With Respire solid toothpaste, that is made in France, you take care of yourself … and the planet. Greta will love it!

Fashion Made in France at small prices.

I passed by chance in front of the store “Joli Rose” Rue Cadet, and surprise, the clothes were Made in France. “Vintage Love” or “Les petites fleurs” are, more exactly, made in Paris. I did not hesitate to buy a dress! I highly recommend this lovely store!

Intersport’s Outdoorshoes McKinley

Laut neuem CSR Report ist eine Säule der Nachhaltigkeit:

“Ein Baustein dafür seien beispielsweise die Eigenmarken. So erfolge die Produktion von Outdoorschuhen der Eigenmarke McKinley bereits hauptsächlich in Europa und ist mit dem ‚Made in Europa‘ Label gekennzeichnet. „Unsere Produktionsstätten in Italien und Rumänien gelten als Vorzeigebetriebe hinsichtlich transparenter Prozesse und sozialer Verantwortung. Die dortige Produktion schafft Arbeitsplätze und sorgt für kürzere Lieferwege mit vergleichsweise geringem Emissionsausstoß“, erklärt dazu der CSR-Beauftragte Georgios Chatzopoulos. “

Weitere Infos hier.

Here the translation:

One component of this (note: sustainability) is, for example, the private labels. The production of McKinley’s own brand outdoor shoes is already mainly in Europe and is marked with the ‘Made in Europe’ label. “Our production facilities in Italy and Romania are considered to be exemplary in terms of transparent processes and social responsibility. The production there creates jobs and ensures shorter delivery routes with comparatively low emissions,” explains CSR officer Georgios Chatzopoulos.

Futher details here (in german)

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I finally got a chance to go to Ikea. I’ve got good news and bad news.

The good news is that the furniture is mostly made in Europe. Apart from a few chairs, what I saw was Made in Romania, Made in Poland, Made in Italy, Made in Lithuania, and even Made in Germany!

The crockery, the pots and pans are made in Italy, Spain. The dishes, pots and pans are made in Italy, Spain, etc.

On the other hand, decorative items, stuffed animals, sheets, etc., you have to be careful because they come from Asia!

Here an overview of “good” products:

Here the “bad” products:

Basically, you can equip from Ikea, but be careful with chairs and decorative items, linens and carpets. For these things, look elsewhere!

Furnitures, dishes: go for Ikea!