Entries by GLL

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 […]

Week 3, The Community Compost School, The Amsterdam Urban Compost Bike Tour

During last week’ s Community Compost School Le Compostier took us on a tour of community composting projects in neighbourhoods and to innovative urban farms in the city. During the first stop we heard from community composting pioneer Christien how she took the initiative to bring a worm hotel to her street in the Pijp […]

Week 2, The Community Compost School: the Soil Food Web & the Mighty Mushroom

Thank you to Marc Siepman & Wouter Hassing for wonderfully informative & engaging lectures on week 2 of the Green Living Lab’s Community Compost School!  Marc Siepman introduced us to the diversity of organisms that make up the Soil Food Web & explained how this interdependent web is responsible for healthy plant life. From bacteria, […]

The Green Life! A Student Approach to Sustainability
by Esti Colomer, VU International Student

Green Student Bootcamp Challenge graduate Esti Colomer shares her experiences of learning about healthy and sustainable lifestyle choices at the Green Living Lab with fellow Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – International Students: “Since I moved to Amsterdam last year, I was extremely surprised by the importance of sustainability and all the green initiatives that this city […]

The Green Student Bootcamp Challenge & #greenhealthystudents
Nederlands

Het is bijna tijd om onze 2de onderwijsprogramma ‘De Buurtcompost School‘ te lanceren op vrijdag 30 september! Dus de perfecte tijd voor een terugblik op onze 1ste onderwijs programma, ‘The Green Student Bootcamp Challenge’. Hier vinden jullie een mooi verslag over de invloed van het programma door deelnemende student Roos van der Deijl, MSc Neuroscience, Vrije Universiteit […]