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?
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?
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
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?