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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
    • 4.0 • 34 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.

    REISSUE Eco-friendly Advertising with RAZE...

    REISSUE Eco-friendly Advertising with RAZE...

    On this episode here from Shosh Shetty of Bagboard, a new eco-friendly advertising platform that is bringing brands and people together to help eliminate single-use plastic bags in London.

    The brand is now RAZE - find out more and sign up here;
    https://www.raze-app.com/
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    • 22 min
    Reissue, with AUTHOR and activist Mikaela Loach...

    Reissue, with AUTHOR and activist Mikaela Loach...

    In honour of the release of her first book IT'S NOT THAT RADICAL: CLIMATE ACTION TO TRANSFORM OUR WORLD here is a reissue of the episode with activist Mikaela Loach...

    Mikaela Loach is an Edinburgh based climate justice and anti-racism activist. She has written articles for Eco-age, you may have seen her featured in Elle magazine or seen her talking about climate change on BBC news recently. Mikaela along with her co-host Jo Becker host THE YIKES Podcast... delving into some really important and interesting discussions on social justice - oh and she is also studying medicine! This is a really hopeful discussion of climate activism, what an ACTIVIST actually IS! And how we can all be activists and bring more people into the climate discussion, and keep it inclusive!
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    • 51 min
    REISSUE, with Catch Rhys, sustainable jewellery brand...

    REISSUE, with Catch Rhys, sustainable jewellery brand...

    Today a reissue... let’s talk GOLD.. and other precious metals. 


    Catch Rhys Jones is the founder and creative director of jewellery brand Catch Rhys, ‘solid jewellery that doesn’t cost the earth.’ The brand is described as honestly priced, plus it’s plastic free with recycled paper and reusable packaging and use 85% recycled metals, hoping to be 100%.


    Find out why Catch prefers to call the brand RESPONSIBLE over SUSTAINABLE, why recycled materials aren’t on everyones radar, the weird spaces were we will find gold in future, tips on buying sustainable jewellery and greenwashing in the industry! 


    Catch Rhys 
    https://www.catchrhys.co.uk/


    Maggie Marilyn 
    https://maggiemarilyn.com/


    ECO LIFE HACK 
    https://findacomposter.com/

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    • 38 min
    Reissue... with Lora Gene, Sustainable Fashion Brand

    Reissue... with Lora Gene, Sustainable Fashion Brand

    Another reissue advert episode. Enjoy!

    Today I’m in discussion with Lora Nikolaev Gene, founder of contemporary British based label Lora Gene, who produce each garment through conscious sourcing and with care about the environment and the workers.  This discussion is about pushing the conversation around fashion and sustainability forward, from action to words.
    Lora Gene
    https://loragene.com/
    Lora Gene’s article in Live Frankly 
    https://livefrankly.co.uk/fashion/lora-gene-enough-talk-lets-start-the-fashion-revolution/
    Lora’s shout out for Jason Hickel
    https://www.jasonhickel.org/
    ECO LIFE HACK 
    https://www.giveyourbest.uk/
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    REISSUE, with Earthshot Prize winners NotPla...

    REISSUE, with Earthshot Prize winners NotPla...

    Today's episode is another chance to hear from guest Pierre Paslier, from start up NOTPLA. With co-founder Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez, he developed this material, Ooho - at Imperial College London. It's an edible flexible plastic replacement which biodegrades and disappears without harm to the environment in a few weeks, all made from seaweed! And in December 2022, they were awarded the Earthshot Prize.
    https://earthshotprize.org/winners-finalists/notpla/


    Find out the reasons behind those names NotPLA & Ooho - Piere’s hopes for the up coming COP26, where mushrooms, shrimp shell and coffee bean waste feature in the future of plastic packaging plus some of his experience behind the scenes at plastic producer L’Oreal.
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    • 47 min
    Getting Carbon to Nought (Naut) with The Carbonauts Graham Hill...

    Getting Carbon to Nought (Naut) with The Carbonauts Graham Hill...

    Todays guest wants to Create a simpler, wealthier, greener and happier planet. But how?  Find out on today’s episode as I’m joined by Graham Hill, CEO of The Carbonauts, a company that teaches people how to reduce their carbon footprints in under six weeks while saving money and influencing others. Before The Carbonauts, he founded the ground-breaking website TreeHugger, with billions of page views. 

    Discover more
    https://www.thecarbonauts.com/
    Mr Graham Hill on Linkedin 
    @wearethecarbonauts on Social Media

    ECO LIFE HACK

    Sign up - https://www.everydayplastic.org/

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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

Katie Joy B. ,

Sustainable Superstars!

Andrea and her incredibly knowledgeable guests do a great job at teaching us how to live a sustainable and plastic-free lifestyle in a practical way! Educational, insightful, and engaging are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. Thanks for putting out such a superb show Andrea - keep up the great work!

🖕🏻😷 ,

Bad

I love pollution and carbon monoxide

Luminous89tx ,

Simply Wonderful

Lovers not haters of plastic! That says it all. Absolutely in love with this podcast. Andrea Fox has a down to earth approach about tackling the issue of plastic and the impact it has on our planet. Learning an incredible amount on the issues of plastic, circular economy, environmentalism and so much more. Love!

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