Why we push White Monday

That’s why White Monday is the Monday before Black Friday. We want to be present before mass consumption day to remind you of alternative possibilities and spread the message: Reuse, Repair and Rent. We want to promote the strategies of the circular economy to make it possible for you to holistically decide about the material things in your life. Get inspired and discover exciting new concepts to manufacture, provide and maintain consumer goods.

The first closed-loop yoga mat

Why are there so few sustainable companies and products? Why does a closed-loop yoga mat so far not exist? Those were exactly the questions that led us to the decision to make a difference and to develop the first closed-loop yoga mat. In this blog article, we want to explain what the term closed-loop means and why it’s the most sustainable way to produce and consume new products.

Holisticness – you are more than just your body

It is a lingering movement but luckily we are becoming more and more mindful and more aware of our planet. Just as we are more attentive to our environment, we should also consider holistically our own health – and that not only affects the body, but also mind and soul. A holistic approach to health should also pay attention to the ecosystem in which we move: our earth.

Mindful and sustainable traveling tips

The mindfulness of your yoga practice can also be taken with you while traveling. We are sharing our 3 best sustainable traveling tips plus our top 7 reasons why everyone should travel outside in nature once.

Who made my yoga mat?

As you know, we are usually no huge fans of trends as they normally go together with unnecessary consumption. However, there is always an exception to the rule. One great one is Fashion Revolution. The global movement of fighting for fair working conditions for our garment producers is getting bigger. It gains more awareness on […] weiterlesen

Sustainable fasting – Our three favorite alternatives

Fasting is about refreshment and reflection. Forgoing for a while the familiar is more than an old tradition. Fasting actually has its roots in Religion and should prepare us for the festive easter days. As well as in the old days as today it should be a period about reflection and consciousness. So even if […] weiterlesen

Why hejhej-mats donates yoga mats to the homeless

Who would really need a mat? Especially for homeless people blankets and mats are really helpful. We wanted to extend the product life cycle of some of our mats from the development phase and at the same time support a social initiative. That’s why we decided to donate the yoga mats to a institutions for homeless people. Homelessness is not a topic in our society, we want to give you tips of how to support and interact with homeless people.

hejhej-mats does not want to drive consumerism but simply produce a good yoga mat in Germany

Consumerism is part of our daily life and is even growing and growing so that there is a real overconsumption happening on our planet. hejhej-mats is not running its business in order to drive consumerism even more but just because we want to offer a sustainable and good yoga mat in Germany. All of us should ask ourselves the question of “Do you really need this product?” before making a buying decision.

High-quality yoga mat through customer co-creation

People always talk about high-quality yoga mats. But what actually is a high-quality yoga mat and how to design such product? hejhej-mats used an innovative tool called customer co-creation to create their own sustainable and high-quality yoga mat.

Eco-friendly yoga mat – we are more than that

We started hejhej-mats as we were disappointed by the current offer of yoga mats on the market. We did not find a mat, that could fulfill our sustainability expectations. So we started hejhej-mats and developed an eco-friendly yoga mat out of recycled materials which is also closed-loop. However, with one eco-friendly yoga mat, we can not call ourselves a sustainable start-up – but this is what we aim for! Sustainability is a fancy buzz word, but as some of you might already know, it is more…