Learn-Reflect-Act

What I take with me from EARTH HOUR 2024 I think action days like Earth Hour are valuable opportunities to learn about environmental issues, reflect on our own actions and discuss them together. In this way we can raise awareness of the need to protect our environment. I am pleased to know that environmental organisations are providing interesting ideas and […]

Happiness and Sustainability

Today is the International Day of Happiness, which was established by the United Nations in 2012 to remind us how important happiness and well-being are for human life. In the justification for this International Day, the UN emphasises the importance of sustainable development for individual and collective happiness. In a world that is constantly changing, characterised by uncertainty and complex […]

Let´s go to the flea market!

In Finland, secondary school students are required to study the promotion of sustainable development. Here in Kannus, natural resources students get to know sustainable development shops and flea markets in these classes! At the beginning of the visits, the flea market owners present their operations and the principles by which their company operates. At the KannusKulma flea market, customers can […]

Stop food waste at schools and at home too!

So much energy, water, time, fertilizers, emitting greenhouse gases, workload and simply money is wasted every single day, when we don’t eat our plates empty or we let food to rotten in our fridges. Probably we need constant or at least frequent reminders about food waste. We at vocational schools educate future’s change-makers, who will hopefully live more sustainable way […]