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”

S2E16 Natural Funerals

In this episode we speak with a funeral director and an artist about how we can exit this world with as little harm as possible. Libby Moloney from Natural Grace Funerals in Woodend talks about how she got into the industry of natural funerals and what is really possible in terms of our choices whenContinue reading “S2E16 Natural Funerals”

S2E15 The Long Ride with Deb Taylor

In this episode I speak with Deb Taylor about her sustainable business and her bike ride across the Nullarbor Plain, which was a six week journey across one of Australia’s most iconic landscapes.  She rode approximately 2,468 km from Port Lincoln in South Australia, to Busselton in Western Australia. I wanted to know why sheContinue reading “S2E15 The Long Ride with Deb Taylor”

S2E14 In the Beginning: Nappies

In today’s show we have three interviews with people doing sustainable babies in very different ways. Firstly Joan Webster tells us how it was back in the day when you boiled a copper to wash all your clothes, including the cloth nappies (diapers). Then I speak to new parents Alex and Mark, about using washableContinue reading “S2E14 In the Beginning: Nappies”

S1E8 Chewton Primary School

In this episode we spoke to Julie Holden, principal of the Chewton Primary School.  Under her leadership the school has achieved a five star sustainability rating, the highest rating there is. Find out what she and her team and the students at Chewton Primary School have done to achieve this. This episode was created inContinue reading “S1E8 Chewton Primary School”

S1E7 Repair Cafe

At the time of this interview Chris Hooper had been running a monthly Repair Cafe in Castlemaine for over a year. In that time they saved over 600kg of waste from being thrown out; objects, clothing and mechanical items that can now live to see another day.  In this episode I speak to Chris aboutContinue reading “S1E7 Repair Cafe”