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14 Swisstainable : a new way of traveling in Switzerland

Despite being a small country in the heart of Europe, Switzerland is well known both inside and outside the continent. Swiss ski resorts, lakes, chocolate, and cheese immediately come to mind when we think of the country. ❓ However, have you ever considered spending your vacation in Switzerland? Traveling in Switzerland is always interesting because

5 Buying food in 🥐

Food produced but not consumed leads to unnecessary CO2/emissions, biodiversity loss, and water and land consumption. Did you know that the food system accounts for about 28 % of Switzerland’s food footprint? Many products are wasted because they are not considered culturally edible, not because they are. For example, some foods still have 3 to…

4 🥐 Is Too Good To Go worth it in Switzerland?

I have been using this application for some time; since I discovered it, the first thing I wanted to do was to try it out. So far, I have used it ten times. I have bought secret bags in Zug, Lucerne and Schaffhausen, and I have rescued bread, pretzels, sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, flowers, and even…

2 Buying Food cheaper 🥐

Too Good To Go is the most famous app to combat food waste, connecting shops with users. Instead of throwing away leftover food, the app advertises surprise bags that can be bought at a reduced price and picked up at a specific time. I have used the app several times and I must confess that…

2 Public fridges 🥐 Madame Frigo Interview

Your comments have been heard, and today, we will learn more about Madame Frigo as you requested. Therefore, I interviewed Moritz Lüchinger, who oversees Marketing and Communications.   Can you tell me what Madame Frigo is? We are an organisation; we want to help people avoid homemade food waste. So, almost the third part of…

8 Zermatt Insider Guide Tip: 6 Sunnegga Hike

  Switzerland is known for its outdoor adventures and alpine scenery and one of the best ways to experience both is by hiking the Five Lakes trail in Zermatt. The Five Lakes Walk, other known as the 5- Seenweg, is an easy day hike in Zermatt that offers extraordinary views of the Matterhorn mountain. From

4 🥐 Cheap, rather than wasted, bakery products

Find out more about the pioneering shop in the fight against food waste.   What is Äss bar all about?   FOTO- FRISCH VON GESTERN   Have you ever wondered what happens to the products left on bakeries’ shelves when they close?   Äss bar and its anti-food-waste concept prevent food waste from nearby partner…

6 Zermatt Insider Guide Tip: 3 Après-ski

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Après-ski, it’s a French term that translates quiet literally to “after ski” or “after skiing”. Apres-ski became popular in the Alps during the 1950s rise of commercial skiing. If you look it up in the Oxford Living Dictionaries, it’s defined as “the social activities and entertainment following

2 Options against food waste 🥐 **PART 2**

Are you prepared to discover more about alternative opportunities for food shopping in Switzerland? As promised, here are more options that allow you to be greener and save a bit of money 😉 Secend     It is an online shop that helps you save food directly to your home at reduced prices. There are…

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