Episodes

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 for some sustainable ideas for your next celebration. Don't forget to share your ideas with us: @sustainableyoupod on insta & fb, or email sustainableyoupod@gmail.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 estates, he spent 25 years as Finance Director and Chief Executive Officer for global organisations, travelling throughout Europe, Africa and Asia. For several months, Keith and his wife walked the length of England, and in sharing stories with the people they met, he found my…

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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 your sustainable travel tips on instagram or via email: sustainableyoupod@gmail.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 help limit our waste output and our impact on the oceans and the ecosystem. Check out our social media for more information and to share your own recipes with our community! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 Port Phillip Council. He has developed a 52 week challenge to help people make changes to become more sustainable in their homes, offices and lives. Brett talks to us about some of the fundamental systemic problems we face, and some of the real changes we all need to be makin…

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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 us wanting to explore this area. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 some of the issues with buying this way, as well as the benefits of sourcing local, organic produce straight from the farms into your homes in the same day. For more info, see www.parkigrocer.com See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 environmental impact… BONUS: there will be laughter See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 bonus episode also discusses a few things for you to consider when preparing to vote. For more info visit www.climateforchange.org.au See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 tips in becoming a more sustainable you. Find out more about BioBag World at www.biobagworld.com.au See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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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 media influence you into not recycling! It's still a super important part of the process that we get to control ourselves. Enjoy! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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April 13, 2019

Episode 4: We Get Overwhelmed Too...

In this episode Jacqui and Lisa talk about how learning more about the climate change crisis has at times made them feel overwhelmed, and like small fish in a big pond. But being overwhelmed doesn't mean your motivation needs to change. Hear how they have worked through this issue that faces many of us today. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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March 30, 2019

Episode 3: Fashion

When we think about consumables, we don't often think about the clothes and accessories we wear. But compared to 15 years ago, the average person buys 60% more items of clothing and keeps them for only half as long. Listen for some ways you can slow down the impact of fast fashion. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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March 16, 2019

Episode 2: Break it Down

Part two of a deep dive into sorting your household waste. Following on from last episode's discussion about dividing your rubbish into separate bins, this episode will get into the benefits of composting and our love of chickens! See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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March 16, 2019

Episode 1: Sort Your Bins

We want to live amongst green mountains, not those made from landfill. Landfill (aka the stuff we throw out every day) has many negative impacts on the environment. One of the easiest ways you can reduce your contribution to the huge waste problem we face, is by simply sorting out your rubbish. In this episode we will step you through how to do that, and be more conscious about your household waste. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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March 16, 2019

Intro: Meet Your Hosts

Who are these two Urban Hippies that have gotten together to bring you this brand new podcast? Meet Jacqui and Lisa, and learn how you too, can become a more Sustainable You. See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.

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Feb. 21, 2019

Trailer

The word SUSTAINABLE means something different to everyone. It can be everything from completely living off the grid - to remembering your reusable shopping bag. It’s easy to get bogged down in the big picture stuff, and feel overwhelmed, powerless and insignificant regarding what impact you can have. The idea behind this podcast is to help people become more aware about what they do in their everyday life. That in the long run, they can make a significant difference to the impact they have on …

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