The Sustainability Club

Growing your own vegetables

Fossil-fuels are used to heat the greenhouses where a lot of the food we eat is grown. Cut your emissions and find a new hobby by growing your food home.

What to Prepare for a Power Outage

8 hours without power — that was the annual average per electricity customer in the US in 2020, according to EIA. That’s quite a lot, but it will get worse. Analysis authored by Climate Central is pointing out that 83% of power outages between 2000 and 2021 were caused to extreme weather. With climate change in full swing, those extreme cases of weather are going to happen more often, not only in US, but all around the globe. That’s why it’s so important to be prepared for the sudden lack of...

Is Silicone Eco-Friendly?

Silicone is a man-made material that has a wide range of uses, from lubricants and sealants to medical implants and cooking utensils. For sure, just like me, you already have something made from silicone in your kitchen - it's widely popular part of lunch boxes or cooking tools. And while I love how useful (and neatly looking!) it can be, usually there is a price the environment has to pay for any man-made material. Is it the same with silicon in your kitchen? Is it eco-friendly? How is...