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Episode #128 - Talking Trash The Common Weal Policy Podcast

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Episode 128 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast
You can download the episode directly here.
This week, Craig talks to Jeff Kirschner CEO and founder of Litterati - a company in the USA that enables communities to identify dumped waste in their area, track it back to the company who made it and to build up a database and map of the worst offending products and companies. They rely on communities of citizen scientists who download their app and track when and where they encounter litter with the aim of encouraging better Producer Responsibility to reduce the impact of the goods they create.
You can learn more about Litterati and join their tracking community at their website here.
The study on finding microplastics in human blood was reported here.
The study tracking human consumption of microplastics can be read here.
Common Weal's work is only possible thanks to our generous supporters who regularly donate an average of £10 per month. If you would like to help us build our vision of an All of Us First Scotland, you can do so here: https://commonweal.scot/product-category/support-us/
The Policy Podcast would like to discuss all of Common Weal's policy papers in detail as well as other major policy stories in and around Scotland so if there are any topics that you would like to see covered or if you have an interesting policy story to tell and would like to be a guest on the show, please contact Craig at craig@common.scot
You can also find us on iTunes, Spotify, Castbox, Stitcher, Tunein, iHeart Radio and other major podcast aggregators.
You can also add the podcast to your RSS feed using this link: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/264906.rss
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"Hiding Your Reality" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Support the show

Episode 128 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast
You can download the episode directly here.
This week, Craig talks to Jeff Kirschner CEO and founder of Litterati - a company in the USA that enables communities to identify dumped waste in their area, track it back to the company who made it and to build up a database and map of the worst offending products and companies. They rely on communities of citizen scientists who download their app and track when and where they encounter litter with the aim of encouraging better Producer Responsibility to reduce the impact of the goods they create.
You can learn more about Litterati and join their tracking community at their website here.
The study on finding microplastics in human blood was reported here.
The study tracking human consumption of microplastics can be read here.
Common Weal's work is only possible thanks to our generous supporters who regularly donate an average of £10 per month. If you would like to help us build our vision of an All of Us First Scotland, you can do so here: https://commonweal.scot/product-category/support-us/
The Policy Podcast would like to discuss all of Common Weal's policy papers in detail as well as other major policy stories in and around Scotland so if there are any topics that you would like to see covered or if you have an interesting policy story to tell and would like to be a guest on the show, please contact Craig at craig@common.scot
You can also find us on iTunes, Spotify, Castbox, Stitcher, Tunein, iHeart Radio and other major podcast aggregators.
You can also add the podcast to your RSS feed using this link: https://feeds.buzzsprout.com/264906.rss
Theme
"Hiding Your Reality" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Support the show

30 min