This week I’m teaming up with Nespresso (again) to show you the beauty of Austria’s “Hohe Tauern” National Park. This lush area in the heart of Austria is perfect to clear your head and fill your lungs with fresh oxygen.
National Park “Hohe Tauern”
Hohe Tauern was the first National Park in Austria. It was set up in my birth year 1981 and stretches about 100 kilometres (62 mi) from east to west and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) from north to south. The park features extended glacier fields, glacial valleys and large alluvial fans, as well as Alpine pastures and extensive larch, spruce and pine forests.
Protect the environment
Although you know, that I’m a big fan of concrete and city life, I also understand the importance of protecting areas like the “Hohe Tauern” National Park. Not only does it just feel good and relaxing to go on a retreat in the mountains. They are also essential for our climate and protection of biodiversity. I know that this might sound like quite a stretch, but recycling can be one way to support the protection of our environment.
Recycling is not that hard – and Nespresso tries to motivate more of their consumers to return the capsules to their shops (or collection points). It’s not only better for your environment, but it also creates some new opportunities. So for instance Nespresso came up with a collab with Swiss knife manufacturer Victorinox. The recycled capsules are used to create the new aluminium shell of a pocket knife.
The Positive Cup
Nespresso’s ” The Positive Cup “ is a broad initiative to increase the sustainable efforts of the company. One part of it is the Recycling. Until 2020 Nespresso wants to increase the recycling capacity to 100%, which means that they will be able to take back all of the used capsules. You can recycle your capsules and get a free recycling bag with every Nespresso purchase (online or in the shop).
You can return your capsules for Recycling here:
YOUR CLOSE BY RECYCLING STATION
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