Entries by GLL

Green Student Bootcamp 2017!

Please read English below. Mooie beeld van de sfeer van ons ‘Green Student Bootcamp Challenge‘ onderwijsprogramma vorige jaar, gemaakt met liefde door deelnemende VU student Lea Grosse. Ons 2017 programma wordt gelanceerd op vrijdag 12 mei & wij nodigen universiteitsstudenten uit om hen plekjes nu te reserveren. Inspirerende partners in 2017 zijn inclusief Youth Food […]

Big Mac or Bean Burger? A Dutchie’s Exploration of Veganism in the USA

As the world is losing hope about the US taking any kind of leading role on the world’s most pressing global issues like environmental protection and climate change, students of America’s top universities spread a strong positive message last weekend by hosting the Ivy League Vegan Conference at Harvard University. And no, it wasn’t a […]

Studying in Nature:
The Green Living Library

  It was lovely to see students from the VU, UvA, TU Delft & AUC studying in the dome at the 4th edition of the Green Living Library! Students tell us that their study time inside the dome is more productive that studying in a library. The view of the surrounding garden from inside the dome […]

A Rocket Mass Heater for the Green Living Lab

Suddenly November brought much colder weather and with it the challenge of heating our dome sufficiently to enable our activities to continue in the dome during winter. We wanted to find a heating solution high in energy efficiency, that could be easily fitted with the interior of the dome, and that provided multiple functions, in […]

The Green Living Lab Clothes Swap

Congratulations to Green Living Lab volunteers Lexy Grosse, Cato Bersee, Roos van der Deijl & Shanice van der Sloot for organising the Green Living Lab Clothes Swap this week! Our dome was transformed into a gorgeous pop-up fashion store for the afternoon, where secondhand items were tried on, swapped & found new homes. All leftover […]

Week 4, The Community Compost School: The Circular Economy Hackathon

  A BIG thank you to all who took part in the Green Living Lab’s Circular Economy Hackathon, where circular economy ideas, kind to people and planet, were hatched by enthusiastic hackers in the dome! Enactus VU hosted the event as part of our Community Compost School programme. Enactus president Hanneke van Setten told us […]