Summer is here and so is traveling. How to behave planet friendly and not affect the local ecosystems during your travels? I've put together a simple list for you! 1. Destination choice. Choose destinations that are not overwhelmed by tourists. In case you choose such a destination, try to go off the beaten path and … Continue reading Traveling #minimumwaste
I started thinking about the sustainability of mass tourism after moving to Prague, the Czech Republic's capital. The heart of Europe. The pearl of cities. A city that sees nearly 8 million (!) tourists every year. (1) Let me remind you that Prague has some 1,5 million inhabitants. The tourists - or should I say … Continue reading Sustainable traveling
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
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?