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From the popular blog www.startingsustainability.com we have created a podcast to help you learn the simple ways you can incorporate sustainable practices into your lifestyle. Follow Kaylin along with her triumphs and fails of navigating a sustainable lifestyle. Everyone can do more than re-usable bags and cups. Getting everyone to do an extra few steps towards sustainability will have a greater impact than just one person doing it perfectly. To learn more check out www.startingsustainabilit ...
 
Welcome to the Going Green Podcast: Each week Philip and Paul look at different issues on Climate change and explore some of the things that you can do to to become more energy efficient and eco friendly. We all can do our bit and we need to start yesterday.
 
Listen in to Green Stuff as zero waste shop owner and mother of two, Stephanie Lentz, shares how taking imperfect action and a willingness to focus on progress over perfection can help you navigate our broken systems, improve your quality of life, and lead to a more sustainable future for all. As part of Scoop Intelligence's commitment to education and growth, we believe it is important to share our knowledge, experience and resources with EcoCitizens and Ecopreneurs alike to make your journ ...
 
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www.startingsustianibilty.com What does sustainability mean? What is white, see through, and drawstring? What is round, stretchy, and made of silicone? Can you name the sustainable items? Dawn Elming joins the show and shares the funny and out of the box view points of the kids from when she conducted a sustainability unit at her school. She shared…
 
Today's Tuesday Tip minisode comes from Green Stuff host, Stephanie Lentz. In the light of the Harvest Moon, Stephanie shares some of her main tips for shopping for produce waste-free — without the stickers or packaging. If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutra…
 
"It's all about reevaluating what we actually value and operating our business in alignment with that value." We welcome the delightful Moji Igun to the podcast this week! Moji is a sustainable business consultant focusing on zero waste in the workplace. Stephanie and Moji talk about incorporating zero waste in personal and professional life, the n…
 
I did an experiment in the classroom yesterday making some hydrogen and it was colourless, but that isn't what the colours of hydrogen are all about. Most of all our hydrogen - a safe clean gas to burn for energy is called Brown Hydrogen, made from Fossils fuels and in the manufacture of this lots of Carbon and other toxic substances like sulfur ar…
 
On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. Green Stuff Producer Avery Parducci is heading back to school! In this week's minisode, he share some of his favorite tips for incorporating sustainable habits into your school or work day. If you're in the Seattle area, yo…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Back in episode 82 we talked about some problems with landfills. However, there are even more problems. In this episode we discuss the toxicity, water, and air pollution associated with landfills and what you can do to reduce your waste from going to the landfill. www.startingsustainability.com/episode96 ***Donate ext…
 
Scientists are calling for emissions in Carbon Dioxide to be cut by 7.6% per year. This means that by 2030 the Carbon Dioxide emissions will be cut by half. The scientists are also calling for a 3% a year cut in extracting coal, oil and gas - effectively leaving the reserves in the ground. But at present rather than a drop in production, the produc…
 
If the Internet was a country, it would be the sixth most polluting country in the world. That's a big problem for a world that lives on the Internet. In this week's episode, Stephanie chats with Green Stuff friend and eco-designer Michelle Miller. They discuss how businesses can build their websites with environmental sustainability in mind and a …
 
On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop CEO, Stephanie Lentz share some of her favorite ways to use up apples and make the most of fall apple season! If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Re…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Where does our tap water come from? Why do we need to conserve water? Where does our waste water go? Why isn't water free? Kaylin explains where our tap water comes from, how water treatment plants work and the amount of resources that go into making the tap water drinkable. Also, why it is so important to conserve wa…
 
Friends of Scoop, Alisha and Nick Lee, join Stephanie to talk about the process of opening their own zero waste store. Alisha and Nick are owners of Nudge Eco Store, which opened in Sacramento during the pandemic. In this conversation, they share their motivations for starting Nudge, the challenges they faced, and how the shop is continuing to grow…
 
Decarbonising the world isn't about getting rid of the carbon - that’s impossible, but it all about managing the resource. Carbon Taxes can be applied to industries to push them in the right direction allowing the more efficient companies to trades carbon credits with other companies by setting caps and allowing trade. Carbon Coins are used to rewa…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Tyler Mayoras joins the show and shares how eating less meat is one of the most sustainable actions anyone can take. Tyler is giving a glow-up to the world's most underappreciated superfood: the bean. A passionate impact investor and entrepreneur, he co-founded Cool Beans with a vision of bringing sustainable, whole-f…
 
Reduce, Repair, Rethink, Recycle, Reuse or Reimagine If you can buy from a different manufacturer who makes a longer lasting product, perhaps one that can have parts easily replaced or upgraded, then this helps stop the throwaway culture we live in. If you can buy a product in recycled packaging, then this also helps. Slowly manufacturers are going…
 
www.startingsustainability.com We are all taking extra steps to be more sustainable. However, there are some luxuries that are hard to give up. One extraordinarily resource intensive luxury is alcohol and specifically distilled spirits. Did you know, for every bottle of whiskey created 6 pounds of carbon waste are generated? He is the founder of a …
 
Should we stop all oil production. Should we turn to electric cars powered by wind power. Should we get rid of the coal mines and only use clean wind and tidal power. Sounds great but … What would you wear? Plastics are made from Oil. No oil - no clothes, no glue, no spectacles, no computers, no cars, no phones - no kitchens units, no tea bags, no …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Kaylin went out to California for vacation and came back with COVID! :( She is at home quarantining with her kids and husband. Therefore this week's episode is a quick one because she is exhausted between parenting, working, and recovering. Listen in for a crash course in everything bamboo. Bamboo is used for everythi…
 
The IPCC report comes out the week we get the hottest day ever in Europe. In the week that there are fires in Italy, Greece and Turkey. In the week when floods are also swallowing up Turkey and the USA California fires have been going on for a month. Philip and Paul look at just a few headlines from the report which blames all the current global wa…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Youth activist Sarah Goody shares her incredible journey from first learning about climate change in sixth grade to attending marches and then to leading them as an 8th grader. Sarah shares her experience and give advise for other youth on how to become more involved. www.startingsustainability.com/episode91 Sarah-goo…
 
This week's topics were wide ranging from Green Games to Concrete. Moss is a wonderful substance holding up to eight times its weight in water and storing carbon for centuries as peat. This system is being used to slow down the water that rains in the centre of the country and releasing it slower so that large towns on rivers are not so easily floo…
 
To follow up on last week's interview with author Julia Goldstein about waste systems and recycling, Scoop Team Member Hannah talks about ways to properly recycle. Wish-cycling is the process of putting things in the recycling bin and hoping they are recyclable. Listen to this minisode to learn more about why that's an issue and how to know what ac…
 
www.startingsustainability.com We are all aware of how unsustainable the earth is becoming. We are working hard to preserve our natural environment. However, what about our indoor environment? We spend most of our time indoors and we really need to focus on transitioning out indoor environments to be as sustainable as possible. Ellen Strickland joi…
 
We wrap up Plastic Free July with an episode about waste and recycling. This week, Stephanie is joined by Seattle-based author Julia Goldstein to discuss waste streams, truths about recycling, and ways for you to better manage your own recycling or trash systems at home. You can learn more about Julia Goldstein's work and find her books on her webs…
 
Over the past few weeks we have seen, Wildfires, Floods, extremes of heat in the Northern Hemisphere and Snow in Brazil. The Met Office in the UK has confirmed that the 10 hottest years have occurred in the last 20 years. Is climate change already here? Have we reached the tipping point already? - The climate has become more chaotic. The Number of …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Have you heard of Plastic Free July? This is a global movement that has been around since 2011 and is really gaining momentum. Listen in to learn more about the movement and how to join. It is also more than half way through the year and Kaylin checks in on her January bucket list to see how she has done so far. www.s…
 
Over the past few days we have seen extreme temperatures in the USA along with Wildfires A large Heat Dome bottling in the heat. Canada too has had extreme temperatures along with Siberia and northern China. These have all been record breaking. In contrast some of Europe and China have had record breaking rain leading to vast flooding and loss of l…
 
For this week's Tuesday Tip, Scoop Team Member Darby Frey shares what's in her sustainability kit and tricks for having a more earth-friendly summer! To find more, read her blog post at https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/blogs/news/a-summer-of-sustainable-swaps Follow us on social media: @scoopmarketplace @scoopintelligence…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Isabel Aagard is the found of the rapidly growing eco-business, LastObject. She is an entrepreneur and collaborative designer on a mission to eliminate single-use plastics by creating reusable alternatives to single-use items we use daily. She is the creator of LastSwab, LastRound, and LastTissue. www.startingsustaina…
 
It's Plastic Free July! Not sure how to really start moving toward a zero waste lifestyle? Host Stephanie Lentz and Darby Frey, Lifestyle Enrichment Specialist at Scoop Marketplace, talk about how they started their zero waste journeys, what has helped their friends and family's come on board, and a few of their favorite tips for Plastic Free July.…
 
Our planet is made up from 2/3 water how water is moved through and around our planet is called the water cycle. this cycle of water is crucial to live on this planet, it runs our climates our ability to live and how we generate power. There is a going problem with the current water cycle, the reason is that we are starting to run out of fresh drin…
 
On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Jenni shares a few tips to help minimize waste while eating a meal out. Head to our website to learn more about Scoop Swap Box — a monthly subscription that helps you find the right sustainable …
 
www.startingsustainability.com 3 years ago Kaylin started this podcast. Last fall Liana Kent emailed asking how to start a movement and how to start a podcast. She did it! Liana has her own podcast called "UnF*_k Your Shopping Cart". Hear the details of this inspirational story. www.startingsustainability.com/episode87 Support the show by shopping …
 
Scoop Marketplace's Sustainability Lead, Taylor Stirling, joins host Stephanie Lentz for a conversation about sustainable businesses. Together they discuss how to identify your own core values so you can spot businesses that align with your beliefs. Taylor talks about how she created Scoop's first sustainability report and the importance of transpa…
 
The climate change is clearly seen in northern USA and Canada as the temperatures nearly reach 50C. Houses in this part of the world are deigned to retain the heat. The houses and the people within them cannot survive these temperatures as hundreds die due the heat. We also look at capturing the Carbon Dioxide produced when making beer, capturing t…
 
On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Hannah shares her zero waste alternative to makeup removing wipes. Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide! https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcast If you'r…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Let's take the time to look back over the past year and analyze the challenges of "going green" during the COVID pandemic and how difficult is was to maintain or even begin a more sustainable lifestyle in a time of masks, restrictions on reusables and recycling, and increased demand for delivery and shipping services.…
 
This week we are joined by Stephanie Wall, co-founder of the group Seattle Zero Waste. Steph Wall and host Stephanie Lentz discuss "zero waste maximalism", shopping at estate sales, and ways to host parties while minimizing waste. To learn more about Seattle Zero Waste, listen to Green Stuff Episode 15. If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit …
 
Are there any alternatives to maize, wheat and rice? Does it have to be Insects, algae and the more familiar soya? Why do we need different foods? Let’s look at growing Beef and growing an insect and growing Soya. Grass -> 10% turned into beef - 90% wastage But its not quite so true Much of the feed would go to waste. Insects made of chitin. Inedib…
 
www.startingsustainability.com It is summertime! The weather is beautiful and we can travel again! Doesn't matter if you want to stay at home or go out and about. Listen in for some fun eco friendly activities you can do with your kids, partner, friends, or solo. If you want to travel to another location Kaylin reviews a variety of ways to make you…
 
This week on Green Stuff, host Stephanie Lentz tackles a question that she has asked herself often: is a zero waste store really zero waste? The short answer — no. But in reality, it's actually quite complex. Stephanie discusses the ways that waste shows up, even in a zero waste store, and the challenges Scoop Marketplace and many other zero waste …
 
This week we are looking a rather damning indictment on the Government that we as a country are less prepared for global climate change than we were 5 years ago. The Climate change Risk Assessment is carried out every 5 years and is a lengthy report that reviews how well the country is prepared for global climate change. The report is then looked a…
 
On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Jenni shares the tricks she uses to help dress her kids while being mindful of the environmental impact of clothing and staying on a budget. Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero…
 
www.startingsustainbility.com The Loop Store!! A new way to shop, without the waste. A place where you can buy name brand items you would recognize in the big box stores, except they all come in sustainable reusable packaging. Charlotte Maiden joins the show to explain how Loop reimagined the weekly shop, with counter-worthy packaging not made for …
 
Lithium is our way out for power. Lithium Batteries are made from Lithium Carbonate and there are huge deposits in Cornwall and Scotland. The Cornish reserves give us 260mg per litre flowing at a rate of 40-60 litres per second. But we know that mining is environmentally costly. The World's highest grade Lithium in Geothermal waters gives us a low …
 
www.startingsutainability.com Kaylin interviews Izzy Fisk co-founder and director of Seasonarians, a new community investment company that encourages people to eat locally, seasonally, and sustainably. Learn how Seasonarians got started and see if you can bring the concept to your town. www.startingsustainability.com/episode83 Support the show: Sta…
 
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