Bloggers reveal Polaris of personal sustainability do s and Don ts Munich, 26.04.2012 sustainable living and take responsibility plays well, so a population-representative GfK study conducted on behalf of Polaris. Also world saver is considered to be interesting. But where is the limit. What’s cool and where begins the spleen? * the new eco energy company Polaris has collected responses from bloggers and experts in the sustainability Knigge 2.0. It contains practical do’s and Don’ts of fashion, gifts, design and living nature cosmetics and mobile life to money and power. The tips show, that a forward-looking and conscious behaviour in everyday life is very simple and much causes”, explains Florian Henle, co-founder of Polaris, the goal of statecraft.
Fashion tip from kathas welt.de recommending blog Kathas world fashion buying material, colours and working conditions in the manufacture to make sure or just better clothes to buy and longer to carry his stuff.” But it is a mistake to believe, that one with five percent organic cotton at a fabric “sustainably dresses”. More fashion tips: pay attention when buying leather goods such as shoes or jackets on chromium containing tannins. Increasingly, chromate can trigger allergies. And it doesn’t have to be, finally, there are alternatives. For the sake of health and of the environment shoes buy with vegetable tanned leather or at least watch the EU label for eco-products. It sets strict limits for chromium in leather goods. “Gifts tip of green friday.de gifts should show that you appreciate a person and is at least a bit with her busy has”, says Julia Green Friday. We remind us of an Addams Family movie, unfortunately had to kill in the Debbie their parents due to a wrong gift – she had her instead of a ballerina Barbie a Malibu Barbie 10 birthday gift. But how do you make an urban hippie happy? Man rising to sustainability is constantly common seductions exposed his ecological footprint would increase.
Nationwide savings of 90 million euro/year / new interactive energy Advisor helps to recognize increased cost Berlin, 23 February 2010. Only a few tenants know the electricity costs for the operation of your heating system, although Germany 90 million euros per year could be saved in current operating costs. This established the non-profit co2online GmbH in the evaluation of more than 30,000 heating bills. Assistance is the new interactive BetriebsstromCheck”of co2online and an accompanying theme special on heizspiegel.de. Check each tenant can determine in a minute if he paid too much for the operating current. The individual results with hints for the next steps is so prepared that it can be redirected to the landlord or property management and lead optimization measures ideally on the heating system.
Every year 450 million kilowatt hours can save electricity and over 290,000 tons of CO2, if landlords and homeowners a few simple procedures in their Make heating and tenant get more transparency in the creation of heating bills,”expects Stefanie Jank of co2online and project leader of heating mirror campaign funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment before. Approximately equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of a town the size of Augsburg. Many heating bills lack transparency a problem when determining optimal operating electricity cost: lack of transparency of the heating expenses settlement. Operating costs should be listed as heating costs in the creation of heating bills. Only then the tenant can truly understand the cost and check”, stated Jank. This however always still not widely done as noted co2online in analyzing the heating bills of invoicing. Many heating bills are incomplete and have certain items such as the operating current”often not on. In these cases, only the direct demand helping the landlord who was obliged to the presentation of based on his calculations.
Where the tenants on his payroll operating costs can find what he should do if they are not listed and many more information around the topic of current tenants now can read at. About the heating mirror campaign the heating level campaign (www.heizspiegel.de) is initiated by the non-profit consultancy co2online mbH and promoted by the Federal Ministry of environment in the framework of the climate protection initiative. More 60 municipalities in Germany municipal heating mirrors use since 1995. Since 2005, the nationwide heating mirror is published. As a result, tenants and homeowners purchased nearly 30,000 individual heating advice.