I wasn’t born minimum waste. It came to me step by step. The key is to overcome the barrier. Your personal barrier.When you’re telling yourself that this is too complicated or I don’t have time for this or simply no, that’s not for me. Tell yourself, Okay, I’m gonna try it instead. You … Continue reading Becoming #minimumwaste, one step at a time
As you might know from my blog, I've traveled quite a lot, but I've never seen anything so beautiful as the capeverdian island of Santo Antao. It is nicknamed as a "hiker's paradise", which couldn't be more accurate. I guess just the word paradise itself is the right description. The landscapes are stunning, the views … Continue reading Cabo verde
...aka tips for an (almost) waste-free household. In my last post, I discussed the green marketing and pointed out that not everything that seems “eco-friendly” actually is eco friendly. I even said that a paper bag might not always be the most ecological variant (based on several studies). You might feel confused now. Maybe you … Continue reading My beautiful #minimumwaste home
It seems like recycling has become a trend. If you don’t recycle or don’t own any stuff that was made from recycled (upcycled) waste, you’re totally out. But are you really? Recycling and using waste to create something else of a greater value (upcycling) is on the rise. So much that the internet is now … Continue reading Eco-bullshitting?
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