We can't barely believe it, but within two months all the students of Antwerp Management School will graduate. After a year of increasing our knowledge and skills, as well as becoming friends with fellow students (and maybe even professors) whom we can almost call family and with whom we made unforgettable memories, time has come … Continue reading ‘t Groen Kwartier: from military hospital to sustainable house units
Author: Antwerp Meets Sustainability
Friday’s for Future
“The Greatest Threat to Our Planet Is the Belief That Someone Else Will Save It” (Robert Swan) You probably heard about it, potentially saw it and maybe you have walked along. We are talking about the school strikes, which are organized by students from all over the world. They skip classes on Fridays during and … Continue reading Friday’s for Future
In today’s blog, we are going to take a dive in the world of the retailing sector. A sector that is known for its food waste and unnecessary use of plastics. Many of these initiatives are in line with some of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This article is highlighting some of the positive initiatives … Continue reading Sustainable Retailing
Make your events fun and sustainable
Youngsters, adults and elderly people living in Antwerp always have the possibility to organize events in this bustling city. Organizing an event mostly seems like a lot of fun but unfortunately, it also requires a lot of logistics and the buying and purchasing of materials. The key question here is whether this is being done … Continue reading Make your events fun and sustainable
Park Spoor Noord: a sustainable environment
Spring is in the air! Time to go for a picnic, run or sunday stroll in Park Spoor Noord. A quiet and cool urban landscape park in the North of Antwerp that has become one of the most popular places in Antwerp. In 2005 the construction of Park Spoor Noord started on a former railway yard. … Continue reading Park Spoor Noord: a sustainable environment
Waste: Out of sight, out of mind
Unfortunately, waste is a big part of our everyday lives. So omnipresent that we often don’t notice it anymore. And let’s be honest, do we really care that much about it? Or does “out of sight, out of mind” describes our situation best? It’s not a secret that all the waste does not just dissolve … Continue reading Waste: Out of sight, out of mind
A start-up with a sustainable story
Sustainable business starts with a passion; the realization of an ideal. In this blogpost we will bring you the story of a start-up with a sustainable concept: Redopapers. An Antwerp start-up that develops and sells unique handmade products with surplus paper from printing offices. Their businessmodel? Collect misprints and paper surpluses free of charge from … Continue reading A start-up with a sustainable story
Future of “Mobelity”?
Everyone knows that traffic as well as finding a parking space are big issues in Antwerp. Big cities like Antwerp and Brussels try to discourage individual car use as much as possible. They try to do this by promoting the public transportation means and shared services like Velo or Poppy in Antwerp. By providing these … Continue reading Future of “Mobelity”?
Sustainability In The Air
Are you already dreaming about your next flight to that magical travel destination? Unfortunately, we will have to temper your enthusiasm. Air travel is in fact one of the most non-eco-friendly activities you can undertake. Globally, the aviation industry is responsible for about 2% of carbon dioxide emissions. This percent is rising quickly as more … Continue reading Sustainability In The Air
Save money, save the planet, buy used!
Who doesn’t love buying new clothes? Especially nowadays with the fashion industry entering more and more our personal lives through advertisements on social media and influencers. The only fear most people have is to fall behind the trend. But many forget about the impact the fashion industry has on our environment. It might even be … Continue reading Save money, save the planet, buy used!