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

Vegan Yogurt, Labaneh, Cheese & More in Amman – Atrameez Homemade Products

The dairy industry is experiencing a serious decline as more and more people worldwide choose plant-based options (cows rejoice!). Jordan may not be experiencing as much of a drop in dairy consumers as in others parts of the world like the US and Europe, but you will notice that there are increasingly more restaurants and … More Vegan Yogurt, Labaneh, Cheese & More in Amman – Atrameez Homemade Products

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

Vegan living in Jordan? Join the Vegans of Amman Facebook group!

Living in Amman, and Jordan in general, one of my absolute FAVORITE parts is the food. A lot of people always ask me “how easy is it to be vegan in Jordan?”, which I always reply “extremely easy!”. There are tons of naturally vegan options in traditional Jordanian and Levantine cuisine, need I say hummus? … More Vegan living in Jordan? Join the Vegans of Amman Facebook group!