Tag: Recycling

  • Three climate legal cases that give the world hope

    Three climate legal cases that give the world hope

    Courts and activists are becoming increasingly important in stopping climate emissions when politicians are unwilling or unable to do so themselves. Here are three recent examples of a new development that gives hope that the goals of the Paris Agreement can be achieved despite the enormous challenge.

  • Stuff broken? Don’t throw it away, in the Netherlands you can join a Repair Cafe

    All over NL Repair Cafes are sprouting. Usually held at neighbourhood centres, here you can bring your broken CD-player, toaster, lamp, fridge. Volunteer technicians will grab the gizmo from you and will – often – fix it. There are people with sewing machines too, to repair clothes etc.

  • Re-cycle your electronics!

    Re-cycle your electronics!

    Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is a growing concern, especially as we start replacing our old TVs with new digital, high definition models. Add the mountains of cell phones thrown out (130,000 per year) along with computers (20 million just in the USA) and it’s easy to see why e-waste is such a problem.…

  • Going Green: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Going Green: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Day-to-day actions, and the habits you cultivate, that matter most. When you change your thinking, you change your life. Adapting to a greener lifestyle is worth it for all kinds of reasons and it’s not all about the planet. Green habits often save you money and improve your health and life, as well.