What is Happening and How to Get Involved the AWARE Week 2020
Despite COVID-19, we need to remain optimistic and hopeful for the days to come, committed to a vision of achieving a view of the world, where humanity and the ocean co-exist in a healthy balance.
The PADI Torchbearer Movement
As divers (or non-divers), we must be stewards to the ocean and have a collective responsibility by taking up a t [...]
Why You Should Switch to a Plant-Based Diet to Help Secure Water Sustainability
Safe water scarcity is a real problem facing our world right now. Sourcing it and sustaining it for everyday use is becoming a challenge the world over. The situation is so severe that the United Nations, in a report titled Livestock's Long Shadow, said that by the year 2050, almost two-thirds of the world will lack clean water even for basic usage [...]
How to Start a Sustainable Vegan Lifestyle
Becoming vegan means more than just having a deep compassion for every breathing creature on our planet. Part of the vegan philosophy also encompasses taking care of the earth, so it’s crucial that every vegan tries to live a holistically sustainable lifestyle.
However, it’s still hard to find easily accessible vegan food options even [...]
Smart Gardening Tips & Ideas to Grow More & Reduce Waste
The language of gardening speaks to the gardener in diversified ways. So if you think that the paraphernalia of gardening only need seeds, plants, sickle, hummus, and fertile soil, then you need to change your definition of gardening. Much progress has been made in horticulture with new techniques, ideas, terms, and best crabgrass killers [...]
8 Ways to Live More Sustainably
While the world is stuck in quarantine, it’s the perfect time to sit back, reflect, and plan for the future. Why not do all of this from a sustainable perspective? We’ve been pumping greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere since the beginning of the industrial revelation. As humans have shut-down industrial activities, we have allowed the [...]
- Mon 23 Mar 2020by Refillmybottle Team
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Composting 101: Home Composting is Easy!
We often hear that compost is good for the environment - that it would reduce kitchen waste and garden waste by 50 percent. Even so, most people are hesitant to compost at home. Whether due to limited space, lack of know-how, the fetor it emits, the pests it attracts, or simply because it is time-consuming.
Founder of Urban Biologist Bali, [...]
Baby Clothes Swapping
As a parent, you know how quickly your babies outgrow their clothes. That’s why a lot of babies have been wearing a size bigger than their actual age, but even so, those clothes are only worn for a short period of time and in most cases, they are still in a very good condition. Keeping them all for hand-me-downs sometimes are just not possibl [...]
How to Produce Less-Waste Holiday Season
The holiday season has started! It is that time of the year where we gather with our family and friends to enjoy a good time together - on Christmas Day! Unfortunately, the Christmas holiday seems to be an excuse to over-consume and buy things we don’t actually need. You know the deal!
We want to show you that you can enjoy Christmas [...]
- Tue 12 Nov 2019by Refillmybottle Team
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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 [...]