sustainable living

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

The Owl Hoot
The Owl Hoot
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

The Owl Hoot
The Owl Hoot
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.

Sustainable toys through running a toy library with Ann-Marie McMillan

The Owl Hoot
The Owl Hoot
Sustainable toys through running a toy library with Ann-Marie McMillan
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In this episode, Ann-Marie McMillan, founder and manager of the Derbyshire Toy Libraries joins me in a chat on toy libraries. Ann-Marie takes us through setting up and running a toy library and the benefits of borrowing toys to both the environment, through reducing consumption and landfill, and the community in which it serves. Click on the title for the show notes.

Sustainable homes and buildings with John Grant

The Owl Hoot
The Owl Hoot
Sustainable homes and buildings with John Grant
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The first episode in The Owl Hoot podcast features John Grant, a senior lecturer in Sustainable Construction and Climate Change at Sheffield Hallam University. In this conversation, John shares his wisdom on how homes and buildings can be built or retrofitted to become zero-carbon. Click on the title for the show notes.