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From the popular blog www.startingsustainability.com we have created a podcast to help you learn the simple ways you can incorporate sustainable practices into your lifestyle. Follow Kaylin along with her triumphs and fails of navigating a sustainable lifestyle. Everyone can do more than re-usable bags and cups. Getting everyone to do an extra few steps towards sustainability will have a greater impact than just one person doing it perfectly. To learn more check out www.startingsustainabilit ...
 
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www.startingsustainability.com If you are just now starting to go sustainable, maybe it is a part of your New Year's Resolution, this is a guide to help get you started for simple switches, recycling, and composting. Asurion Home Plus: https://www.asurion.com/homeplus Support the show by shopping at our Etsy Store: StartSustainable For beauty produ…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Happy New Year!!! Many people make resolutions and very few keep them. Try the New Year Bucket List. Pick out fun things you want to accomplish and you have all year to get them done! Kaylin shares how she did on her 2021 Bucket List and her goals for for 2022. Support the show by shopping at our Etsy Store: StartSust…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Only a few days left before Christmas! Did you get something for everyone? Did you just now realize you forgot someone? Or were you invited to a party last minute? Are you driving to your destination right now?!?! Yes I have lots of ideas to help you in this last minute pinch. www.startingsustainability.com/episode110…
 
www.startingsustainability.com What can you do to have an eco friendly Christmas? Should you get a real tree or artificial? How can you decorate it? What kind of lights are the best? What about where to get gifts? How to wrap the gifts? Listen in to this weeks episode for all of the answers. www.startingsustainability.com/episode109 Support the sho…
 
www.startingsustainability.com This is part two of a two part series about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. It took 87 days to stop the free flow of oil from the leak on the ocean floor. There were so many failed attempts before the final victory of containing the leak and later closing the well and declaring it dead. Simultaneously, the work of cl…
 
www.startingsustainability.com What is the worst environmental disaster in US history? The Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Texas boy Channing Chenoweth joins the show to help explain how oil rigs work, what the heck a blow out preventer is, and what all went wrong on that catastrophic night aboard the Deepwater Horizon. This episode is part 1 of a two…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Kaylin hosted her first ever Friendsgiving. In true Kaylin fashion it was themed "as zero waste as possible". Some parts were successful and there were also failures. Hear about the event and festivities. www.startingsustainability.com/episode106 Support the show by shopping at our Etsy Store: StartSustainable For bea…
 
www.startingsustainability.com The holidays are right around the corner and Amanda the Merchandise Maker joins the show to talk about all of the fantastic creations in the Start Sustainable Etsy shop!!! Support the show by shopping at our Etsy Store: StartSustainable Even better yet! Get 10% off NOW through December 12th!! If you have any of the it…
 
www.startingsustainability.com We practice sustainability initiatives for multiple reasons; to save the world, preserve the planet, reduce our carbon footprint, and for some become self sufficient. By practicing sustainability we pick up on skills like gardening, foraging, preserving food, collecting rain water, sewing, and repurposing old items. T…
 
www.startingsustainability.com For the first time ever!! It only took 3 years, but Mr. Channing Chenoweth makes an appearance on Starting Sustainability to discuss his second favorite topic, hunting. In case you were wondering his first favorite topic is beer. He was drinking beer during this interview so he was a pretty happy fellow. Support the s…
 
www.startingsustainability.com This year we are telling some spooky weird and oddly sustainble-ish stories. Hear about the ten things you can do with human cremains and the ghost town that has been on fire for over 60 years! If you would like direction on how to be sustainable for Halloween costumes, decoration, and treats please check out last yea…
 
www.startingsustainability.com If you have a brown thumb and can't garden worth a hoot, check out foraging! Walk around your back yard, neighborhood park, a nearby meadow, or the woods and find edible food already growing ready to eat. So many show notes available at www.startingsustainability.com/episode101 Support the show by shopping at our Etsy…
 
www.startingsustainability.com It is the 100th episode! Thank you to all of the listeners of Sustainer Nation! I could not have done it without you. Listen in as Tori the Marketing Specialist, Amanda the Merchandise Maker and Margo longtime listener super fan join the show for the tricky trivia contest. Play along at home and find out who the winne…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Natalie Isaacs is the founder and CEO of 1 Million Women. She joins the show to talk about her fascinating journey into leading a global movement. www.startingsustainability.com/episode99 For more info go to: 1millionwomen.com.au If you have questions: enquires@1millionwomen.com.au Follow Along on Instagram: Natalieis…
 
www.startingsustainability.com What is Castile soap? Why is it a big deal in the eco community? Learn why this beloved soap has been a favorite since the 16th century and how this one product can be used for EVERYTHING from cleaning your floors, furniture, dishes, pets, your own hands and body, and even keeps bugs off of your plants! This soap is a…
 
www.startingsustianibilty.com What does sustainability mean? What is white, see through, and drawstring? What is round, stretchy, and made of silicone? Can you name the sustainable items? Dawn Elming joins the show and shares the funny and out of the box view points of the kids from when she conducted a sustainability unit at her school. She shared…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Back in episode 82 we talked about some problems with landfills. However, there are even more problems. In this episode we discuss the toxicity, water, and air pollution associated with landfills and what you can do to reduce your waste from going to the landfill. www.startingsustainability.com/episode96 ***Donate ext…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Where does our tap water come from? Why do we need to conserve water? Where does our waste water go? Why isn't water free? Kaylin explains where our tap water comes from, how water treatment plants work and the amount of resources that go into making the tap water drinkable. Also, why it is so important to conserve wa…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Tyler Mayoras joins the show and shares how eating less meat is one of the most sustainable actions anyone can take. Tyler is giving a glow-up to the world's most underappreciated superfood: the bean. A passionate impact investor and entrepreneur, he co-founded Cool Beans with a vision of bringing sustainable, whole-f…
 
www.startingsustainability.com We are all taking extra steps to be more sustainable. However, there are some luxuries that are hard to give up. One extraordinarily resource intensive luxury is alcohol and specifically distilled spirits. Did you know, for every bottle of whiskey created 6 pounds of carbon waste are generated? He is the founder of a …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Kaylin went out to California for vacation and came back with COVID! :( She is at home quarantining with her kids and husband. Therefore this week's episode is a quick one because she is exhausted between parenting, working, and recovering. Listen in for a crash course in everything bamboo. Bamboo is used for everythi…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Youth activist Sarah Goody shares her incredible journey from first learning about climate change in sixth grade to attending marches and then to leading them as an 8th grader. Sarah shares her experience and give advise for other youth on how to become more involved. www.startingsustainability.com/episode91 Sarah-goo…
 
www.startingsustainability.com We are all aware of how unsustainable the earth is becoming. We are working hard to preserve our natural environment. However, what about our indoor environment? We spend most of our time indoors and we really need to focus on transitioning out indoor environments to be as sustainable as possible. Ellen Strickland joi…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Have you heard of Plastic Free July? This is a global movement that has been around since 2011 and is really gaining momentum. Listen in to learn more about the movement and how to join. It is also more than half way through the year and Kaylin checks in on her January bucket list to see how she has done so far. www.s…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Isabel Aagard is the found of the rapidly growing eco-business, LastObject. She is an entrepreneur and collaborative designer on a mission to eliminate single-use plastics by creating reusable alternatives to single-use items we use daily. She is the creator of LastSwab, LastRound, and LastTissue. www.startingsustaina…
 
www.startingsustainability.com 3 years ago Kaylin started this podcast. Last fall Liana Kent emailed asking how to start a movement and how to start a podcast. She did it! Liana has her own podcast called "UnF*_k Your Shopping Cart". Hear the details of this inspirational story. www.startingsustainability.com/episode87 Support the show by shopping …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Let's take the time to look back over the past year and analyze the challenges of "going green" during the COVID pandemic and how difficult is was to maintain or even begin a more sustainable lifestyle in a time of masks, restrictions on reusables and recycling, and increased demand for delivery and shipping services.…
 
www.startingsustainability.com It is summertime! The weather is beautiful and we can travel again! Doesn't matter if you want to stay at home or go out and about. Listen in for some fun eco friendly activities you can do with your kids, partner, friends, or solo. If you want to travel to another location Kaylin reviews a variety of ways to make you…
 
www.startingsustainbility.com The Loop Store!! A new way to shop, without the waste. A place where you can buy name brand items you would recognize in the big box stores, except they all come in sustainable reusable packaging. Charlotte Maiden joins the show to explain how Loop reimagined the weekly shop, with counter-worthy packaging not made for …
 
www.startingsutainability.com Kaylin interviews Izzy Fisk co-founder and director of Seasonarians, a new community investment company that encourages people to eat locally, seasonally, and sustainably. Learn how Seasonarians got started and see if you can bring the concept to your town. www.startingsustainability.com/episode83 Support the show: Sta…
 
www.startingsustainability.com This episode is sponsored by Reel Paper. Use discount code GREEN for 25% off your first order. Kaylin busts the myth that food and other organic material will decompose in the landfill. Show notes at www.startingsustainability.com/episode82 Support the show at our Etsy Shop: Startsustainable…
 
www.startingsustainability.com This episode is sponsored by Reel Paper. Use discount code GREEN for 25% off your first order. If you have ever worked in foodservice then you understand how much food is wasted everyday. Manik Suri of Therma is making strides by building tools to eliminate food waste, energy inefficiency, and refrigerant emissions. S…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Today’s episode is sponsored by Reel Paper. Use my coupon code GREEN to receive 25% off your first subscription. Do you store your data on the cloud? Or stream music and shows? These actions have a negative impact on the environment! Don’t worry. You can still enjoy these luxuries. Michael Nazarian from Realistic Sust…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Today’s episode is sponsored by Reel Paper, use discount code GREEN for 20% off you first subscription. When electronics are thrown away, that is called e-waste. E-waste is the fastest growing category of waste in 2019 and 2020. This includes EVERYTHING that gets plugged in; cell phones, laptops, tablets, printers, TV…
 
www.startingsustainability.com If you care about the environment and want to make a big difference but, are a super busy person who just doesn’t have the time to do EVERYTHING it takes to be Zero-Waste, then check out the interview with Stephanie Miller. She wrote Zero Waste Living the 80/20 Way: The Busy Person’s Guide to a Lighter Footprint. Clic…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Do you have a bank? A retirement fund? How about a mortgage or a credit card? Did you know that your financial institution could be using your money to support bad for the earth business like fossil fuel companies? Marco Vangelisti explains how to find out how your money is being used and what you can do to make sure …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Danny Kennedy joins the show and discusses New Energy Nexus an international non-profit that supports clean energy entrepreneurs with funds, accelerators, and networks. Danny also wrote the book Rooftop Revolution and Kaylin picks his brain about all things solar. Show notes available at www.startingsustainability.com…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Earth Day is coming up SOON!!! Check out these awesome starter ideas. You can implement them into your lifestyle or help others get started on their sustainable journey this Earth Day. Show notes available at www.startingsustainability.com/episode75By Kaylin Chenoweth
 
www.startinsustainability.com Did you know you are producing a lot of invisible trash? Yes, not only do you physically throw out trash in the garbage can but there is a very large trail of invisible trash associated with each product you buy. Learn where invisible trash comes from and different ways to your invisible trash. Show notes available at …
 
www.startingsustainability.com Way back in episode 3 Kaylin talked about how to create a sustainable bathroom. That was almost 2 years ago! Since then she has discovered many new sustainable products for the bathroom. In this episode she reminds us of previously talked about products, renews the list of sustainable items for the bathroom, and revie…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Do you have a desire to compost but no idea where to start? Are you unsure of what can and cannot go in the compost? Will a compost pile make my whole yard smell? David Guion joins the show and explains the basics of composting. If you like this podcast give it a positive review. For more information go to www.startin…
 
www.startingsustainability.com It's been a rough recording week. Kaylin gives her first presentation about the podcast and sustainable living, in front of a big crowd including her coworkers and boss. Listen in to see how she does. www.startingsustainability.com/episode71By Kaylin Chenoweth
 
www.startingsustainability.com Want to reduce your stress and anxiety, clean less, and have more free time? The answer is minimalism! But we can't just get rid of everything. We have to do it eco-consciously. That's where Laura Durenberger comes on as a guest to explain how to go through the minimalizing process, the right way. Show notes available…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Tom Bowman is optimistic about solving the climate crisis. He is the Strategic Advisor and Writing Team Lead for the U.S Action for Climate Empowerment Strategic Planning Framework. The Framework is an initiative by social scientists, educators, scientists, and activists to help the US meet and exceed the goals of the…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Are you a newbie to gardening? Does reading a seed packet overwhelm and confuse you? If you don't know your soil type, what zone you are in, what to plant in your area, or how to deal with pests, then listen to this episode where Kaylin interviews Tisa Watts from Columbus Garden School. Tisa does an excellent job expl…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Shannon Lohr was a journalism major and created a sustainable fashion line. Wait! What? Yes that is right. Listen to Shannon as she shares her story, helps you navigate around fast fashion, determines the best way to get new clothes with minimal environmental impact, and gives tips to create a capsule wardrobe! Show n…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Want to learn the secret to getting everything you need for free? Well, just about everything. Jennifer Lansdowne has joined the show to explain the Buy Nothing Project. Find out how the project helps build communities, eases your budget, declutters your house, extends life to unwanted items, and more. Show notes avai…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Valentine’s Day will be here quickly! Kaylin tries something completely new and gives love advice! This is a special episode where tips for getting your partner on board with sustainability are discussed, as well as guidance for a long-lasting love based relationship. Show notes available at www.startingsustainability…
 
www.startingsustainability.com Special Announcement! We have launched our Etsy Shop! Get your Starting Sustainability Merchandise here! Do you want basic instruction on simple sustainable swaps to make in the kitchen? You are at the right place my friend! I have 12 *NEW* swaps you can implement into your kitchen to help reduce your impact on this e…
 
www.startingsustainability.com During this time we have racial tensions, ecological disasters like wild fires and hurricane and the Covid-19 pandemic going on. These are all resulting in tragic loss of so many lives effecting families, communities, and cultures, as well as an increase in pollution, and the disruption of natural ecosystems. When the…
 
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