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Clothes Exchange Party

oikos Bayreuth is hosting another Clothes Exchange Party to reduce waste, and overconsumption.

 

More information (in German) here. ... »

Field Trip to QCP

oikos Maastricht will visit QCP, a company which has been granted funding by Esloo and Rabobank to develop practical solutions to "reduce this pile of waste by reusing it as an alternative to the expensive fossil based feedstock, and to complete the value chain for polymers making them circular and sustainable".

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Zero Waste Challenge

The aim of this challenge organized by oikos Paderborn is to generate as few waste as possible in the event's week. Participate!

 

More information (in German) here. ... »

oikos Meeting, 02.11.2015

Would you like to taste sustainability? If yes, you are more than welcome at the next oikos Warsaw meeting! We will enjoy discussions about sustainable food and sustainable food itselt. We are meeting on Monday, November 2, at 7 p.m. at Strych na Wróble.

More information: HERE

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Learning about Circulation at the oikos CEE Meeting 2015

On a very warm, windy and pleasant Vienna day, the oikos CEE Meeting 2015 commenced. Participants travelled from more than seven countries to be united in learning more about the concept of Circular Economy and generate a flow of interesting perspectives and ideas to share.

 

On the first day the participants were escorted to the headquarters of Global 2000, a Vienna-based NGO working ... »

Roba Amiga: Social Entrepreneurship in Textile Waste Management

Abstract

 

The case focuses on Roba Amiga, a network of organizations devoted to collect, select and sell second-hand clothes in Barcelona and its surrounding, with the aim of creating jobs for people excluded from the job market as well as contributing to mitigating the environmental problem of textile waste. The case traces the history of Roba Amiga, leading up to two of the organizations ... »

oikos Event: Change Club

 

 

 

Am 10.6.2015 fand zum ersten, aber sicherlich nicht letzten Mal der "oikos Change Club" auf dem Campus der Universität Hamburg statt.

 

In entspannter Atmosphäre haben sich Studenten über die Gestaltung eines nachhaltigen Alltags ausgetauscht. Im Fokus standen hierbei vor allem die Themen Banking, Energie, Ernährung und Kleidung.

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"Behind the Screen" im 1. Grazer Zukunftskino

 

 

Weltweit werden derzeit pro Sekunde sieben Computer produziert, aber nur vier Menschen geboren. Alltägliche Handlungen, wie der Kauf eines Computers, erzeugen immer globale Auswirkungen auf sozialer und ökologischer Ebene.

 

„Behind the Screen – Das Leben meines Computers“ gibt den Menschen hinter dem beliebten Elektronik-Produkt ein Gesicht und stellt dadurc ... »

Reduce Reuse Recycle

ABGESAGT!!!!

Leider müssen wir die heutige Veranstaltung absagen!

Wir hoffen, euch bald bei einer anderen oikos Veranstaltung begrüßen zu dürfen!

Vortrag von Berthold Schleich (Arge Abfallvermeidung)

Montag, 20.04.2015 18 Uhr HS 11.03 Institut für Geographie und Raumforschung Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Heinrichstraße 36, 8010 Graz

oikos Graz freut sich auf euer kommen ... »

Plastikfreie Zone

 

 

Am 15. Dezember 2014 hält Sandra Krautwaschl für uns einen Vortrag über ihr Experiment "Kein Heim für Plastik". Dabei hat die gesamte Familie Krautwaschl für 3 Monate auf Plastik verzichtet. Fünf Jahre später ist das fast plastikfreie Heim der Familie Krautwaschl Alltag geworden.

 

Sandra Krautwaschl selbst schreibt, dass der Verzicht auf Kunststoff weitreiche ... »

Plastikfreie Zone

Am 15. Dezember 2014 hält Sandra Krautwaschl für uns einen Vortrag über ihr Experiment "Kein Heim für Plastik". Dabei hat die gesamte Familie Krautwaschl für 3 Monate auf Plastik verzichtet. Fünf Jahre später ist das fast plastikfreie Heim der Familie Krautwaschl Alltag geworden.

 

Sandra Krautwaschl selbst schreibt, dass der Verzicht auf Kunststoff weitreichende Veränderungen a ... »

Waste Management Project launched

On Wednesday 9th July 2014; the OIKOS Nazarene club in conjunction with Ecopost launched the waste management training. The purpose of the training is to effectively change the attitude of the trainee towards the environment providing the trainees with an opportunity to work towards having a green economy. More information could be found here. ... »

CEE Regional Meeting - Prague

Third CEE meeting will take place in the beautiful city of Prague mainly at the University of Economics. Within the main theme of the conference which are the ecological impacts of food, we will inquire into the whole food cycle, from production, through a supply chain logistics, to consumption and the eventual was-te management issues. The aim is to focus on the challenges that encompass all th ... »

Handmade paper Workshop

Handmade paper Workshop will be organized on Sunday, 26th of April at 3.30 p.m. in the Primary School nr 70 (address: Bruna Street 11). We will learn how to create paper out of waste paper to positively impact the environment and have a great fun. All participants of the workshop are kindly asked to bring some waste paper and clothes to deal with the surplus of water. Any natural dyes, spices and ... »

SŁOIKOS

Are you bored with steaks? Want to impress your boyfriend/girlfriend with newly acquired cooking talents? Learn how to prepare sth more sophisticated than just a cup of tea? Or simply want to become vege? If you have answered YES to at least one of the questions, our workshops are simply perfect for you! oikos Warsaw would like to invite you for SŁOIKOS, workshops of preparing vegetarian cousine ... »

oikos Turns Water Pollutants into Compost

We are thrilled to introduce the first project of our newly established oikos chapter in Pune. The i-GREEN initiative, which aims to clean rivers in the region, has already brought positive outcomes.

 

People of Hindu religion worship the God by giving flowers as a gesture of offering the purest in mankind. They are busy and engrossed in their daily routine to give a thought to “What ... »

TerraCycle

Case Abstract

 

In 2001 Tom Szaky, a Princeton freshman, founded TerraCycle in the hope of starting an eco-capitalist company built on waste – worm waste to be exact. Tom and his small team had little experience in building a business, but all possessed entrepreneurial spirit. Eventually, Tom dropped out of Princeton to pursue his dream of eliminating waste. Surviving on the goodwill ... »

The ReUse People: Scrap to Sales

Case Abstract

 

This case discusses The ReUse People, an organisation that specialises in deconstruction of buildings, with the aim of reusing as much of the materials as possible, hence keeping them out of landfill. The organisation is facing a classical growth-related dilemma: should it grow organically, keeping most of the work in-house but hence limiting its growth rate, or should i ... »