In this blog post, I explained my shopping background and how I started to learn more about sustainable living. Today, I am going to introduce one of my major goal of 2017 – my shopping ban. As mentioned in my confession post, my single biggest expense is fashion – clothes, shoes, accessories (bags, sunglasses, cute hair things,… Continue reading My Shopping Ban
Welcome back to Preservingoursoles. I’ve been wanting to come back writing on this blog since a very long time ago. Yet, I kept putting it off with excuses after excuses. Finally, here I am, pushing myself to start writing again. Goals For now, my goal is to write on a regular basis. I do have… Continue reading A year later – Another start
As the last official post for the project, I would like to end it by reviewing what I have explored through this semester. First, I reflected on my personal habits in terms of preserving my own belongings and my spending patterns. I realised that I am a conscientious person and am pretty proud of it.… Continue reading A summary
I work part time for an SME as an events executive. While I was working in the office, I often feel that more could be done to ensure that the resources we use in the office are utilised to their maximum capacity. I always feel really uncomfortable whenever I pass by the printing corner –… Continue reading Sustainability issues in the Corporate World
Today’s post is a continuation of my exploration of whether campaigns are an effective way to spread public understanding of sustainability. I read this article about the explanations behind why some campaigns are more successful than others in the Netherlands context. The article is named Picturing Generosity: Explaining the Success of National Campaigns in the… Continue reading Solutions: Campaigns (Pt 2)
After analysing my survey results I was thinking about how to increase awareness of what is going on in terms of global and local sustainability issues. As I have mentioned a few times, I am a firm believer of education. In the previous posts, I focused on early childhood education, arguing that it is the… Continue reading Solution: Campaigns
I have learnt a lot through the attempt of doing this basic primary research for this individual project. First, the crafting of a survey needs to be well thought out. In my case, I admit that I did not do that very well. There were several questions that were not clear, and I only realised… Continue reading Reflection on Survey Results: What could have been done better?