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With more than 7 billion people living on the planet, the need to live sustainably has never been greater. But let’s be honest... It’s a lot easier said than done.

That’s why we’ve partnered with a leading zero waste specialist to bring you our first sustainable living course.

Learn how to easily reduce your waste without spending an arm or a leg on expensive alternatives, or sacrificing the things you love.

Imagine being able to live a healthy and renewable life that gives you independence from expensive one time products and junk foods filled with empty calories.

Requisitos

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. 

Lecciones

Module 01: Introduction

  • Meet a zero waster
  • Course overview
  • An overview of sustainable lifestyles
  • Navigating sustainability
  • Looking for perfection

Module 02: Plastic and Recycling

  • The plastic issue
  • Plastic in nature
  • Easy alternatives to plastic
  • Typical recycling problems
  • The problem with landfills

Module 03: The Impact of Food

  • Our relationship with supermarkets
  • Avoiding food waste
  • Animal agriculture and its problems
  • Palm oil and other unsustainable plants
  • Do boycotts work

Module 04: Sustainability at Home

  • Sustainable special occasions
  • Construction, fuel and energy
  • Where waste comes from
  • When you live with others
  • The impact of electronics

Module 05: Green Clothing and Second-Hand Shopping

  • An introduction to fast fashion
  • How to dress sustainably
  • Natural versus sustainable materials
  • A guide to second-hand shopping
  • How to find truly sustainable companies

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¿Para quién es este curso?

This course is for anyone who knows they need to make a change, but just isn’t 100% sure how to do it.

Certificados

You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

Creator

Gittemarie Johansen

Gittemarie Johansen is a full-time sustainability advocate, writer, and lecturer. She has a degree in English and Culture, but has been working with sustainability and activism for more than five years. She uses social media to show how she lives her daily life as a zero waster and creates content that makes it easy for you to do the same.

She also works closely with many organizations and NGOs to advocate for social issues and to push the sustainable agenda in the political discourse. She uses her online platforms to dismantle myths about plastic and pollution, and to deconstruct sustainability in a manner that makes it simpler for the everyday consumer to make those green transitions.

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Sustainable Living

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    With more than 7 billion people living on the planet, the need to live sustainably has never been greater. But let’s be honest... It’s a lot easier said than done.

    That’s why we’ve partnered with a leading zero waste specialist to bring you our first sustainable living course.

    Learn how to easily reduce your waste without spending an arm or a leg on expensive alternatives, or sacrificing the things you love.

    Imagine being able to live a healthy and renewable life that gives you independence from expensive one time products and junk foods filled with empty calories.

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. 

    Lecciones

    Module 01: Introduction

    • Meet a zero waster
    • Course overview
    • An overview of sustainable lifestyles
    • Navigating sustainability
    • Looking for perfection

    Module 02: Plastic and Recycling

    • The plastic issue
    • Plastic in nature
    • Easy alternatives to plastic
    • Typical recycling problems
    • The problem with landfills

    Module 03: The Impact of Food

    • Our relationship with supermarkets
    • Avoiding food waste
    • Animal agriculture and its problems
    • Palm oil and other unsustainable plants
    • Do boycotts work

    Module 04: Sustainability at Home

    • Sustainable special occasions
    • Construction, fuel and energy
    • Where waste comes from
    • When you live with others
    • The impact of electronics

    Module 05: Green Clothing and Second-Hand Shopping

    • An introduction to fast fashion
    • How to dress sustainably
    • Natural versus sustainable materials
    • A guide to second-hand shopping
    • How to find truly sustainable companies

    Carrera

    ¿Para quién es este curso?

    This course is for anyone who knows they need to make a change, but just isn’t 100% sure how to do it.

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org).  When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

    Creator

    Gittemarie Johansen

    Expertise:

    Gittemarie Johansen is a full-time sustainability advocate, writer, and lecturer. She has a degree in English and Culture, but has been working with sustainability and activism for more than five years. She uses social media to show how she lives her daily life as a zero waster and creates content that makes it easy for you to do the same.

    She also works closely with many organizations and NGOs to advocate for social issues and to push the sustainable agenda in the political discourse. She uses her online platforms to dismantle myths about plastic and pollution, and to deconstruct sustainability in a manner that makes it simpler for the everyday consumer to make those green transitions.

    3622 Students

    Dinero Garantizada

    Acreditado

    Acreditado