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 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?
Convenience. We might not realize it, but it's one of the fundamental values these days. Our lives; what we do, what we eat, what we buy, revolve around convenience. The purpose of the industrial revolution already was to make people's lives easier and further technological development only allowed us to do more with less effort. … Continue reading Can convenience be sustainable?
So what are we going to talk about today? You guessed it- my beloved waste. This time, about the waste that is created in the fashion industry. It’s a pretty hot issue right now. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has recently published a report which reveals the numbers related to waste in the fashion industry. In … Continue reading Sustainable is the new black
So I went to this event as a part of my job. An amazing event. Amina J. Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary General of the UN (meaning the second-highest ranked person in the UN), came to Prague. A short discussion framed by the SDGs’ agenda was organized on the premises of the UN Czech Republic. Besides … Continue reading Change the world? Let’s do it little by little