Share your own experience with home recycling and sustainable behavioural change
Are you an at-home recycling aficionado? Do all of your bottles, cans and paper products end up in your recycling bin? We could use your advice! What encourages or discourages you to recycle? How did you get started? How did you get your roommate or family members involved? Consider uploading a few pictures or a video tour of your home to show us how you do it – here’s a rare chance to showcase your trash!
I am currently a junior studying biology at Rollins College and in my Social Entrepreneurship class, I worked with other students to gather empathy from our peers on campus as well as from visitors at The Florida Hospital during an innovation trainin
We are a family of two that lives in a 40.000 inhabitants town called Basauri, near Bilbao (Spain). I am going to show how is our every day life and going to explain what we do with all the things that we do not need anymore.
Malawi is party to a number of International Human Rights protocols. These include instruments that advocate for the respect for minority rights- notably, women, commercial sex workers, homosexuals, among others. The obligations, party members are ex
On Friday, April 4th the students within the respected Business and Social Entrepreneurship majors visited the Innovation Lab at Florida Hospital. We were put into groups--ours named The Green Challengers--to devise a way to better the recycling syst
If you educate people on the benefits of recycling and provide them the resources that enables them to recycle, then they will recycle. A real world example of preventing hundreds of disposable water bottles from ending up at the local landfill.
In Munich garbage is burnt. In a such scenario priorities regarding garbage separation and recycling are unique. It is key for garbage to have a high heat value & to avoid or recycle things that don't.
PRIORITIES IN RECYCLING AND CONSUMING IN
I live in a house share with 6 individuals, we don't make up a family unit and no one is responsible for anything specific. As I am passionate about recycling and the environment I happily take charge to ensure we recycle but it can be a challenge. T
A few years back I had an idea to create an indepth recycling tool to help people work out what to put in the different bins at home, breaking down products into parts that could be recycled... a few years later and Recycleopedia was born!
I have been involved in a number of discussions and while directly engaging with consumers been asked a number of times, questions relating to messaging. The problem that comes with messaging in the current age is that its able to be found where ever
Albinos form one of the major victimized, neglected, exploited and abused minority groups in the African society and Malawi in particular. Although their presence is strong, discrimination against Albinos is a serious problem throughout sub-Saharan.
All my waste leaves the house in a similar and efficient way. It leaves no trace and thus no concern. Finding the final point is the key to the better beginning. Seeing your aluminum soda can in a landfill and seeing your can baled with many others t
When I stop and reflect on my participation in recycling, I become aware that there are many little opportunities which I either ignore or pass up because of laziness or lack of reflection.
For example, how many times have I left the fridge open
As a new mother using disposable nappies, I have been shocked by how many I go through . I recently read an article that a company, Relivit, is looking to recycle them. As I also live in an apartment, it would be a great initiative to have a recycl
I don't think there is enough research being put into sustainable containers and other items which are still considered trash. I recycle everything that I know is able to be recycled, however, there are some containers that do not make it clear wheth
Recycling is still (at least in my household) something we do on the side, and which takes more effort than taking out the “normal” garbage. Also we are unaware of how our efforts or lack of efforts impact on the environment and how we rate on a ra
If you grow up in a family that just always recycled and you knew nothing else about the disparity of other household recycling habits, moving out and living with strangers presented its own recycling challenges. #1. Why are there two garbages in th
For years I lived in a tenement block in Edinburgh with no recycling or waste collection services. Flat dwellers are directly responsible for disposing waste. I remember walking for ages to find my nearest paper and plastic recycling bins that were o
I wanted to share something that isn't likely to change the world but is a small step in saving a few plastic bottles from the landfill or incinerator and hopefully makes people think about recycling, if only for a brief moment.
I live in a large