sustainable living

Community action

Community action is where people come together on a specific project to benefit the locality where they live. Why community action is important for the environment Environmental action can occur at different levels:  Individual – what each of us can do in our everyday lives; consuming less, swapping to renewable energy, cutting down on food …

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Hockerton Housing Project with Simon Tilley

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Hockerton Housing Project with Simon Tilley
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Simon Tilley is a director and resident at Hockerton Housing project, a small sustainable housing community and host to events and sustainable services. Simon describes how the inspiring project started in 1995, its clever design, energy efficiencies and careful resource management. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable fashion with Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas

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Sustainable fashion with Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas
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Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas is Professor of Marketing and Sustainable Business at the British School of Fashion. Natascha acknowledges the less desirable aspects of fashion while shining a light on the creativity and collaboration within the business and valuing garments for keeping, mending and sharing. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable(ish) living with Jen Gale

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Sustainable(ish) living with Jen Gale
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Jen Gale is the founder of Sustainable(ish) and The Knackered Mums Eco Club, author of two sustainable(ish) guide books, podcaster, blogger and speaker. You will get to hear how Jen and her family undertook a make do and mend year, igniting a new career in helping others become more sustainable. Click on the title for the show notes.

Low impact living with Marisha Kay

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Low impact living with Marisha Kay
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Marisha Kay is co-owner of a low impact living shop in Belper, Derbyshire. She shares her experiences and interactions with her community and environment through her involvement in the shop, a community interest recycling company and permaculture. Click on the title for the show notes.

Ecosystem restoration with Pieter van der Gaag

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Ecosystem restoration with Pieter van der Gaag
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Pieter van der Gaag is the Executive Director of Ecosystem Restoration Camps. In this episode, he talks to me about how this global movement aims to repair broken ecosystems, restore biodiversity and improve the livelihoods of communities, through collaboration of local people and visiting campers. Click on the title for the show notes.