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
A laboratory photograph of microplastics found in the Corsica River in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, Maryland.Photo: Single-Use Plastics 101 | NRDC A single straw, plastic bag, a wrapper of your snack when looked at individually they all seem harmless. We use them once and quickly throw them away without even thinking about what happens with… Continue reading Bee kind to the planet
I used to have a kind of mixed feelings about New York City. It had been on top of my list of places I would like to visit for a long time. My hopes were up. I really love skyscrapers and was super excited to see the famous NYC high buildings. After my trip I… Continue reading New York City & Philadelphia