The house I never had… I wonder about our tendency toward wanting an ideal society and what that would involve. How might it be achieved? Dreaming of an Utopia. Utopia society does not exist, yet Despotic does. How do despotic ones develop? What do they look like? Answers are available from a real experience. We have never […]
Lucia gives tips on how to get a shower under “green” standards. LUCIA’S post Hello everyone! Here is how to better your shower: some tips ad some anecdotes… I do short showers. Yes, it is better to keep it short ad sweet. You get to use less water and for those like me who like […]
Our experiment on Waste of food! Lucia’s experience: I have been always bothered by the fact that we waste food. It hurts me to throw away that what just a couple of days before was so celebrated and wanted. So, I decided this must be changed. In our household we are two grown ups and […]
We think it’s possible to organize to transform the world, no from above, not taking the power and from there, taking measures. We think that the key is to organize from below to reach achievements, satisfy needs. How will we do it, I don’t know, but I’m sure that we can work it out. Subcomandante […]
This guide is a list of suggestions to better our consumer habits and live a more environmental friendly life. These advises are organized by theme: Water, Clothes, Food, Electricity, Drugstore, Paper, Plastic, etc. You can choose a theme and cross off the actions that you already do. Then you pick one or two actions that […]
Our experiment on washing clothes! Lucia’s experience: Now that I live in Germany and we have four seasons I understand better why you should take better care of your clothes and shoes. Here you have specialized pullovers, jackets and shoes for rain, wind and snow that aren’t cheap -you don’t want to buy new anyway […]
Welcome to VERDE The Experiment VERDE The Experiment is a collection of practical ideas for those who want to change their consume habits and protect the environment in their daily life. It comprises this blog and the Guide to become a better Earthling which can be downloaded. But it doesn’t end up there… We (Paula […]
This is the Moodmeter we prepared for our MINGA – exploring Utopia project.