Vienna zoo art installation highlights the impacts of humans on the natural environment.
It all started in 2001 when two Princeton University students set out to change the way people do business. Inspired by a box of worms, these students had a dream: a company could be financially successful while being ecologically and socially responsible.
TerraCycle is one of my favourite start-up stories. I first read about Tom Szaky and his innovative company in this Inc magazine article. I look forward to reading his new book ‘Revolution in a Bottle’.
“Being responsible for your own rubbish, seeing it accumulate, storing it and organising a trip to the tip each month is sobering. Hurling your discards over the already split bags – exposing leftovers, celebrations of past weekends, packaging from new stuff and clothes that no longer fit – makes you want to use less.”
“If you got an email from a stranger, who said they’d donate $200 to a charity of your choice if you’d have them (and a friend) to a vegetarian dinner would you say yes?”
I love this idea. Wondering if/how it could be promoted more broadly?
Great advice! Especially like #3.
I spend too much time on the web, read a lot of blogs, follow a few people on Twitter and listen to a number of podcasts, and I come across a lot of things that make me think, make me smile, inspire me, teach me or alleviate occasional boredom. I often rant and rave to my friends/family/collegues/boyfriend about the interesting stuff I find, so through this blog I’ll extend the reach of my rant a little further! If nothing else, it’ll help me to organise all those starred items in Google Reader…