Celia's Adventures
in research, zero waste living and discovering the world

Freecycling and trading as part of Zero Waste living

Hey hey! I believe the first and foremost what everyone of us can do in order to live a more sustainable life is simply to CONSUME LESS. By buying something new, we demand to create more new things. What is wrong with new? - You may ask. All the required non-renewable resources that we are running low on. And so often what you need, someone els... Read more

Zero waste destinations - Thessaloniki, Greece

Hey hey! My really first idea with this zero waste adventures blog was to focus on zero waste travels. But then after I just did not travel for a while, but now I am getting back to my most favourite things: rediscovering old places and discovering new places. At the end of August, I had a research related conference in Thessaloniki and I took... Read more

Recycling vs. Wish-cycling

Hey hey! Recycling might be your really first step towards to a zero waste / low waste lifestyle, but hopefully this step will not be the last. Nevertheless, it is super important to do your recycling right and avoid wish-cycling. What is wish-cycling? Putting questionable item, you want to dispose, in your recycling bin in the hope that it w... Read more

Is zero waste living expensive? - Dry goods

Hey hey! ‘Zero waste shopping must be more expensive than conventional one!’ ‘Zero waste living is just for the rich!’ What if I tell you it is possible to save money by buying certain products and in bulk straight into your containers??? To note, all dry goods are organic in this mini research study and I collected the data from shops, stal... Read more

Overview of my first year at Dublin CSA

Hey hey! It was a year ago when I first heard about the Dublin CSA or CSA in general. That also means this is the time of the year when the Dublin CSA is looking for new members for the upcoming season. So I thought it is a good time to reflect and share with you what to expect from a CSA or the Dublin CSA. But let’s start from the beginning… ... Read more