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Greener by Choice is a daily podcast hosted by The Green Up Girl - C S Wurzberger. It looks at green issues and spotlights green movement leaders who are making a difference all around the world. You’ll hear their real life stories, motivations, inspirations and you’ll receive resources and simple action steps so you can join in and enjoy living a greener lifestyle. Visit GreenerbyChoice.com to learn more.

Greener by Choice is a daily podcast hosted by The Green Up Girl - C S Wurzberger. It looks at green issues and spotlights green movement leaders who are making a difference all around the world. You’ll hear their real life stories, motivations, inspirations and you’ll receive resources and simple action steps so you can join in and enjoy living a greener lifestyle. Visit GreenerbyChoice.com to learn more.
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Greener by Choice is a daily podcast hosted by The Green Up Girl - C S Wurzberger. It looks at green issues and spotlights green movement leaders who are making a difference all around the world. You’ll hear their real life stories, motivations, inspirations and you’ll receive resources and simple action steps so you can join in and enjoy living a greener lifestyle. Visit GreenerbyChoice.com to learn more.

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English


Episodes

S2 - Denise Hamler - Green America

2/11/2017
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Joining us is Denise Hamler from Green America. An organization who's vision is to work for a world where all people have enough, where all communities are healthy and safe, and where the bounty of the Earth is preserved for all the generations to come. www.GreenAmerica.org

Duration: 00:42:57


63: Christina O’Brien, Sustainable Architecture

2/25/2015
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Today’s conversation is with Christina O’Brien from SISR Architecture located in Marlow, NH. They provide sustainable building solutions for a healthy environment, innovative planning and design ideas, and socially Responsive answers and advice to their clients' questions.

Duration: 00:24:53


62: Boston Hospital Saves Thousands by Going Green

2/18/2015
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The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA demonstrates that it is possible to operate a top notch hospital while also going green. With a lot of people that want to do what’s right. Changing how things are done. It comes down to scrutinizing every choice and purchase for the right reasons. Visit GreenerbyChoice.com to discover more.

Duration: 00:05:20


61: Reduce Paper Waste at Work

2/12/2015
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Did you know the average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. That’s a total of nearly 3.7 million tons of copy paper used annually in the U.S. and it translates to over 700 billion sheets. Discover some simple ways to reduce your paper usage at work.

Duration: 00:05:05


58: Why are you shopping this holiday season?

12/10/2014
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Why are you spending so much time out shopping this holiday season? That’s a sillyquestion, cause you love your family and friends and want to buy them special gifts they cancherishfor years to come. But would you agree, it’s also important to buy from reputable companies that treat their employees fairly, sell qualityproducts produced in an ethical manner, and of course a company that cares about their impacton thecommunity and world around them. Discover some amazing earth-friendly...

Duration: 00:09:42


55: 5 Different Ways to Invest in Renewable Energy

11/4/2014
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Joining us today is Tam Hunt, owner of Community Renewable Solutions, a consultancy and law firm specializing in community-scale renewables. I came across his article 5 different ways to invest in renewable energy at green tech media.com and thought it would be a great topic for us to learn more about.

Duration: 00:27:19


54-Ok Ladies, No more mooning everyone around you just cause you need to pe

10/28/2014
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Ok Ladies, No more mooning everyone around you just cause you need to pee.Join us today is Krista Eickmann promoter and distributor of the PStyle. This revolutionary invention allows women and trans men to stand up and pee without removing any clothing. It's super easy to use, reusable, and eliminates the need for toilet paper. And best of all no more mooning everyone around you just cause you need to pee.

Duration: 00:50:14


Rejuvenate your Community by Selling Reusable Goods

10/21/2014
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Here is an amazing way to get your community involved in reusing unwanted building supplies and good, while also support local families. Shop Demo Depot is based in Mt. Pleasant, PA and their mission is to reduce landfill waste and promote the resale and reuse of goods, while financially supporting Community Action initiatives that help those in need. Shop Demo Depot accepts tax-deductible donations of surplus and reusable building supplies from businesses, manufacturers, and the general...

Duration: 00:21:45


52: Buying Eco-Friendly Products Pays Off

10/13/2014
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Join us today is Gia Machlin, founder of EcoPlum a green shopping rewards site with eco-friendly products and green living ideas that makes it fun, easy and rewarding to go green. She carefully selects stylish and unique green products from vendors who earned third party sustainability certification, carry notable eco-labels, or make products primarily from recycled materials. Gia and EcoPlum have been featured on Green is Good Radio, WOR Talk Radio, Crain’s New York, and many other...

Duration: 00:23:33


51: Take the Plastic Free Challenge

10/9/2014
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SaveOurShores.org states that ”80% of plastic pollution that enters the ocean originates from land. Common sources include: recreational beach users, people who drop litter on sidewalks and streets, plastics manufacturers and transporters, illegal dumping, and areas with inadequate trash receptacles. All land-based plastic pollution has the potential to become ocean pollution. Plastics easily blow into the ocean or washed down storm drains that flow directly to the Bay, and oceans around...

Duration: 00:08:17


50: Simple Ways to Protect Marine Mammals, Turtles, and Fish

10/7/2014
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“Ocean pollution affects over 267 species worldwide, including 86% of sea turtle species, 44% of all sea bird species, and 43% of marine mammal species.” Human consumption of plastic is spiraling out of control. We are using a material that technically lasts forever to manufacture items we use for less than 30 minutes. For example: plastic shopping bags, beverage bottles, plastic cups, eatingutensils, etc. Discover what you can do to protect marine mammals, turtles, and fish.

Duration: 00:04:58


49 Missy Schenck - Green River Preserve

10/6/2014
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Missy Schenck, executive directory of Green River Preserve is a non-competitive, coed summer camp connecting children with nature. Located on a 3,400 acre private wildlife preserve in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, this extraordinary natural setting inspires campers to have a greater understanding of themselves, their environment, and their fellow man. Designed for bright, curious, and creative children, their program nurtures character development and fosters skills...

Duration: 00:50:39


48 Set up your recycling area

10/3/2014
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Recycling is a terrific way to help reduce the amount of trash you dump in the landfill, but without proper planning piles of old newspaper and plastic containers can sure mess up your home or office. This episode shares ideas of how to set up a recycling area to hold everything in nice, neat bins.

Duration: 00:06:26


47 Turn a Trash Audit into a Treasure Hunt

10/2/2014
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There are many benefits to performing a trash audit in your home or office.Discover an easy process will help you evaluate the amount and types of trash being generated. Plus, you’ll benefit by cutting costs and saving money, improving your waste management systems, and Increasing your recycling efforts. SO STOP THROWING EVERYTHING AWAY. Discover the 3 simple ways to turn a trash audit into a treasure hunt.

Duration: 00:06:23


46: Prevent Tons of Trash from Entering your local landfill

9/30/2014
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This weeks podcast topic is how to prevent tons of trash from entering your local landfill and I’ll be sharing 3 simple ways you can make this happen. In 2012, Americans generated over 251 millions tons of trash and recycled and composted almost 86.6 million tons. Diverting about 32% of waste from landfills. "“This prevented the release of approximately 168 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent into the air in 2012 — similar to taking 33 million cars off the road for a year.”...

Duration: 00:03:23


45: Climate Change, One Week Later

9/29/2014
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Sunday marks one week after 400,000 people from all around the country marched in NYC and called for action on climate change. This march was part of a series of 2,600 events like this one taking place in 56 countries. What’s great is more and more people are finally recognizing that climate change does in fact exist and together we need to explore ways to re-balance the earth. Visit GreenerbyChoice.com to discover a couple of ways you can help make a difference.

Duration: 00:06:05


44: Richard Sundance Owen, Environmental Cleanup Coalition

9/22/2014
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Joining us today is Richard Sundance Owen, founder and executive director of the Environmental Cleanup Coalition.Today we’re talking about how Plastic Pollution is affecting our oceans, food chain and the health of marine animals, as well as our own. Did you know “An estimated 14 billion pounds of trash is dumped in the world’s oceans every year. And worst of all most of it is plastic.” What a horrific amount of trash. Today, let’s discover how the Environmental Cleanup Coalition’s helping...

Duration: 00:34:21


43: Highlights from the Mother Earth News Fair

9/17/2014
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Highlights from the Mother Earth News Fair Last weekend I attended the Mother Earth News Fair in Seven Springs, PA. Wow,What an amazing weekend. First for those of you who may not know about Mother Earth News, they are a magazine that has been helping folks live self-reliant, sustainable, meaningful lives for more than 40 years. With an audience of more than 3 million readers worldwide, it is the largest and longest-running environmental lifestyle magazine on the planet. Second, I’d like to...

Duration: 00:07:48


Green Road Trip to the Mother Earth News Fair

9/12/2014
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It’s a green road trip It’s 5:30am in Wilmington, VT and I’m getting ready to head out the door and travel to Seven Springs, PA for the Mother Earth News Fair. I am so excited to be spending the weekend with hundreds of Green Movement Leaders, learning more about their products and services, and sharing their stories with you over the coming weeks. Stay tuned! MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine has been helping folks live self-reliant, sustainable, meaningful lives for more than 40 years. With an...

Duration: 00:05:10


41: Eric Hallman, PhD The Livestock Conservancy

9/10/2014
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Protecting nearly 200 breeds of livestock and poultry from extinction. Eric Hallman executive director of The Livestock Conservancy speaks with The Green Up Girl. Now, you may be scratching your head and thinking, “but I see cows and chickens all the time, how can they be endangered?” Just like there are endangered species such as pandas, tigers, and elephants, there are also endangered livestock and poultry BREEDS. Specifically, 21% of the world’s 8,000 livestock breeds are in danger of...

Duration: 00:40:52

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