108 episodes

An environmental podcast with tips on how to live plastic free! Host Andrea Fox tackles big ethical issues with her knowledgeable guests, all in the hope of overcoming the climate change overwhelm and battling the single-use plastic guilt.

Age of Plastic Andrea Fox

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 41 Ratings

An environmental podcast with tips on how to live plastic free! Host Andrea Fox tackles big ethical issues with her knowledgeable guests, all in the hope of overcoming the climate change overwhelm and battling the single-use plastic guilt.

    ...with the legendary Chris Packham

    ...with the legendary Chris Packham

    Actual Chris Packham! I was overjoyed to get some time to chew the fat with the author, presenter and long time naturalist. It was all to do with his support for the The National Lottery funded Flows to the Future project, and the artwork celebrating Flows to the Future's Milly Revill Hayward. 

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    • 22 min
    Round Up! And Restart!

    Round Up! And Restart!

    OMG she's back again! Age of Plastic podcast is back with a little reminder of Series 10! Plus... listen to me chat to Chris Packham on the next episode - available right now.

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    • 4 min
    Biodegradable backpacks with Young Woman Engineer of the Year Dr Ciara McGrath

    Biodegradable backpacks with Young Woman Engineer of the Year Dr Ciara McGrath

    Today Dr Ciara McGrath, IET's Young Woman Engineer of the Year
    discusses a brand new competition for the young science experts in your life, and reveals what the space industry are doing to curb their carbon footprint.
    https://www.engineer-a-better-world.org/get-involved/


    https://www.biophilica.co.uk/


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/63048071

    ECO LIFE HACK
    Scientist removes microplastics from ocean water with okra!
    https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/texas-researchers-use-ocra-to-remove-microplastics-from-wastewater/

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    • 20 min
    Carbon footprints and COP27 with GIKI

    Carbon footprints and COP27 with GIKI

    Carbon footprints, how to reduce them, and your costs. Plus Cop 27.  That's what we get into with today's guests.  Giki co-founders Jo and James Hand!

    https://giki.earth/

    A free guide to getting involved in COP27 from Giki.
    https://giki.earth/the-ultimate-guide-to-cop27-and-how-you-can-cut-carbon/


    ECO LIFE HACK
    https://www.islamic-relief.org.uk/pakistan-floods-appeal/

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    • 40 min
    Getting Dirty in your garden... for the planet

    Getting Dirty in your garden... for the planet

    Frances Tophill (BBC GARDENERS WORLD) and Claire Hattersley (Weleda Biodynamic gardening expert) discuss how your gardening efforts could give the UK’s degraded soil a much-needed boost!
    Tree Sisters
    https://treesisters.org/

    Weleda Save Earths Skin
    https://www.weleda.co.uk/save-earths-skin

    Microplastic from water discovery!
    https://twitter.com/FrRonconi/status/1490273313112965123?s=20&t=6W_UnDh0MZgdMOnj4H6SNw

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    • 13 min
    Turn Down The Heat...

    Turn Down The Heat...

    Today’s guest is Tim Forman, Senior Research Associate and Senior Teaching Associate at the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership, at the University of Cambridge.
    He’s authored New report from the University of Cambridge and Epson - the company making appliances probably best known for printer… on energy consumption from plug-in appliances - To meet the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Net Zero Scenario, which calls for appliance energy usage to fall to 60% of 2020 levels by 2050, a new report from Epson and the University of Cambridge explores the little things that can be done to reduce appliance energy consumption.

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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

magicomartinez ,

Great podcast for the environment

One of the best podcasts out there for people who care about the planet. Thoroughly recommended! 👍

KerriRich ,

Turn down the heat

Few minutes into what was going to be an interesting informative podcast and I switched it off because it’s difficult to hear the speaker muffled and distant.

Alan143 ,

Great podcast

A great listen and very informative. Fantastic host with guests who really know their stuff. A must listen if this is a topic which interests you...and even if it’s not!

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