Deniz goes plastic free — Week one in which I more or less miserably fail
This July (and a bit), I am joining the Plastic-free July Challenge and going plastic-free; trying to refuse what I don't need, reduce what I do need and reuse what I consume.
10 July 2018
Fast-fashion is destroying the planet as we shop along
3 t-shirts for 15 euros? Yes please. 70 percent sale on beachwear? Let me get on that bikini section. But do you really need the same t-shirt in three colours? Does the 10 days per year you get to spend on a beach justify a drawer full of swimwear? Textile consumption is destroying the world, and fast fashion is the one to blame.
21 June 2018
The power of collective action: people stand up, Trump caves in
In just a few days people from all over the world and all walks of life came together against President Trump's inhumane policy separating families at the US border. We succeeded, separation is no more; but there is still a long way to go.
7 June 2018
Don’t let Alexa have the last laugh, donate with your data
Mark Zuckerberg is in all of our group chats, Google knows our darkest secrets, Netflix can tell when we’re having a bad day, and Amazon has so much embarrassing info on us, it can’t stop laughing. We all know that everything we do online is mined for profit, but can our digital footprint be used for common good?