The complex truth behind your purchase

  Everything you buy has a story. Someone designed it, someone made it, someone sold it, someone dismantled it or buried it. The truth is that many of the products sold in the West, consumed like it has no value, has left an environmental stain on its original birthplace. Manufacturing Indonesia Let’s take clothing. H&M, …

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 …

New FREE online course on Marine Litter

An online course on the topic of Marine Litter is launching soon, thanks to the Open University of the Netherlands, in conjunction with the UN Environment Programme. Launching on October 26th 2020, it will be available in 10 languages. Best of all, it’s FREE. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is a part of the Clean Seas …

PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 31

Let’s recap what we learnt about this month. Well done on completing Plastic-free July. If you need some words of encouragement, here you go! Remember to check out the other tips on my blog.