My sustainability fails: mending clothes

In order to become a bit more sustainable, I wanted to get better at mending clothes so that I can wear them for a longer time. I can fix smaller holes in some clothes by hand but when my mom gave me my grandfather’s old sewing machine, I immediately got super excited. All of a…

Is there such a thing as ecotourism?

I logged into my laptop this morning and was met by a beautiful screensaver depicting a snowy mountaintop in Bolivia with an accompanying text saying that the place is a popular destination for ecotourists. I’ve heard the term before, but haven’t paid much interest until now. When I saw the word spelled out clearly on…

My sustainability fails: wasting food

The purpose I had in mind when starting 43 square meters was to bring awareness to sustainability and create a “safe space” where you can learn from someone you can relate to without feeling like you have to be perfect. Sometimes, when I look at some influencers I really envy their lives because they seem…