Welcome to the Zero Waste Nation Podcast. Here we discuss how we can move towards a waste free society. This podcast is brought to you by Zero Waste Norway, who help businesses within the public and private sector refuse and reduce waste. The show is hosted by Kristine Ullaland, who live a Zero Waste lifestyle. She is also the leader and founder of Zero Waste Norway. If you want to learn more about our work, check out www.zerowastenorway.no / www.zerowastenorge.no
We can't let the best be the enemy of the good - Prof. Dag O. Hessen [Season finale]
Welcome to a talk about tipping points and where change needs to come from, as the award-winning professor, author and biologist Dag O. Hessen joins us in our season finale.
Dag timely released a book about tipping points, just at the same time as the pandemic struck us. Is there any correlations here?
Check out his book "Verden på vippepunktet" here (E-book / audiobook). For a physical book, check out your local book store (unfortunately only available in Norwegian). Dag O. Hessen is also one of the nominations for the Nordic Council Environment Prize. Read more about his work her.
Do you want to learn more about the work we do at Zero Waste Norway? Check out www.zerowastenorway.no.
Have your cake and eat it too - in reusable takeaway containers. Jocelyn G. Quarrell, GO Box
Jocelyn Gaudi Quarrell is the owner of GO Box, a Zero Waste company who provides reusable takeaway containers for food and drinks for the service industry in Portland. Be inspired by their experience and mindset, and learn how something similar can be done in your community. Read more about their work here.
PS. We just got rated top 6 Zero Waste-podcast. Check out the article and find more inspiring Zero Waste-podcasts!
Want to learn more about what we do at Zero Waste Norway? Check us out at our facebook page or www.zerowastenorway.no.
What can we learn from our history? Historian Susan Strasser
Historian Susan Strasser share her research and thoughts around the topic of waste and consumption. To learn where to go, we need to know where we came from. Join us in this chat to learn how Susan Strasser reflects on the connection of our past and presence, and what we can learn from our past in our quest to move towards a true circular, Zero Waste society.
Check out he books here:
Waste and Want. A social history of trash.
Satisfaction Guaranteed: The Making of the American Mass Market
Never Done: A History of American Housework
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The psychology behind being a change agent - Per Espen Stoknes
Psychologist and economist Per Espen Stoknes talks about how we can be mindful about the human psychology, when wanting to engage people in our enthusiasm for a true, circular society.
Check out his book; What we think about when we try not to think about global warming. The Norwegian can be found in a bookstore near you (or here).
Follow his Facebook-page here.
Learn more about our work at www.zerowastenorway.no
Replacing recycling with reuse - Laure Cucuron, TerraCycle
Laure Cucuron, General Manager at TerraCycle talks about how they are working to eliminate the idea of waste.Visit www.zerowastenorway.no
Food and our environment - how did it get so complicated? - Dr. Cate Shanahan
Physician and author, Dr. Cate Shanahan , about whole, natural and sustainable food.
Great Pod for a Timely Issue
Great podcast on the multiple facets of waste and how we can reduce our own waste foot print. Each week the host interviews an expert and the topics are varied, but interesting. Recommend for anyone who wants to learn more about the impacts of waste and how we can be better!