Don't miss this boat!

Don't miss this boat!

The geWoonboot is an inspirational houseboat at the Amsterdam NDSM-shipyard where the rapids of the…

Looking for a location which puts your brainstorm, workshop or training session into rapids? The geWoonboot is an inspirational houseboat at the Amsterdam NDSM-shipyard where the rapids of the mind will easily gain…

GREEN GETAWAYS

GREEN GETAWAYS

Ooh la la. Image yourself sitting on this wooden terrace sipping a fresh orange juice while…

Ooh la la. Image yourself sitting on this wooden terrace sipping a fresh orange juice while thinking: hmm, should I go hiking or kite surfing today?  Going crazy behind your desk already? I am. I like to…

Bangkok tree house

Bangkok tree house

If there is one metropole in the world that is NOT known for its environmental credits, it would be…

If there is one metropole in the world that is NOT known for its environmental credits, it would be Bangkok. The dirt, the smell, and the smog are almost unbearable! But... believe it or not, even in Bangkok…

Eco-confessions

Eco-confessions

I am an eco-friendly person. Really. But I have a confession to make. Actually, there are three.…

I am an eco-friendly person. Really. But I have a confession to make. Actually, there are three. Here we go: 1. I cannot eat this chocolate spread anymore and it has nothing to do with the taste. It tastes great.…

This book "Wereldverbeteraars" (Dutch for 'Idealists') is a must read for everyone who's got the…

This book "Wereldverbeteraars" (Dutch for 'Idealists') is a must read for everyone who's got the February blues and is fed up with cynisism and bad news. Dutch writer and journalist Jonathan Maas has interviewed…

Dear fashion

Dear fashion

Today I received a beautiful and inspiring book called "Dear Fashion" from Emmi Ojala, an…

Today I received a beautiful and inspiring book called "Dear Fashion" from Emmi Ojala, an illustrator and a "magazine lover". She was one of the first participants of the "Free Fashion Challenge", a challenge to…

It's laundry day

It's laundry day

Even a child could do the laundry. If you’re using an Eco Wash Ball that is… because…

Even a child could do the laundry. If you’re using an Eco Wash Ball that is… because it only needs an eeny meeny bit of washing powder. Strawberry fans young and old, get ready to kick off the…

Het roode koper

Het roode koper

I just got back from a short break in one of the most beautiful nature parks in the Netherlands:…

I just got back from a short break in one of the most beautiful nature parks in the Netherlands: the Veluwe. My Spring getaway was all the more memorable because I got to spend a few nights in an incredible(!) family…

Amsterdam energie

Amsterdam energie

Do you live in Amsterdam and are you looking for a supplier of green energy? Well, you can stop…

Do you live in Amsterdam and are you looking for a supplier of green energy? Well, you can stop looking :-) Eddie the Eagle Museum, DUS Architects, Partizan Publik and other participants have started their own…

February blues remedy

February blues remedy

This book "Wereldverbeteraars" (Idealists in English) is a must read for everyone who's got the…

This book "Wereldverbeteraars" (Idealists in English) is a must read for everyone who's got the February blues and is fed up with cynisism and bad news. Writer and journalist Jonathan Maas interviewed several inspiring…

Cosmetic ingredients

Cosmetic ingredients

Yesterday I took part in a super interesting workshop at C. Cosmetics and Care about the…

Yesterday I took part in a super interesting workshop at C. Cosmetics and Care about the dangerous ingredients in different cosmetics. Read the labels before buying a product was the main advice. But how on…

3 things...

3 things...

3 Things is a cute initiative from Oxfam Australia and is simply all about making the…

3 Things is a cute initiative from Oxfam Australia and is simply all about making the world a better place.  On the 3 Things website people are invited to share their ideas and actions to help build…

Here on earth

Here on earth

If you ever find yourself a little overwhelmed by all the facts, figures and the generally…

If you ever find yourself a little overwhelmed by all the facts, figures and the generally depressing forecasts for our planet's future, then I suggest reading Tim Flannery's 'Here on Earth, an argument for…

The heming way

The heming way

Great news (from a usually not so great company...)! Mcdonalds(!) has enlisted critically acclaimed…

Great news (from a usually not so great company...)! Mcdonalds(!) has enlisted critically acclaimed English designer Wayne Hemingway to design their new uniforms! The material for these outfits will be sustainibly…

Terracycle

Terracycle

Terracycle is a company that hates waste :-) So much so that their entire goal is to elimate the…

Terracycle is a company that hates waste :-) So much so that their entire goal is to elimate the very idea of it by collecting our trash and making sure it gets recycled, upcycled and then sold again online! They do…

Ride here, right now

Ride here, right now

Are you planning on visiting any festivals this summer? In addition to the Strawberry Earth Film…

Are you planning on visiting any festivals this summer? In addition to the Strawberry Earth Film Festival of course :-)If you are, here's a way to save a few pennies and travel more sustainably! Ride here, right now is…

Sukha

Sukha

Spring has arrived and brought with it a beautiful new store on Amsterdam's Haarlemmerstraat –…

Spring has arrived and brought with it a beautiful new store on Amsterdam's Haarlemmerstraat – SUKHA!Like Spring SUKHA is colourful, fresh and will make you smile. SUKHA means 'joy' in Sanskrit and the store…