Recycle Your Plastic Bottles & Bags – Refugee Utility Project

Millions of tons of Muncipical Solid Waste (MSW) are being generated every year in Jordan, and due to the fact that there is no municipal recycling available, this waste ends up in the dumpsites and landfills across the country. As the Jordanian government isn’t offering any solutions at the moment to recycle, it’s up to … More Recycle Your Plastic Bottles & Bags – Refugee Utility Project

Green Spot is Changing the Recycling Game in Jordan

If you found this article, it’s probably because you were searching for how to be eco-friendly while living in Jordan. It’s true, there is an issue with lack of recycling facilities in Amman, but there are companies like Green Spot that are trying to help with making Jordan a greener place to live by providing … More Green Spot is Changing the Recycling Game in Jordan

From Glass Bottle to Upcycled Art Work – T Bottle

If you follow my blog then you’re bound to know that I love to talk about how to recycle in Amman and related to that, ways local businesses are upcycling items that most people consider “trash”. Because of this, I was very pleased to come across another grassroots organization in Jordan that is finding a … More From Glass Bottle to Upcycled Art Work – T Bottle

Towards Zero Waste Initiative Jordan – Amal’s Story

Meet Amal J. Madanat, a Jordanian social and environmental activist. This is her personal 8-year (and counting) story with how she’s helping clean-up Jordan with her “Towards Zero Waste” initiative. Zero Waste – It starts with yourself In 2010, at 50 years old, Amal retired from work and decided it was time to put into … More Towards Zero Waste Initiative Jordan – Amal’s Story

The Jordan Trail – Zero Waste Hiking

Jordan is a beautiful country for hikers and increasingly more people, locals and visitors alike, are adventuring their way through the Jordan Trail. Antoinette Vermilye from Switzerland is one of them. She recently went on an 8-day hike that spanned from Dana National Reserve to Wadi Rum with not only the goal of enjoying her surroundings but also … More The Jordan Trail – Zero Waste Hiking

What IKEA Amman is Doing to Help Make Jordan Green

If you’ve read my other posts about going green in Jordan, you already know I’m a recycling maniac. Because of this, it always makes me happy to read about local initiatives to help minimize the amount of trash that ends up in landfills. Being the hippie that I am, naturally, I’m in a Facebook group … More What IKEA Amman is Doing to Help Make Jordan Green

Meet new people, eat & discuss tough topics at Shams Community Jabal Amman

Every Monday starting at 7 pm, Shams Community in Jabal Amman hosts a Dinner & Dialogue with a new topic for discussion every week. Even though I have been in Amman for quite a few months now, I had never been to one of their events, or even heard of them. I found them when … More Meet new people, eat & discuss tough topics at Shams Community Jabal Amman