Episode 7: DIY deodorant with Josh Huffman, Part II


Episodes, Recipes

In the second half of my interview with Josh Huffman, I talk about my experience making my deodorant and Josh gives me tips to perfect my recipe as well as more general advice about making your own cosmetics. And I share a recipe for an exfoliating face mask with only two ingredients. You can listen […]

May 23, 2019

Bonus: Josh’s DIY Face wash


Climate Tips, Recipes

Ingredients: 1/2 + 1/8 cup of baking soda (anti-bacterial properties, exfoliant) 1/4 cup of coconut oil (anti-bacterial properties, moisturizer, helps remove oil, BUT coconut oil is fairly comedogenic, so it can contribute to clogged pores, so I balance it out with:) 1/8 cup of olive, grape seed, or avocado oil (similar properties as coconut oil, […]

May 14, 2019

Episode 6: DIY deodorant with Josh Huffman, Part I


Episodes, Recipes

This week and next I’m talking to my good friend Josh Huffman, who’s been making his own cosmetics for over six years, about deodorant. I’d like to share his deodorant recipe: Josh’s deodorant Ingredients, equal parts of Coconut oil Shea butter Baking soda Arrowroot powder (can substitute with cornstarch) Melt the coconut oil and shea […]

May 14, 2019

Episode 5: Spargelwoche


Episodes

These are the second two weeks of my April challenge: to eat at least one meal with local, seasonal produce. I’ve been in Lower Saxony with my husband’s family the past two weeks. But I’m happy to report that this past week was a flying success! Food groups and food miles After seeing information about […]

May 7, 2019

Episode 4: Potato, Potato


Episodes

This month I’m focusing on seasonal produce. I’ve challenged myself to make a dish with a different local, seasonal ingredient each week. You can listen to the first episode of this challenge here: Eating in season: Why should we care? Not all food is grown and harvested in all seasons and growing food out of […]

April 23, 2019

Episode 3: e-Waste, or, Failure as Success


Episodes

This week, I talked about e-waste. Check out the episode here: E-waste, or electronic waste, includes all discarded electric or electronic devices with battery power or circuitry or electric elements. This includes mobile phones, television sets, computers, and printers, but also large appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines and dryers. Why should we care? E-waste […]

March 29, 2019

Episode 2: Fridays For Future


Episodes

On Friday, March 15, 2019, I went to the Fridays For Future climate protest in Berlin with my husband. The protest was very emotional for me. In this episode, I talk about the protest and how such an action affects my carbon “handprint,” not just my carbon footprint. You can listen to the episode here: […]

March 21, 2019

Episode 1: The Weigh-In


Episodes

The first episode of the podcast is up! In this episode, I introduce myself and what this podcast is about. But most importantly, I do my first weigh-in to figure out where I stand. I use three tools to analyze my environmental impact: The KliB calculator The Global Footprint Network’s ecological footprint calculator Nature Conservancy’s […]

March 14, 2019

Welcome to My Climate Diet!


About

Are you ready to shed unwanted pounds — or even tons? Of greenhouse gas emissions, that is. Then join me, Lisa Pettibone, as I go on a climate diet and talk about my successes and failures. My Climate Diet is a new podcast that tries to help you be more mindful about your environmental footprint, […]

February 9, 2019