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weekly reads

This week’s roundup of interesting, thought-provoking, and inspiring reads.

Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds | The New Yorker

Great article talking about confirmation bias and studies related to it.

Personal solutions can’t save the planet | TreeHugger

My favorite writer at TreeHugger talks about what you actually need to do to make a difference for the environment. Watch the video, read the articles she reviews, and see what you think.

How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil | The Huffington Post

We need to get rid of single-use, disposable plastics. Start by removing them from your daily life.

Cutting food waste helps companies profit | Grist

Reducing food waste will help the world in so many ways, including a company’s bottom line.

10 simple ways to break free from worrying too much | be more with less

Very doable solutions if you’re a constant worrier. I can use some of this advice.

Make your own delicious, beautiful raisins | TreeHugger

No dehydrator needed! It’s easy to make your own dried fruits without any special equipment.

Zero Waste

Today’s episode focuses on zero waste. My special guest is Emily Nelson, Education Manager for I Love A Clean San Diego.

Learn about zero waste, why it’s important and easy ways to get started living a zero waste lifestyle.

 

Love A Clean San Diego
Website: www.CleanSD.org
Facebook: @iloveacleansd
Twitter: @iloveacleansd
Instagram: @iloveacleansd
Pinterest: I Love A Clean SD
Blog: ecoBLOGic

 


 

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zero waste resources

zero waste meme

Here are some great zero waste resources. Check them out!

Getting Started

Why Zero Waste

Great Zero Waste Resources

zero waste ideas
Zero Waste Ideas from University of San Diego

How Tos

Inspiration

 

pollinators

Today’s episode focuses on pollinators. My special guest is Erin Rupp, the founder and Executive Director of Pollinate Minnesota.

Pollinate Minnesota
Website: www.pollinatemn.org
Facebook: @pollinatemn
Twitter: @pollinatemn

Learn what pollinators are, why they are important and ways to support them.

 

Photo credit: Emma Freeman Photography

Special thanks for music:

pollinators

Today’s episode focuses on pollinators. My special guest is Erin Rupp, the founder and Executive Director of Pollinate Minnesota.

Pollinate Minnesota
Website: www.pollinatemn.org
Facebook: @pollinatemn
Twitter: @pollinatemn

Learn what pollinators are, why they are important and ways to support them. Photo credit: Emma Freeman Photography.

 

 

bee

Learn about Pollinators

Ways to Get Involved/Support Pollinators

How to Get Involved with Advocacy Work

Extra pollinator fun

 

FR_National Pollinator Week Infographic FNL_0

 

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180° South

The purpose of this podcast: craft quality shows to educate and inspire the listener on environmental topics and issues, and help share the work of many individuals and organizations working to improve the community in which they operate.

Join me as I learn about the things affecting our environment and profile organizations making a positive difference in our communities and the world.

goals

  • Learn about what is affecting our environment.
  • Create awareness about things affecting our environment. Educate on what these things are all about and why they are important to understand. Inspire change by talking with experts and offering easy to understand action steps to make a positive impact on the earth. Provide resources to learn more.
  • Create a community and resources to learn more about organizations, topics and causes in the environmental sphere.
  • Have fun. Me: have fun learning and sharing. You: have fun listening and learning.

If there is a topic you want to hear me podcast about, let me know! Know of a great organization making positive impacts on the environmental world? Share!