Adidas transform plastic into fashion

An increasing number of people are becoming aware of the danger, which plastic poses to our environment, and many companies have taking it upon themselves to minimize plastic from their products. And while all of that is well and good that does not eradicate the striking number of 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic, which already…

The best way to die

Most of us live our lives in a wasteful way, which deeply effects the environment around us and our planet. More and more people are concerned with their carbon output, which has lead some to look at the way we die. The way we arrange funerals today is extremely wasteful and straight out harmful for…

Wind turbines: are they bird killers?

The problem I became outraged, when I – while reading into Donald Trump’s climate policy – learned that the wind power industry each year kills around 1.4 million birds and bats (Source: The Wildlife Society Bulletin). But now, after having done some research into the issue I must ask myself; is there really a problem? Do not…

Artificial meat will invade your dinner plates

Many people have become vegans or vegetarians either due to ecological or personal reasons. Animal cruelty and exploitation is a big part of today’s agriculture and many people actively decide not to take part in that and instead choose to live on a plant-based diet. Other than that our need for meat plays a big…

What is Zero Waste?

The Zero Waste mindset is an art form. It is a life style. When living as a Zero Waster you live by the following 5 steps; refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and rot. These are the 5 R’s and I promise that they are not as scary as they may sound! Zero Waste isn’t about living…

Want a new plant? Buy a newspaper!

Once again Japan has done something remarkable. This time it is newspapers that grows plants. The Mainichi Newspaper is one of the biggest newspapers in Japan and each day they deliver a morning and an evening edition. Now they have come up with the smart idea of layering their papers with seeds. That means that…

Donald Trumps Climate Policy

It was not so long ago that the 45th president of America was taking in oath, the infamous Donald Trump, and already a lot of things have happened. The very next day after his inauguration millions of people worldwide marched in protest during the Women March on January 21st. This was a clear indication that…

ReGen villages: The Tesla of Ecovillages

Last time we covered Eco-villages and today it is time to talk about ReGen villages! ReGen Villages is the new big thing and went viral in the summer 2016 after a small conference at Biennale Arcitettura 2016, which is an exhibition for architecture held in Italy. If you did not catch the articles written about…

What are Ecovillages?

Despite the number of them not many people have actually heard about these eco-villages before. Today we have around 900 eco-villages worldwide and still counting. Keep in mind that not all of these eco-villages has to be ‘villages’ per say. Some of them simply consist of a huge property with a big house, where multiple…