Interview with Stop Global Warming

Interview with Stop Global Warming

21 May 2021 – We had the pleasure of speaking to Andrea Salimbeni, researcher and representative from the Stop Global Warming campaign, about their petition for fixed carbon pricing in Europe. So why do we need a price on CO2? Can citizens like ourselves play a...
BIGH Farm Guided Tour

BIGH Farm Guided Tour

17 May 2021 – The Green Office for KU Leuven (Campus Brussels) took students on a tour of BIGH Farm at the Abattoir of Anderlecht to learn about sustainable farming in urban areas. It was a rainy day but that didn’t prevent the 25 of us from enjoying the visit...
Bike-sharing in Brussels

Bike-sharing in Brussels

It’s now spring and summer is coming soon, let’s go get some sun! Grab your bike and go for a ride through the many beautiful parks of Brussels. But what if you don’t have a bike? Don’t worry, this city’s got you covered with plenty of bike-share options. Here, we...
3 Reasons to Choose Sustainable Fashion

3 Reasons to Choose Sustainable Fashion

(photo source: https://www.condenast.com/glossary/data-sources) Sustainable fashion is gradually catching peoples’ attention. Why is sustainable fashion becoming a trend? And why should we support it? Here are three reasons that will draw you into loving...
How Can a College Student Own a Sustainable Wardrobe?

How Can a College Student Own a Sustainable Wardrobe?

In most cases our first impression is that the fashion industry costs our earth one way or another, when in fact fashion and sustainability can coexist. So, as college students, how can we build budget friendly yet sustainable wardrobes? The very first step is to know...
Wrapping Up This Semester by Volunteering at CollectMet

Wrapping Up This Semester by Volunteering at CollectMet

This semester, students of KU Leuven joined the volunteers at CollectMet on a number of occasions – helping to cook food on 9 November 2020 and helping to distribute food to the community on 7 and 14 December 2020. Collect Met is an initiative by Serve the City...