Maria is Making Jordan’s Trash into a Beautiful Thing

Meet Maria Nissan. Graduated with a bachelor’s in Art Education and with a Master’s degree at SACI College of Art & Design in Florence, Maria’s passion is about transforming trash into art as means to challenge our consumer’s behavior and their environmental consequences. Since she moved to Jordan in 2019 she has continued to create … More Maria is Making Jordan’s Trash into a Beautiful Thing

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

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