THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Sustainable Pitch Perfect II

Welcome back! This is part II of the Sustainable Business Battle article – if you haven’t read the first one yet, I’d suggest you do that. Or you don’t. It’s … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Pitch Perfect

Did you see the annual Facebook ad for the Sustainable Business Battle yet? It’s one of the best examples for an ad worth clicking on. The Sustainable Business Battle (SBB) … Continue reading

March 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet the Green Kitchen!

Who doesn’t love good food and great company? Add a good cause to the mix, and you have Leiden’s Green Kitchen! The Green Kitchen is a student initiative raising awareness … Continue reading

March 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

sustainable grocery shopping

Like many students I try to live as sustainable as possible, trying to take as many steps to leave as little impact on the enviroment as possible, while working to … Continue reading

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Darn your socks! Sustainability and Clothing in Leiden and Den Haag

For many of us, questions about the sustainability of our fashion choices are becoming more pressing. Moving to the Netherlands I felt a need for some new clothes to fit … Continue reading

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Saturday Market Fever

   Perhaps you have already heard of the Saturday market in Leiden. Other blogs mention this perk of the city and trust me, without even realising it, the Saturday Market … Continue reading

June 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Did you say “Vegan Lasagna”?

Leading a sustainable life is a daily challenge and it can be hard, especially if you are alone in this undertaking. I myself have to admit that I am trying- … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Students vs food waste: the Conscious Kitchen initiative

There could be no better follow-up to the climate strikes of these months than to go out and eat delicious and sustainable food, especially if cooked by fellow students. I … Continue reading

March 28, 2019 · 5 Comments

Sustainability news: from cups to toilet paper!

Let’s talk about some practical issue that may interest you very much.  If you are spending time in any of the University buildings these days you may have noticed that … Continue reading

February 26, 2019 · 2 Comments

10 Dutch apps every expat in the Netherlands should know

Here something you should know when moving to the Netherlands: no matter how you used to order your favorite pizza, to organize meetings or to sell your old stuff, there is … Continue reading

February 18, 2019 · 3 Comments