Sustainability Challenge Week 5

Welcome back! How is it going so far? I would love to hear about your experience!  The 10-week sustainability training suggests effective but easy to implement amendments that will neither cost a lot of time nor effort.  So … this week … I hardly dare to write the headline. Why?  Car? No, thank you! It’s unthinkable for most of us to leave the car at home. But it would make a big difference if we ride a bike or take the bus/train. Let’s experiment this week! The Challenge Try to not use your car at least two days this week. That will be very hard for some, simple for others. If… Read More

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Sustainability Challenge Week 4

Minimalism – Less is More Minimalism is trending: Give stuff away, buy it used, buy only what you really need. But the group of people who try to use resources responsibly is still small. To many, it seems like a daunting task. You know … we don’t always have to go to an extreme. Even if you feel you are not ready to live autonomic somewhere in the woods – every bit counts. Doing one thing wrong does not mean we have forsaken the right to do other things right. Once you start making some simple changes, you will realize how much better you feel. This week’s task is not… Read More

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10-Week Sustainability Challenge – Week 3

Welcome back to the third week of our sustainability challenge. If you missed the first two weeks: Please refer to the links at the bottom of this post. This week we are going to be watchers. Observers, you could say. We need to leave our ego behind this week and look at things without judgment or self-referential assessments. I think you will enjoy this challenge. It is rewarding without the cost of uncomfortable change. It costs a bit more time than the first weeks though.   Week 3: Earth Consciousness There are many ways that we can pass on our beliefs about caring for the Earth to those we love.… Read More

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