Category: Trash

Try composting in your apartment – with a worm bin 🐛

Oh, I just love to say it: WE GOT WORMS 😇! And you bet we got a lot of ’em! Around 3,000, and of course we named each and every one of them. Nah, not true, we didn’t name them. We are bad with names so we didn’t bother.

I am talking about our worm bin – in the kitchen! All they do is to linger in there and eat, poop, and multiply. What a life 😜!

Wurmkiste – Kompostieren in der Stadtwohnung

What is this worm bin and doesn’t it smell bad?

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Why you shouldn’t recycle receipts

Come again?? Isn’t recycling all the rage now? Wasn’t it supposed to be good to recycle? Well, yes, it is, and you should still try to recycle as much as you can.

Just not receipts.

Thing is, receipts are actually recyclable. You could recycle them with your other papers, or compost them. But here is why you shouldn’t.

Most receipts are BPA-coated

Thermal paper receipts are BPA-coated, and the amount is sheer crazy! Bisphenol A (BPA) is a plastic component that has a similar effect on the body as estrogen and is linked to cancer, pre-mature puberty, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and more. And bad news is that it can be absorbed by mere dermal exposure. Read More