As a complementary action to the experiments in the conscious use of paper and plastic, we installed recycling barrels for paper and cardboard, plastic, aluminum and glass. We are convinced that our experiment is not confined to recycling, but we took this action as an important part.
To be closing the documentation of the experiments on the use of paper, I would like to tell how the practices mentioned below went for us. All of them are very simple, but they require tremendous concentration to break habits that we cling like ticks. We use paper resources mindfully, which means: We use both sides of […]
Four of the women who work in TEOR/éTica have decided to stop using sanitary napkins and tampons. Starting in September, we are switching to the menstrual cup. Why? Each tampon or sanitary napkin takes to disintegrate between 500 and 800 years. Each woman uses and discards between 10,000 and 16,000 tampons or pads in her life. The […]
Organic. What does this mean? Organic Certification: Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products. In general, anybusiness directly involved in food production can be certified, including seedsuppliers, farmers, food processors, retailers and restaurants.(1) Organic Agriculture: is a model of agriculture which its objective is to grow […]
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 […]
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.