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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Book about sustainable choices: Green Living for Dummies

Inspiration for a sustainable lifestyle is always good if you’d ask me. I read a lot of books and from each book I learn something new. If you have to come up with all the solutions yourself every time you have a sustainability problem, life would be harder than it should be. That’s where books can help. Usually somebody else has thought of that problem already. And that’s why today I want to share with you: Green Living for Dummies by Liz Barciay.

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Documentary about bottled water: Tapped

Water. I would guess that it’s the most urgent need for almost everyone on this planet. An average person can last just three days without water, which is not long if you ask me. Maybe it’s because of it’s importance, because there are many current problems concerning water. Scarcity, floods and pollution. And even within these categories, there are a number of different problems when it comes to water. Today I want to share with you a documentary that highlights a number of these problems: Tapped.

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Book about a sustainable lifestyle: Let’s Go Green

There are a few books that tell you a lot about a sustainable lifestyle. I’ve already shared the one I think is most important, you can read more about that book here. Yet, today I want to share another book which is just alike it, just a little bit less concrete but very broad. A book that covers a lot of subjects and gives a ton of information: Let’s Go Green by Sustainable Susan.

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Book about longevity: Veroudering Vertragen (Dutch)

Yes, another book about longevity! I love books about longevity! And I also keep sharing them, because I really hope people around me will read them too. Not that I am perfect and others are not. It’s just that I see harmful behaviour around me and I think not everybody is aware of these mistakes. Longevity relates to happiness! And happiness is a part of an eco-positive lifestyle. And so today I am sharing a book about longevity: Veroudering Vertragen by Kris Verburgh. I am sorry for all the non-dutch people reading this post, this is unfortunately a Dutch book which wasn’t translated.

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4 Podcast tips

As you might know, I am currently working about 50 hours a week. This is the reason I stopped doing my weekly diaries on this blog (which will resume on 1st of August, don’t worry!). I have a production job, so a lot of hours I am doing the same thing over and over again. That might seem boring, but my boss allows us to have headphones (in one ear preferable haha). And so, I have been listening to a loooot of podcasts episodes over the past two months. Today I want to share 4 of my favorites with you.

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Must read: Sleeping Naked is Green by Vanessa Farquharson

I personally love non-fiction books about living a sustainable lifestyle. I like to know the facts, the things that matter the most, the impact of my choices. But sometimes I like a different green book too, a personal one. It’s great to read about someone else’s choices, someone else’s struggles and their findings. And so today I am sharing a book about personal sustainable experiences: Sleeping Naked is Green by Vanessa Farquharson. Continue reading “Must read: Sleeping Naked is Green by Vanessa Farquharson”

Combating hunger around the world while playing a game: FreeRice

I guess you know all the charity commercials very well, just like me. The commercials where they show the awfully poor, sick and skinny children, who are about to die. These commercials always break my heart. I think almost everybody has something to give, but maybe that’s not always money. And so, what if you don’t have the means to donate? Well, there’s alternative I’d like to tell you about today: FreeRice. Continue reading “Combating hunger around the world while playing a game: FreeRice”

5 vegan sandwich fillings I personally love

In our society it is quite normal to eat animal products on your sandwich every single day. A sandwich with only cheese (and butter sometimes) is a typical Dutch lunch or snack. And so, when you make the switch to a plant-based diet you are confronted with this habit. I would say peanut butter and jam are two of the few alternatives in a typical Dutch cabinet. But eating peanut butter every day can get boring and so it’s time to look beyond. That’s why today I am proposing 5 vegan sandwich fillings I personally love. Continue reading “5 vegan sandwich fillings I personally love”

A guide on how to ditch the plane

This time of the year people are starting to plan their summer holidays again. Yet, flying has been under a lot of attention the last couple of years. It’s a way of travelling that is so environmentally destructive, it’s insane. Flying is very harmful in the climate change crisis, but there’s one aspect of it that makes it a hard subject: it’s non-replaceable. For all the transportation means, there are sustainable alternatives. We have electric cars, busses and trains. We don’t have electrical planes. That’s why I swore off the plane for now. It’s just not sustainable. How I live without flying? Here’s my approach.

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