In this episode of Full of Useless information, food waste and all its implications are covered. A new book edited by Paul Hawken, author and sustainability expert, entitled Drawdown reveals all the things the world can do to stop and start reversing carbon. The surprising results of this scientific collaboration includes ranking all kinds of actions that can take place to create a real difference.
How many straws do you use in a day? You probably don't even think about it, but Americans use 500,000 each and every day. That's 1.6 straws per person per day. That's enough to wrap the world 2.5 times a day. So what can you do? Take the 30 day pledge to reduce your disposable plastic straw usage. Until you can recycle every disposable plastic straw, then just hand them back.
Glass recycling has gotten a bit confusing, especially in Georgia recently. We'll talk about what happened in Georgia and just general information about recycling and why making an extra effort makes all the difference in the world. Find a glass recycling location in DeKalb County. How recycled glass gets reused from the manufacturers.
Your using what in the bathroom? After listening to a fantastic interview with the daughter of the founder of Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar with the Green Cleaning Coach, Beth got inspired to discuss one of her favorite kitchen items that is becoming one of her new favorites in the bathroom too.
In this episode of Full of Useless Information, Beth discusses "Folks, This Ain't Normal" by Joel Salatin. If you believe our health system is out of whack and maybe going back to eating whole foods is where we should be headed then you are going to want to hear this review. Salatin is committed to eating the healthiest whole foods available. For him, it's products from his own family farm.
Do you know what the number one determinant of a community's health is? It's surprisingly simple. How walkable is your community? The more walkable, the better over all health of the citizens. Join Beth as she walks through downtown Decatur and discusses walkability, shade, tree benefits and living a healthier lifestyle.