Sustainability

supported by the "Climate and Energy Fund" of the Luxembourgish Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development

At ANKAA, we will always look for ways to make our initiatives more environmentally-friendly, and work towards encouraging a sustainable future for both the planet and the people living on it.​

Our space realises an ethical responsibility towards the environment and supports a concept of circular economy.​​​​

RECYCLE

Current projects

  • Recycling and collection system of glass, paper, plastic and aluminium put in place in our centre

  • Use of the coffee grounds of the ANKAA café as compost in our garden outside

  • Use of recycled paper

Future projects

  • Processing lab for plastic

  • Processing of collected paper to create new paper sheets

Current projects

  • Promoting an environmental mindset to actively reduce water, electricity, gas and paper usage

  • Use of scrap paper and fabrics to train students in different workshops

  • Reducing food waste by learning to cook creatively with leftovers and distributing spare food to homeless communities in Athens

  • Promoting environmental and self-sustainable travel through our bicycle repair workshop

Future projects

  • Events to raise awareness (use of local produce and seasonal fruits and vegetables...)

  • Educational workshops

REDUCE

Not only does ANKAA realise an ethical responsibility towards the environment, but our partners are actively involved in promoting sustainable work practices.

Rokani

A collective re-using and upcycling materials to create high quality products.

SOFFA

A social cooperative that produces clothes, shoes and accessories from recyclable, sustainable fabrics.

RE-USE

Current projects

  • 'Second-hand corner' : Leave what you don't need and take what you do!

  • Collecting old materials and furniture from the streets of Athens

  • Using upcycled materials for our carpentry workshop, run by Rokani

  • Using pallet wood, donated items or second-hand materials to make furniture for the building (doors, benches, desks, etc.)

Future projects

  • Water barrel to collect rain water

ANKAA Project MKO (Greece)

Registration number: A.M. 489181

Registered: July 2018

ANKAA Project ASBL (Luxembourg)

Numéro RCS: F11529

Registered: October 2017

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