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First Estonian Zero Waste Conference agenda is out!

August 10, 2022

We are happy to share with you the initial agenda of our upcoming conference on September 14th at Tallinn University. Apply here until August 22nd midnight CET!   9:00 Registration and morning coffee 9:30 Opening of the conference 9:45 “Contexts for Zero Waste” – different presenters setting the scene 10:45 Break 11:15 Parallel workshops (1) […]

Five surprising things I have learned in the BEZWA project about learning

August 4, 2022

Written by Kadri Kalle, Education Program Manager Almost two years ago we started our BEZWA project (Building European Zero Waste Academy) and I can say that most of us in the team thought that we already knew how to teach zero waste topics. But in this time all of us have learned a lot and […]

Applications open for the first Estonian Zero Waste Conference

June 3, 2022

Let’s Do It Foundation and Tallinn University are inviting you to join the First Estonian Zero Waste Conference in Tallinn on the 14th of September, 2022. Apply here until August 22 midnight CET  Zero waste is one of those things that everyone seems to be talking about and yet many don’t really understand what it […]

Open call: PR training seminar for your Keep It Clean Plan

May 2, 2022

Let’s Do It Foundation offers 25 ambitious civil society activists to participate at a training seminar to develop their PR strategies that promote the key actions of the Keep It Clean Plan. The training is suitable for both advanced organisations who need help in polishing their PR strategies, as well as those who are only […]

Save the Date! First Estonian Zero Waste Conference

May 2, 2022

Pre-registration request form Let’s Do It Foundation and Tallinn University are inviting you to join the First Estonian Zero Waste Conference in Tallinn on the 14th of September, 2022.  For many people zero waste means lifestyle of using your own water bottle and take-away cup. But zero waste is much more than that and actually […]

Greenwashing in Fast Fashion: Is There a Way Out?

May 2, 2022

Some time ago we shared a blogpost about greenwashing in fast fashion, focusing on the case of a Chinese brand called Shein. This post focuses on whether a world without greenwashing is even possible and what kind of policies should be in place to prevent greenwashing on scale. A world without greenwashing is possible Individuals […]

Greenwashing in Fast Fashion: The Case of Shein

April 5, 2022

Greenwashing is using environmental language to boost sales while simultaneously destroying the environment. The website greenwash describes and explains the phenomenon as follows: Greenwashing is increasingly widespread and can be found across numerous sectors from food and fashion to energy, electronics, and finance. It can be subtle, for example with the use of logos and […]

How to implement Global Plastics Treaty locally

March 16, 2022

March 2nd 2022 was a historic moment in international environmental politics. The UN countries decided to create a legally binding Global Plastics Treaty at the UN Environmental Assembly (known as UNEA 5.2) in Nairobi, Kenya. It was historic in the sense that for the first time UNEA took the decision to start creating a global […]

Waste story from Tanzania – visiting a zero waste community

March 14, 2022

During my last week in Africa, I visited a dear friend and colleague Ana Rocha and her organization Nipe Fagio, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. One of the things I got to see was a local zero waste model pilot in Bonyokwa area, Ilala Municipality. It’s a community with about 14 000 inhabitants, where […]

We support Ukraine

February 28, 2022

As a part of the UN Major Groups and Other Stakeholders we publish the following statement. UN Statement by the Major Groups and Other Stakeholders in Support for Ukraine on the occasion of the Russian Invasion On February 24th, Russian troops entered the territory of sovereign Ukraine and launched the first strikes on Ukrainian cities, […]