The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.
I’m often asked about being greener. Many people think it’s hard to lead a greener life.
I recently came across this simple sign. It’s got ten really good ideas for small improvements.
Several of them will also save money turning off your computer at night saves enough energy to drive a short journey in a small car.
I’ve never understood why people leave lights on in empty rooms. These days unless you’re coming straight back there’s no benefit to leaving them on. I equate it to leaving taps running. A light switch is another way of pouring energy away.
It’s often said but if everyone did this type of simple thing then the bigger impact would be massive.
a blog by a multilingual expat-since-birth, linguist, researcher, mum of three, living in the Netherlands and writing about bilingualism, multiculturalism, parenting abroad, international life...