An interview with a GreenBuzz Berlin Founder

An interview with a GreenBuzz Berlin Founder

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions […]

Grow Your Own Herb

Grow Your Own Herb

The Hack Turn your thumbs green and grow your own herbs. Growing a herb garden will not only decrease your carbon footprint but also improve the taste of your food. Rosemary, Thyme, Sage Basil, Chives, Mint, and Rosemary are some of the easiest herbs to grow, requiring minimal effort for a tasty and environmentally conscious lifestyle. Why is it green? According to the pre-Trump  Environmental Protection […]

The Reusable Coffee Mug

The Reusable Coffee Mug

The Hack Coffee lovers unite! Whether is a special treat or a morning ritual, that “cappuccino to-go” has the potential to reduce landfill waste by the kilo while providing its usual dose of energy. Convenience is often the motivating factor when it comes to single-use containers. While late night falafels and morning croissants might be necessary for survival at one point or another, becoming conscious […]

What Veganism Could Help Us Achieve

What Veganism Could Help Us Achieve

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions […]

Cycling Infrastructure in the 21st Century

Cycling Infrastructure in the 21st Century

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition: August, 23rd

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition: August, 23rd

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition is on August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. That date was chosen by the adoption of resolution 29 C/40 by the Organization’s General Conference at its 29th session. Circular CL/3494 of July 29, 1998, from the Director-General invited Ministers of Culture to promote […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Youth Day: August, 12th

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Youth Day: August, 12th

On 17 December 1999,  the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 54/120 supported the recommendation of the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth that 12th of August should be declared International Youth Day. The first IYD was observed on 12 August, 2000. However, this year the International Youth Day is special, it is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. There is […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: August, 9th

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: August, 9th

  The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on August 9 each year since 1994 to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year during the International Decade of the […]

Burn calories, not electricity

Burn calories, not electricity

I think humans are biologically wired to optimize movement, while using the least amount of energy possible. Look at us taking the car, standing still on the escalator, and taking the elevator instead of the stairs. If you are human…. Just admit that you are lazy too! This little green hack is, like most of them, all about changing a habit: Taking the stairs instead of the elevator. […]

TTIP – Five Major Concerns

TTIP – Five Major Concerns

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Co-operative Day: July, 2

#GreenBuzzWeekly International Co-operative Day: July, 2

On 2 July, co-operatives from across the world will be celebrating the International Day of Co-operatives. International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance. The United Nations General Assembly on December 16, 1992 proclaimed in resolution 47/90 “the first Saturday of July 1995 to be International Day of […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Refugee Day: June, 20

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Refugee Day: June, 20

On 4 December 2000, the United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/76 decided that, from 2001, 20 June would be celebrated as World Refugee Day. In this resolution, the General Assembly noted that 2001 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees. According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide […]

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Five Major Concerns

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Five Major Concerns

On the 31st May 2016 GreenBuzz Berlin organised and hosted a Sustainability Panel Discussion on the subject of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and its impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This agreement is currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA). Commenting on why the topic was chosen Carolin Kruse, a board member of […]

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: June, 17

#GreenBuzzWeekly World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought: June, 17

The World Day to Combat Desertification has been observed since 1995 to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared (General Assembly Resolution A/RES/49/115) June 17 the “World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought” to promote public awareness of the issue, and the implementation of the United Nations Convention to […]

Promoting Sustainability in Education

Promoting Sustainability in Education

This post is part of the on-going collaboration between S&S and GreenBuzz to promote increased dialogue between sustainability practitioners, academic experts, and the general public. GreenBuzz chapters in different cities coordinate on-the-ground events for a word-of-mouth driven community of professionals engaged in sustainability, bringing sustainability leaders together to connect with each other and to discuss specific sustainability topics. S&S will publish excerpts, summaries, and discussions generated by these […]