Category: Lifestyle

17 Tips for Low Waste Living as a Student - Zero Waste Nest

17 Tips for Low Waste Living as a Student

In this guide I’m going to cover how you can live low-waste as a student, saving the earth without breaking the bank. Zero-waste is often thought of as a pursuit reserved for the well-off. With plastic-free products coming at a premium. Im here today to tell you that doesn’t have to be the way, following these 17 simple actionable tips today could seriously reduce your waste and possibly save you some pennies too!

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5 Tips for Minimalist Living - Zero Waste Nest

5 Tips for Minimalist Living

Time to take your Marie Kondo-ing to the next level. The latest binge-worthy Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, has viewers in fits and starts of decluttering. Secondhand shops say they’re swamped with donations. I could barely get through the doors of several consignment shops in my city before being turned away, with an apologetic ‘we’re not taking anything, we have too much stuff!’

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Reduce, Reuse, REPAIR, Recycle - Zero Waste Nest

Reduce, Reuse, REPAIR, Recycle

I often get asked, “What should I do with my less sustainable things? Shall I get rid of them?” And I am always startled by that question. Buying all the bamboo things and stainless steel containers can surely be the right thing to do as some point, but only when you really need it and have examined all the other options at hand. The first and eco-est/greenest thing to do before that is to make the best use of what you already have, often by repairing things.

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Eco-Friendly Yoga Guide

I started a regular home yoga practice around two years ago, right after deciding that working as an Android developer wasn’t for me and that I’d be way happier working on projects that actually matter to me instead of contributing to getting the CEO of a lucrative business even richer. Yep folks, that was the year I made lots of good decisions for myself!

Anyways, I got into yoga and it was love at first sight. As I was practising almost every day, it quickly made more sense to bring my practice at home instead of losing half a day commuting to a yoga studio and back.

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Green Energy Suppliers

5 Green Energy Suppliers (U.K.)

I believe living sustainably requires to adopt a holistic approach (or is well, doomed). That means, being zero waste and reducing the visible amount of rubbish we produce is great and is one thing but, what about the rubbish we produce we do not see? Like… the one in the air. Or the one produced for us to be able to switch on lights in our homes? Choosing a sustainable energy supplier may not be as glamorous as walking around with beautiful reusable coffee cups but guys, it is just as important.

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By Julentto

7 Tips to Travel Zero Waste

I have a serious obsession with travelling. For me, it’s something I am always thinking about—I am constantly planning my next trip. I know I’m not alone in this—studies have shown that more and more millennials are the “travel generation”. We choose to invest more in experiences versus anything else. Our love of travelling has pushed the popularity of #vanliving and minimalism. About a year ago I decided I was going to start living a zero waste lifestyle to reduce my ecological footprint. However, right after I committed myself to this change, I also committed myself to do a bunch of travelling. I was so nervous about maintaining my new lifestyles simultaneously. Surprisingly, it was easy! Here are my tips for maintaining your zero waste lifestyle while travelling.

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By Marten Bjork

What is GDP and how it is helping our planet — or not

The Lost Economist ep. 1Key decision-makers in the fight against climate change discuss our collective future in the language of political economics. To take back control of our planet each and every citizen needs to be able to decipher this code, put an end to fake news and see the light behind meaningless statistics. The Lost Economist is a guide to the economics of our environment – and aims to translate cryptic economics into real-world truths.
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