Solid waste management has always been an issue for developing countries. With urban India generating 62 million tonnes of waste (MSW) annually it is of no surprise that many Indian roads and streets have become the dumping grounds. It has … Continue reading Biopods: Affordable and efficient method to dispose waste
Introduction Our environment is in great danger and it is getting worse and worse every day. For that reason we need to think about innovative ideas to support and restore our environment. Sometimes even small acts and ideas matter and … Continue reading Cycling for a better environment
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?
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 show … 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
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
What is our project about? Due to today’s progress and the comfort of mankind, we produce more and more CO2, which results in global warming. The world is warming up, the climate is changing and various living beings such as … Continue reading City Trees in ZH
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