40 episodes

Celebrating solutions to plastic pollution - because throw-away is so yesterday.

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    • Government
    • 4.8 • 28 Ratings

Celebrating solutions to plastic pollution - because throw-away is so yesterday.

    Disrupting Disposable Food Service

    Disrupting Disposable Food Service

    Pioneering the New Reuse Economy with Samantha Sommer.

    • 47 min
    The United States of Plastic

    The United States of Plastic

    World-renowned scientists Dr. Kara Lavendar Law and Dr. Jenna Jambeck on why the U.S. is the world’s #1 source of plastic waste, and what we can do about it.

    • 52 min
    An Indisposable Holiday Season

    An Indisposable Holiday Season

    Need ideas for indisposable gifts for the holidays? We’ve got you covered, with tips from the founder of Plaine Products, the Plastic Free Mermaid, and more!

    • 28 min
    From worm poop to Loop: Tom Szaky's journey into the reuse movement

    From worm poop to Loop: Tom Szaky's journey into the reuse movement

    Hear how reuse pioneer Tom Szaky started TerraCyle and Loop, and how he is bringing reusable packaging to fast food.

    • 40 min
    The Plastic Shift - Learning from Young Solutioneers

    The Plastic Shift - Learning from Young Solutioneers

    Two Toronto high school students work to uncover plastic pollution myths and find systemic solutions built to last.

    • 34 min
    Holding Big Business Accountable

    Holding Big Business Accountable

    UPSTREAM’s CEO Matt Prindiville interviews Conrad MacKerron, Senior Vice President at As You Sow, a group working to promote environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, coalition building, and innovative legal strategies.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

Arlie K ,

A must listen!

Sometimes the challenges facing our planet can seem insurmountable, but Brooking and her guests shine a light on the innovative solutions and bold actions people are taking every day to fight back. Great content, delivered in an easy to consume format!

Umme✨ ,

love it

i absolutely love listening to this podcast on my hour+ commutes! brooking is a very open, curious-minded and gentle host and I love the way she encourages guest to speak more about how they got into what they're doing... & how they're making change within their communities! the podcast has truly inspired me to be better, conscious human ❤️ i particularly loved the episode with the founder of Loop, plasticfreemermaid, & the ep where I learned about 3 upstream prize leaders!

Deb from Wisconsin ,

Very Well Done!

I love the content and the presentation!

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