• Ana Colovic Lesoska: Sense and Sustainability

    By on Dec. 11, 2015

    What are the best tools you can use in the fight against climate change? For Ana Colovic Lesoska they include an army of cuddly lynxes and a giant pair of inflatable lungs. But as Executive Director of the Eco-Sense centre, Ana does far more than just creative activism. Based in Skopje, Macedonia, the organisation tirelessly fights to raise awareness of ineffective climate policy.

  • Małgorzata Tracz: Anything but the "Fossil of the day"

    By on Dec. 11, 2015

    Our latest #21faces presents the vice-president of Poland's Green party, Małgorzata Tracz. Her political program places the adoption of sustainability measures hand in hand with the rationalisation of Polish infrastructure. When it comes to COP21, she hopes that this time Poland can escape being named “Fossil of the day”.

  • Thomas Kolster: Advertising for the eco-revolution

    By on Dec. 11, 2015

    Most people are used to the concept of sustainability, but don't necessarily connect it to the word communication. This is precisely the field in which Thomas Kolster specialises. Author, public speaker, "inspirational leader" (according to the Huffington Post), he is also the founder of two green-branding projects: The Goodvertising Agency and WhereGoodGrows. We meet him at Place to B in Paris.

  • Cornelia Diesenreiter: Getting the world out of a jam

    By on Dec. 9, 2015

    Immaculate apples, intact peaches, radiant cherries - this is what fruit looks like in Austrian supermarkets. If they don’t correspond to the standards of perfection or are not 100% fresh, fruits cannot be sold. But where do all those imperfect apples, peaches and cherries go? Best case scenario, they end up in the preserving jars of Zero Waste Jam. 

  • Fuck For Forest: “Green” porn always brings protection

    By on Dec. 8, 2015

    You can save the rainforest in many ways: by buying a case of Krombacher beer, making a donation to an ecological organisation or… downloading porn? The organisation “Fuck For Forest” uses its pornographic content and erotic performances as a means of protecting the tropical rainforest. Berlin-based activist Ina talked us through this dirty work.

  • Pavlos Georgiadis: An olive branch for the climate debate

    By on Dec. 8, 2015

    Pavlos Georgiadis – a Greek biologist and activist – is a Climate Tracker, food writer, olive grower and social entrepreneur. He is the founder of the projects Calypso and We Deliver Taste, as well as the producer of the award winning documentary Farming on Crisis. Through his many initiatives he seeks to bring people together to solve the climate debate.

  • Matúš Čupka: Bratislava's litter-picking hero

    By on Dec. 7, 2015

    With his civic association the “Green Patrol”, Matúš Čupka wants to make life better in Slovakia’s capital city. His commitment takes many forms – but only a few follow his example.

  • Alexander Ač: Keeping climate change in Czech

    By on Dec. 4, 2015

    In Prague, the CzechGlobe institute works tirelessly to present the results of their climate change research to the public. We spoke to Alexander Ač, an activist speaking out about the need to change the way we live our lives, and whose work includes the translation of educational climate change materials into his mother tongue.

  • Joe Frankel: Zero waste, no matter your taste

    By on Dec. 3, 2015

    Does food packaging cause more harm or good to our households and the environment? Joe Frankel is the founder of Vegware, the UK's only completely compostable food packaging company, founded in 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland. An example of a manufacturer able to combine care for the environment with successful business strategy.

  • Paolo Di Napoli: The real value of everyday materials

    By on Dec. 2, 2015

    Science and collaboration, combining environmental education with practical skills; according to Humake.it, these are the things you need to build (or rebuild) a fair representation of the environmental. We also have to be aware of the resources that the Earth provides us. We talked to the founder of the project, Paolo di Napoli, to discover this creative and sustainable craftsman.