Songs are a fine and, most of all, fun way to teach children about important issues. Joyful melodies combined with simple messages seem so easy to remember. A catchy tune delivers a message significantly more robust than any of us keyboard slamming eco-warriors. So forget my writing, turn up the volume, dance with the kids, and have fun while … [Read more...] about Fun children’s songs about recycling
Once you've gotten used to the convenience of online shopping, you'll find yourself clicking those checkout buttons more and more often. Of course: it's fast, and it's easy. At the top of the list are one-stop-shops like Amazon. It doesn't get much more convenient than that, right? Unless you are wrecking your brain trying to find the most … [Read more...] about Buy green: eco-friendly alternatives to Amazon
You'll find a lot of inspiration here: the best eco-friendly gift ideas for all occasions and people. This eco-friendly gift guide is filled with unique presents and gift ideas. It will make it so much easier for you to find outstanding gifts for your sustainable friends, co-workers, relatives, or loved ones. And don't forget to treat yourself now … [Read more...] about The best eco-friendly gift ideas for everybody
Yay! How wonderful it is to tell you about even more new partnerships with diverse and black-owned brands. Last month I introduced you to the first new partners that you can meet in this article: Meet these diverse and black owned brands! Today let's meet the latest additions to the Wasteless Planet community. Open your hearts to OUI the People, … [Read more...] about Meet more diverse and black owned brands!
It's exciting to introduce you to the new diverse and black-owned brands I found to partner with. Either owned by people of color or in cooperation with people of color. With the most beautiful sustainable products that make everyday life luxurious while going green. It has been uplifting to see so many people wanting to learn from people … [Read more...] about Meet these diverse and black owned brands!
There can't be a healthy, sustainable planet without justice and equal opportunity. We are a long way from such a world. So, we need to work harder. I need to do better. Reading about and learning from the Black Lives Matter movement made me realize that merely not being racist isn't enough. I need to make conscious choices in who I work with, who … [Read more...] about No sustainability without equality
You were promised some more inspirational ideas last time around. Because this set of articles is all about finding inspiration during hard times. Tadaaa, here they are! I'd like to share what inspires me and what I find helpful nowadays. And who! This is an article about self-care, making money, having a laugh, and changing your way of thinking. … [Read more...] about Finding inspiration during hard times (2 of 2)
For some people, life was already challenging enough without Covid-19, a terrifying corona virus going around. Now you can add quarantine, lockdowns, lay-offs, illness, poverty, fear, and even death. You might find it hard to find inspiration during hard times like these. And we all need stress relief for sure. I'd like to share what inspires … [Read more...] about Finding inspiration during hard times (1 of 2)
It is great to see brands respond to the global COVID-19 pandemic by switching their production process into one that helps prevent the spread of this deadly corona virus. ORLY International is doing just that. It is changing the Los Angeles nail polish factory into a factory for hand sanitizer. That's right: from nail polish to hand … [Read more...] about ORLY switches LA factory from nail polish to hand sanitizer
Yay! Warm Sweater Day 2020 is coming! This year the Dutch tradition to save the planet one sweater at the time is on February 7. Want to learn more about Warm Sweater Day? Read on, my dears, read on. Warm Sweater Day is a fun, cozy tradition from the Netherlands to raise climate change awareness. In Dutch, it's called Warmetruiendag. A … [Read more...] about Save the planet one sweater at the time