Dear Reader,

Welcome to Sustainable Biz Amsterdam! Happy to have you here. I am Silvia from Win With Words and the author behind this new blog. I am passionate about putting businesses in and around Amsterdam—which challenge the status quo and focus on sustainability—in the spotlight.

I also want to provide food for thought about how we can contribute to a more sustainable world. Follow me on this exciting journey.

Newsletter

Everywhere around the world, people are coming up with impressive initiatives to make better use of the resources of our planet. In this newsletter, I want to share their stories with you. Get inspired!

Why this blog

Why is sustainability important to me? In this first blog post, I explain why I got tired of consumerism and what triggered me to rethink my purchasing decisions.

RELIVING – Fancy some stylish second-hand furniture?

RELIVING – Fancy some stylish second-hand furniture?

RELIVING is a relatively new Dutch online marketplace for second-hand furniture where everyone is invited to sell and buy cherished treasures and unique vintage pieces. Once a month, they open their doors for a Vintage Saturday in Amsterdam.
Game Changers Movie – Debunking Meat Myths

Game Changers Movie – Debunking Meat Myths

You need to drink your milk; it’s good for your bones! Eat your meat, child! – Those are just a few statements most of us grew up with. Now, scientists claim something completely different like “Red meat causes cancer!” Super confusing, right?! A new film explores these food myths.
A conversation with Dutch fashion designer Marcha Hüskes

A conversation with Dutch fashion designer Marcha Hüskes

Dutch fashion designer Marcha Hüskes was fed up with the current fashion industry. She is now advocating a slow fashion approach and hopes for the end of fast-fashion. We met in her Amsterdam studio, where we talked about her business, new innovative plant-based fabrics, and the future of fashion.
The TeamTree Project – Planting 20 Million Trees by January 2020

The TeamTree Project – Planting 20 Million Trees by January 2020

As soon as The TeamTree Project got launched in October, it went viral on the web. Millions of dollars poured in to help plant 20 million trees around the globe by January 2020. A massive success for famous YouTuber MrBeast.
My Quest for a More Sustainable Life

My Quest for a More Sustainable Life

Sustainability wasn’t a thing when I grew up. I didn’t care where my clothing or food came from and who made it under which conditions. What changed my mind? This is the story of my search for a more sustainable life and the idea behind this blog.