Eco Around is a community-based organisation sharing useful environmental information to support you in becoming a ‘greener’ person. Actively helping out families based in London (to begin with!) to assist with and implement eco-projects. Covering topics such as climate change, sustainability, plastic pollution, recycling and food waste to name but a few. Giving everyday tips to help save and protect our planet.
Who Eco Around are
Ludo, Jon and Ellie
Friends Jon and Ludo, followed by Ellie and Lina, share their own environmental knowledge and habits. Mainly focusing our efforts on what’s going on in the local area where they live: London. According to Wikipedia London is ‘considered to be one of the world’s most important global cities. It has been termed as being the one of the world’s most desirable, most visited and most expensive cities. As well as being innovative, one of the most popular for work, and the most vegetarian-friendly cities in the world – (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London)
Jon teaches English as a foreign language in London for his own company Monty English ( http://www.montyenglish.co.uk/ ). He is originally from the Midlands in England now based in north-west London in Willesden Green. He has worked as an English teacher in northern Italy, a brief time in Paris and for the last 8 years in
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So, he is making steady changes to be more eco-friendly in his life and doing more research about the subject. Growing his own tomatoes and rocket on his balcony, for instance. He regularly uses his mini solar panel to charge his devices, getting a real buzz from doing his bit!
Ludo is an Italian Graphic Designer, born and raised in Milan. She is now based in Brixton, south-west London. She has a passion for art, photography and eco-design. During her last year of a Fine Arts degree, she developed some artistic installations related to her thesis ‘Urban Nature – The importance of nature as an artistic expression inside cities’. She supports children learning of coding and robotics as a tutor at Engineering Minds, after school clubs in South East London.
So, she consciously applies simple eco-habits to her everyday life so buying products in bulk without packaging. Having a flexitarian diet or ditching single-use pads for her period. Also, using a solid shampoo bar or handmade toothpaste and a bamboo toothbrush. The last ‘challenge’ she picked up is regrowing vegetables from scraps.
She tries to read about sustainability and climate change. Keeping up to date with the latest news and views. Sharing them on her social networks.