This week, I talk about my plan with my husband to stop buying books and DVDs for six months, and what this means for the climate (hint: not much). I talk more generally about deprivation as a source of joy and look into the Unread Shelf Project, which also includes book-buying bans as a way […]
This week, I have to change my plans for December to gripe about setbacks at the junk house. But I share a great idea for a DIY advent calendar that reduces food waste, cleans out your pantry, and uses stuff you’ve already got lying around the house.
Sorry, but I have to break into my own podcast with an important bulletin!! I discovered a moth infestation in my kitchen this past week, forcing me to throw out several packages of flour, grains, and sugar and waste the carbon emissions that went into producing them. So I want to ask you to pest-proof […]
This month I’m focusing on perspective, turning the podcast from My Climate Diet to Our Climate Diet. So far, I’ve answered questions from a listener about travel and green banking, and chatted with a former student about traveling with eco-sensibility. This week I talk with another former student about food waste. I’m excited to share […]
This month I’m focusing on perspective, turning the podcast from My Climate Diet to Our Climate Diet. Last week I answered questions from a listener about travel and green banking. This week I return to the question of travel, getting some advice from a former student who talks about how to travel with eco-sensibility. I’m […]
This month I want to focus on perspective. I want to open the floor to other climate dieters who have tips to share. But first, this week I want to answer some questions from a listener named Marjorie Millot. Thoughts for Marjorie Marjorie is a fellow American who lives in France. She asked about how […]
This month I’m focusing on climate finance. In episode 9, I talked about how money contributes to climate change. Last week, in episode 10, I changed my German checking account to a green bank and discovered that this simple, one-time change will save me 1 ton of carbon dioxide this year. This week, I looked […]
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, […]