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Beyond Turning Off the Lights: 5 Ways to Live Sustainably Everyday

You’ll find hundreds of articles, TV commercials, and documentaries that ask you to cut out everything that is not sustainable, but even doing some of these steps is beneficial. Helping save our fragile ecosystem is not an all-or-nothing pursuit — you can cut out some meat without needing to be 100% vegan.

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The Outlaw Ocean: Journeys Across the Last Untamed Frontier – Interview with Ian Urbina

Two-thirds of our world’s oceans fall outside any country’s jurisdiction: the High Seas. For his investigations of crime and abuse in this area of lawlessness, Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times journalist and author Ian Urbina travelled across the seas from the Southern Ocean to Somalia, resulting in five long years of dangerous endeavours. His book “The Outlaw Ocean” is a collection of stories from his investigations, personal experiences and interviews with people involved.

As Bracenet is endlessly working to protect the oceans from ghost nets and all of these problems at the High Seas are interconnected, we were eager to learn more. We were lucky to have the chance to talk with Ian Urbina.

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Veganuary: Start 2021 with a vegan diet

New Year’s resolutions: First we love them, then we hate them! Many people view the new year as a time for new beginnings and intend to start it as healthily as possible. A conscious diet and a reduction in meat consumption are popular resolutions. However, far too often they fall to the back of the […]

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Sustainable Christmas: 24 Gift Ideas

Outside it is getting colder and inside it is getting more and more cosy. Punch, gingerbread & co. find their way back into our shopping baskets and Last Christmas does surprisingly not sound as annoying as last year. What does that mean? Right, Christmas is just around the corner! Like every year, this pre-Christmas season […]

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Plastic Free July: 31 tips on how to avoid plastic

It’s Plastic Free July! But you aren’t sure how you can (further) reduce your plastic consumption? We’ll help you with 31 tips on how to say “no” to plastic and develop a positive mindset at the same time. Let’s sea!  Why Plastic Free July? It is currently assumed that the amount of plastic waste in […]

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Sustainability: nobody is perfect

Once you step into the “eco-bubble”, you will soon be confronted with this sort of “eco-perfectionism”. But be assured: you don’t have to do everything at once to change something!

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Bracenet and Bridge&Tunnel- Cooperation

Sustainable upcycling with local and fair production, has belonged to our main mission at Bracenet since the start. Now, we have roped together a collaboration with Hamburg label Bridge&Tunnel, who share these same values.

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5 Facts you should know about Ghost Nets

Our products like the Bracenets and dog leashes are made out of ghost nets, as you have probably noticed. But what are ghost nets, why are they a problem and why do we use them to create new products? In this article, we will answer these questions in five points.

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