Episodes

March 22, 2020

Episode 6: Roving Refills with Unwasteful Andrea

Roving Refills was created in 2019 by two sisters, who had a passion for environmental protection and a growing concern at the amount of plastic packaging in the world. They started Roving Refills to provide people with local...

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March 7, 2020

Episode 25: Minimising Food Waste

Did you know that 40% of our household waste is made up of food scraps? Australians send 5.3 million tonnes of food waste to landfill every single year, where it produces the harmful gas methane as it breaks down. The greenho...

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Feb. 22, 2020

Episode 24: Mark Spencer (Part 2): The Man Behind Climactic

We are back for part two of our chat with Mark Spencer from the Climactic Podcast Network. If you missed part one, stop now and go back and have a listen! It will make more sense and give you some context. In this episode, we...

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Feb. 9, 2020

Episode 23 - Mark Spencer (Part 1): The Man Behind Climactic

If you are into climate-related podcasts, chances are you have heard the name Climactic, or the voice of Mark Spencer. In April 2018 Mark saw a huge opportunity to connect everyday people with ideas to share about living well...

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Jan. 25, 2020

Episode 22: Lisa chats with a Firie!

Do you know a volunteer Firie? Have you wondered what happens when they go off to fight a bushfire and save our communities from destruction? Lisa's dad Mike is a long-serving member of the CFA, and has been deployed on sever...

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Jan. 18, 2020

Episode 21: Start where you are...

It's Sustainable You - Season 2! Jacqui and Lisa reflect on some of the lessons learned over Christmas and the Summer break and discuss the current bushfire and climate crisis Australia is experiencing. Listen in for some pos...

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Nov. 29, 2019

Episode 20: Looking back and looking forward!

As 2019 draws to a close, Jacqui and Lisa take some time to chat about what changes they have made this year, and reflect on the episodes that they are most proud of. This is the final episode of the year - but they will be b...

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Nov. 9, 2019

Episode 19: Sustainable Silly Season

At the time of releasing this episode there were only 44 days until... Christmas!!! It's that wonderful time of the year - decorations come out, carols start playing in the Supermarket, and many sustainable habits fly out of ...

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Oct. 30, 2019

Episode 18: Chatting with Meg Berryman

In this episode, we chat with Meg Berryman. She’s a women's coach, teacher, yogi, mother and founder of the School for Sacred, Social Leaders. She shares her passion for empowering people to journey from wellness, to wholenes...

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Oct. 12, 2019

Episode 17: Tricky Conversations

A lot has been happening in the climate crisis movement recently, with coverage in mainstream media prompting lots of discussions with many varied opinions. Jacqui and Lisa share their recent experiences of tricky online inte...

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Sept. 28, 2019

Episode 16: Lisa Goes to the Strike

On Friday 20th September 2019, 4 million people around the world went on strike for the climate. Over 100,000 marched in Melbourne, and Lisa was there with her 2 school-aged kids. This episode Lisa brings you along, as she pr...

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Sept. 18, 2019

Episode 15: Jacqui's Utilities Tips

So you get your power, water & gas bills - monthly, quarterly, or whenever they arrive in the letterbox - and the amounts seem to go up and up. In this episode, Jacqui runs through some of her tried and tested ways of not onl...

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Aug. 31, 2019

Episode 14: What's Your 2040?

"Across the globe, there are literally thousands of climate solutions activities and businesses well underway, even as most of us don't know of them. Imagine if we began to combine them in order to find a solution?" - Damon G...

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Aug. 17, 2019

Episode 13: Party Time

So, you're having a party... but how do you minimise waste at each step of the way? Jacqui and Lisa share some of their ideas, from e-invitations to palm leaf plates, to the sisterhood of the traveling balloons! Listen in fo...

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Aug. 5, 2019

Episode 12: Keith Badger

Our episode this week is a chat with the enigmatic Keith Badger: company director, philanthropist, mentor, writer, speaker, and a year-round ocean swimmer. Born and raised in a working class family on South London council est...

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July 20, 2019

Episode 11: Sustainable Travel

Travel is such an enriching experience, but it has the capacity to be very detrimental to the environment. Listen in to this week's episode to find out ways to minimise your impact at all stages of the travel process. Send us...

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July 6, 2019

Episode 10: Do It Yourself!

In this episode, Jacqui and Lisa talk about some of the DIY recipes they have discovered for around the home. Not only will they help eliminate some nasty chemicals from using store-bought cleaning products, but they also hel...

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June 25, 2019

Episode 9: Zero Waste Man

This week we present our conversation with Brett Hedger - the Zero Waste Man. Brett has been a true eco-warrior for several decades. He lives a waste-free lifestyle in Melbourne and works as a sustainability consultant for Po...

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June 8, 2019

Episode 8: Sustaina-baby!

Becoming a parent is often a pivotal point in considering the impact that we have on the world. Having a baby presents us with many decisions on what we buy and use, so we have come up with some sustainable ideas for those of...

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May 25, 2019

Episode 7: The Actual Fresh Food People

These days we can access almost any variety of perfectly formed fruit and vegetable at the big supermarkets - even when it is not in season, or even from Australia. Today we talk to Dave and Holli from Parkigrocer who explain...

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May 11, 2019

Episode 6: One for the Ladies! (Men always welcome too)

The average Australian woman uses around 10,000-12,000 disposable menstrual products in their lifetime, which equates to around $15,000 of her hard-earned going, quite literally, to waste. Learn how to minimise your monthly e...

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May 7, 2019

Bonus: C4C and the Climate Election

With less than two weeks until Australia votes in the 2019 Federal Election, Lisa shares some audio from a recent conversation on Climate Change she facilitated through Climate for Change (C4C) in recent weeks. This short bon...

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April 27, 2019

Episode 5: Who's Confused About Plastic?

This episode is an interview with Scott Morton - of BioBag World Australia. Scott, a plastics manufacturer from South Australia, helps us understand the terms Reusable, Degradable, Biodegradable and Compostable and his top ti...

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April 20, 2019

Bonus: What Do Those Numbers Mean?

One of our listeners asked us to explain what those numbers within the recycling symbol on our stuff actually mean - so here is the low down on how our plastics get classified, and what we can actually recycle. Don't let the ...

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