Chapter 14: Working Life & Professions

Work is flexible. It can be done from home, from one of the public eating areas or from your workplace, which is usually in bikeable distance from your home. Traffic jams do not exist anymore, and commuting is short. You work partly for money, but as working weeks are shorter, you have a lot of …

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Chapter 9: Economy & Money

As more things are done and created within a community or region, there is less dependence on international actors and events. Logistics and transport have been reduced. Value chains are shorter which makes them easier to control and to update qualitatively. Less money gets lost to unnecessary middlemen [i.e. "a dealer, agent, or company intermediate …

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“A better day the 100 way”

I already told you about the following footprint calculator in this post: https://cathagoessustainable.wordpress.com/2019/04/04/100-points-for-a-sustainable-day/ You can read all the details again there, but in short they say that each person can sustainably emit 6,8 kg CO2-eq per day (or 100 points in their calculator): https://www.eingutertag.org/en/ Last week I tried it and being at home and only …

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Fast fashion vs. luxury – is there anyone sustainable?

"The major issues of fast fashion are obvious; it is a production planned for obsolescence, which all consumers have experienced after approximately ten washes with fabric fast downgrading, looking worn. By displaying great flexibility, high street, fast fashion brands are able to respond to customer preferences and trends with a few weeks of reactivity, due …

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