Hi everyone! Cooking with leftovers or expired food is really simple. The main idea we want to show you is that you can combine a lot of ingredients to get a well-balanced and healthy meal. We don’t want to put … Continue reading Food waste recipes and tips
Urban Gardening is the horticulture in cities, which is mostly small-scale. Typical examples in the city are courtyard and roof gardens. Urban Gardening has always existed, but the importance of this horticultural use of urban areas is growing. It’s about … Continue reading Urban gardening cities – top or flop?
Introduction Hi guys Iain and I wanted to find out more about the lifecycle of a PET bottle. We wanted to inform ourselves about the recycling process of all those plastic bottles. We created a video for our project to … Continue reading What happens with a plastic bottle after it’s thrown into the recycling bin?
The goal of this article is to make people aware of a problem that regards every single one of us: organic waste. It addresses both the problems and the solutions. The article focuses in particular on composting. By showing them … Continue reading Organic Waste – Problems and Solutions
We want to show people that green buildings are a service to our urban environment. Leaves and branches act as natural dust filters for the city air. Green roofs are therefore a real contribution to ecological building. People should not … Continue reading Green Roofs – lively green instead of dull gravel
Imagine a city full of trees, plants and solar panels, wouldn’t this be great? Our vision is to increase the green in cities and equip them with solar panels to improve their climate. The following contribution is going to show you how this vision could be realized and how it … Continue reading Cool city-climate
In General Wild animals do not only live in the wilderness. They could also be sighted in public zoos, animal- and wildlife parks. More and more wild animals are also kept as pets at home. The following wild animals may be hunted in the … Continue reading City animals in Zurich
What is Sharing Economy? Sharing Economy is in trend. More and more people are renting and leasing products and services via online platforms. This leads to a more efficient allocation of goods such as cars or apartments. Thus, the waste … Continue reading Sharing Economy
Project Idea & Imagination What is the effect that the group would like to trigger with your action? We want that the people start thinking about their nutrition and their health. Also we want to show them that everybody can … Continue reading Living vegan
Climate change has been on everyone’s lips for some time. It is clear that measures must be taken to slow down global warming. An important part of the change must happen in the building industry, because it has a direct … Continue reading The Effect of building materials on the environment
How does urban gardening work and what is it? Hey everybody to learn what our topic is about watch the following video: Text from the video: We made research and want to educate the people and raise awareness for this … Continue reading Urban gardening
Is Zurich suitable for e-cars? Is it possible to have only e-cars? How is it to drive an e-car through Zurich? These are all questions we asked ourselves before we started our project, and to answer them we have done … Continue reading Electric cars in Zurich
What to do to stop climate change? Even with little things we can help our environment a lot. That is why we would like to change people’s mindsets with our project in order to help the earth. What was our … Continue reading Survey on climate-impacting measures
Introduction The tiny house movement (also known as the “small house movement”) is an architectural and social movement that advocates living simply in small homes. The small house movement has been gradually and consistently picking up steam for many environmentally … Continue reading Tiny Houses – An Environmental Movement
Introduction The idea for this project is to look more deeply into the issue to find out what can be done about the reduction of CO2 in the city of Zurich and where the strengths and weaknesses of the different … Continue reading City Traffic in Zurich
Some cities have big parks, some cities have none. They’re mostly relatively big and green, full of people and a hotspot for insects and animals. These things are really good in a psychological way on one hand and for the … Continue reading City Parks and their impact on the environment
This article addresses the possibilities to invest money in companies, which are trying to support our environment. It is a win-win situation for the investors and our world. This article is written by me (Emre Kesat) and I am working … Continue reading Sustainable Investments – Investments for the future?
This article addresses the issue of invasive non-native plants. Invasive plants threaten native plants, can endanger animals and humans, and could become an uncontrollable problem in the future, both ecologically and economically. Their intentional spread by guerilla gardeners is also … Continue reading Neophytes – harmless or a hazard?
Surveys on City Climate 1 :: Climate-impacting measures by Lukas, Julian, Livia Dear all, thanks for filling it out! 2 :: Urban gardening by Debora and Melane 3 :: Foreign plants in cities by Tamara and Kevin We are very … Continue reading Please take part in our surveys
Collaborations across countries and continents! Teams from Antwerp (Belgium), Kerala (India), Wetzikon Zurich (Switzerland), Basque Coutry, and maybe Canada, Pakistan and Australia are about to be formed. The participants will have the opportunity of discovering together, discussing, experiencing on site, … Continue reading CITY CLIMATE – collaborative projects are in the making
If we want to answer this question, we have to consider the circular economy system: products, materials and resources are (re)used as long as possible and their value is preserved. In contrast to the linear economic system, less primary raw … Continue reading Is sharing the most effective way to save resources?
We are running out of resources! What can we do to save petroleum? If you want to learn more about this precious resource, don’t waste your … Continue reading RESOURCES SHARING
Report Game sharing Gaming was an essential part in our childhood. From starting with a little Gameboy to owning an own PS4, we both had always a heart of a pure gamer. But never asked us, how bad gaming for … Continue reading Project Game Sharing
Nowadays the non-renewable energy is getting narrow and we need to replace this energy source with renewable energy. This is how Rahel and I got our idea for our second project in T&U. We wanted to research how much energy … Continue reading Energy Sharing
Businessplan Founder: Selina Lehmann Julia Hartmann Address: Ms. Selina Lehmann Ms. Julia Hartmann Accessories-Sharing Street 1 8000 Zürich Phone: +41 79 *55 03 ** +41 79 … Continue reading Sharing Accessories
Book sharing – a great way to help our environment. We can share books through different ways such as sharing between friends or family members or using libraries. You will also read about another way to share books. Own experiences … Continue reading Book sharing
Introduction Everyone who has been to school knows the feeling when a summary of a 20-page chapter has to be made. We know almost nobody who has done this with pleasure or who likes to do it. How would the … Continue reading Sharing summaries
In this article we would like to present you our idea of sharing. Our goal with this app is to show people that you do not have to buy everything new, but that you can reuse it if the item … Continue reading SHARE-it app
Food & Climate – projects on this explosive topic were carried out in collaboration with students from Wezikon Zurich, Kerala, Antwerp and Delhi >see the website creation teams The project started with a “food app”, a collection of the students’ … Continue reading Food & Climate – Collaborations across borders and cultures
Introduction Organic farming is something that we have all heard of thousands of times. But what really is it? Does it help the environment? Is it efficient? Can it bring us more yield; if more research were to be done … Continue reading Organic Farming in Kerala