As time goes by, I realize – more and more – the importance of Community Support. It’s hard to completely change our lifestyle or ‘the way things are done’ [if we’re talking about systemic changes] when we feel alone… it becomes easier [not always easy, but easier] if we know others on the same path.
” The thing is, this is not about convenience anymore. Convenience is part of what got us here. […]
Yes, refusing plastic, driving less, or writing to your political decision makers is not convenient – but killing our environment is not very convenient neither.
I trust that, if it’s not by love of the beautiful world we live in, we’re at least left with enough survival instinct to act. ”
A plastic-free bathroom in Mauritius?
This is NOT convenient. When we striked to raise awareness about the climate crisis and got shouted at by a … More
”Every object we bring in our life has a life before it reaches us, and a life after we take it out of our life. By not throwing away items and instead trying to give them a 2nd life, we reduce the amount of objects we send to the landfills, but we also save resources.”
In celebration of #PlasticFreeJuly challenge that recently ended, I wanted to share some tips and address to be Plastic-free in Mauritius. From what I’ve noticed, a lot of our waste is created in our kitchen…so let’s start there.
Plastic Free July 2019 wrap-up – Plastic Free in Mauritius [Part 1] COMMUNITY ACTIONS & RESILIENCE [with a throw-back to … More
‘There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050’ – Ellen MacArthur Foundation(*1) and the World Economic Forum, in their report ‘The New Plastics Economy’
Summary of a talk given on the 14th of December 2017, to the members of SAVE, with the support of Institute Bon Pasteur.
‘Thoughts on Clothing, Consumerism, and whether or not a better storyline might be possible ?’
‘In July 2017 I decided to try out the Plastic Free July challenge to further my quest to live sustainably while in Mauritius. Since then, things have changed quite a lot, and to live a Plastic Free lifestyle has become easier and easier, but I decided to keep this post here as a reminder of that challenge. ‘