Inge Echterhölter

197 Added | 2 Magazines | 54 Likes | 35 Following | 98 Followers | @PicTheAmericas | Keep up with Inge Echterhölter on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Inge Echterhölter”

Why Zero Waste App is the way it is

I’d like to take a moment to respond to feedback and questions we received about Zero Waste App.<p>The most asked question first:<p><b>Is there an Android</b> …

Welcome to the very first version of Zero Waste App

Druuummm roll please!! It’s here! The very first version of Zero Waste App!<p>Find it in the app store, install it, open it and check it out:<p>Keep in …

Wir bauen eine Zero Waste App

Ein neuer Blog! Wie aufregend!<p>Und <b>Zero Waste App</b>…? Das hört sich spannend an, oder?<p>Erstmal sollte ich aber wohl sagen wer ‘Wir’ eigentlich sind.<p>Darf …

Check it out!

While the development of the Zero Waste App is still ongoing, we can already give you a sneak peek.<p>Here we go:<p>The Zero Waste App will help you find …

Apps

Zero Waste App is in the making

First blog post on a sparkling new blog! How exciting! And ‘Zero Waste App’… ? That sounds even more exciting!<p>But first things first, …

TROIS ÉPICERIES VRAC ET ZÉRO DÉCHET À LYON

Bunches of Fun! Touring a Banana Farm with kids in scorching heat

It was hot, Bastian went snorkeling… what else would I do other than go Bananas?!<p>I’ve always wondered how Bananas actually grow. They look like a …

Scuba Diving in Casa Cenote, Mexico (with video)

I got a super awesome gift for my birthday! Scuba diving in cenotes! I love that on so many levels:<p>It’s a great gift because I love diving!<br>• Also it’s …

Zero Waste Home: The Freedom and Burden of Cooking

Pita bread on its way to the stove top (Photo: Robyn Purchia) Attempting to create a zero waste home is certainly met with challenges. Every time I …

Time I

Es muss nicht immer Plastik sein: Orée baut Trackpads und Keyboards aus echtem Holz

Der Hersteller Orée verkauft Keyboards, Trackpads und Ladestationen aus echtem Holz – in vielen verschiedenen Sprachen und mit einigen interessanten …

No time for Yellowstone NP - Here is why you should go anyway (with video)

We were cruising through the National Parks Banff, Jasper, Yoho when something unexpected happened: <b>Winter came!</b> How was that possible? It was just …

National Parks

Interview with Zero-Waste Chef Anne Marie Bonneau

<i>Today’s blog post is an interview with Anne-Marie Bonneau from San Francisco Bay Area who is a zero-waste chef, editor and a mother to two kids.</i> …

Sustainability

Is organic always better? It’s not as clear-cut as you might think.

<i>This story was originally published by Fusion and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>It’s easy to think that buying organic …

Agriculture

How and why I got dreadlocks in Mexico

You might already know it: I recently got dreadlocks. If you didn’t know, you can check out some of my videos on youtube to see them.<p>I think, my …

How our kids survived 8 months of full time RV traveling

Time flies! Feels like yesterday when we sold all our stuff to go traveling. We’ve been to many great places and seen many amazing things. As much as …

Portland, OR

A guide to reducing, refusing, recycling, and composting for just about anyone! Start exploring the easy ways you can convert your lifestyle to zero …

101 Easy Eco Friendly, Zero Waste Tips

7 top tips to reduce your household waste

Is your bin full of packaging waste? Are you tired of putting the bin out for collection every week? Then you might like these tips for reducing your …

March 2017

Are you tired of dealing with a mountain of plastic bags after your grocery shop? Do you feel guilty about the fact that the plastic bag you just …

Exploring the Maya site Muyil in Quintana Roo, Mexico (with video)

Both our kids can’t swim yet so if it’s just me and the kids for a day, we have to find something to do that does not involve swimming. That can turn …

Mexico

Palenque in just one hour! Should you do it? (video)

The weirdest thing happened. Even though I’m full a time traveler and I should have sufficient time at each location to explore and enjoy the sites …

South America

A special place to visit in San Cristobal de las Casa - Indigenous market and church Chamula

So, you’re going to visit San Cristobal de las Casas … Just to make sure you’re not overlooking the little paragraph in your guide book that says …

Swimming in Cenote Dos Ojos - Amazing place to learn how to swim

If you haven’t been to a cenote in Mexico yet, you should give it a try! A cenote is a sinkhole which exposes the ground water. There are small …

Scuba Diving

Browsing for handwoven rugs of the ancient Zapotecs in Teotitlán del Valle

Driving around México one will sooner or later find towns and villages that are specialized in one certain thing. Like making guitars. Or rocking …

Mexico

How to visit the monarch butterflies in Michoacan, Mexico with kids (incl. Video)

This is a natural spectacle that is worth traveling for, especially when you’re traveling with kids. Millions of Monarch butterflies spent the winter …

My favourite places for shopping without packaging in Leighton Buzzard

Are you tired of putting the bin out for collection every week? Is your bin full of packaging waste?<p>We are fortunate that Central Bedfordshire …

Amanda in Waste-Free Land: 1 Year of Rubbish

1 year of rubbish fills about half of this bin & 6 months worth of soft plastic recycling on top. Yours truly for scale.<p>Happy new year! Just a quick …

45 ways to make less trash.

At the beginning of 2016, I committed to trimming my waste. After years of using this blog to gently reinforce the message that mindless consumerism …

Sustainability

Supermarkets urged to create one plastic-free aisle

Sky News - First for Breaking News, video, headlines, analysis and top stories from business, politics, entertainment and more in the UK and …