Episodes

Aug. 9, 2021

The Humble Little Breadtag

This week we share an interview with Shani Nottingham, the founder of The Breadtag Project. Shani took a simple everyday item and decided to make art with it. But in a bid to discover more, she found opportunities to do bette...

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June 21, 2021

Episode 49: Sustainability, Inspiration and Innovation with Michael Wheatland

An Internationally Chartered Engineer turned commercial manager who is passionate about sustainable outcomes through carbon reduction technology, calcination technology, waste to energy projects, community energy, battery man...

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May 19, 2021

Episode 48: Naturally Inspired with Krissy Ballinger

Krissy Ballinger has always been passionate about health, the human body and the planet. When she learned about the crazy number of ingredients in her cleaning and body care products, she decided to use this ‘universal nudge’...

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April 27, 2021

Episode 47: Give Where You Live

Gifting, receiving, sharing, lending and expressing gratitude are the simple things that don’t seem to happen that often anymore. In this week’s episode, Jacqui shares her experience of the Buy Nothing Project and how a hyper...

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April 9, 2021

Episode 46: Stride into slow fashion with Jordan Wilkes

When professional soccer player Jordan Wilkes was 20 years old, he asked himself if his wardrobe reflected his personal values - and his answer was a resounding ‘no’! He refers to it as “giving passive consent to the ill’s of...

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March 17, 2021

Episode 45: Confident Conversations

Have you ever talked about climate change with someone and felt like the conversation didn’t go as well as you planned? Or have you avoided having these conversations because you don’t feel well equipped? In 2020, Climate Com...

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March 1, 2021

What is a Healthy Home?

Creating an energy-efficient home doesn’t necessarily equate to creating a healthy home. What are the principles of a healthy home? And what are some of the most common mistakes to avoid when building or renovating, to ensure...

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Feb. 14, 2021

Episode 43: Clean and green (in your laundry!)

If you are looking for a good place to start making your home a bit ‘greener’ then your laundry is an excellent place to start. Washing and drying clothes has a bigger impact on the planet than you might think - so we decide...

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Jan. 29, 2021

Episode 42: Preserving the right to witness nature’s beauty

In a world where we are losing so many natural wonders, it’s so important for communities to stand up and protect our natural environment when given the opportunity. Mandy Robertson is a member of the Spider Crab Alliance – w...

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Dec. 20, 2020

Episode 41: Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021

As 2020 draws to a close, once again Jacqui and Lisa take some time to chat about the year that was. They reflect on the episodes that they are most proud of, the things that they learnt and what they have achieved in a year ...

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Dec. 1, 2020

Episode 40: Turning Resolutions into Actions with Banish

Lottie Dalziel, the founder of Banish, has established herself as a reputable Environmental Educator. A 2018 new year’s resolution ‘to do better’ when it came to her personal environmental impact, highlighted the need to help...

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Nov. 7, 2020

Episode 39: 1200 chickens!

Imagine buying some land in regional Victoria, figuring out how to work with it instead of changing it, and ending up farming over 1000 chickens, maintaining sheep, a jersey cow and growing your own food supply. Not only that...

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Oct. 17, 2020

Episode 38 - The Swag

We’ve all felt guilt around how much rotting fruit and veggies we throw out every week from the depths of our fridges. Recent stats actually show that the average Aussie throws out 126kgs of food each year. That’s a lot of wa...

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Oct. 3, 2020

Episode 37 - TedX Darlinghurst

These days, almost everyone will have heard of Ted talks - they are short, powerful public talks, known for the communication of good ideas and feature inspiring and motivational speakers. Our guest today, Juan Beijani - has ...

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Sept. 19, 2020

Episode 36: Sustainable Sally

For more than 2 decades, Australian families watched as Sally Williams talked us through many different household products and brands. With a voice for radio and a face for TV, Sally was synonomous with the Brand Power taglin...

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Aug. 29, 2020

Episode 35: Swapsies

There are tons of easy swaps that we can make in our lives to be more environmentally friendly. Waste is a crucial problem for today’s environment, but there are plenty of eco-friendly substitutes for single-use products that...

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July 28, 2020

Episode 34: Active citizenship with Mike McEvoy

How did Mike McEvoy deal with his internal panic about "the elephant in the room" that is climate change? Lisa has a chat with Climate for Change 's National Program Manager about how his journey from a child looking at a pos...

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July 4, 2020

Episode 33: Single Use Ain't Sexy!

How much are we all washing our hands these days?! A lot! But now, practicing good hand hygiene doesn't have to mean excessive plastic waste. Today we chat with Josh Howard, the founder of Single Use Ain't Sexy. He started th...

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June 19, 2020

Episode 32: Watch, Listen, Read

What have you been up to during "Iso"? Jacqui and Lisa have been going through the ups and downs of home-schooling, getting out into nature, kids on devices, and honing vegetable gardening skills. Here they share some sustain...

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May 30, 2020

Episode 11: Flora and Fauna

Today we chat with Julie - the founder of Flora & Fauna, an Australian online business who sources and sells ethical, eco-friendly and sustainable products direct to you. Having spent 20+ years working in retail, Julie wante...

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May 16, 2020

Episode 10: Eco.Mono with Sam Leigh

Where can you find ethically made and sustainable fashion items that suit your conscience and your style? Do you find it confusing and time-consuming to have to research every fashion purchase to ensure it aligns with your va...

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May 5, 2020

Episode 9: Greenwashing

Oh no you’ve been greenwashed again! While we are thinking of ways to become more sustainable and make better environmental choices, companies are spending a lot of time and money to confuse us into thinking that their produc...

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April 18, 2020

Episode 8: Start with Socks

How do you take over 13 tonnes of textiles out of landfill in a 6 month period? Easy! Start with socks! Lisa and Jacqui chat with Michael from Manrags - and find out how what started as a men’s essentials subscription busines...

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April 6, 2020

Episode 7: Community Events with a Sustainability Focus

In this episode, Lisa shares information about her Primary School Fete held in mid-March. She found herself on the Fete Committee late in 2019, and decided that if she got a say on how the event was organised, she'd try and m...

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