Laura Wey

A bit funny, a bit whacky. Lots of curiosity, lots of creativity. All for organic, minimalism and local. More of zero waste, more for our future 🌿

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Eco Friendly Gifts For Minimalists Without Overdoing It

Finding the perfect gift for a friend, colleague, or family member can be a tall order. Even more so, unearthing great gifts for minimalists stans definitely requires out-of-the-box inspiration. What do you buy someone who, by definition, already owns what is essential to them? Here are a few insightful hacks to keep in mind before …

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A Full Linen vs Cotton Comparison, What You Should Know & Which To Choose

Even though both linen and cotton are precious natural fibers from plants widely used in the fashion and interior design industries, they differ in texture, price, comfort, and sustainability features. Let’s first try to shed some light on each textile’s known attributes and origins. Then, we will decipher the behind-the-scenes of each, namely, whether cotton …

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sustainable sneakers from Etiko

Sustainable Sneakers: 8 Brands That Will Suit Your Feet And The Planet

As repeatably discussed, the fashion world, and us -sometimes-too-loyal-customers, still have some efforts to do. If you could not find a satisfactory pair of sustainable sneakers at your local second-hand store (let’s try to apply the 5Rs as often as possible), then continue reading. To find footwear brands with sustainable sneakers that have excellent sustainable …

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Zero Waste Makeup Brands That Embrace Slow Beauty

Sustainable living starts with your commuting to work, your daily routine in your kitchen, and bathroom. When it comes to everyday beauty products, it might seem difficult to find brands that are trustworthy of our low waste approach. More specifically, to find cruelty free products that combine thoughtful packaging with beneficial, natural ingredients. Nevertheless, a …

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Ethical Underwear That Are Sustainably Stylish: Our Favorite Brands

Part of our mission at Puratium is to promote change and BE part of it; fast fashion has to disappear. And the solution, to a great extent, lies with us eco-conscious customers!  We understand buying second-hand underwear, and lingerie isn’t really appealing. The great news, though, is that the fashion industry is slowly progressing in the …

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Why Biodegradable Balloons Are Not On Our List Of Eco Friendly Alternatives

Do not let slogans from the balloon industry fool you! ‘Biodegradable balloons’ are supposed to break down at the same rate as oak leaves, but how long is that exactly? Greenwashing is everywhere, hence the importance of being alert, eco-conscious customers. Studies have shown that balloons do not always simply disintegrate in the air; they …

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