#37 The Zero Waste Movement

This episode discusses the importance of Zero Waste, the need for us to decolonise the concept to decarbonise our economies and the key ways in which we can shift to a circular economy, with real life examples of how Zero Waste is carried out successfully. 

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(33) Going Beyond Ethical Consumerism

Listen to the episode HERE. REVIEWS: I wanted to start of the episode by reading out my latest reviews for the podcast. Jay from Australia says “Thanks for talking about all things for all people”. Victoria from the UK says “this is a great podcast. Diverse topics and interesting guests.” Thank you both for the…

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#33 Going Beyond Ethical Consumerism

As we become more aware of our collective negative impact on the environment, wide scale emphasis on purchasing locally and from ethical/sustainable brands through the political belief of ethical consumerism has risen. However, many ethical consumers are now starting to question the success of the belief and whether it has resulted in change in the corporate world or whether the problem of unethical and unsustainable production continues to persist but just behind closed doors. Listen to this episode where I discuss the problems of ethical consumerism, my personal journey with the belief and how we need to find a middle ground between purchasing ethical/sustainable goods whilst also challenging firms/industries to take responsibility for reducing their impact on the planet through consumer activism.

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