Don’t know what to wear? Try the capsule

"Less is more", is an old classic in the fashion world. I'm not the big fashionista myself, but there's a new fashion trend that I'm pretty excited about. You can only have 30-something pieces of clothes in wardrobe per season. Does it sounds like a challenge you would be up for?  BY MARIA LENTZ-NIELSEN   Since… Continue reading Don’t know what to wear? Try the capsule

Glocalization, when the global becomes local

Climate change is hard to understand because it is a global phenomena. It might affect us, but we might not notice before it is too late. But a new trend, the so-called "glocalization" highlights the efforts we can make at a local level - especially when the heads of states are hesitating, or even withdrawing,… Continue reading Glocalization, when the global becomes local

Half of the biggest technology companies fail Greenpeace environmental report

One thing is how much energy an electronic device uses once it’s in your hands. A whole different story is how much energy has been used to produce it in the first place. Greenpeace just released their Guide to Greener Electronics report comparing the environmental impact of 17 of the biggest electronics companies in the… Continue reading Half of the biggest technology companies fail Greenpeace environmental report

Did you know that vegetables are growing below the streets of London?

Food waste is a world wide problem that needs to be solved quickly if we want to feed the next generation. Fortunately new technologies enable us to grow food in places otherwise impossible. Case in point: Growing Underground - a company based in London who are using World War II bomb shelters to grow vegetables.… Continue reading Did you know that vegetables are growing below the streets of London?

OLED – what is it and why should I care?

Maybe you have seen a sticker with the letters OLED on it when looking for a new TV or smartphone. Maybe you haven't given it much thought other than "Oh it's probably a good thing since they put it on a sticker." If that's the case then read on for a brief and (hopefully) easily… Continue reading OLED – what is it and why should I care?

How high is the cost of cheap bananas really?

Looking into an average shopping cart, you will find the whole world. Your potatoes and apples might have grown on a tree near you, but your pineapple definitely haven't (assuming that you live in a cold Northern country like me). To ensure a fair trade and sustainable agriculture and production for the benefit of everyone… Continue reading How high is the cost of cheap bananas really?

Plant a tree when you search the internet

How many times did you google something today? Hard to tell, right? For most of us, it is as natural as blinking, so we don’t think twice about it. But imagine if that almost unconscious web search could make a bigger difference? An innovative tech start-up in Berlin has done that. With their search engine,… Continue reading Plant a tree when you search the internet