S3E9 Solar Bulk Buys

Episode Summary In this episode we chat with Jo Kaptein, manager of MASH (More Australian Solar Homes) They are a not for profit project that is organising bulks buys of solar panels right through central and northern Victoria.  We discuss why rooftop solar is so important, how it fits in with other renewable energy sources, the historyContinue reading “S3E9 Solar Bulk Buys”

S3E8 Zero Waste Food

Episode Summary Today we chat with Madeline Hudson about waste free cooking.  She is about to run a zero waste cooking course through the Castlemaine Community House and has been running the community lunch for four years. Those locals to Castlemaine may have seen her performing as Lilly Pilly Green in the Zucchini Clan… ButContinue reading “S3E8 Zero Waste Food”

S1E4 Plastic Free July (part 2)

One month after recording episode one Allie, Mel and Rachel get together again and discuss how their Plastic Free July challenge went. Each of them found things that were easier then they thought and others that were harder… including, be warned, a discussion about plastic free periods. This episode was created in 2018 as partContinue reading “S1E4 Plastic Free July (part 2)”

S1E3 Boomerang Bags

In this episode I speak with Ginny, the force behind Boomerang Bags Castlemaine.  She and a group of dedicated volunteers have been following the Boomerang Bags model; sewing and offering upcycled cloth bags to the public of Castlemaine in the hopes of helping us all transition away from plastic bags and towards more sustainable options. Continue reading “S1E3 Boomerang Bags”

S1E2 Plastic Bag Free Castlemaine

In this episode I speak to Lucy Young about her role at the HUB Foundation and their ongoing campaign to make Castlemaine a plastic bag free town. We talk about the ins and outs of running a campaign, the personal reasons behind working so hard for sustainability and what we can do to replace plasticContinue reading “S1E2 Plastic Bag Free Castlemaine”

S1E1 Plastic Free July (part 1)

Allie, Mel and Rachel get together and set themselves the Plastic Free July challenge. They discuss what they think it will be like and what may be their biggest blocks in achieving this goal. See how the month went for them in episode 4. This episode was created in 2018 as part of an eightContinue reading “S1E1 Plastic Free July (part 1)”