August 16, 2020

Creatively sustainable

Tania Tan is a climate action leader. Marketing guru, technical whizz and wearer of many hats, her ambition is to leave this world in a better shape for her kids. Volunteering with ZESN is just one of the ways she is pursuing that ambition.

“We got solar panels about 12 or 13 years ago, then when we reclad our house we put in extra insulation. We have switched one of our cars to an electric car and we have installed water bladders under our deck. We don’t have a lot of space on our property, but no matter how small your piece of land, there are creative ways of living more sustainable. And always thinking about buying local and living the three Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle.

no matter how small your piece of land, there are creative ways of living more sustainable.

“I’ve worked as a graphic designer for most of my life and I have a computer science degree, so I worked in IT for a while. At Zero Emissions I help with social media on the advertising side and also I look at strategy going forward.

“I want to be leaving this world in as good as or better shape for our kids than how it is for us. There is no planet b. Even if there’s the tiniest possibility that carbon emissions are causing our planet to heat, we have to act on that, even if it’s 1% possibility.”

You can see Tania’s work on our social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram). And if you like what you see, please like / repost / retweet / comment / engage. It all helps towards reaching more people.

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