Marta Roman, Environmentalist
Describe yourself in 3-5 words?
Extrovert, sustainable, Spanish, mum
How has your sustainable journey started?
When I become a mother
What is your vision and how do you think you add value to the community?
I want to inspire others to change their behaviour
Can you share a couple of practical examples on your sustainable living that would be useful to others?
Second hand, recycling, vegan, zero waste
Since when do you live in the UAE?
Why do you love this place?
It gave my family the opportunity to grow
If you would get a magic stick what would you improve and make better?
I’d remove plastics from the environment, clean the air, reforest, clean the oceans and empower fragile communities and groups to grow
Where do you like doing your grocery and why?
Anywhere where I have multiple options for packaging free goods so I can bring my own
What is your favourite eco-brand?
Don’t have one specific
What is your favourite eco-friendly restaurant or cafe?
Don’t have one specific, but I like Organics Cafe
The best way to spend time with family and friends?
Over food or playing games
How do you spend your free time?
Being with my family and friends
Do you recycle and how?
Yes, by separating paper / glass and plastic and using the community recycle bins
The best recent discovery in the UAE?
What is the best way to learn about sustainability and green living?