Dreamers events for dreamers like you

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Are you looking for events which are full of like-minded dreamers? There are plenty of expos, festivals and summits taking place that are making the world a better place. I’m going to take you through 5 of the best dreamers events. 5) Green Festival Expo The Green Festival Expo is the “largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event” in … Read More

New Energy Source – The Super Solar Cells

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My previous article about solar-powered phone chargers touched upon the damaging effects of fossil fuels and highlighted the need to discover eco-friendly, renewable new energy sources. Olga Malinkiewicz, a Polish scientist and founder of SAULE technologies, has contributed to the development of low-temperature, flexible perovskites which can be used to generate solar energy. Olga’s discovery, made at the University of Valencia, … Read More

Dosomethingfornothing, Happiness is costless

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For the past year, hairdresser Josh Coombes has been giving the streets of London a makeover…for free! Wanting to do more for the homeless than just “give them a bit of loose change”, Josh sought to create situations that provoke empathy and make those less fortunate feel that someone cares. Here began the idea to give free haircuts to people … Read More

Akira Sakano’s 34 ways to create a Zero Waste Home

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Kamikatsu, Japan is the first zero waste city in the world. Akira Sakano is the dreamer responsible for bringing the zero waste city to life and for making the world a better place right now. The zero waste city is built upon 34 principles that puts an end to the generation of waste. If you want to … Read More

Learn How To Make The World A Better Place by Reducing Meat Consumption

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In this podcast, Rachel Atcheson explains how the world’s demand for meat is causing great suffering to animals. To supply the 56 billion animals which are consumed each year worldwide, rearing conditions of these livestock are cramped and inhumane. Who is Rachel Atcheson? Rachel Atcheson is an animal rights activist who is changing the world as a Senior Campus Outreach … Read More

Mosevic makes Fashionable Eyewear using Recycled Textiles

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Ray-Bans are so last season! When shopping for your next pair of shades, how about choosing from Mosevic’s “solid” sunglasses range? Handmade in the UK from recycled textiles, these sunglasses are uniquely stylish and environmentally friendly. Mosevic gathers denim from unsold jeans, used jeans and waste material from denim production. This denim is then converted into tailor-made sunglasses. Top features … Read More

Live a Zero Waste Life

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Our  podcast with Lauren Singer focuses on tips and tricks that can enable you to live a zero-waste life. To make the world a better place, we need to reduce our waste consumption and recycle as many used goods as we can. If we don’t, we run the risk of running out of space to dump our rubbish and harming … Read More

It’s getting (really) hot in here! How Geo-plutonic technology can help reduce climate change

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Let’s face it, we need energy. We need it now and we’re probably going to keep on needing it until the end of time. It provides us with our most basic essentials: light, warmth, technology… you name it! But what’s the effect of producing the astronomical amount of energy the world needs and what happens when our current resources run … Read More

Global Citizens and their efforts to change the world

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Global Citizen A universal programme that is beating the biggest challenges the world faces today. Utilizing digital channels, Global Citizen has built a community of people who take action on matters and who are committed to social change. Because of the actions of the Global Citizens community, it is believed that extreme poverty can be ended by 2030. 2008 saw … Read More

Top 3 Sustainable Homes that are changing the world now

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Statistics suggest that the construction industry accounts for 40% of man-made carbon emissions. With climate change taking it’s toll on the world, governments and companies are acting now to put an end to this damage; turning their attention to the benefits of eco friendly housing. Living in eco friendly housing means we can make the world a better place, as … Read More

Stand with Malala Yousafzai: The Young Girl Fighting for Education

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Yes, I have spoken about Malala Yousafzai in my article on women who are changing the world. But, seeing as she is the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, I feel that she deserves a whole article to herself! The man behind Malala Malala’s story begins with her father, Ziadduin Yousafzai, who was an educator in Pakistan. Ziadduin explained in his TED … Read More

Bye Bye Plastic Bags: The Movement that’s Making the World Plastic Free

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bye bye plstic bags TED Talk

Melati and Isabel Wijsen are two sisters who grew up on the beautiful green island of Bali. They’ve seen first hand the damage being caused to their island from excessive plastic waste, much of this being from plastic bags. I’ve touched upon why plastic is bad for the environment in my “Colombian “LEGOLAND” For the Homeless?” article which you can … Read More

Colombian “LEGOLAND” For the Homeless?

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homeless

Do you remember building houses out of Lego when you were a child and thinking how cool it would be to live in a home made of plastic? Well, thanks to 34-year-old entrepreneur Oscar Mendez, now you can! Oscar’s genius idea is to convert plastic waste into housing in a bid to tackle both environmental concerns AND the homeless. Who … Read More

04: Cornel Amariei on the Future of Mankind

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Cornel Amariei, dreamers

Cornel Amariei, a young and super-talented inventor was our guest in our latest podcast. Cornel is a Senior Engineer at Continental leading innovation projects, and the Founder of Lumen, a device that with its 3D sensors allows the blind to navigate on their own. As a result of his amazing talent and work, he was selected as one of the … Read More

Food Waste Fiasco: Rob Greenfield

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Food Waste Fiasco, changing the world

Food Waste Fiasco is a catchy buzzword, especially in the United States. People might wonder why wasting food is such a big issue. Stats shows that in America people generate an estimated 70 billion pounds of food waste each year. According to Rob Greenfield, “we waste enough food to feed an entire American population, around 320 million people.” Rob is … Read More

02: Lloyd Pendleton – Fight With Homelessness

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Lloyd Pendleton, Fight Homelessness, dreamers

Homelessness is a serious issue in our societies caused by economical crises, and other factors that makes it impossible for homeless people to get their life back on track. Help homeless is very important to our society’s wellbeing.  The state of Utah started a different approach when it implemented statewide the Housing First Programme that helps people on the streets … Read More