FLTRgo: Sustainable coffee filter makes the perfect travel companion for filter coffee drinkers

If you’re going on a camping trip this summer and are a fan of filter coffee, FLTRgo is an ideal travel companion.  FLTRgo is a compact, lightweight, multi-use, drip coffee filter system that can be used anywhere. Designed like a small sieve, the FLTRgo features a ring and handle made from bamboo, and a cloth filter made from ethically-sourced organic cotton. To use the FLTRgo, … Continue reading FLTRgo: Sustainable coffee filter makes the perfect travel companion for filter coffee drinkers

Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Here’s a roundup of some of the stories that have captured Life & Soul Magazine’s attention this week: 1. Bears and wolves to coexist in UK woods for first time in 1,000 years – European brown bears, thought to have become extinct in the British wilds in medieval times, and grey wolves – which roamed free until the 17th century – are to coexist in … Continue reading Microcosm of the Macrocosm: 7 Planet-Focused Stories from Around the World

Daily I Ching for Monday 22 July 2019: Sui (Following), Hexagram 17

Sui (Following), Hexagram 17 – Last seen on 9 June, Sui (Following) brings the lesson that one must lead by example. You must walk your talk in order to both inspire and to be of assistance to others. That means taking the actions that your intuition is guiding you to take. It is in those actions […] via Daily I Ching for Monday 22 July 2019: … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Monday 22 July 2019: Sui (Following), Hexagram 17

Tarot Guidance for Monday 22 July 2019: 10 of Cups

A second showing of the 10 of Cups in a matter of days is most certainly a blessing. Life is good as the 10 of Cups indicates, and there is a greater sense of self and happiness that flows from within outwards. Complete and total trust in your true self – after all you can […] via Tarot Guidance for Monday 22 July 2019: 10 of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Monday 22 July 2019: 10 of Cups

Why your Posture matters and How to Fix it [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Are you craning your head forward or slumped in your chair as you read this? If so, you may be doing your body harm. When most people try to fix poor posture, they unintentionally create more muscular tension, which can lead to dysfunction and pain. Keep reading to understand why sitting at your desk encourages bad posture, and discover the best way to sit at … Continue reading Why your Posture matters and How to Fix it [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

PermaFungi: Cultivating mushrooms from used coffee grounds and other products in a Brussels basement

PermaFungi is recycling used coffee grounds to produce mushrooms, natural fertiliser and even a biodegradable design material, while creating sustainable jobs for low skilled people. The Brussels-based social enterprise was born in 2013 based on two observations – the abundance of urban waste and the relatively high unemployment rate among young people. PermaFungi, which aims to contribute to urban resilience and fosters a circular economy … Continue reading PermaFungi: Cultivating mushrooms from used coffee grounds and other products in a Brussels basement

Tarot Guidance for Sunday 21 July 2019: King of Cups

The King of Cups follows his heart in all his endeavours. The presence of the King of Cups today serves as a reminder to live by your heart and soul and to follow your dreams, for they will bring you positive outcomes and results. It also serves as a reminder to stay true to your […] via Tarot Guidance for Saturday 21 July 2019: King of … Continue reading Tarot Guidance for Sunday 21 July 2019: King of Cups

Daily I Ching for Sunday 21 July 2019: Sun (Decrease), Hexagram 41

Sun (Decrease), Hexagram 41 – Sun is about being wise with your resources, wealth, time and energy. It indicates there is a need to balance this situation and to be self-disciplined. This is a period of decrease – whether it’s curbing your spending or limiting time spent with people who do not have your best interests […] via Daily I Ching for Saturday 21 July 2019: … Continue reading Daily I Ching for Sunday 21 July 2019: Sun (Decrease), Hexagram 41

Empower: Creating a global solution to the plastic waste problem by incentivising clean-ups

Norwegian company Empower is building a global plastic waste ecosystem based on the same philosophy as the Norwegian bottle deposit system, incentivising the clean-up of plastic everywhere. Empower has devised a system which allows people to exchange plastic waste for tokens. The tokens can in turn be exchanged for money or used to pay for plastic clean-up in other locations. Collectors get paid a small … Continue reading Empower: Creating a global solution to the plastic waste problem by incentivising clean-ups

Afforestt: Creating native, maintenance-free “tiny forests” with huge benefits to the environment

India-based startup Afforestt is helping build natural urban forests that grow in a short period of time and are maintenance-free, using a technique that could accelerate reforestation around the world. Afforest uses the Japanese Miyawaki Technique to create forests that grow 10 times faster than traditional ones, are 30 times as dense and 100 times more biodiverse. The concept is to create a “tiny forest” … Continue reading Afforestt: Creating native, maintenance-free “tiny forests” with huge benefits to the environment