CONSUMA CONSCIENCIA: CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM

We want to start 2017 wishing you a happy new year. As Spanish proverb says “New year, new life”, this new 2017 we present you a new project: ConSuma Consciencia. We contacted with the Founder during The Organic Fair Trade BioNavarra and made her an interview. Leire Iriarte is the founder and coordinator of ConSuma … Continue reading “CONSUMA CONSCIENCIA: CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM”

WHITE CHRISTMAS, GREEN CHRISTMAS

Winter is here, and our landscape gets full of umbrellas, coats and scarfs while we dream of pictures of White Christmas full of sledges and snowpeople. Last year, at our entry “Plastic-free Christmas“, we gave you some easy tips in order to reduce our plastic impact during these special days. This year we want to … Continue reading “WHITE CHRISTMAS, GREEN CHRISTMAS”

CAR FREE DAY

Car Free Day on 22 September is an individual and collective reflection on car use in the city and part of an approach to promote a greener and sustainable mobility. Each participating city is compelled to limit traffic in a given area and provide benefits for alternative transport. It is, therefore, a pedagogical proposal, and … Continue reading “CAR FREE DAY”

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2015

On June 5th, we celebrate the World Environment Day (WED), a global celebration that aims to raise awareness about the need to safeguard our environment. This date was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 as a vehicle to raise public awareness on the importance of the environment, promoting political attention and action. … Continue reading “WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2015”

HOW TO AVOID MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS

A few weeks ago, we published a post about plastic free showering. Then, we mentioned the issue of plastic microbeads hiden in our shower gels, shampoos and body scrubs. In this post, we are going to explain what these microbeads are, what problem they pose and how to identify and avoid them. What are microbeads? … Continue reading “HOW TO AVOID MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS”

Is responsible consumption possible?

We are all looking for well-fare, living a healthy life and fulfilling basic needs…” and having something left for a small impulsive purchase.” Society tells us that well-fare is based on comfort and surrounds us with products that make our life “easier”: electrical and electronic goods, vehicles etc. It also tells us that our needs … Continue reading “Is responsible consumption possible?”