Recycling


How Do We Stop Drowning in Plastic When Our Lives Depend on It?

Whether we realize it or not, we eat and breathe plastic every day. Plastic is present in almost everything we use. The keys I am pressing on my keyboard to write this sentence contain plastic. So does the electronic device you are using to read this. Let’s face it: we […]


Back to the Future: Food Stories

A popular pub sign sometimes reads… ‘because a good story never started with a salad’. While there are sure to be a number of capable writers able to start a good story with a salad, most would be inclined to believe in the ‘pub-ism’. However, food tells its own story. […]


Sustainability at the heart of ‘green’ TEDx Vienna 2018

With a focus on reducing single-use plastics, serving responsibly-sourced food and recycling as much waste as possible, this year’s TEDx Vienna is set to become the most sustainable edition yet. Kathi Buiten, who is overseeing TEDx Vienna’s sustainability efforts as part of the project management team, talks to the TEDx […]


What Is The Link Between Garbage And Creativity?

If you’ve noticed the trash cans around Vienna, then you know they try to lure you into doing the right thing with playful phrases and creativity. Most of the time it’s difficult to find English equivalents for the witty slogans without providing lengthy explanations. When friends visit from out of […]


Ordinary People with Extraordinary Ideas 1

The world is not only filled with professional and highly knowledgeable inventors and scientists, but also with numerous smaller creative personalities from different fields that surprise us on a daily basis with their fascinating ideas. Here are two average citizens in the areas of fashion and environmental mobility whose innovative […]