What would you rather do with your life?

Work to pay a mortgage and buy shiny things while doing a job you loathe or spend time with loved ones, living a happier life while saving the planet? The alarm rings at its usual time. My tired eyes strain to make out the shape of the rectangular room. It is 6.45am and my body has been busy reminding me for 45 minutes that it wanted relieve. While I crawl out of bed to start the normal routine and gently wake up my kids, I wonder what terrors lie ahead for me today....

November 14, 2019 · 4 min · Axel Segebrecht

Links to articles and resources I found interesting this week 43/19

Another week, another list of interesting stuff for you. What have you found this week that made you stop and think, laugh out loud or encouraged you to be braver? Loyalty cards gone digital! More coffee, less wallet fluff ?☕️ Convenience, Loyalty Cards https://www.themagicstamp.com/ How Estonia runs its country like a digital business (??) Blockchain, Digital, Politics https://qz.com/1535549/living-on-the-blockchain-is-a-game-changer-for-estonian-citizens/ Paris Is Building the World’s Largest Organic Rooftop Farm Sustainability, Farming https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/paris-biggest-rooftop-farm/?linkId=75737979...

October 26, 2019 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

How Coca-Cola Undermines Plastic Recycling Efforts

Audio obtained by The Intercept reveals how the Coca-Cola’s “green” philanthropy helped squelch an important tool in fighting the plastic crisis. Source: How Coca-Cola Undermines Plastic Recycling Efforts external link Maybe we should stop buying Coca Cola Corp’s products until they stop this two faced behaviour ? ?

October 18, 2019 · 1 min · Axel Segebrecht

Sponge time!

Quick question: why do we have only one option to buy a sustainable sponge in leading UK supermarkets? (in my experience) There’s an abundance of different sponges but only one from Spontex that uses recycled plastic for part of its sponge and the other part being biodegradable. Similarly, why is it so hard to find biodegradable baby wipes? ? I digress, although perhaps this thought warrants further investigation and a longer post....

October 17, 2019 · 2 min · Axel Segebrecht