Blogs

On this page you can find blogs about the waste-free grocer! We share stories about the start Of our waste-free store on wheels. From the initial idea to the implementation. Furthermore, we share news and tipps on sustainable food and plastic-free shopping.

Wikken & Wegen

Wikken & WegenWikken & wegen, een toepasbare titel voor de fase waar we nu in zitten. Er zijn namelijk een aantal zaken waar we beslissingen over moeten nemen. Om jullie mee te nemen in dit proces, schrijven we hier deze blog over. Zo is iedereen op de hoogte...

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1 Jaar rondrijden met Evie

1 Jaar Potjes & DekselsWe gingen 1 jaar geleden voor het eerst de weg op met onze routes en markten in Capelle aan den IJssel en Rotterdam. Inmiddels na 1 Jaar Potjes & Deksels valt het lastig in enkele zinnen samen te vatten waar we allemaal komen met onze...

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Nieuwtjes & Zero Waste December tips

It was quiet for a while, but here we are again with some news :) We're cruising along nicely on our routes (occasionally wearing thermo underwear...) and have orders for waste-free corporate gifts! These include employers who want to offer something different, with sustainable choices at the forefront.

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3 maanden Potjes & Deksels op de weg

3 months Potjes & Deksels on the road

It's been a while since we've written a blog, but we certainly haven't been sitting still. Time for an update. Where to start? We've been going through all kinds of things these past few months. Let me just start...

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Tadaaaa

Tadaaaa

We are already a few months closer to our dream of being able to hit the road with Evie. January always flies by, but this year for us even faster than usual!

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December maand

December month

There. The December month is a wrap. Every year it is a month full of children and family parties with men with white beards and birthdays. It is therefore also very appropriate that for Tessa and me this month was mainly dedicated to our ''baby'' named Potjes & Deksels.

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Evie

Evie

Her name is Evie (our Iveco Daily). Born in Italy and she spent the last few years in Germany. At the moment she is located in Brabant (where both Tessa and I are born) waiting to be renamed as a Dutch bus. Once she is renamed she has earned some extra attention, because with an periodic vehicle inspection until February 2021 we won't get far 😉.

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Bussen

Busses

This issue is close to our hearts, it is the backbone of our initiative! We have decided to go for a newer used bus (instead of buses that are over 30 years old). Our garage owner gave us the tip that parts can last another 10 years...

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Instagram Takeover

Instagram Takeover

Since our last update, we got the chance to do an Instagram takeover of the CityLab010 account. This also became a crash course in ''how to Instagram'' for us. Brief update for those who have not read all of our posts,...

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Bussen en meer

Busses and more

Recently, we have come to insights. It was difficult, but I had to let go of a short-lived love. We had our eye on a classic Renault Estafette, which could be adapted into a waste-free SRV wagon like the one we use for...

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Naar het Oosten

Heading East

The Netherlands is a beautiful country! We went to the east of the country yesterday. To Neede to be exact. You really have a very different nature there. It is more hilly than the polder area in South Holland, where we are now settled....

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Week van de oprichting van Stichting Potjes & Deksels

Founding the Foundation Potjes & Deksels

Founding the Foundation Potjes & DekselsWhat an eventful week we've had! As you can see, last Saturday we submitted our project plan to CityLab010. We worked hard on this, until the last day on which we...

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Potjes & Deksels & Vet & Lazy

Potjes & Deksels & Vet & Lazy

We just had a cup of coffee with Ruben from Vet & Lazy. Really nice how thoughtful he was. We are looking for a waste free option for selling beer. They're developing barrels of...

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Dagje Haarlem

Daytrip to Haarlem

What a beautiful city Haarlem is! Yesterday morning we visited Rick van der Poel in Roelofarendsveen. Van der Poel is a family business that drives around with SRV cars next to their supermarket and their newly opened liquor store. We received a lot of tips...

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