Sustainability made simple

Jakobie Osterurlaub

Jakobie Osterurlaub studies, writes, works, and lives in Berlin, Germany. He’s interested in science, media ecology, and politics. When he’s not wandering around the urban jungle — wondering when the next big climate catastrophe will hit the capital he now calls home — he listens to music and reads fiction.

You can you eat banana peels.

Can You Eat Banana Peels? 3 Recipe Ideas

Can you eat banana peels and are they good for you? Instead of tossing the banana skin in the trash, read on to find out why they may be good for you and how you can eat them. Read more

cradle to cradle

Cradle to Cradle: Meaning, Principles and Certifications

Cradle to Cradle is a model sustainable product design for companies who want to make waste a thing of the past. Learn about how it works and what C2C certified means. Read more

carolina silverbell

Carolina Silverbell: All You Need to Know About This Native Plant

The Carolina silverbell is a tree or shrub that loves moist, mineral-rich soil, and thrives in the mountains. Learn all about this beautiful bell-flowered deciduous tree here. Read more

what to do with old clothes

What to Do With Old Clothes: 10 Impactful Ideas

Wondering what to do with your old clothes? Slow down fast fashion and the raging textile industry by repairing, recycling, and revamping your old clothes. Read more

How to make hummus without tahini

How to Make Hummus Without Tahini: Easy Recipe in 3 Steps

Wondering how to make hummus without tahini? We'll show you, how to can make a simple, healthy, and delicious chickpea dip in about five minutes. Read more

Herbs for sleep

Herbs for Sleep: 7 Natural Sleep Aids

Insomnia got you going insane? Consider adopting sleep hygiene practices while supplementing your diet with these 7 herbs as a natural sleep aid. Read more

what is ecological succession

What Is Ecological Succession? Definition, Examples and Types

Ecological succession is a classical concept in the field of ecology that describes how plants and animals in an environment change over time. Read more

how to get caffeine out of your system

How to Get Caffeine out of Your System With Natural Remedies

Got the jitters and want to get that caffeine out of your system? Although there's no way to magically clear caffeine from the body, there are a few things you can do to ease through the effects of drinking too much. Read more