We’ve adopted the single-use plastic habits quite easily, but how quickly can we get rid of them? I have a professional deformation - whenever I am standing in the line in a supermarket and I see an old lady with bananas (or any other item that already has a wrapper) in a plastic bag, it … Continue reading It’s all about the habits
In my last post, I wrote my thoughts on the information by the World Bank that in 50 years we are going to drown in waste. I ended the blog post by saying that business need to change their models from linear to circular ones. Linear = make-take-dispose, circular=make-take-reuse, remember? ... Let's take the example … Continue reading The responsible future of shopping
In 50 years we’re going to drown in waste. Or? The World Bank has recently published a study that has a pretty catastrophic conclusion - in 50 years we will drown in waste. Sounds pretty harsh right? Hard to say if this prediction is right or wrong, probably not, since we’ve already heard a lot … Continue reading Are we going to drown in waste soon?
Info: Language: French (+ indigenous languages) Currency: Central African franc CFA, exchange rate: 1 EUR=655 CFA (as of July 2018) Prices: same or higher than western Europe - water 1,5 l = 400 CFA - meal normal restaurant = 2,500-3,000 CFA - meal western restaurant = 5,000-10,000 CFA - croissant = 500 CFA - double … Continue reading Travel guide: Gabon
As we crave the extraordinary, hidden, unknown and slightly bizarre things, we decided to go to a small sleepy town named Lastoursville, somewhere in the Gabon rainforest, to find a large complex of caves with yellow (?!) crocodiles. No need to tell you that a trustworthy information is extremely hard to find, which further approves … Continue reading How to overcome your limits 3x in one day? Go to a hidden cave in the middle of Gabon rainforest!
During my last trip to Africa, being a “minimum waster”, I couldn't not see all the trash that is almost ubiquitous. You've heard, you've seen it. Beaches and streets in the third world countries full of trash, mostly plastic waste like PET bottles, biscuit wrappers and plastic bags. Bali, Philippines...the media is full of it, … Continue reading Show them how
Minimum waste. Zero waste. Green. Eco friendly. Sustainable. Why do we automatically link these words with adjectives like freaky, hippie and eventually, turned-nuts? __ First of all, who are these people? In general, they are people who adopted a lifestyle that is considerate to the environment. Why? Because they are well aware of the fact … Continue reading How to behave responsibly and not to be a freak?