With China boasting the first city to have a public transport system running entirely on electricity, Berlin might be leading the e-mobility charge in Germany but worldwide it's lagging behind. We investigate the big e-buzz. Read more


From staws to diapers, and toothbrush to sex toys - we've got you covered, all eco-friendly and plastic-free. Read more

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Drugs, sex and 24-hour hedonism are all great, but what about Berlin clubs’ carbon footprint? Could the nightlife scene lead the way towards a sustainable future? Read more


Fancy all-purpose soap bars that will improve your skin, hair and even smell without harming you or planet earth? Sauberkunst is the Berlin indie equivalent of Lush – packaging-free, handmade, fair-trade, vegan... Read more

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Environmentalist Tadzio Müller on Berlin’s bad air and Germany’s car fetish, what’s next for mining regions and why the future of our planet could well be in the hands of bright-eyed kids. Read more

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Every Friday, more and more youngsters skip school to join the global strike for climate change. As tens of thousands of under-age Berliners take to the streets, we meet the students behind the local movement. Read more


Love the environment, but want to drive? Is Berlin’s proliferation of car-sharing options a sustainable solution? Or just adding more cars to an already traffic-saturated, air-polluted city? Read more


Several Berlin firms are turning to sustainable, plant-based materials. Read more


Berlin's air stinks: Contrary to popular belief, it's one of the most polluted among EU capitals. As the city government is unveiling a new plan of action, we look into what’s been done to tackle the actual problem: cars! Read more

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Berlin's new Senator for Environment, Traffic and Climate Protection Regine Günther announced a radical new measure: Berlin is to become the first car-free European capital by 2030. Read more


As Berlin kids are joining the global strikes for climate justice, what's the rest of Berlin doing to save the planet? From idealistic club owners to ingenious startups and sustainable architecture, read about the city's green pioneers. Out now! Read more

Politics did it again: Mayor Michael Müller stalled the cycling petition – and then hosted an urban sustainability forum. Hooray! Read more


INTERVIEW: Featured in our December gift guide, Andersson's newly launched lingerie label Anekdot uses off-cuts and production leftovers to craft unique upcycled underwear. We asked her to share some of her own anecdotes on fashion and ethics. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

Berlin's trendy cafes and street food stands are all about sustainability... at least where the food's concerned. But have you ever thought about how much trash they're producing? Well, maybe you should, says Seymour. Read more

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Berlin-based start-up Einhorn has a solution for eco-conscious lovers: a sustainably-produced condom. The green Gummi is being crowdfunded, so if you’re into sex that’s safe for both you and the rainforest, think about chipping in before March 5. Read more

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In Berlin, sustainability is a lifestyle, a community and an increasingly profitable business. Learn more about how Berlin's urban gardeners are changing the way we think about food, then check out the opening of ECF Farmsystems on Friday, March 6! Read more

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