Beste Hondenfietskar: Best Dog Bike Trailer 2018

A dog bike trailer (hondenfietskar) is literally a game-changer if you have a dog in Amsterdam that you love to tow along everywhere (like me!). However, as an expat in the city, I had a difficult time finding one that I loved. I wasn’t sure which online stores were the best, and I had some…

Recycling in Amsterdam

Recycling in Amsterdam is super easy once you have all the information aggregated in one place. If you have an interest in this topic, please continue reading! I hope you find it useful because I firmly believe that as consumers, we have the responsibility to learn to recycle wherever we live. After you understand how…

Plastic Attack in Amsterdam [2018]

On Earth Day 2018, there was a Plastic Attack in Amsterdam. The attack was located at the Albert Heijn Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal. Over 25 people gathered together to grocery shop. The one twist in all of this is that after purchasing all the groceries, we left all the unnecessary packaging behind! [clearfix] Why a Plastic Attack…

Switching to a Green Energy Provider in Amsterdam

There are many options available to find a green energy provider in Amsterdam. Many companies now offer sustainable options so you probably should not be supporting a company with your business if they are not providing green energy or actively developing sustainable energy alternatives . If you’re looking for a new green power (groene stroom)…

A Map to the Best Second-Hand Stores in Amsterdam

Second-hand stores, vintage shops, thrift stores in Amsterdam – whatever you call them, they all have one thing in common: a wide-ranging selection at unbeatable prices. If you care about the planet, care about your bank account, and you’re in the Amsterdam area, you must take a look at all of these options – perfect…

Ultimate Guide to Going Zero Waste in Amsterdam

Last Updated: 16 March 2019 This is your go-to guide for being eco-friendly and living zero waste in Amsterdam. Learn more about the options in the city, including which shops offer bulk bin refills, where you can go plastic-free, how to participate in your community composting, and how you can get rewarded (discounts & free…