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The Everyday Green Home Podcast helps you GET the value of green: for you, your family and your community. Whether its green homes, green living or the people who make it happen, join Marla Esser Cloos to learn how green and sustainability practices and products work for you.

Everyday Green Home Marla Esser Cloos

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    • 4.8 • 9 Ratings

The Everyday Green Home Podcast helps you GET the value of green: for you, your family and your community. Whether its green homes, green living or the people who make it happen, join Marla Esser Cloos to learn how green and sustainability practices and products work for you.

    Beliefs, Values, and Traditions

    Beliefs, Values, and Traditions

    Working with sustainability and green over the years has taught me a lot about people. I've learned how much our beliefs, values, and traditions impact the way we live our lives and how the way we live connects with climate change and sustainability. 

    Today, I will be focusing on beliefs, values, and the traditions we tend to adopt. I will offer you some alternative perspectives for looking at your home and living in it. I will also explain how the way you think impacts the way you live. 

    • 31 min
    Reusing...Almost Everything - My Grandmother's Legacy with Tony Pratte

    Reusing...Almost Everything - My Grandmother's Legacy with Tony Pratte

    Did you know that reusing stuff is back in vogue again? 

    I am Marla, the Green Home Coach. Today, my occasional co-host, Tony Pratte, The Green Guy, is joining me to have a conversation about my grandmother’s legacy of reusing almost everything. 

    In this episode, Tony and I discuss how different generations relate to the notion of reusing things, and we also talk about what we can learn from how our grandparents and great-grandparents did things.

    • 35 min
    10 Things to Do Better in Your Next Remodel Project

    10 Things to Do Better in Your Next Remodel Project

    Houses and buildings are moving like crazy, but supply chains are still nuts!

    Remodeling has been affected by all the craziness that is going on with homes and homebuilding. However, when we decide to do a remodel, we have the opportunity to do some amazing things to make our homes even better!

    Today, my occasional co-host, Tony Pratte, is joining me to have a conversation about remodeling and building. We will cover the building envelope, systems, and changing fixtures and finishes.

    • 48 min
    Climate Crisis - Recycling Gone Awry

    Climate Crisis - Recycling Gone Awry

    Recycling has gone awry, and there is plastic everywhere!

    Do you sometimes forget to put recyclable items, like plastic soda bottles, pill containers, and the little plastic cups and lids from takeout food, in the right place and end up throwing them out with the trash? Or have you ever had something that you wanted to recycle, but you do not know what to do with it? 

    Today, my occasional co-host, Tony Pratte joins me in my virtual studio for another episode in our series on the climate crisis.

    • 33 min
    Finding a Home for Your Health and Happiness

    Finding a Home for Your Health and Happiness

    I am excited to bring you another teach-talk! Today I will be doing Part 2 of an episode I did a couple of weeks ago with Tee (Therese Forton-Barnes) of The Green Living Gurus.

    In this episode, I will be talking about what you, as a new home buyer, need to look for to find a new home that works for you and has all the elements you need. I will help you formulate a plan and share some of the things I learned from my experience of buying a home about five years ago.

    • 28 min
    Health, Happiness, and Homes with Tee of the Green Living with Tee Podcast

    Health, Happiness, and Homes with Tee of the Green Living with Tee Podcast

    Today I am sharing the podcast with Tee (Therese Forton-Barnes), the host of the Green Living with Tee Podcast. Both Tee and I have a strong desire to help people make their homes healthier, so we decided to introduce our two audiences to each other by co-hosting this show.

    In this episode, we will be diving into some simple and straightforward ways to ensure that your home is safe, healthy, and comfortable for you, your family, and the whole community.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Amie Nicole Hope St. Amour ,

PRAGMATIC, THOUGHTFUL, EMPOWERING

A free education in all things green that unites people with the pragmatism of visionary Marla Esser Cloos, author of the Benjamin Franklin Award winning reference book "Living Green Effortlessly", and her incredible guests. Marla Esser Cloos decodes the idea of "Living Green" when it can seem indecipherable, daunting, and even exhaustingly patriarchal (not unlike Shakespeare). This podcast addresses and faces existential questions, specifically in moments masked in jocularity, about sustainability and home. Creating better, healthier, thriving stories through our actions (or inactions) can happen each and everyday. Why can't our world be automated and normalized to that effect??

Ty$-Kube ,

Inspirating

Inspiring and educating podcast. The two hosts have great knowledge and great guests!

Kat Curran ,

Inspiration for Change

Marla and Toni inspire people to do what they can. They bring diverse guests on to their show and illustrate a myriad of ways to make small changes that provide huge impact on the environment and our pocketbook

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