CONTENT CREATOR. ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATE.
Sustainability is the most relevant and interesting conversation in any industry today
We are living in a game-changing moment, and these decisions are happening on our watches
Hello! I’m Tanja, and it good to have you here.
I write, talk, wear, and think sustainability. I believe it is the most important and interesting topic today, and one that will inform all our tomorrows.
An encounter with an over packaged coconut in 2017 led to Tanja’s experience of eco-anxiety, a fear of environmental damage or ecological disaster. She has since become a devotee of the topic, giving public talks on mental health and the environment.
Before sustainability took over, Tanja studied filmmaking and art in Lisbon and London and moved to Asia in 2006.
Today she creates content for a number of publications on sustainability, art, and lifestyle, also collaborating on environmental art activism projects.
A founding member of Circular Community Hong Kong, a platform for businesses and individuals on the value of circular thinking, the community has recently expanded to Singapore.
In 2020 she is celebrating three years of not buying new clothing, something that started as a one year personal challenge, but has since opened up a wealth of unexpected opportunities.
When not being photographed on piles on trash, she is working on her new secondhand fashion business, coming soon.
From Stages to Shorelines, Oh The Places You Will Go! when sustainability leads the way From talking about microplastics on the TEDxTinHauWomen stage on October 17, to the shores of The Adventure Cleanup Challenge 2020 in Hong Kong this weekend, 24 to 26 October, the thread of environmentalism follows us everywhere we go. The Adventure […]
TED is to public speaking what Mount Everest is to mountain climbers – even if you’ve never spoken in front of a crowd or put on a crampon, you still recognize the name. In August I was selected to be a speaker at TEDxTinHau Countdown, a global initiative to champion and accelerate solutions to the […]
Yes, children are the future, but if you are still here tomorrow, you are also part of the conversation We’ve heard it many times. Children are the future. And sure, that is something we can all get behind. However, it only tells part of a story when it comes to an environmentally elevated world. I […]
It started off as a little personal “challenge”, but divorcing fast fashion has proven life changing