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Do bacteria and plants really treat our wastewater?

Yeah, they really do. In this article I’ll present two of Budapest’s wastewater treatment facilities, the North Pest and South Pest plants. The first one I can introduce to you (and illustrate with self-made pictures) because a few years ago I wrote my thesis about it, and the second one because in 2019 I had the opportunity to attend their public open day on the occasion of World Water Day. Continue reading

Instead of the Trash, Throw Away the Trash Can! – Book Review

I got this book from my Namesake as a Christmas present. I read it really quickly. Not because it’s an exciting sci-fi or a fabulous fantasy, but because I wanted to how know the household me and my partner manage could develop in terms of awareness and waste reduction. Continue reading

25 Stunning And Beautiful Birds You Should Know About! – article by chipperbirds.com

A list containing not only wonderful pictures but also interesting information. What makes these birds unique? What do they eat and where do they live? Continue reading

Te is szervezhetsz szemétszedő kocogást!

Under translation.

A sportos és környezetvédő budapestiek szemétszedő kocogással (plogging) köthették össze a mozgást a belváros megtisztításával szeptember 14-én, szombaton délután. Continue reading

This is How Young Europeans Develop Sustainable Architecture – SDE2019

Students from 27 higher education institutions, including 3 Hungarian universities, have been competing since June 27 in the Solar Village in Szentendre. The 10 teams have designed their model homes as part of an international architecture innovation competition, Continue reading

Misconceptions Series – 2.

With this series we’ll try to demolish the wall of misconceptions which separates people from the truth. Articles of the series will cover internationally relevant topics. The second part deals with biodegradable plastics (read the first part here). Written by Noémi Szabó.

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Experiences and Impressions – Green Civil National Meeting

Between 31st May and 2nd June we represented abitbetter.eu at the Green Civilian National Meeting (Zöld Civil Országos Találkozó). You can read our accounts of the event below. Written by Noémi Szabó.

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Misconceptions Series – 1.

With this series we’ll try to demolish the wall of misconceptions which separates people from the truth. Articles of the series will cover internationally relevant topics. First, we’ll take a look at deforestation and the palm oil industry. Written by Noémi Szabó.

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Show Me Your Label, I’ll Tell What You Are!

In the 21st century of the developed world, it’s inevitable to become members of the consumer society unless we live in a tent at the edge of a forest, withdrawn from the modern world.

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Be Selective!

Meaning: recycle your waste! Why? I’ll tell you right away. I’ll also let you know how to do it, what goes where and what becomes of it, and furthermore, we’ll compare the selective waste collection system in Budapest and the rural areas. Continue reading