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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Laos Tourism Beats Plastic Pollution - RefillMyBottle Vientiane is on!

November 8th marks the date of the RefillMyBottle Vientiane official launch. Thank you to the Lao Hotel and Restaurant Association in collaboration with the Lao Association of Travel Agencies under the guidance of the Department of Tourism Development Department, Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism, and DICT of Vientiane Capital  which [...]

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RefillMyBottle Vietnam Official Launch

Did you hear that RefillMyBottle is now expanding beyond Indonesia? Yes, we are going global! We team-up with a number of organisations across Asia and some other parts of the world, including Refill Not Landfill, IMPACT Vietnam, Luang Prabang – Handle with Care, PlayForest Korea, and many others. Our highlight this time is for Vietnam as t [...]

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Zero Waste - One Small Step for A Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind

We will not tell you that reducing your waste takes time and force us to change our habits or way of life. Instead, you need an awareness, a click that you must put into practice quickly. However, you must ask you a question: Why do you need to reduce plastic waste?  To follow the actual trend or to live in a clean planet? The second proposit [...]

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Tale of the Gods: "Gods are thirsty for better ideas"

There was a time in history when human knew that they couldn't any longer say we didn't know and that was the time things started to change for the better. A time when all could safely and freely access drinkable water without facing the excess of plastic matter. On the island of the gods and goddesses, visited every year by more than 5 milli [...]

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RefillMyBottle Crowdfunding Campaign

The campaign on Youcaring.com had raised over $12,000 through 37 supporters and 520 shares on Facebook and email.  RefillMyBottle now dedicates its time to ensuring every dollar is put to work for the mobile app and further development of the initative. The goal was initially set at $6,000 but [...]

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