The UN Climate talks (COP 24) are currently underway in Katowice, Poland and it has become clear that if we are to avoid the devastating effects of runaway climate change, drastic and urgent action is required from each and every one of us! The question is: Is the plastic we […]
(di bawah adalah versi Bahasa Indonesia) Abstract: Most retail shops and local markets in Indonesia offer plastic bags for free to their customers. But while many may think plastic bags are a convenient gift by the retailers, the true price is eventually paid by the Indonesian economy, environment and thereby […]
This week marked the fourth annual World Ocean Summit, held in Bali, Indonesia. The location of the summit is fitting as the archipelago nation is the world’s second largest polluter of plastic and its oceans are in extreme risk. Many people do not realize that marine wildlife supports human and […]
With the best of intentions many organizations give out reusable bags for free. We tested how effective this is to reduce plastic bag use. We got surprising results.
The experiment is … ON!
The two girls who wanted do something significant, “be significant, like Gandhi”
Have a look how “Design Thinking” works and all the ideas the Balinese school students came up with.
Some surprises on the way to setting up the first experiment
“Great idea! … Ah no, it’s not” – Preparations back home – Before an experiment can start there is a lot of work to do. Here you find out what it takes, at least in my case. So first I was reading a lot of scientific literature: Books and papers […]
How a Body Builder and songwriter try to reduce plastic bag use on Bali