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Practical(ly) Zero Waste Podcast

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

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!


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for individual episodes and their show notes.

068 • Essential Oils 101

If you've heard about essential oils but aren't sure where to start or how to use them, listen up! Jasmine from Nourishmint Kitchen chats with us this week all about the benefits of swapping out synthetic fragrances and toxic chemicals for natural essential oils...

067 • A Zero Waste Pep Talk

Those winter blues can weigh anybody down, and it's that time of year when I begin to think my zero waste efforts are a little unproductive. STOP! Time for a pep talk from Celine Mackay, co-owner of Sustain Eco Store in Huntsville and Peterborough. Celine brings us...

066 • Share + Rewear

  From clothing swaps to renting your wardrobe, there are plenty of ways to stop consuming fast fashion and reduce our impact on the planet. Sarah Thompson of Mon Coquelicot, a clothing shop for renting and consigning clothes, has tons of advice, ideas and...

065 • An Eco Side Hustle

How to turn your eco-friendly goals into a bit of a side hustle is on the pod today. We're not saying go crazy and fill the world with more consumerism, but maybe you have an idea for how to help people live their best zero waste life! Maria Lopez of Happy Beet cloth...

064 • Starting a Zero Waste Shop

Ever have a dream to own your own zero waste store filled with all the most practical tools for living your best zero waste life? In today's episode I chat with Jenny Connell, owner of Unwrapped Kawartha, a package-free and refill shop in Lindsay, Ontario. Jenny...

063 • Urban Composting

New year, new goals! Like composting! Did you know Canadian households waste over 300 pounds of food a year?! That's a problem in itself but in many, many cities, all of that food waste is being sent to landfill, piling up and adding to the GHG emissions that's...


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