What’s wrong with fast and cheap fashion?

Yesterday, I walked by Primark. Right away, I saw their greenwashing practices. Vague statements about sustainable fabrics and all that. I know better than that, Primark is horrible. Yet maybe, if you don’t know much about fast fashion, you’ll fall for it. It made me think about that. I have written about fair and secondhand fashion, but I have never dedicated a post to telling you what’s wrong with fast and cheap fashion. That’s the base and core of everything else. You have to know what’s wrong in order to fix the problem. So today I’m telling you about: everything that’s wrong with fast and cheap fashion.

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Eco-positive weekly diary #135: harvesting weeds as flowers

Hi there! Welcome back into this week’s weekly diary. In this diary I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What habits and choices make my life eco-positive? The past week I made a new healthy habit, made some hummus myself and tasted the new plant-based Whopper at Burger King! Want to read along?

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Must see series about racism: When They See Us

As someone who is white, I find it hard to say something about racism. I don’t experience it, so who am I to speak up about it? However, shutting up is too easy for me. I have a part in it, everyone has. I hope my part is to educate, like I do on other subjects on this blog too. And so, I want to share all the knowledge I have about the subject on this blog. So that people who don’t experience or see racism, will eventually. Today I want to share a Netflix series with you: When They See Us.

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Eco-positive weekly diary #134: Buying something at IKEA?

Hi there! Welcome back into my personal weekly diary. In these weekly posts I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. An eco-positive lifestyle sits in the little things, the tiny choices on a daily basis. The past week I bought secondhand shoes, quit handball and went to the hospital for another laser appointment. Want to read along?

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Have I lived eco-positive the past year? 2019/2020

It’s time! It’s time for the big moment I (and you hopefully) have been waiting for! It’s time to measure again. Time to measure whether I have lived within the earth’s capacity the past year. This year is the third time I will measure my impact and I am keen to see how I did. Have I lived eco-positive the past year?

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Eco-positive weekly diary #133: I finally found zero waste toothpaste with fluoride!

Hi there! Welcome back into my personal weekly diary in which I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits on a daily basis make my life (nearly) eco-positive? The past week I donated plasma, went to a vegan high-tea with mom and finally found some zero waste toothpaste with fluoride! Want to read along?

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Tv-show about sustainable food: ‘Gefileerd’

Before you read any further, I must tell you something first. The show I am about to share is broadcasted on Dutch television, so it therefore is in Dutch. I like to have consistency in my blog, that’s why is blogpost is in English. So, if you’re not Dutch, you probably can’t understand the show. Or you can work on your Dutch haha. Anyway, ‘Gefileerd’ is a show I watched is about fast food ánd sustainable food. I feel like you should watch it too!

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Eco-positive weekly diary #132: eating at vegan all-in restaurant Rozey

Hi there, welcome back into my personal weekly diary in which I try to show what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. What choices and habits make my life eco-positive and which struggles are there at the moment? The past week I scored some great secondhand items, saved a lot of food and went to a vegan all-in restaurant! 

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Recognizing system change

This is a topic I’ve changed my mind about in the last couple of years. My journey towards a sustainable lifestyle has mostly been about my personal behavior. I share all the things I do and all the things I personally can do to make a change. I still support that and I think I will never stop sharing all these things. But today I want to recognize something else we really need, which I’ve never mentioned before, system change.

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Eco-positive weekly diary #131: Hi from my new hometown Groningen!

Hi! Welcome back into my weekly diary. In these diaries I try to show you what an eco-positive lifestyle looks like on a daily basis. And as you might have read in my latest post, this is shifting to a new level from this week on! I have moved out (as you will read below) and this makes my life entirely different again. I’m excited! Now, let’s talk about past week.

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