Category Archive: Sustainable lifestyle

How to be an environmentalist at home, the land of plastic dragons #1 【Starting with a “bang”】

Today is the unofficial last day of the lunar new year celebration. The fireworks have been deafening. You’d think people would think twice before lighting up a whole bunch of fire crackers when… Continue reading

Vegan recipes for lazy people

I’m not a cooking enthusiast, but I do prefer making my own food to eating out. And I do my best to avoid fast food, processed food and complex carbohydrates… oh and I… Continue reading

No more plastic wraps in your kitchen! 

Plastic has become one of the most utilized materials since the 20th century. Its lightweight, durability and low cost has made it extremely useful to us, therefore we let it serve us in every… Continue reading

The King of Thailand has a message for you

This article was published earlier on Sustainable Brands. In the midst of talks on “marketing”, “driving business forward” and “creating competitive advantages”, Sirikul (the Brandbeing Consultant & TSDF) started her talk with a simple… Continue reading

Chalmers students lighting up Tanzanian hospital operating rooms

Imagine yourself as an ophthalmologist in surgery doing delicate work to save a patient’s vision, suddenly the power went out… The operating room is in total darkness and you don’t dare to move even… Continue reading

It’s time to be bold for ethical fashion

“We thought about changing it… maybe it’s too provocative,” said Sara, business manager of “THRIVE”, an ethical fashion store in Gothenburg, as she caught me chuckling at their branded tote bag that reads “#FUCK FAST… Continue reading

Less is more: A touch of oriental wisdom- personal takeaway from Iclei Berlin Smart City 2.0 Conference:

The “Smart City 2.0” was a two day event filled with inspiring sustainable urban development stories from cities and districts all over the world. Among all the interesting, heart warming and “smart” presentations,… Continue reading

Red meat tax: Pricing nature?

Danish Council of Ethics proposed to put a climate tax on red meat, aiming to both promote better public health and to reduce carbon emissions from animal farming. This proposal has triggered some controversies. Some argued… Continue reading

Practical ideas on reducing food waste

I always thought that I am pretty good at reducing waste but still watching this made me reflect. It is most shocking to hear produce sellers explain how the less-perfect looking ones and… Continue reading

Low carbon life style-PHD thesis

Last week, I went to David Andersson’s PhD defense on low carbon lifestyles. It’s interesting hearing about five years of work of a person in 2 hours. It’s also refreshing to be taken deep… Continue reading