5 hangout ideas for Father’s Day

Post in collaboartion with Duurzame Week Hopefully your father, grandfather or whoever is a father figure to you will be close this Father’s Day (I mean, respecting the 1,5m distance). But even if he is not, there are certainly sustainable and special ways to celebrate the love between you. Check out these low (or zero) […]

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5 hangout ideas for Father’s Day



Make your renovation greener with used materials

Post in collaboration with Duurzame Week Ever spotted a construction residue container filled with materials in (very) good condition? Bathtubs, sink basins, cabinets, and even wood flooring are commonly found in containers around town. Simply throwing these materialsaway because they don’t match the current owner’s taste has always seemed illogical to me. Fortunately, in recent […]

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Make your renovation greener with used materials



Slow Fashion Season and the power of crowdacting

Post in collaboration with Duurzame Week If you haven’t heard about crowdacting yet, let’s fix it now: it’s a new solution to get people to act together, in order to make the world a better place. This week, I spoke to Ron van den Akker, co-founder of CollAction, the organization that started crowdacting. A new […]

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Slow Fashion Season and the power of crowdacting



How to support local businesses during quarantine

Post in collaboration with Duurzame Week Supporting local businesses plays a great role in the transition to a sustainable and circular economy. In the area of food production, for example, many local farms are small businesses that can continue to succeed as family owned enterprises thanks to the support of locals who value much more […]

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How to support local businesses during quarantine



O futuro sustentável é agora

A crise climática aqui na Holanda está muito visível e sendo largamente discutida na mídia. No final de 2019, uma comissão especial anunciou que os níveis de nitrogênio no ar do país estavam acima do aceitável, e que novas medidas para a redução de emissões de gases de efeitos estufa precisavam ser tomadas para garantir […]

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O futuro sustentável é agora



Praticando a sustentabilidade com economia de Gás

O inverno de temperaturas sub-zero ainda não deu o ar da graça na Holanda este ano. Mas o frio que está fazendo é suficiente para sentirmos saudade do calor do Brasil. E nada melhor que uma casa quentinha para ajudar, não é mesmo? O problema é que o gás está se tornando cada vez mais caro… No texto de hoje trago os últimos fatos sobre o assunto e dicas sobre como economizar gás no aquecimento da água, da casa e no fogão.

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Praticando a sustentabilidade com economia de Gás



Como economizar eletricidade

Você sabia que cerca de 30 por cento do nosso consumo total de energia corresponde ao uso de eletricidade? Isso representa uma média de 640 euros por ano, mas medidas simples podem diminuir drasticamente esse consumo. A economia de eletricidade pode se esconder nas pequenas coisas, como nos aparelhos do quais fazemos um uso mecânico, […]

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Como economizar eletricidade



Green Make Over: A Kick-Start to a Greener Lifestyle

Have you seen the television show Green Make Over? If you haven’t, you should, as it will teach you all the simple, DIY ways to green your lifestyle, plus how to reduce your home’s negative emissions. You will see not only what you can do, but how you can do it. These days when everyone […]

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Green Make Over: A Kick-Start to a Greener Lifestyle



The season changed, but we are still in Strike September!

Today is the first day of fall. Even though it is my favorite season, I feel that the transition from summer to fall is a big leap, one to which it takes me time to adjust. Everything suddenly changes so much with the arrival of the rain that lasts days at a time, and with […]

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The season changed, but we are still in Strike September!