6 Tips for Creating more Sustainable Home-cooked Meals

By Leslie Maliepaard Creating zero-waste meals for your family is much easier than you think. But let’s face it, creating healthy meals while avoiding plastic is pretty hard to achieve. Whether it’s planning meals, sourcing ingredients or choosing plastic free options, there’s a lot to learn. I’m a busy entrepreneur with an eight-year old daughter whom I’m home schooling at the moment, due to Covid-19. I’m preparing meals for 4 people every day in our […]

How Covid-19 actually saves lives

All we seem to be hearing about in the media is how many people have been killed by COVID-19. But it’s not all about doom and gloom. While we may be feeling very frustrated due to cancelled flights, events and family reunions, Planet Earth is taking a much-needed break from the everyday pollution during factory closures and reduced C02 emissions. According to a recent article in ScienceAlert, Stanford University environmental resource economist Marshall Burke did […]

COVID-19: What we are doing at The Planet Calls

Before COVID-19 came down on us like a ton of bricks, our team at The Planet Calls was preparing for the future. We’ve been making remote working a priority for a long time. We are all about future-proofing. Our accelerator is virtual, and our team is virtual. Our focus is on solving global environmental challenges. While we were systematically plugging away and building momentum at our sustainability accelerator, things began changing very quickly around us […]

How TEDx helped me bring attention to Marine Plastic Pollution by Leslie Maliepaard

Driven by my personal mission to help clear the oceans of plastic pollution, I was enormously excited to be sharing my mission through such an incredibly powerful platform. My intention was for people to sit up and understand what a huge problem the oceans and marine life are facing. And they did! Originally my mission started off as a one-woman campaign. However, after this TEDx weekend in Luxembourg, I feel most fortunate to have met […]

How being a Minimalist turned me into a Sustainability Advocate by Amour Setter

When I tell people I’m a Minimalist most think I’m just using a fancy word for being poor, lol. And that simply isn’t true. In fact, if all you have are your possessions, then you truly are very poor indeed! Nine years ago I literally sold up everything I owned and hit the road with my sixteen-year-old son to become a Digital Nomad. People thought I’d completely lost the plot. “Mid-life crises?” my friendly neighbor inquired […]