Tag: eco-friendly

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5 tips on how to reduce our ecological footprint

Nature needs time to regenerate, renew and clean itself. If humanity stays within the 1,7 hectare ecological footprint, these processes will provide us with the conditions necessary for life. If we outgrow this, we are taking away food from tomorrow’s pantry and our children, leaving them nothing but an Earth drowning in garbage and oil. One person’s ecological footprint in Qatar 12,6 hectare, in the USA 7,99 hectare, in Austria, 5.44 hectare. There are some who think by taking their needs to a smaller level, their standard of living will decline. However, this is not true. Here are 5 really helpful tips on how can we live more happy with a lesser ecological footprint.  (more…)

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Is it really worth slowing down? – Thoughts about slow life

For a lot of people the answer is clear, though it is probably not uniform, yes or no depends on the person answering. Yoga enthusiasts are nodding, those obsessed with work are shaking their head. One thing is certain though, we live fast. People of this age are characterised by global overwork, wasted wealth, loneliness enveloped in the likes of hundreds or thousands of friends and irresponsible behavior toward our environment. Posing as an alternative and as protest is the slow life movement. Since 1986, when journalist Carlo Petrini has founded the conceptual and spiritual basis of the movement by protesting – the movement has been gaining more popularity. People, small enterprises, companies and even whole cities have embraced this proactive and forward-thinking approach.   (more…)

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5 arguments for ahimsa, or nonviolence yoga picture

5 arguments for ahimsa, or nonviolence

Ahimsa does not only mean that someone is a vegetarian, it’s a much broader concept. It means that one behaves toward every living being with respect and attention, may it be a nagging neighbor, a scary spider in the corner or Mother Nature herself. Ahimsa makes the heart calm and full of love, so life becomes happier. And the best feeling is, when we can pass this world view to others, even in a box labeled caraWonga, as our modular carpets have been created with concepts of ahimsa in mind. So let’s look at five arguments for nonviolence and caraWonga. (more…)

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The rebirth of a carpet

Recycling is the reincarnation of objects. This is the process which makes life on and for the Earth full of trasheaps a bit better. This is important for us, this is why we create our carpets in an environmentally friendly way. From waste to design carpet – in pictures:

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