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This show is dedicated to helping you cultivate simple, smart, sustainable habits for a greener future. Yes, climate change and the problems facing our environment are huge. But there is power in the cumulative impact of the micro-level choices we make each and every day. Adopting the mindset of the everyday environmentalist allows you to become a part of the solution by folding eco-friendly living into the lifestyle you already enjoy.

The Everyday Environmentalist Rachel Van Hart

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This show is dedicated to helping you cultivate simple, smart, sustainable habits for a greener future. Yes, climate change and the problems facing our environment are huge. But there is power in the cumulative impact of the micro-level choices we make each and every day. Adopting the mindset of the everyday environmentalist allows you to become a part of the solution by folding eco-friendly living into the lifestyle you already enjoy.

    Beyond Recycling: Where Do We Go from Here?

    Beyond Recycling: Where Do We Go from Here?

    You're already a recycling pro, but now it's time to take your environmental game up a notch. So now what?There are dozens of green-living lifestyles, movements, and approaches to choose from. So how do you know which one is right for you? I'll give you...

    • 21 min
    Why Recycling Isn't Enough

    Why Recycling Isn't Enough

    Recycling is usually one of the first solutions that comes to mind when we think of going green. But if we want to get serious about sustainability, recycling should be one of the last tools we grab out of our green-living toolbox. Here's why.SHOW...

    • 14 min
    The Consumer's Role in Closing the Recycling Loop

    The Consumer's Role in Closing the Recycling Loop

    Recycling is a wonderful service, but it runs on profit, not altruism. That's why consumers have an important role to play in all 3 stages of the recycling process. Through the power of our eco-conscious purchases, we can help close the recycling loop...

    • 18 min
    Let’s Play, Is This Recyclable?

    Let’s Play, Is This Recyclable?

    Just because an item isn't allowed in the curbside bin doesn't necessarily mean it isn't recyclable. And if you want to move from recycling pro to aficionado, join in as we play a few rounds of Is This Recyclable? The prize? Sharper recycling skills and...

    • 15 min
    Recycling Etiquette Made Simple

    Recycling Etiquette Made Simple

    For the eco-conscious, recycling is often considered the low-hanging fruit of green living. But many of us are doing it wrong! And since recycling tends to be a one-bad-apple-spoils-the-bunch type of situation, the downstream effects of our common...

    • 13 min
    Experiments in Toy Minimalism

    Experiments in Toy Minimalism

    I recently cut my kids' toy collection in half, and the results of my experiment back up what experts will tell you about children and play. And if you find yourself wading through a sea of toy clutter amid a chorus of complaints from bored children,...

    • 18 min

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