How many congresses have you already attended after the summer holidays? How many working trips or field works have you already organised? Or better said, how many luggages have you already prepared?
If we know well enough the water scientists’ world, we are sure that the answer is definitely: more than one.
In a previous post we discussed about the possibility of reducing our water footprint while attending a congress or travelling for work, showing which items we generally bring with us with the attempt to decrease our waste production and ecological footprint. We really believe that this option is worth to be shared and considered, but what happens when, once at the congress, you realise that you are just a “little drop in the ocean”, and despite your efforts, you are still surrounded by a lot of (generally) unneeded items that will shortly become a waste?
The temptation of…
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