Reverb, a non profit founded by the musician Adam Garner and his wife Lauren Sullivan, has the mission to make festivals and touring as environmentally friendly as possible. They provide the money, commitment and manpower that the bands or organisers couldn't. They recycle, compost, buy local food, advise on how to avoid waste, make sure sustainable products are used down to the soap, carbon offset, use biofuel, provide solar power charge stations for phones, educate fans, encourage people to car pool or recycle, collect contacts and money from fans for different charities – and all of it in collaboration with bands. Some of the bigger ones they work with are the Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5 and Jack Johnson.
When I thought of who might be a good example for sustainability put into practice and whom I could interview, I didn't have to think for long. I was not only intrigued by the broad variety of food the Restaurant Immerland offers - or how amazing it tastes – or how inviting their restaurant is - but … Continue reading Immerland – A heartwarming Example of a Sustainable Restaurant in Innsbruck
Wanting to show the diversity of tech people, photographer Helena Price started a homepage, interviewing a more diverse group of techies and giving them a platform. Every single story I read so far was great, unique and worth the time. "We cover subjects who tend to be underrepresented in the greater tech narrative. This includes (but is not limited … Continue reading Inspirational Silicon Valley Stories Showing How Diverse Tech People Actually are!
Politics are everywhere and they aren't left at the door of the UN building. But this quote stuck "The UN was not created to make mankind heaven, but to save humanity from hell." And I am thankful that this many countries regularly get together and make commitments and decide on guidelines for the greater good. As faulted as they may be.
George Clooney I blame you! You vibe transmitting good-looking man made coffee pods sexy. And coffee pods may be convenient, but they stand for avoidable waste - tons of waste - as Nespresso alone sold 72 billion pods so far. Pod machines are spreading all over the world. At home, in restaurants, hotels and in … Continue reading German city bans Single-Use Coffee Pods in Government Buildings
There came a point when I ran out of clean clothes. So I had to make the super long 2 minutes walk to the Laundromat that I have pushed back for as long as I could. Which meant I had to buy a cleaner. Standing in front of this huuuuge selection of cleaners at the … Continue reading From a series of “It’s the small things that matter”
I am a coffee addict. I drink 2-5 cups a day and me and my friends are like the Gilmore Girls - and we even talk at the same pace. Can be annoying, but I made my peace with it. I try to brew it at home and take it along on my daily adventures … Continue reading Support locally owned Businesses