Tag: Recycling

Waste & Recycling

The amount of waste being generated is significantly increasing in the last few years. The uncontrollable growth of global population is only a part of the explanation. There is a variety of factors that contribute to the issue which mainly come from our consumption habits. That’s why we have to be more aware of the importance of waste (...)

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How do we recycle?

How do we recycle? - Amanda Pokki, Jan. 2020. When it comes to any plant based plastic I am sceptical about what that actually means, this is due to the fact that many times I don’t really understand all the labels that have been put onto products, such as “biodegradable” or “compostable”. There is a lot of confusion in my mind about what do these (...)

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Exchange students: recycle your stuff!
A sustainability challenge for ESN FINT

This work is the big challenge taken by Tatjana Blum with two other students from ESN FINT, a local section of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) at the centre campus of Tampere University". It started from an exchange student’s perspective… If you enter an exchange student building in Tampere on a day in mid-May or in December just before (...)

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How to have more impact?

Notes from a discussion - Meredith Chuzel-Marmot (Jan. 2020). After discussing about impact in our lives with the coordinator, I realized how broad an impact can be. Indeed, impact can be identified everywhere and have more or less intensity. Moreover, impact is also up to subjectivity and the perception that one’s give to an action. Thanks to (...)

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How to have more impact?

How to have more impact? - Tatjana Blum, Jan. 2020. This first session made me reflect on how I for myself define the word impact. When we were supposed to come up with one example of how we have (recently) had an impact in our lives, I immediately thought of my time in a sustainability-minded association at my previous university. Before (...)

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Tatjana Blum

Tatjana is from Germany and she studies in the Leadership for change – Governance for sustainable change course. She worked on the following challenges: - A jungle of eco-labels: What’s behind sustainable labels? and here. - Exchange students: recycle your stuff! A sustainability challenge for ESN FINT She also contributed to the Waste and (...)

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ECO :)

The toothbrush represents the idea of small changes that brings awareness into our everyday life of sustainable choices. We have routines in our everyday life and we also choose to make them in a way that does not harm ourselves or others. The plastic toothbrush, a companion for life, may not be right away considered as a grave, environmental (...)

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How do we recycle?

We had a discussion on recycling. We talked about what was the last thing we recycled, the greedy neighbours, the apartment strata system and recycling, and the emotions that we recycle. The teacher Eva also shared an interesting thought about teaching recycling to immigrants should be emphasized for a successful integration. The eagerness to (...)

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EKO TUNI - Handbook

The Sustainable Students Handbook Credits and Acknowledgements The Sustainable Students Handbook Credits and Acknowledgements Living a more sustainable life is our passion, and we see this Handbook as a necessity. Above all, our priority is to open many windows of opportunity by showing you that there is room for change, and you can be part (...)

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Recycling rooms on campus

Authors: Amanda Pokki and Song Tran. Some things might be old to you, but they are new and helpful to others. Recycling is one of the first steps, though certainly not one of the last, that everyone can take to live a more sustainable life. Recycling should not be a term referring to a complicated and time-consuming process, especially when it (...)

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Resources for recycling

Authors: Amanda Pokki and Song Tran. The recycling options outside the university campus. Have you ever been wondering why we should recycle? What are benefits of recycling? Why is recycling important? There is plenty of sources of information you can find everywhere, on the internet, in newspapers and so on. Most of them are talking about (...)

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How do we recycle?

How do we recycle? - Juliette Caillé, Jan. 2020. Do you always sort out and respect the rules for a perfect recycling? If yes, how do you feel about others not doing so? If not, how do you feel about that? I believe one of the main issues about recycling is that the way it works is very unclear. Honestly, this is one of the themes I master the (...)

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Emotional recycling and plant-based packaging.

Notes about a Club's session - Victor Théorêt, Feb. 2020. It was a novelty for me to discuss about “emotional recycling”, or at least expressed under these terms. As any recycling system, it is fundamental to sort out appropriately the resources or waste might contaminate the benefits of the process. Accordingly, a sustainable emotional system (...)

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