Repairing : make it do, make it last

With the economic downturn, it seems more and more people around the world are willing to throw away the throwaway economy we are living in. Repairing our gadgets and possessions is getting more important. In the Netherlands, up to twenty repair cafes have opened ” a place you take your old, broken-down items, buy a… Continue reading Repairing : make it do, make it last

Sustainability in action : helping my family

This weekend was the occasion for me to go and visit my family in Lorraine (Eastern France). This enabled me to help out my two uncles and their families cut their water and energy consumption. Indeed, I first helped one family install a rainwater harvesting system that will enable them to water their garden for… Continue reading Sustainability in action : helping my family