Reducing Waste Now! (Berlin)
Description: Since it’s becoming more and more difficult to estimate the amount of waste generated and its whereabouts - the waste reduction plays an important role in building a more sustainable future. Therefore this kind of topic will be the main theme of this study camp. The aim is to change people’s behaviors by offering fun, creative and sustainable solutions for short-life and disposable everyday items and overproduction. The participants will be encouraged and guided by the facilitators to develop their own actions, which they will implement in their local communities, acting as multipliers and raising awareness and enhancing skills of local population. The idea of the study camp could be summarized with the popular quote “think globally, act locally”.
Type of Work: no physical work, the participants will deal in workshops, trainings, small group work, discussions and excursions with the following topics:
- The negative impact of waste on the environment and the importance of waste management and waste reduction for a sustainable lifestyle
- "Best Practice" approaches / solutions
- Implementation of acquired knowledge in everyday life and in one's own society
Study Theme: Sustainable living lifestyle; waste management; waste reduction; climate change; “zero waste” philosophy; degrowth; economic system; food; permaculture; inner and outer peace
Accommodation: Culture and Education Center KuBiZ, Berlin Weißensee; Self-catering
Requirements: Interest in the central topics and motivation letter
Approximate Location: Berlin
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CH-SCI 12.6 Town hall for culture (Lichtensteig SG)
09 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
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