Sustainable Life

Landfill harmonic Cello

April 25, 2013
by Ana
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Only 20 days left to back up the project!

Do you know the Landfill Harmonic project? A documentary about the story of the people of Cateura, Paraguay, a slum built on a landfill where residents pick through trash to make music instruments. Imagine a cello made of oil can? That’s … Continue reading

earth-day

April 23, 2013
by Ana
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Everyday is Earth day!

I saw a lot of people commenting about Earth Day on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and personal blogs. It’s good, but does everyone incorporate sustainability in their daily lives? I really hope that people get more conscious about sustainability and use … Continue reading

Tanja Beer Living Stage

March 23, 2013
by Ana
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Watch the play, eat the stage!

The other day I went with a friend to ‘Earthly Activation’, an informal talk about sustainability presented by Melbourne’s architectural and design community. The event was held at the Section 8 pub in Melbourne. A nice hot day, where some … Continue reading

recycle_oil

February 21, 2013
by Ana
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Recycling cooking oil into soap bars

Santa Catarina has just entered the Guinness Book of Records as the city that recycles the most cooking oil in the world. There are 10.000 litres of oil recycled per day! It is a great example for many people around … Continue reading

vassoura-de-pet

November 4, 2012
by Ana
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DIY PET Broom

I’ve posted this DIY once, but it was in Portuguese. Many people asked me to post the English translation, so here it go! Happy DIY! Material: 19 x 2-litre PET soda bottles; 1 broomstick; scissors; retractable knife; hole puncher; wire; … Continue reading