Tag: Students

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 city 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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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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Making Lapinkaari students residency more sustainable

The challenge consists of having a positive impact on the place I live during my journey in Finland, in Lapinkaari. Indeed, as a personal goal, I am determined to link my words to actions, by breaking this psychological border of fear preventing me to act and convincing me instead that there is no reason not to try to do something because I (...)

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Omega-3 – Creating a strong base for human nutrition

This work is the big challenge taken by Tri Phung. Contents Why nutrition matters to me, to you, and all human A reference intake for Omega-3 Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) EPA and DHA from whole food Supplementation Thought for the Planet Ending note Reference The PDF version of this article is available here: Disclaimer I am not a certified (...)

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What’s behind sustainable labels? (1/3)

Delusive labeling: Background Long before I discovered my passion for sustainability, I had to give a presentation in high school on the destruction of rainforest in South America. I still remember how surprised I was to find that even wood products certified by sustainable labels could not be fully trusted as many such labels did not adhere (...)

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Challenges

The students and participants can choose small or big challenges, depending on the session. A small challenge, as defined by a student, "is here to prepare the students for the big challenge to come. It’s something we can implement by ourselves, in order to improve our daily life. The aim is to nourish our motivation, in order to achieve (...)

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