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Dorte Mindegaard

Celebrating Christmas often include a ton of presents – which are a huge controversy to try to live with less and try to stop the buy and throwaway culture. The way I try to come about it – is to primarily and mostly give experiences as gifts. For instance a trip to the zoo, or a cultural trip somewhere. It brings great joy to spend time and experiences with the people you love. Giving clothes as presents are also very popular for Christmas – but have you considered giving a

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my experience being a member in the Organic Club at Vesterbro Copenhagen. I think it is worth mentioning that the concept exist several places beyond Vesterbro, so there is plenty opportunity to try it out if you live in other parts of the Copenhagen area or Funen (Fyn). For now there is The Organic Club in Odense, Svendborg, Nørrebro and in the beginning of december a new store opens at Østerbro (in Copenhagen as well). The new store in Østerbro have just

One of my largest issues, is that even though I really want to live with less and consume less clothes, I sometimes really get the urge to go shopping. (And do you know the feeling having a filled closet, but still feel like nothing to wear? I do.) Because of these controversies, I have for a while now wanted to try out a sharing closet concept called The Organic Club. It is a concept that have emerged both at Vesterbro and Nørrebro, Copenhagen. The way it works, is that you

Late is never to late – but I have just watched the film “The True Cost” – a film I would recommend for everyone to watch and afterwards tell everyone they know, to watch. The fast fashion industry is outrageous and some of these aspects are portrayed very well in the movie. Clips of people going shopping-crazy when Black Friday hits the stores, just after have watched a women leaving her child behind, to work under conditions where making demands for human rights gets awarded with beating and abuse, just