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Practical(ly) Zero Waste Podcast

A podcast for making zero waste living as practical as possible.


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for individual episodes and their show notes.

121 • Saving Seeds + Being Radical

Why is seed saving an act of resiliency and rebellion? Jill Bishop of The Urban Tomato (and The Nourish Project, see episode 25) is here to tell us all about the magnitude and abundance of saving seeds, how to start, and why!  Sign up for Jill's Seed Starting Workshop...

120 • City Trees + Racism

This week's short episode is a handful of recommendations to help us to focus on the elimination of racial discrimination! Grab the articles below and have a great week. 5 Activists on the Alarming Impacts of the Pandemic on BIPOC Women (The need for an intersectional...

119 • Belonging in Nature

Combine the need for community within our reciprocal relationship with nature and start building some self-identity as someone who thinks outside! Join me this week with Nancy Thompson as we talk about the gems of learning outdoors and engaging with our need to...

118 • Backyard Biodiversity

This week I get all hyped up about rewilding my backyard and some ways to add a bit more wild and increase the biodiversity of your patch of home in practical ideas and a bunch of links to things in the show notes. Enjoy! Rewilding Knepp Talk:...

117 • The No (Sham)poo Method

Ever wondered about all those mystery terms like No 'Poo and Co-Washing? Have questions about how to go shampoo-free from a curly-haired non-conventionalist? This week on the pod I chat with Chelsea Day-Ross about her no-shampoo hair care method for curly, caucasian...

116 • (More) Zero Waste DIYs

Settle into the next lockdown with this week's chat about some MORE DIYs we can do to swap out the disposable and bring on the reusable, or homemade, repurposed, etc. with my friend Alison! Beeswax Wraps Tightly Woven Fabric (use what you have) Baking Tray Beeswax...

This Plastic Free July, the Practical(ly) Zero Waste Podcast is partnering with The Green Spectrum to offer Eco Bingo – a weekly game for the month of July that will get us thinking about a few of the many ways to reduce our impact on the planet. 
Follow the link for Rules, Bingo Cards to download and info about cool prizes!


Hi! My name is Elsbeth Callaghan and I am the producer of Practical(ly) Zero Waste, a podcast about making zero waste living as practical as possible. 


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