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Coconut water gre3n: Holiday vibe in our hectic urban life! gre3n 椰子水:忙碌城市生活中的假日气息!


Written by Natal - Translated by Chegnye


This article is not sponsored. In Zero Waste Shanghai, we strongly believe in the magic of coconut water elixir. And what can be better than having it directly from the Thai organic farm! 这篇文章可不是赞助文章,在上海五R零,我们坚信椰子水的神奇魔力。还有什么比直接从泰国的有机农场里买到更好呢!


Coconuts are especially high in manganese, which is essential for bone health and the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and cholesterol ( 8 ). They're also rich in copper and iron, which help form red blood cells, as well as selenium, an important antioxidant that protects your cells.

Last year, some colleagues from ZWS and me were part of an eco-sustainable trip, just few hours far from Shanghai. Before starting to explore the secrets of the bamboo forest, someone passed me a can of coconut water. As a big fan of minimalistic designs, it immediately caught my attention. gre3n? That was the first time I tried it; the aroma and taste were great! Later I went a little deeper into understanding the new brand I just discovered and found out that we follow similar life philosophies – the gre3n team summed them up into 3 B’s:


去年,我和五R零的一些同事参加了一次距上海仅几个小时路程的生态可持续的旅行。 在开始探索竹林秘密之前,有人给我送了一罐椰子水。作为简约设计的忠实拥护者,这罐椰子水立即引起了我的注意。它叫gre3n,是我第一次尝试,香气和味道都很棒! 后来,我更深入地了解了这个刚刚发现的新品牌,并发现我们遵循类似的生活理念– gre3n团队将其总结为三个立足点:


BALANCED 平衡

Thames, the founder of gre3n, included yoga and meditation into his everyday life; so do we! To be in connection with the nature and everything around us, we need to find our inner peace and b