Posts Tagged: sustainability

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

Webspiration #6 – Learning to share

One of the best ways we can improve the quality of life in our communities is to share. Sharing is good because we (a) reduce the demand for raw materials needed to make new ‘stuff’ and (b) spread warm fuzzies. The

“But you can’t save the world,” they say

I’ve been volunteering, fundraising, working for charities, and otherwise wearing my bleeding heart of my sleeve for a number of years now. I’ve found that people tend to react in one of several ways when they find out what I

“But you can’t save the world,” they say

I’ve been volunteering, fundraising, working for charities, and otherwise wearing my bleeding heart of my sleeve for a number of years now. I’ve found that people tend to react in one of several ways when they find out what I

Psychology for a Better World

  Strategies to Inspire Sustainability Do you want to make this world a better place? Do you dream of a sustainable future where humans, animals and their ecosystems can live in harmony? Do you wonder why so many people appear apathetic

Psychology for a Better World

  Strategies to Inspire Sustainability Do you want to make this world a better place? Do you dream of a sustainable future where humans, animals and their ecosystems can live in harmony? Do you wonder why so many people appear apathetic

Lou & Liz: Small changes, big environmental impacts

It’s never too early to start saving the planet. One great example is the efforts of Vancouver teenagers Leeza Udovenka and Jacqueline Louie to promote the use of reusable coffee cups in their city. The 16-year-old high school students, who call themselves Lou

Lou & Liz: Small changes, big environmental impacts

It’s never too early to start saving the planet. One great example is the efforts of Vancouver teenagers Leeza Udovenka and Jacqueline Louie to promote the use of reusable coffee cups in their city. The 16-year-old high school students, who call themselves Lou

Webspiration #3

After a 3 month hiatus (in which I cocooned myself in my psychology studies) I’m back with renewed enthusiasm and seeking new inspiration. I hope you’re still reading… To get the ball rolling again, a few pieces of inspiration from around

Webspiration #3

After a 3 month hiatus (in which I cocooned myself in my psychology studies) I’m back with renewed enthusiasm and seeking new inspiration. I hope you’re still reading… To get the ball rolling again, a few pieces of inspiration from around

18 ideas for reducing waste (part 2)

Continuing on from the first 9 ideas for reducing waste I posted last time… 10.   Pack your own lunch. Takeaways and packaged lunches are notorious for creating waste. Sometimes I look at all the packaging that has been created and

18 ideas for reducing waste (part 2)

Continuing on from the first 9 ideas for reducing waste I posted last time… 10.   Pack your own lunch. Takeaways and packaged lunches are notorious for creating waste. Sometimes I look at all the packaging that has been created and

18 ideas for reducing waste (part 1)

I was really inspired by the example of Kiwi couple Matthew and Waveney who have challenged themselves to live rubbish-free. So I’ve been looking into ways to reduce waste in my own life. I’m sharing these ideas in case they’re

18 ideas for reducing waste (part 1)

I was really inspired by the example of Kiwi couple Matthew and Waveney who have challenged themselves to live rubbish-free. So I’ve been looking into ways to reduce waste in my own life. I’m sharing these ideas in case they’re

Matthew Luxon and Waveney Warth: Living without waste

Could you live for a year without creating any waste? In today’s consumer society where everything comes wrapped 3 times in plastic (or so it seems), attempting to live rubbish-free may seem like a fool’s errand. Yet that’s exactly what

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Matthew Luxon and Waveney Warth: Living without waste

Could you live for a year without creating any waste? In today’s consumer society where everything comes wrapped 3 times in plastic (or so it seems), attempting to live rubbish-free may seem like a fool’s errand. Yet that’s exactly what

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