Nov 23 2017

Offline Cyber Weekend – a counter movement

  We’ve got a challenge for you (and a chance to win a Rockbook)!  Scroll to the bottom of this post for all info, or read the story behind this initiative first…   This Friday it’s Black Friday, on Monday it’s Cyber Monday. Including all days in between, these days are often referred to as Cyber Weekend. The time to score all sorts of deals and stuff online. Surf the web for hours upon hours for the best deals.   We’ll create a counter-movement. Instead of being online this weekend wouldn’t it be great to go offline for a change? Visit friends and...

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Dec 02 2016

8 unique characteristics of Stone Paper

Rockbooks are made from stone paper. Softcover Rockbooks are made from 100% stone paper. That means, from the cover to the pages on the inside: we only use stone paper. Hardcover Rockbooks have a cardboard cover, but are also made from 100% stone paper apart from that.   Stone paper really is paper made from stone (waste). Now of course, this is a new and totally different material, compared to pulp paper. Not only is this paper very sustainable, it also has some specific characteristics. We’d like to tell you a bit more about them!    Unique characteristics of stone paper   The paper is completely waterproof! You...

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Sep 21 2016

The benefits of writing with pen and paper

Here at On The Rocks, we are big fans of writing with pen and Rockbooks. Not much to your surprise, we assume. However, what might surprise you is the amount of research done on the benefits of writing as compared to typing a text on a computer or electronical device. And even more, the findings. Let us enlighten you on the benefits of writing with pen and paper, sharing is caring!   The benefits of writing with pen and paper   Train your brain The act of writing is a highly complex motorical exercise. Not only are you moving your hand to write, and thus your...

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Jan 29 2016

Let’s bring back the forest

As you might already know, the production of stone paper saves 18 trees per ton of paper produced. We love that fact! The unique qualities trees possess are of vital importance to life on earth. Trees absorb CO2 and release ‘clean’ oxygen back into the air. Bonus: they even provide extra oxygen. Some more cool facts about trees? They keep water from evaporating, prevent water pollution and soil erosion. And not to forget, they can provide food, shelter and fun! 

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Nov 12 2015

Top sustainable projects on Kickstarter right now!

As you might have noticed, our Kickstarter campaign is coming to an end this friday. And, we unfortunately have not reached our goal. But this campaign has brought us so much valuable contacts, feedback and media attention that we’re looking at a very bright and exciting future. Yay for that!

 

We of course still love the Kickstarter platform. There are so many awesome campaigns. It’s a big risk for your creditcard, some people in the On The Rocks team will confirm. Since we love all this entrepreneurs and fellow disruptors who want to make a difference, here are 5 current campaigns we love!

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