decluttering

What should be your next step towards sustainability

I’ve been struggling lately. I had so many plans for #secondhandseptember. My list of things I wanted to achieve over the course of last month was two pages long. I was motivated and excited. Then something happened, and to be perfectly honest, I’m still not sure what changed. Work picked up and I was a… Continue reading What should be your next step towards sustainability

activism · decluttering · minimalism

The Story of Stuff – you will never look at your purchases the same again

Even before I started PathToLess, I knew that everything we produced and consumed had an impact on the environment, but it was more of a vague awareness that didn’t translate into any specific numbers or actions for me. After I became more self-conscious about the environmental impact we have on the planet and the consequences… Continue reading The Story of Stuff – you will never look at your purchases the same again

activism · minimalism

Getting ready for #secondhandseptember

One of the advantages of being online is having an endless source of ideas to keep things interesting when it comes to sustainability. Being environmentally friendly and making conscious consumer choices can get hard, given all the additional work that has to go into even the simplest tasks. Doing challenges and focusing on specific areas… Continue reading Getting ready for #secondhandseptember

activism

This is it. We’ve run out of renewable resources

The Earth Overshoot Day is this weekend (on August 22 to be specific). Starting August 23 we will be using our planet’s resources that Earth is unable to regenerate this year. That’s it. That’s the post. Starting Sunday, everything you consume, and everything you throw out is not something that Earth can grow back for… Continue reading This is it. We’ve run out of renewable resources

zero waste

Zero Waste in the world post-pandemic

Zero waste is not the easiest life choice in the world. And that was before there was a pandemic running rampant all over the world. Suddenly, everything around us had the potential of giving us a life-threatening disease. People were afraid of handling anything that wasn’t wrapped in plastic, stores banned reusable containers and the… Continue reading Zero Waste in the world post-pandemic

activism

2020 Earth Overshoot Day has been calculated

I first came across the concept of Earth Overshoot Day in October 2019, when I was doing research for my ecological footprint post. It was both fascinating and terrifying. I was fascinated by the idea and impressed that someone came up with it and managed to calculate it. But it was terrifying to see how… Continue reading 2020 Earth Overshoot Day has been calculated

minimalism

How will this crisis affect minimalism?

I haven’t written too many posts related to the current situation. I wrote about finding focus during a pandemic and challenges that make staying home easier. And like everybody else on Twitter, I learned how to bake bread. Unlike a lot of people, I’m incredibly fortunate: “I can comfortably work from home and neither my… Continue reading How will this crisis affect minimalism?