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Toward Waste Free Living - with Sarah Sturgess

Reducing the amount of single use plastics we needlessly throw away is important but also is just one part of our potential waste stream. My guest today is recent Dunedin resident Sarah Sturgess who has taken it further and is currently living happily with almost no waste at all headng to the landfill. 297 more words

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Move water with a Ram Pump - with guest Mike Cahn

My guest today is Mike Cahn, who along with Suzie Cahn owns Carraig Dulra farm – a hill-side four acre smallholding  in Co Wicklow that provides education about permaculure and sustainable living. 253 more words

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Sustainability, our earth, our animals, our plants, our people, our little YOGA festival and no-waste nomads with The Rubbish Trip.

So we at wild & grace like to do ‘our’ or ‘a’ bit towards leading a more sustainable life.

We’ve written and shared a collection of stories about our journey doing this, and a dear pioneering or walking the talking friend, Sarah Williams (Yoga Teacher, Educarer, Creative and Being-Carer extraordinaire). 1,928 more words

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Plastic Free Dunedin producing cloth bags for Dunedin - with Tess Trotter

When we consider the 100s of years that a single use plastic bag can persist in our environment, and the harmful effects of plastic in nature, the drawbacks of the plastic shopping bag definitely outweigh its limited bit of usefulness  – simply to carry our groceries from our car to our kitchen. 381 more words

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Para Kore (and how I linked to my Marae)

I moved to Aotearoa New Zealand in late 2012 and, not knowing many people (anyone, except my partner’s family who I had met once, to be precise), I greatly valued opportunities to meet new people, build new relationships, and extend my social network. 574 more words

Old tools for new livelihoods - with Stephen Wood from Tools for Solidarity

Tools For Solidarity is a small charity based in the cities of Belfast and Downpatrick in Northern Ireland. The charity collects, refurbishes and sends old unwanted hand tools and sewing machines from here in Ireland to skilled tradespeople living in Africa, helping them to secure productive livelihoods for them, their families, and their communities. 427 more words

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Baby Steps to Waste Minimisation

The journey to Zero Waste is not an easy one. I have been practicing waste minimisation in my home for a number of years, and still have not managed to reach the Zero Waste target. 526 more words

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