A well-known journalist and social activist, Muslimah Tetiana Yevloieva was among more than two hundred participants of the International Women's Forum, which was held in Kyiv on April 7.
Volunteer, organizer of the ecological initiative ZeroWaste and blood donation actions, as a part of the project "Become a Donor!", presented her vision of solving the environmental pollution problem. But unlike many eco-activists, who mainly call for the utility waste recycling, Tetiana Yevloieva suggests revising the attitude to consumption in general.
In her speech, Tetiana Yevloieva raised the problem of littering the planet with rubbish and synthetic materials, such as plastic, polyethylene, composite products and other materials have been decomposing for centuries in the natural environment, accumulating in soil and water bodies, and destroying everything alive. Report’s Illustrations and documents convinced the audience that this problem was not just acute, but it was a factor that put humanity on the brink of survival.
Tetiana proposed steps that were not just calls for keeping the environment clean, she developed several simple rules that would make it possible to reduce almost to zero the utilization of materials that were harmful to nature. Tetiana also managed to organize her family’s lifestyle in such way that they did not produce any garbage at all! It is a scorcher that for nine months using only eco-friendly packing and packaging, the activist managed to reduce the household rubbish so that it did not fill even three quarters of usual liter jar! As for food waste, the activist turns it into fertilizers by using a compost bucket.
Tetiana Yevloieva said that she had created the Life Without Trash Page on Facebook (link is external), where she provides detailed information about problem and ways to overcome it, good advices, as well as photo and video testimonies of the active Muslimah’s small eco-victories.
— A life without garbage is simple, interesting, profitable and accessible to everyone. Check it out! —called Tetiana.
Let us recall, the International Women's Forum was held in Kyiv on April 7 and initiated by Ukrainian Muslimahs League and the Social Organisation "Maryam". The forum featured the speeches of more than twenty famous, active women from Ukraine and abroad, who successfully combined high achievements in professional and social activities with the calling of family caregiver.