Since our Minimum Waste shop has opened its doors, I’ve observed a couple of things here. Most people that come in would say something like: It’s amazing what you do, the plastics are terrible. Some of them would top it off with: Thank god that they hand out paper bags instead now. I also noticed … Continue reading What does “sustainability” actually mean
You might have asked why I use the word minimum waste when talking about my lifestyle, and not zero waste. Zero waste is the world-known movement aiming to reduce your household waste to zero, which is what I’m trying to do. So, why do I keep saying minimum instead of zero then? To me, zero … Continue reading Zero or minimum waste?
Not only that I live the #minimumwaste lifestyle, but I am now in charge of a place called Minimum Waste. What does it mean? Actually, what is Minimum Waste?! To me, Minimum Waste is a dream come true. I’ve always wanted to do something good for the environment - simply because if we damage our … Continue reading My work – Minimum Waste
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?