Category: Education

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November 15, 2018

Coding recipes and 3D printers: Aruba’s mobile makerspace hits the road

Was your primary school ever visited by a bookmobile? On the Caribbean island of Aruba, a new kind of mobile library for the 21st century…

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July 31, 2018

Circular City Summer School Week Three: How to implement

The first year of the Circular City Summer School, jointly run by UvA and Metabolic, has come to a close. The final week of the…

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July 18, 2018

First week of Circular City Summer School a great success

Last week, we kicked off  an exciting new addition to University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) annual summer educational programming. ‘The Circular City: Towards a Sustainable Urban…

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October 19, 2017

‘Values’ drive business success – here’s how to bring them to life

On World Values Day, we are looking at how values drive our organizational success and help us further reach our mission. Here Metabolic Communications Director…

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September 27, 2017

Empowerment: why inspiring, educating and resourcing a new generation of changemakers is essential for driving change

Our mission at Metabolic is to transition the global economy to a sustainable state. That is no small ambition. And so to get there, we…

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May 10, 2017

Metabolic’s top sustainability reads

Looking for a deeper understanding of sustainability and circular economics? Then we have the books you need to add to your summer reading list. Exponential growth…

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March 17, 2017

10 ways to shift consumers towards sustainable diets

If we want to address sustainability in the global food system, we must pay attention to ways we can influence consumer behaviour. They are a…

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September 28, 2015

BUILD in Bilbao

I was fortunate to spend part of last week at the Bilbao Urban Innovation and Leadership Dialogues conference (BUILD for short), organized by the German…