- Tue 12 Nov 2019by Refillmybottle Team
- the netherlands, ocean, boyan slat, garbage patch, delft, dutch, microplastic, the ocean cleanup, plastic pollution, the pacific ocean, environment, youth, climate action
Boyan Slat & The Ocean Cleanup
The Man, the Myth, the Legend
After several years, a brilliant and motivated man has finally found a solution to the world’s problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. That man is Boyan Slat - a Dutch scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and aerospace engineering student dropout from the Delft School of Technology.
He is the fou [...]
Gili Shark Conservation: Coral Reef Restoration
We are aware of the climate change consequences that we see. But, what about the ones that we can’t see - that is literally under the sea? The coral reefs are dying and the outcome is terrifying.
In this article, we will address those consequences but also an amazing initiative to fight this phenomenon and protect the coral reef and [...]
Youth Action for the Climate in Southeast Asia
When you were young, did you consider climate change and the environment as a pressing concern? Climate change has now become a great worry among the young generation. This sensitivity towards nature is made possible thanks to the education program, for instance, or association. The young generation needs to be made aware of the stake they will hav [...]
How a plant based diet can impact our environment
There is no doubt that the environment is a pressing concern most people are aware of. The climate change, the meteorologic events happen to be stronger and occur more often which lead to harmful consequences. Who would have thought that our diet can actually impact the environment ? In this article we will be discussing the results of [...]
RefillMyBottle Goes to Innovfest Unbound 2019 - Singapore
We are deeply humbled to be given the opportunity and trust to represent Indonesia to the international round together with Sampah Muda. Thank you so much to JimbaFest, judges and everyone for the support!
RefillMyBottle along with other five green startups from Indonesia participated in the pitching session at JimbaFest 2019 - an [...]
Experiencing the Island Life while Gaining Professional Experience
My First Days in BaliIt was 7pm, I just arrived at the airport, exhausted but excited. And all at once taxi men jumped at me and asked « Yes, please, taxi miss? ». An hour later, I arrived in the hostel that I booked for a few nights in the centre of Denpasar. Young men lied on the floor of the entrance. Some were almost asleep; some we [...]
Uses of Used Coffee Ground
Brewing your own coffee every morning and habitually toss the grounds into the trash? It's time for a change! Did you know there are many wonderful things you can do with these used coffee grounds.
PS: If you don’t drink coffee but fancy these ideas, there are a number of local coffee shops now offering their used grounds for free.
We teame [...]
Zero Waste Sustainability Meet-up at Colony Creative Hub
On Monday, 25th of March we gathered in Colony Creative Hub – in collaboration with Kumpul Speed Networking Event - for our second Sustainability Meet-up of the year. Our focus for the event: ZERO WASTE.
What a great emulation within the people who were present! We guess the topic triggers a lot of enthusiasm since living zero waste or going [...]
A ZERO WASTE CHALLENGE - Understanding before acting
Any of us is familiar with these heartbreaking photos of beaches covered by tons of solid waste that contain a hotchpotch of unexpected items? Toothpaste tubes, flip flops, needles, candy wraps, plastic cups. How could it arrive there? What a hypocritical question. When we throw something away, we think it will go “away”, to a hid [...]
Lovina Sustainability Meetup
There are more than 25 RefillStations in Lovina thanks to the support of Conchita from Window to the World School, our local Refill Ambassador and leading the initiative in the village.
Last Saturday we visited Window to the world School to meet the community in Lovina. We would like to thank the school team for having us and organising the [...]