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

Meet Pliking, Plogging’s Adventurous Brother – ECO Hikers Jordan

Have you heard of the fitness trend called plogging? If you’re shaking your head “no”, then let me explain. Plogging is a Scandinavian workout movement that ties together picking up trashing while jogging. How did it get the name? In Swedish, plocka upp translates to picking up, so you combine that with “jogging” and you get plogging. … More Meet Pliking, Plogging’s Adventurous Brother – ECO Hikers Jordan

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

List of Companies in Amman for Organic Fruits & Vegetables Delivery

I’ve written a few posts about the options you have for 100% organic and local produce (fruit, veggies & more) delivered straight to your doorstep in Amman, but here’s a handy list to summarize your options: Jabbok Farms How to order: Join the WhatsApp broadcast +962 795472689 for the weekly menu. Place your order before 12 … More List of Companies in Amman for Organic Fruits & Vegetables Delivery

Souq Al Shams Organic Farmers’ Market and Fruit & Vegetable Delivery

If you’re looking to support local farmers, go organic, eat healthier, or just get out and about on the weekend, then you need to check out Jordan’s first organic market – Souq Al Shams Farmers’ Market. You can find it every Friday from 11 am to 6 pm at Wild Jordan Center in Jabal Amman. For … More Souq Al Shams Organic Farmers’ Market and Fruit & Vegetable Delivery

The Best Ways to Buy Second Hand Items & Sell Your Things in Amman

Before I moved to Amman I got really into minimalizing my life by selling things via an app. It actually became quite addicting! When I moved to Amman, I only came with 2 suitcases and 2 backpacks, so I didn’t have much to sell. A few months into my stay and items around the house … More The Best Ways to Buy Second Hand Items & Sell Your Things in Amman