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Host and Guest Speaker: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo interviews Bea Johnson
In this show you’ll learn:
- The 5 Rs to achieve zero waste in your home
- Why it is important to live a zero waste life
- How to encourage those around you to also live a zero waste life
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Environmental Protection Agency statistics indicate that American households collectively produced 243 million tons of trash in 2009, of which 82 million tons was composted or recycled. This equates to approximately 1.46 lbs. of recovered recyclables out of nearly 4.5 lbs. of waste materials produced each day per person. Based on 2005 to 2009 census estimates, this means the average household produces 3.8 lbs. of recyclables per day.
Join Dr. Ritamarie and Bea Johnson as they discuss how reducing the amount of garbage we produce affects our health and the life we lead.
Since 2008, Bea Johnson and her family have lived a zero waste lifestyle (they generate a quart of garbage per year) . With her book, Zero Waste Home, and through her blog, Bea shares waste-reducing tips and inspires a growing international community to live simply and take a stance against needless waste with the application of the 5 Rs – Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. She shatters preconceptions about environmental living with passion, proving that zero waste can not only be “stylish”, but also lead to significant health benefits, plus time and money savings. A Grand prize winner of “The Green Awards” in 2011, she has appeared on TV and in publications throughout the world, including The New York Times and The Today Show. With her passion and positive outlook, Bea has become the spokesperson and guru for the zero waste lifestyle.
For additional tips and ideas, you can go to Bea’s blog. You can also purchase her book, “Zero Waste Home.”
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I follow the blog of Bea and I am so impressed by her idea about the zero waste home. She has incredible imagination and converts all of her ideas into something real. I am so inspired by people like her!
Bea is my personal superhero! She’s just great, I hope she inspires many more people!