Ep 41: Solidarity in, Garbage out.

In which I cover issues of waste and consumption relating to food, cutting down on waste, and reusing at the store. Then I talk about better governance in our places and relate that back to consumption and education. I’m trying something different with the audio, let me now if it doesn’t work for you or not. Share and Like: Support via Patreon!

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Musical interlude: Hello Helicopter by Motion City Soundtrack
Tyson Foods creates worlds largest dead zone in gulf
https://returntonow.net/2017/11/01/study-names-tyson-foods-1-culprit-largest-dead-zone-u-s-history/
Half a billion less animals killed
https://www.collective-evolution.com/2017/11/27/half-a-billion-fewer-animals-were-killed-since-2007-because-people-are-eating-less-meat/
Food Apartheid
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/15/food-apartheid-food-deserts-racism-inequality-america-karen-washington-interview
Feeding the poor while armed
https://thefreethoughtproject.com/since-feeding-homeless-now-illegal-group-brought-ar15s-give-food-worked/
Positive effects of Bag fee
https://www.newsday.com/business/suffolk-nickel-plastic-bag-fee-reusable-
Muni zero waste success
https://www.shareable.net/blog/capannoris-zero-waste-strategy-includes-a-municipal-reuse-center
Corp reuse program
https://www.ecowatch.com/consumer-goods-packaging-sustainability-2627068258.html
Principles for good governance report https://www.shareable.net/blog/report-outlines-how-gig-economy-platforms-that-takes-workers-rights-into-account
Japans Large Consumer co-op
https://www.shareable.net/blog/japan%E2%80%99s-seikatsu-club-cooperative-challenges-consumerism-through-sustainable-consumption
Time famine; Free time better than more money
http://theplaidzebra.com/our-daily-demands-and-stresses-have-led-to-a-new-phenomenon-known-as-time-famine/
School District moves to restorative process sees results.
https://www.mlive.com/news/kalamazoo/2019/01/kalamazoo-schools-report-zero-expulsions-after-paradigm-shift-to-restorative-discipline.html

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