Have you ever heard of mental load? This notion, which first appeared in the 1980s and regained popularity a few years ago, refers to the constant and unavoidable work of managing, organising and planning the smooth running of the home.
Does the impact of digital technology mean anything to you? Statistics have been coming out one after the other for a few years now and they are quite chilling.
The end of the year and the time for balance sheets is approaching. This one is not the most pleasant one but we all do it from time to time: this week we do our accountings.
When you search for information on the internet (the upcoming Transition Days programme, for example…), you type a few keywords in a window, hit enter and a list of results appears.
December, the illuminations in town, the christmas atmosphere slowly settling in… you too have gifts to give? This year, let’s choose together to make gifts that really make sense.
Have you ever wanted to make yourself a raclette and ended up buying a machine that now sleeps in your cupboard as you rarely use it? Have you ever needed a drill to install a single shelf in your home? Why not share all these items?
Have you heard of programmed obsolescence? It’s what makes your printer designed to print X pages and not one more, your phone doesn’t work after two years, and your washing machine will never last as long as the one your grandparents had.
Do you know the overflowing bin in the kitchen that needs to be changed all the time? The one that smells bad and fills up like magic? This week, we’re tackling that bin.
« Eat seasonal fruit and vegetables. » | Seasonality is disappearing from our habits: all year round we have beautiful red tomatoes, well graded and plump on the supermarket shelves.
« One month without meat » | In October we are in the kitchen. Let’s talk about food! Food has a key role to play in the development of a fairer model of society.
Challenge September | “I measure my ecological footprint.” In September, we propose to lay the foundations for the next 9 months together. This year, we are going to talk about resilience, and this theme has never been more necessary! This month we propose only one thing to do, but we invite you to do it…