Even the smallest choices I make can have a massive impact on the environment. One of the very first things I changed was to start carrying my reusable cup everywhere. When I had forgotten it at home and wanted to have a coffee, I chose to visit cafes that use these cute little tea-cups or… Continue reading The most environmentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy
“When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too” by Paulo Coelho. Today I would like to introduce you to one of the most amazing people in our lives here in Lecce, Fabio. We met in the beginning of our voluntary service because he was our driver for a… Continue reading When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
Finally it is the “yellow zone” in Puglia, which means that we are allowed to travel throughout the region and even outside to visit the rest of Italy! I have been waiting for this moment for such a long time. I have already done two “sustainability trips” inside Apulia. The first trip was to Taranto… Continue reading Sustainable traveling in Valle D’Itria
Before starting my ESC project “The World We Have”, I had heard about the zero-waste lifestyle and stores but I didn’t fully understand how they work exactly and didn’t make the connection of their impact on our environment. Photo: shorturl.at/jCFQV Before I start with my main thoughts I think it is better to explain what… Continue reading Don’t be useless. Use less!
Did you know that plastic bags were originally invented to save the planet? The bags were developed as an alternative to paper bags, which were considered bad for the environment because they resulted in massive deforestation. Their inventor thought since a plastic bag is stronger than a paper bag they will have a longer lifespan.… Continue reading Use your own bag because plastic is so last season