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Receiving presents – the challenge

I have had a little break but it is time to write my new blog. Since my birthday is coming closer, I decided that my topic for this time is ‘presents’. I cannot buy new products myself but can I receive presents? Focussing on consumption and valuing tangible products already starts at a very young age. Children receive presents every birthday and it is very common that it are tangible products like a Lego castle,…

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My Carbon Footprint – the challenge

This week I have been mapping my Carbon Footprint. Before I tell you more about mine I will give some explanation about what it actually is. A Carbon Footprint is the total amount of Greenhouse Gasses (among others CO₂, CH₄, N₂O) that are generated by the actions you undertake (heating your house, driving a car etc.) or by the production of a product or an experience you purchase. It is calculated as carbon dioxide equivalent…

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The Halloween experience – the challenge

As I promised, this week I will tell you about my Halloween costume adventures. I actually thought that last week would be Halloween but it turned out that I was wrong and had one more week to make sure I had the best possible outfit. It can actually be quite easy to make a low price or free Halloween outfit. Some family members brought up really nice ideas, like a suit with wings, made of…