Chapter 10: Culture & Celebrations

Each region - and also smaller local entities - has its own culture. It is distinct to the others around the world, with own customs and language(s). Most people speak at least one of the bigger international languages in order to communicate with people from other regions. This diversity makes the world creative and interesting. …

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Christmas – trees and more

Degree of effort: medium – Level of impact: high Sustainability on a budget: approved Tasks: Get a sustainable Christmas tree alternativeDon't stress over presents, it's time for family and friends, not shopping crazinessMake presents (and cards) yourself Background: Lately, there was Black Friday taking place, which is stemming from the US and makes people crazy …

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Advent is coming

Degree of effort: low/medium – Level of impact: medium/high Sustainability on a budget: approved Tasks: Do not buy a conventional advent calenderBuy a more sustainable alternativeOr better: make one yourself sustainable and waste-reduced or Zero Waste Background: Advent and Christmas are coming soon - in my neighbourhood the Christmas market is currently being set up. …

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Plastic Free Birthday Party

Degree of effort: low – Level of impact: medium to high (depends on your starting point) Tasks: Tell your invites not to make you commonly bought, plastic wrapped gifts like body lotions but wish for something self-made or an activity together Tell your invites not to wrap presents in single-use wrapping like common present paper …

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