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  • What is your relationship with nature?

    What kind of an environment do you like and dislike? A place in the world which fascinates me and I feel good in: is by the Mediterranean Sea. It is a very small coastal town in a protected bay with beautiful old stone houses, painted white and stoned paved streets. Colorful flowers hanging off the…

  • How can Circular Economy and design help?

    The plastic material is durable and excellent for many uses: keeping food hygiene under control, easy to transport goods and is an inexpensive, sterile material in hospitals and keeping tubes clean in water supply. As mentioned, in consumer products, problematic plastics are eg. unnecessary disposable plastic items, microplastics in cosmetics, outdoor clothing coatings, tobacco filters…

  • Plogging – Want to get fit and green?

    During the Circular May campaign, together with NOW Finland, we organized several activities to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic bottles, single-use plastic cups and single-use plastic bags. One of the activities was the Coastal Clean Up involving some 50 volunteers and collectively, we picked up more than 2500 pieces of plastic from the beaches…

  • Urban Farming – Grow your herbs

    Great news for all the urban farmers out there! Soon it is that time of the year when you can start growing your favorite herbs. In Finland, the most suitable planting time is after the 10th of June but if you can protect the plants from cold, you can already plant your herbs earlier. If…

  • Zero Waste – Stop plastics

    Zero Waste Lifestyle is becoming more and more common and easier to incorporate into your own life. Zero Waste Alliance defines zero waste as a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become…