Trash Town Egypt

I watched this RT documentary about Egypt’s “Trash Town”, Zabbaleen, the other night. It gave a fascinating look into the lives of people who collect and make a living off trash in Egypt. Check it out! In case you don’t know, there is an Egyptian Arabic version of my book available on africanstorybook.org – just …

Buy Nothing Day 2020

Mark your calendars! Buy Nothing Day is coming up! This year we can celebrate this day of conscious non-consumption on Friday, November 27th. Buy Nothing Day was founded by artist Ted Dave in September of 1992 in Vancouver, Canada. However, Adbusters , cofounded by Kalle Lasn, made the concept popular. This year, Thanksgiving falls on November 26th, and since Black Friday always …