29 juli 2014 - Fairtransport
So far, eco-friendly production usually does not consider the aspects of transportation. As a consumer there isn’t much choice, but that might change.
Are you a mindful consumer that is willing to pay for produce a bit more if it is more worker and environment friendly?
Take for example the fair trade coffee you are sipping every morning. It tastes good to know that the people who produce it got their fair share of the profit. It makes it even better when you know it was organically raised, without toxins and pesticides being used in the growing process and without adding to the contamination of the wild life, people and environment. It makes it almost perfect on your tongue to be aware that this coffee was produced in a factory that uses the energy of the sun for the manufacturing process and that the packaging is fully recyclable.>> READ MORE
So here we are, back in Amsterdam, with an empty cargo hold, preparing for the next trip. Six months have passed since we first left Den Helder on that grey November day. I still remember the steady sound of the tugboat, like a frantic clock rushing us. Soon the time would not matter that much, […]
Op 28 april werd ik om vijf uur ’s ochtends in de foxhole wakker. Goedemorgen iedereen: tijd om het anker op te pompen! Een half uurtje later was het anker omhoog en met een heel kleine windje trokken we op en neer in de baai van Douarnenez. We zijn hier gestopt omdat we al 5 […]
You’re not the only one with mixed emotions, you’re not the only ship adrift in the ocean. I remember this was the Rolling Stones song we listened to on the first crossing I did with Tres Hombres seven years ago. And I’m listening to it again now. Fighting our way to the Channel entrance. The […]