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Welcome to Practical(ly) Zero Waste, a podcast about making zero waste living as practical as possible. Each episode discusses straightforward practical changes we can make that add up to create a big difference environmentally. We explore different companies, products, habits and practises that make going zero waste easier. Everything we do on this earth has an impact, let's make it a positive one!

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Practical(ly) Zero Wast‪e‬ Elsbeth Callaghan

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to Practical(ly) Zero Waste, a podcast about making zero waste living as practical as possible. Each episode discusses straightforward practical changes we can make that add up to create a big difference environmentally. We explore different companies, products, habits and practises that make going zero waste easier. Everything we do on this earth has an impact, let's make it a positive one!

If you've enjoyed any of these episodes and would like to hear more, don't forget to rate and review on Apple Podcasts, and like and subscribe on other platforms to support future content making! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/practicallyzerowaste/support

    119 • Belonging in Nature

    119 • Belonging in Nature

    Combine the need for community within our reciprocal relationship with nature and start building some self-identity as someone who thinks outside! Join me this week with Nancy Thompson as we talk about the gems of learning outdoors and engaging with our need to belong. Grab all her recommendations below!

    Nancy’s Website:

    http://www.thinkoutside.life/

    List of Landmarks for the Pathway Project:

    https://pathwayproject.ca/landmarks/

    Pathways to Stewardship and Kinship [great video]:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_QpeuD4Pw0&t=2s&ab_channel=ThePathwaytoStewardshipandKinship

    Peterborough Initiatives:

    Green Up

    https://www.greenup.on.ca/

    Turtle Conversation

    https://ontarioturtle.ca/

    Canadian Canoe Museum

    https://canoemuseum.ca/

    Kawartha Land Trust

    https://kawarthalandtrust.org/

    TRACKS Program

    https://www.tracksprogram.ca/

    Youth in Leadership and Sustainability

    https://yls.green/program/

    International UN Designation

    https://www.greenup.on.ca/program/regional-centre-expertise-rce-peterborough-kawartha-haliburton/

    The Big Book of Nature Activities

    https://www.drewmonkman.com/the-big-book-of-nature-activities-a-year-round-guide-to-outdoor-learning/

    The Overstory by Richard Powers

    http://www.richardpowers.net/the-overstory/

    The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28256439-the-hidden-life-of-trees

    Back to Nature [teacher resources]

    https://www.back2nature.ca/



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    • 42 min
    118 • Backyard Biodiversity

    118 • Backyard Biodiversity

    This week I get all hyped up about rewilding my backyard and some ways to add a bit more wild and increase the biodiversity of your patch of home in practical ideas and a bunch of links to things in the show notes. Enjoy!

    Rewilding Knepp Talk:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvD1DGSS8Aw&ab_channel=BrightonNaturalHealthCentre

    Green Dreamer Episode 271: 

    https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/green-dreamer/271-owen-wormser-sFATdmtKe9I/

    How to Rewild your Garden:

    https://www.christiesrealestate.com/blog/nature-vs-nurture-rewilding-your-garden/?utm_content=nature-vs-nurture&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=pinterestblog

    Your Garden is an Ecosystem:

    https://www.1millionwomen.com.au/blog/birds-bees-and-bugs-your-garden-ecosystem-and-it-needs-looking-after/

    How to Make a Bee Hotel:

    http://verticalveg.org.uk/how-to-make-a-bee-hotel-that-really-works/

    Add a Bat Box:

    http://www.farmbiodiversity.ca/species-at-risk-2/bats/bats-boxes/

    Examples of Where to Begin Rewilding:

    https://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/visual-guides/adding-biodiversity-to-your-garden.aspx



    Grab the full show notes at www.practicallyzerowaste.ca

    New Episodes Every Sunday at 8 AM.

    You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Overcast, and more.

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    117 • The No Shampoo Method

    117 • The No Shampoo Method

    Ever wondered about all those mystery terms like No 'Poo and Co-Washing? Have questions about how to go shampoo-free from a curly-haired non-conventionalist? This week on the pod I chat with Chelsea Day-Ross about her no-shampoo hair care method for curly, caucasian lady hair, some tips for lots of other hair types, resources, and a well-rounded conversation on consuming less to save money and keep the planet livable all in one! 

    This topic was requested by listener Elizabeth (hi Elizabeth)! If you have a topic that you’d like to hear on the podcast, you can email the show at practicallyzerowaste@gmail.comand I’ll see what I can do!

    Grab the full show notes at www.practicallyzerowaste.ca

    New Episodes Every Sunday at 8 AM.

    You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Overcast, and more.

    Support the podcast at https://ko-fi.com/elsbethcallaghan

    Contact us at practicallyzerowaste@gmail.com

    Instagram @practicallyzerowastepod


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    • 49 min
    116 • Zero Waste DIYs Part II

    116 • Zero Waste DIYs Part II

    Just a couple of dumpster peaches talking about all the DIYs to make low waste living and life in lockdown a little brighter and simpler! Grab the full list of DIYs and the full show notes at www.practicallyzerowaste.ca!


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    • 36 min
    115 • Create Lasting Change

    115 • Create Lasting Change

    All those New Year's Resolutions sounded grand a month ago, but now where are we at? If you have trouble creating realistic goals and sticking to them, today's conversation with social worker Ross Cossar will definitely offer some insight into how to create lasting change not just in your zero waste journey but for life in general! 

    Grab the full show notes and details over at https://practicallyzerowaste.ca/115-%e2%80%a2-create-lasting-change/ 

    New Episodes Every Sunday at 8 AM.

    You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Overcast, and more.

    Support the podcast at https://ko-fi.com/elsbethcallaghan

    Contact us at practicallyzerowaste@gmail.com

    Instagram @practicallyzerowastepod




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    • 40 min
    114 • Zero Waste DIYs

    114 • Zero Waste DIYs

    Settle into the next lockdown with this week's chat about some random DIYs we can do to swap out the disposable and bring on the reusable, or homemade, repurposed, etc. with my friend Alison! Links to episode's content will be in the shownotes soon. Have a great week!


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    • 26 min

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