Entries by GLL


‘Get Smart About Water’, Friday 15 September, 14.00 – 17.00, @ the Green Living Lab.

We still have some spaces for university students who’d like to learn about #SmartWaterManagement at this Friday’s #GreenStudentBootcampChallenge . Be informed about water as a precious urban resource & hear how you can make a positive environmental impact by following your own smart water practices at home, in your neighbourhood or at work. Stephanie Kuisma, Consultant with the International […]

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“Vergadering? Liever lopend dan zittend”, Prof. Erik Scherder (VU)

Lees hier 5 tips van Professor Erik Scherder, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, om gezond te blijven op kantoor. Prachtige foto’s in dit artikel gemaakt door Freek van den Bergh: www.freekvandenbergh.com Kom langs naar het Groene Leven Lab in de lunchpauze en wandel in onze biologische onderwijstuin. Ontdek onze experimenten op locatie om een gezonde stedelijke leven te […]

Why We Like Swapping Better Than Shopping

On Sunday the 3rd of December we’re hosting the third Green Fashion Fair at the Green Living Lab. If you’ve been at the previous ones, you’ll know how fun it is to find that an old sweater from someone’s grandpa is actually a perfect addition to your hipster look, or that someone is happily taking home your […]


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 […]