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How To Organize A Community Trash Cleanup w/ Richard Arterbury of Ocean Blue Project

5/8/2019
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Today's guest is Richard Arterbury, the executive director of Ocean Blue Project, a nonprofit organization based in my home state of Oregon. Their mission is to protect and conserve the ocean and its associated waterways through hands on volunteer efforts to clean beaches and rivers, enhance wildlife habitats, and reduce pollution and through service learning projects to provide education and increase awareness of the critical importance of clean waterways. Today we'll be discussing how he...

Duration:00:12:39

How Electromagnetic Pollution Affects The Body w/ Dr. Samuel Milham

5/1/2019
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Today, we are chatting with Dr. Samuel Milham, a specialist in occupational epidemiology who's known as the scientist who first alerted the world to the frightening potential link between occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and human disease. Born in 1932, Dr. Milam is a graduate of union college and Albany Medical College. He became a senior resident and epidemiology at the New York State Department of Health in 1961 and then was a development consultant for that department. His...

Duration:00:22:25

How To Get Plastic Bags Banned In Your Town w/ Corinne Hellyer

4/24/2019
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Today, we are chatting with Corinne Hellyer, a resident of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, where she and other fellow citizens were successful in getting their city council to ban plastic bags. She is sharing how they made that happen, what hurdles they had to overcome, and how you can do the same in your town.

Duration:00:26:45

Advocating for Change Through Legislation with Public Policy Expert April Dickinson

4/17/2019
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Today's guest is April Dickinson aka @zerowastedork, the Communications and Operations Coordinator for Washington State Budget and Policy Center. In this episode, we are brushing up on how the American government system operates, how bills are introduced and where they go from there, how to find and connect with your state representatives, how to enact change through legislation, plus a ton of other related topics and plenty of side discussion! This episode is sponsored by Bestowed...

Duration:01:01:36

Canning: How To Preserve Food with Food Blogger Marisa McClellan

4/3/2019
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Today's guest is Marissa McClellan, a full-time food writer + canning expert at foodinjars.com, and her 4th book, The Food in Jars Kitchen: 140 ways to cook, bake, plate + share your homemade pantry was just released yesterday! Now she's sharing with us all her tips on how to can food, what equipment you need to get started, how to troubleshoot common canning problems, healthy sugar alternatives for canning recipes, foods you didn't know you could can, and more. This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:22:21

Natural Birth Control Methods with Holistic Health Practitioner Robin LaCross

3/27/2019
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Today's guest is Robin LaCross, a holistic health practitioner who specializes in women’s reproductive health. She has been teaching natural birth control methods for over 25 years, and she is passionate about making sure every young woman grows up knowing and understanding her body. Robin is on a mission to reduce unintended pregnancies and the spread of STDs in the world by changing the way mothers talk to their children about puberty + sex. Today, Callee + Robin are talking about natural...

Duration:00:42:01

Starting a Refill-by-Mail Company with Lindsey McCoy of Plaine Products

3/20/2019
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Today we are chatting with Lindsey McCoy, co-founder and CEO of Plaine Products. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and spent the last 10 years working on environmental education in the Bahamas where single-use plastic is common. She and her sister co-founded a company, Plaine Products, that offers shampoo, conditioner and body wash and lotion in aluminum bottles that can be returned, refilled and reused. We discuss how they started a refill-by-mail company, how it works,...

Duration:00:20:04

How To Conserve + Harvest Water with Water Engineer Chris Maxwell-Gaines

3/13/2019
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Today we are chatting with Chris Maxwell-Gaines, a professional engineer and owner of Innovative Water Solutions LLC. IWS is a full-service design / build company passionately committed to providing comprehensive, sustainable, and absolute water management and conservation solutions, utilizing alternative water sources and stormwater management for residential and commercial projects. IWS focuses on systems such as rainwater collection, graywater reuse, stormwater management, and green...

Duration:00:58:14

Advocating For Change Through The Judicial System With Leah Segedie of Mamavation

3/6/2019
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Today we're talking with Leah Segedie, author of Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!), founder of the Mamavation® community, founder of ShiftCon Social Media Conference, food activist and social media consultant. We discuss topics like how to investigating "organic" baby formula companies, ceramic cookware companies, and how to advocate change. Shownotes for this episode, including a full transcript, are available at...

Duration:00:44:17

Starting A Secondhand Craft Supply Store with Bethany Daugherty of Recraft Indy

2/27/2019
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Today we chat with Bethany Daughtery of Recraft Indy, a secondhand supply craft store in Indianapolis, IN. We discuss topics like starting your own eco craft store or any store as we touch upon the business aspect of it. You can visit the stores' website at www.recraftindy.com and follow them on instagram @recraftindy, and find them on Facebook here: www.facebook.com/recraftindy. Shownotes for this episode, including a full transcript, are available at www.ahippieinavan.com/027.

Duration:00:22:38

How to Compost with Worms with Wormologist Anna de la Vega

2/20/2019
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Today's episode is all about composting with worms, featuring Anna de la Vega, a composting expert who founded The Urban Worm, and provides vermicompost workshops + consulting to individuals, businesses + schools in the UK. You can follow her on Instagram @wormologist, or visit her website at www.theurbanworm.co.uk. Shownotes for this episode, including a full transcript, are available at www.ahippieinavan.com/026. This episode is sponsored by Uncle Jim's Worm Farm, the #1 supplier of...

Duration:00:17:35

Debunking Common Zero Waste Misconceptions with Sabrina Katz @sustainablesabs

2/13/2019
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We are back today with returning podcast guest Sabrina Katz, @sustainablesabs on Instagram, and marketing director for The Wally Shop, the first zero waste grocery delivery company, launching now in select NYC zip codes. This episode is slightly different and more laid back than the rest because it was recorded for the IG live I did with Sabrina last week, in case this interview sounds familiar to you already. We talk about how to handle negative comments from family and friends and common...

Duration:00:52:45

How To Declutter Your Home + Mind with Decluttering Expert Rachel Papworth

2/6/2019
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In 2006 Rachel Papworth cleared out all the junk from her home - and has lived clutter free ever since. A trained coach with a psychology degree, she's now a member of the Association of Professional Declutterers + Organisers , as she helps people with too much stuff to declutter and create homes they love that support them to live the life of their dreams. Shownotes for this episode are available at www.ahippieinanvan.com/028, where you'll find a full transcript + links to everything we...

Duration:00:19:44