Be the change you want  to see in the world

1 Oct 2016

→ I increase my browser’s speed

→ I reduce my computer’s power use

→ I reduce web server loads

Today, straight to the point. I try something simple, direct, and efficient.

So many people surf the net these days, that every year more and more resources are being consumed just because of the web! Here we...

28 Sep 2016

→ I use natural products instead of chemical products

→ I reduce wrappings and containers in my trash

→ I rediscover the good old ways

More proof that adopting practices that respect the environment helps save money at the same time. I give you... white vinegar!

My mom is walking advertisement for this...

23 Sep 2016

→ I use natural products on my body

→ I reduce my carbon footprint by reducing my trash

When you walk the path of changing the world, there comes a time when obstacles arise, and they’re not what you expect them to be.

I say that because Colin Beaven, in his book “No impact man”, was saying that in his...

21 Sep 2016

→ I save money by drinking tap water

→ I reduce daily waste by avoiding plastic bottles and cups

Plastic, plastic, and more plastic. If there is one commodity that really makes us use a lot of plastic, it’s water. I remember seeing the family trash can filled with empty bottles at the end of the week,...

20 Sep 2016

→ I renew my appreciation of distances

→ I reclaim my neighborhood

→ I reduce my carbon footprint

→ I exercise more every day

The weather now is still warm and nice, so I’m writing this article immediately because I’m not sure I’ll be able to keep it up in winter, what with the rain and cold and all! Se...

18 Sep 2016

=> controlling my energy consumption

=> reducing my bill and saving money

=> maximizing my appliances’ lifespans

Hark the violins, here comes the drama. Nuclear power debate set aside, did you know you had the power, here and now, to shut down two French nuclear power stations?

Sorry for the apocalyptic...

10 Sep 2016

=> I give my things away instead of throwing them away

=> I make it easier for people in need to find local jobs

=> I reduce my carbon footprint buying second-hand items

When you’re moving in somewhere, as is my case, you quickly discover the infernal vicious cycle of becoming a serial consumer. Of cou...

8 Sep 2016

=> a natural soap made from organic products

=> a way to promote and preserve traditional know-how

=> no more packaging, no more chemical products

Wanting a healthier world that is also more fair doesn’t mean that we should pay more for everything we do and need. Marseilles Soap is a great example to i...

7 Sep 2016

=> one liter of water saved at every flush

=> I reduce water use and save money

This “Buy Local” topic will come time and time again over the year! We see many initiatives around us supporting this trend: Sometimes, minimizing my impact on this beautiful planet also means minimizing out-of-pocket expe...

6 Sep 2016

=> tuning in to nature’s rhythm

=> eating fresh and healthy products

=> rediscovering forgotten fruits and vegetables

Eating seasonal is more and more fashionable, and this has a good impact on our planet. Why? Put simply, if we eat seasonal, our planet’s cycles are respected, and we’re the ones carefu...

4 Sep 2016

=> Support local businesses

=> keep those internet shopping habits

=> Stop feeding those Global companies

This “Buy Local” topic will come time and time again over the year! We see many initiatives around us supporting this trend: “Made in France”, Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA farms), local mar...

18 Aug 2016

=> controlling my energy consumption

=> reducing my bill and saving money

=> maximizing my appliances’ lifespans

Hark the violins, here comes the drama. Nuclear power debate set aside, did you know you had the power, here and now, to shut down two French nuclear power stations?

Sorry for the apocalyptic...

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