À propos

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 video course.

Learn how to easily reduce your waste without spending an arm or a leg on expensive alternatives or sacrificing the things you love. Sustainability advocate, writer, and lecturer Gittemarie Johansen will teach you about plastic and recycling, the impact of food waste, how to bring sustainability into your home, and the benefits of green clothing and second hand shopping. 

Imagine being able to live a healthy and renewable life that gives you independence from expensive one time products. Reduce your waste and start living for the planet today.

Conditions requises

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Leçons

Module 1: Introduction

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

Module 2: Plastic and Recycling

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

Module 3: 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 4: Sustainability at Home

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

Module 5: 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

Carrière

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone interested in learning how to live more sustainably
  • Everyone searching for simple ways to start reducing their carbon footprint
  • All business owners looking to make their company more environmentally friendly

Certification

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.

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Sustainable Living

4749 étudiants. Accrédité par ICOES. Certifié par CPD.

4749 étudiants. 
Accrédité par ICOES.
Certifié par CPD.

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    À propos

    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 video course.

    Learn how to easily reduce your waste without spending an arm or a leg on expensive alternatives or sacrificing the things you love. Sustainability advocate, writer, and lecturer Gittemarie Johansen will teach you about plastic and recycling, the impact of food waste, how to bring sustainability into your home, and the benefits of green clothing and second hand shopping. 

    Imagine being able to live a healthy and renewable life that gives you independence from expensive one time products. Reduce your waste and start living for the planet today.

    Conditions requises

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Leçons

    Module 1: Introduction

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

    Module 2: Plastic and Recycling

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

    Module 3: 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 4: Sustainability at Home

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

    Module 5: 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

    Carrière

    Who is this course for?

    • Anyone interested in learning how to live more sustainably
    • Everyone searching for simple ways to start reducing their carbon footprint
    • All business owners looking to make their company more environmentally friendly

    Certification

    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.