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Sustainability in Everyday Life (Part I)

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“New year, new me” 🎉 strikes again and as we would like to live more mindfully in 2021, we are happy to kick off the first episode of the year with the topic of Sustainability. ♻️

Sustainability… a buzzword of our time! How can we think about it? And how can we define it? In Part 1 Robbie, Harry & Costa scratch the surface of the endless elements of sustainable living. 🍀

Generally speaking, sustainability includes three main aspects - environment 🌍, society 👭, and economy 📈, as the three main pillars are long term environmental practices, a better quality of life for all members of society, and sustainable economic development.

In this episode, we discuss a variety of topics related to sustainability, climate change, and environmentally friendly projects such as the sustainable development goals (SDGs), reducing greenwashing inequality, innovative solutions, frugal innovation. What it’s all about, and who is responsible? The individual or societies as a whole? ❓❗️

We are extremely thankful to Dimitar (Dino) Kirov who shared some of his knowledge on sustainable mobility. 🚗☢️ His comment is a great example of how less we actually know about sustainable solutions and that sustainability often serves as a marketing strategy rather than a way of changing the world. If you are interested in learning more about “full and plug-in hybrids or battery electric vehicles”, check out this essay by Dino Kirov. ⬅️

Sustainability is such a broad and important topic that we barely managed to talk about all the different angles you can look at it from. Therefore, we continue our philosophical debates on sustainability in Part II, where we explore further the concept of slow and fast fashion as well as different STS approaches towards sustainability. ⏯

🔔 Let us know what are your thoughts on sustainability! 🔔

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🗓️ This episode was recorded on January 7th, 2021. 🗓️

Last but not least: Let’s spin the science slot machine reels again and see which topic hits the jackpot! 🎰 Drop us your suggestions at [email protected].com

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