The piling up of orders at Shein, the poor quality of the clothes in many big shops, the “made in China” label on almost all garments. Actually, we are aware that fast fashion has a negative impact on the environment, … Continue reading Fast Fashion, the danger up close
Wastewater treatment (=Abwasserreinigung) is a crucial process that we often take for granted. We rely on it to keep our water (lakes, rivers, etc.) clean and free from harmful pollutants. But how does it actually work? Understanding the basics of … Continue reading Wastewater treatment – an unknown privilege
CO2 emissions are a constant topic of conversation in our day and age. As a society, we know that we must reduce our CO2 emissions, and that we have to do it quickly. But how can that be achieved? We … Continue reading Reducing daily CO2 emissions
Each of us had already had something to do with fashion in some way for example shopping or just looking at fashion posts. What about Fast-Fashion though, ever heard of it? Chances that the term is foreign to you are … Continue reading Fast-Fashion
We are running out of resources! What can we do to save petroleum? If you want to learn more about this precious resource, don’t waste your … Continue reading RESOURCES SHARING
Businessplan Founder: Selina Lehmann Julia Hartmann Address: Ms. Selina Lehmann Ms. Julia Hartmann Accessories-Sharing Street 1 8000 Zürich Phone: +41 79 *55 03 ** +41 79 … Continue reading Sharing Accessories
Forests and their impact on our environment We can find forests all over the world, unfortunately not so many as in the past. Our forests are threatened worldwide and need our help to be protected. The deforestation (=Abholzung) and the … Continue reading Forests – why are they so important for us?
Dear Audience, We chose the topic “dry slag processing“, which means the process of the materials which were not burnable and came again out of the … Continue reading What happens during the DRY SLAG process?
Introduction The NEST (Next Evolution in Sustainable Building Technologies) is a research and innovation of the Empa (Swiss interdisciplinary research institute for materials science and technology development). We want to obtain closer information about the Nest, which is placed in … Continue reading The Nest – exploring the future of buildings
4Ocean Today we want to show you how much plastic is swimming in the ocean and how ugly and unclean the coastlines are. We’re going to tell you what a single person can do to help clean the ocean. We … Continue reading Help Clean the Ocean and Coastlines
Nowadays there’s a lot of e-waste because many people don’t care or don’t think about what happens if they always buy the latest smartphone. With our project we would like to make people aware of the fact that our resources … Continue reading Can FAIR Phones make the world a better place?
The aim of this post is to show the readers which effects the use of aluminium have. Especially we show you the consumption of Zurich and … Continue reading The «yellow» side of aluminium
Story “Plastic Prohibition” It’s the year 2035. People have changed and so has the environment. Kids grow up with social media and everyone holds a mobile … Continue reading Made of 200 million years old organics – plastics
Hemp as an alternative to paper made out of wood Before we start with our explanation you can watch our introduction video: Paper use in general and paper production from wood After we did some research we discovered that … Continue reading Paper production through hemp – an alternative?
Introduction Water is the beginning of life. Especially sweet water, which makes our planet so unique. Life is only possible with its existence and we couldn’t survive without. Only three percent of the water on earth is sweet water (or … Continue reading Water Pollution
What is “overfishing”? Overfishing means fishing redundantly (im Überfluss). When overfishing occurs, significant population of fish will diminish and will completely disappear. Overfising doesn’t just affect fish, fishers and people who love eating fish but it damages the whole ecosystem. … Continue reading The Overfishing Challenge
Introduction Nowadays palm oil is one of the most popular oils that we people love to consume. Not only is it very harmful for us, it is also destroying our environment rapidly. It is known that palm oil is grown … Continue reading Palm Oil
Introduction A plastic bag is used on an average of just 25 minutes. Its production consumes petroleum and requires a lot of energy, dioxin is released … Continue reading An alternative to the common doggy dirt bags
We wanted to write something about PET-bottles because they are an everyday object that deserves to get more attention from the public. The effects it has on our environment are considerable but even more remarkable are the great efforts that … Continue reading PolyEthylenTerephthalat
Introduction Tires are everywhere. There are tires for cars, for bicycles, there are big tires and small tires, soft tires and hard tires. Tires could be … Continue reading THE ROLLING LIFECYCLE OF A TIRE
Eine Welt ohne Kupfer ist schwer vorstellbar. Wir verlassen uns auf Kupfer beim Strom, der Beleuchtung, der Heizung, der Kommunikation, der Wasserversorgung und dem Transport. Kupfer macht unsere Häuser, Schulen und Unternehmen effizient, gemütlich und dekorativ und es hält viele … Continue reading A life without copper – is it possible?
As plastic bags are controversially discussed these days, we chose the topic plastic bags. We would like to find out whether the use of plasitc bag causes great pollution or are environmentally friendly. To find out how other people think … Continue reading Plastic Bags – only used for 12 minutes
Batteries are an important thing in our everyday lives. We could not watch TV without them. But where do they come from? What are the ingredients? Who invented batteries and how? How and where can you recycle your batteries the … Continue reading Batteries and their life on our planet
Paper cycle The printing center get the paper from the swiss company Perlen Papier AG. Every day 3 trains with 4 cabins arrive by the company … Continue reading The life cycle of newspapers
One of the most important inventions of the last century is the cardboard packaging system. With this innovative technique it is possible to store food products far, about a year without refrigeration. How does the system work? In this … Continue reading The life cycle of cardboard packaging
In this project, we would like to report about some materials that are often used for making a watch. For us it is noticeable that many … Continue reading Check the watch!
We use alu cans almost every day and only a few people really know how alu cans are made and how much energy is needed to … Continue reading The life cycle of an aluminum can
We have chosen a typical every day product. Our focus is on the production and recycling process of pans. We are interested to know more about the toxic components and what kind of effect they have on the environment. We … Continue reading Life cycle of a cooking pan