‘But what do you do when you need new underwear?’. This question I get asked a lot when I tell people I only buy second hand clothes. So far, I had always answered with: ‘I don’t know, actually’, because since I started really commiting to only buying second hand, I had always had enough underwear … More Fair fashion: I bought new underwear!
Hi there! Welcome into my weekly diary in which I want to show you how I try to live an eco-positive life! Great new on the trash-subject this week! I picked a bag full of trash myself and the European Parliament approved a proposal to ban single use plastic! Wanna read along?
I think you’ve noticed by now: I am an entrepreneur! Wow. That sounds so fancy. And it is! I have started my own webshop for package free groceries in Enschede: Loose, to do something about our big problem with waste. It has been fun, exiting and scary at the same time. Currently I am working … More Making my own business cards
Hi there! Last week was exiting! I did have an positive impact by an interview and some volunteering! That’s what this blog is about, an eco-positive lifestyle. Leaving behind a more positive impact than negative. Do you want to read along?
Sometimes, I get the question on where to start. Where to start a sustainable lifestyle, and how to. If you don’t live sustainable, there are many paths to walk. And what is sustainable? I like to translate it as within the earth’s capacity, since you can measure that. I understand that it can get overwhelming, … More Must read: This a Good Guide
Hi there! Welcome back into my weekly diary, in which I want to show you that living an eco-positive life is fun! This week is not so much about zero waste, but more about appreciation of others. The past week I have learned a lot by podcasts, especially in one about diversity and racism. Do … More Weekly diary #61: I was on a local market with Loose for the first time!
In my opinion, it isn’t fair that we don’t see the story behind every single thing we buy. Because, everything we buy has an impact. That impact can be low (which I prefer of course), and it can be extremely high. It can be horrific to see, but also beautiful. Today I want to talk … More Must watch: series: Sweatshop
Hi there! Great that you’re reading this again. In this series I want to show you that living an eco-postive lifestyle, leaving the planet better behind than as it was when I came here, is fun and really not that hard! But, this past week I had some zero waste fails, but also a lot … More Weekly diary #60: a week with way too many plastic fails
It’s time for a new must watch! Two, actually, since the makers decided to make a part II. These documentary tells us things about something we all use, energy. Energy is something all of us need. The difference is in the way that energy is produced. Fossil fuels or renewable energy? The documentary Gasland tells … More Must watch: Gasland part I and II