100 years, ten decades (Jahrzehnte), 1200 months, 36500 days, 876000 hours, a whole century has passed … Close your eyes and image yourself in our world 100 years later … You are standing in the middle of a city. Look … Continue reading What does the world look like in 100 years?
Introduction We all like to have a few beers afters a hard day of work. But have you ever wondered what the impact on the environment is? We asked ourselves the exact same question. For that reason we went to … Continue reading How do alcoholic beverages affect the environment?
From the cacao bean to the chocolate bar by Rahel Künzle, Shana Nieth The chocolate production in Switzerland In the course of the 16th century, chocolate came from America to Europe. In the 17th century the chocolate production in Switzerland began. … Continue reading The chocolate consumption
We both love meat. Chicken, beef and others. We want to show you the consequences of eating meat and how the meat production affects our environment. We are sure that not everything that happens in production is clear to all … Continue reading Is living vegan better for our environment?
Introduction In recent years there has been a lot of discussion in politic and media about food waste. Some countries have made laws to reduce food-waste. In France supermarkets aren’t allowed to waste food. They have to give it for … Continue reading Food waste in supermarkets
Introduction In our article, we will dive in the world of Junk Food with you. You will learn stuff about the definition of Junk Food and its impact on our body and environment. In a self-made survey, we will refer … Continue reading Junk Food in our daily life
End Food Waste! – The Challenge When we heard that this year’s befter topic was revolved around food and climate we quickly decided that our project … Continue reading End Food Waste – The Challenge
„An apple a day keeps the doctor away“ already explains the importance of the apple. Convince yourself with our self-made video also with drone-recordings!
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Introduction Hi there, we, Selina and Julia present you our findings about food wasting at weddings. The idea came us when we collected many ideas for doing a project at school. First, our idea was to make a project only … Continue reading foodwaste at weddings
We love the idea of a city full of houses with plants on the walls. Our vision is to make the polluted cities with lots of plants cleaner and improve the living conditions. Besides, it looks great walking along a … Continue reading Green walls for a green City!
Our goal was to find out what impact food has on climate. We have worked on this goal by researching, living vegetarian and doing a survey with our family. What is the current state of climate change? The temperature of … Continue reading The impact on climate by food
In this article, we would like to present to you our findings on how water is used in food production on farms and from where farmers are getting water to irrigate their crops. In addition, very important and interesting questions … Continue reading Water supply in agriculture
Sustainable packaging and the benefit for our environment We’d like to introduce you our topic sustainable packaging. We want to make the theme sustainable packaging more accessible to you, our estimated readers. In our opinion, there should be a possibility … Continue reading Sustainable Packaging
Modern shipping is challenged more than ever today. In this article we address three of the most important challenges: Quality – Quantity – Sustainability Challenge # 1 – Quality Nowadays it is hard to imagine our shops without the rich … Continue reading Maritime Transportation Challenges
In the name of our Technology and Environment classes we had to think about a topic which includes the environment and food and make an article about it. We are Loris Hitz and Jeffrey Medina and our goal is to … Continue reading Airplane Food facts
Organic farming – Survey 1 Hi guys, For the next step of my project, I have decided to conduct a survey. The main goal is to find people’s thoughts on organic farming, chemical fertilizers and harsh farming techniques. Do people … Continue reading Please take part in our surveys – your voice counts!
End Food Waste Challenge Hi everybody! Thank you for joining us on our journey against food waste! Our aim is to save as much food as possible in order to help the environment and save money. At the end of … Continue reading END FOOD WASTE! JOIN THE CHALLENGE
Collaborations across three continents! Belgium, India, Switzerland, South Africa and Taiwan – 110 students, 7 teachers and experts are collaborating. The topic is “food and climate” and with the help of a “food app”, daily food is recorded and can … Continue reading Food & climate – a crosscultural collaboration project
DOMAIN CHANGE & some statistics We have changed the domain save-energy.tips to dontwastemy.energy – so it matches better the website motto “don’t waste my energy!” Here some statistics: We are very happy about the visitors’ interest for our students’ project website and The Horse … Continue reading The Horse Education since 2016
The students’ teams present their project, both as an audio or video pitch and a written report created during the language exchange weeks in Bournemouth. Contents of the 9 teams’ contributions 1. Is it necessary to kill badgers to stop … Continue reading The Bournemouth Showcase!
Our climate is changing. This is something we can’t deny. The icecaps are melting, the sea level is rising, some animal/plant species are disappearing, … Therefore, we should study and try to prevent the causes of global warming. The main … Continue reading The Mystery of Kalmthoutse Heide
Dear audience, We have written an article about the City Park in Antwerp (google.be/maps). Our question was whether an urban environment would have an influence on the park’s vegetation or not. The City Park, officially called the ‘Stadspark’, lays very … Continue reading Antwerp’s City Park
A partial analysis of Antwerp international airport We all know air travel has negative effects on the environment but just how bad is it? [Zurich’s partner team contribution “What are the true costs of an unsustainable flight?“] Negative effects of … Continue reading Sustainable flights
Project «befter» before & after the experience The Goal Creating a teams’ experience for building a relationship to the «real world» The Reason Why Through a self-made experience students can reach a deeper learning, activate their prior knowledge and acquire … Continue reading New teaching and learning concept
It is a common fact, that the future of individual mobility will tend away from fossil fuels to more sustainable technologies. But which one can replace the existing technology while being used in the same widespread scale? Purely electric cars … Continue reading Future Mobility
Forests and their impact on our environment We can find forests all over the world, unfortunately not so many as in the past. Our forests are threatened worldwide and need our help to be protected. The deforestation (=Abholzung) and the … Continue reading Forests – why are they so important for us?
Hello everyone, We would like to introduce you to our project about doing sports and saving energy at the same time. In this decade it has become a huge trend for people all over the world to visit a fitness-center … Continue reading Doing sports in an energy-efficient way
That we are in the middle of the climate change is no secret. The news all over the world are filled with headlines which tell us that we are not looking into a bright future but what does this mean … Continue reading How can plants survive in the climate change?
Hello everyone, For our project befter (before & after the experience) we chose the topic chicken consumption. We had a lot of questions about this theme, like how much chicken meat does our society consume daily? How do the chickens … Continue reading Chicken consumption
Consumption of cars It is known that cars consume more than the manufacturers state. But how much more new cars consume is almost frightening. New cars consume on average about 40% more fuel than indicated. And since 2001 it’s getting … Continue reading Car Industry – Lies and Problems