by pressurizing governments to take on big multinational corporations.

Although this is a comprehensible tactic, it denies the power consumers can exercise. And actually have to exercise.

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Is it OK to Eat Goji Berries Every Day? (Are they Really Healthy?)

Is it OK to Eat Goji Berries Every Day? (Are they Really Healthy?)

Goji berries have been on my list of superfoods for several years now. In the beginning, I ate them occasionally. Until I saw that they lower cholesterol, which naturally made me wonder: Is it OK to eat Goji berries every day?

Goji berries aren’t new to people in Tibet, the Himalayas, and China. However, they’re fairly new to our part of the world and I am glad they can now be bought in most organic stores.

A variety of benefits were associated with Goji berries in ancient Chinese medicine. They are mentioned in the oldest Chinese medical and herbal books.

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