sustainability

Mumbai beach covered in plastic waste

It’s not me, it’s you: the campaign that will make you forget about plastic forever

The 5th June is World Environment Day, this year dedicated to the end of plastic usage under the hashtag #BeatPlasticPollution.

Edeka customer buying with a biodegradable bag. Photo: FEEDitBAG

Shopping biodegradable bags transformed into food

Made from renewable resources and seeds (inside), this innovative method proposes to fight against pollution in Frankfurt.

Imagining the future. Photo: Pexels

Imagine All the People, a non-profit initiative to change the world

The Imagine All the People project is aiming a world living in peace without possessions, religions and countries to be achieved in 2222. 

Image of the world. Image: Youtube

The Venus Project: how to make a sustainable global civilisation?

This organisation proposes a social change where poverty, debt, hunger, wan and environmental degradation are completely unacceptable.

Wind Turbine. Photo: Pixabay

What wind energy cooperatives are there in the world?

“Live from the Air in the Sky” is a pioneering Catalan initiative developed by EOLPOP to build a wind turbine cooperative.

Same world calls on youths to denounce environmental injustice.

Intergenerational sustainability and justice

The European project Same World aims at getting youths aged 13 to 25 to denounce environmental injustice and to demand intergenerational justice, a concept stemming from environmental sustainability.

Little to celebrate and lots to change

The expert on project management, crowdfunding and communications for NGO shares his thoughts about what to change for the World Environment Day.

Colorful plastic straws on a glass container. Photo: Pexels

Plastic straws usage becomes a public debate issue

Global movements around the world strive to educate the public about the consequences of single use plastic, highlighting its effects on our health, our environment and our oceans.

Rebeca Segura, director of Central Parc / Photo: Central Parc

Rebeca Segura: “We recover unused land to redistribute wealth and generate jobs in organic farming”

The cooperative Central Parc in San Boi “rescues” abandoned spaces in the Parc Agrari del Baix Llobregat (Baix Llobregat Agricultural Park) near Barcelona and uses it for social economy projects. The cooperative’s director explains this initiative.

Andanças festival. Photo by Jose Manuel Costa

Andanças festival: building community and sustainability through dance

The festival, organised by the PédeXumbo association and where volunteering plays an important role, has been articulating cultural and generational exchanges through folk dances for two decades now.