War on Waste
By ABC Radio
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How much food does the average household throw out each year? Do plastic bags really get recycled? How much food is being wasted before it gets to the supermarket shelves? A war on waste has begun to find the truth behind the way our nation manages waste, and what we can do about it. Join Craig Reucassel (The Chaser) and Wendy Harmer (ABC Sydney Mornings), as they explore the big issues in waste management, talk to those behind change, and learn how every little bit can make a difference.
||CleanInformation for new recruits||Welcome, recruit! If you’re new to the War on Waste, jump back to episode 1 and join the fray.||5 12 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTurning the tide||Craig and Wendy take a look at how the War on Waste has changed our habits and what still needs to be done to reduce what we throw away.||26 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe secret of found food||You might not realise it, but you’re surrounded by plants and animals you can eat – even if you live in a big city!||2 11 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLadies, we need to talk about waste||In this special ladies-only episode of War on Waste, Wendy Harmer and guest host Yumi Stynes explore waste-free ways to manage your period.||19 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA (tiny, green) home to call your own||The larger your living space, the more stuff – and the more waste! Wendy takes a peek at a tiny house and Craig asks Joost Bakker, how can construction practices change to make it easier to reclaim materials?||5 10 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to buy nothing new||The best way to prevent something going to landfill is to never buy it in the first place, but in a world of short-lived electronics and two-for-one deals it can be hard to resist!||20 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA mid-season pause in hostilities||The War on Waste podcast is taking a mid-season break while Craig films the second part of the TV series. Keep sending your handy hints to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll see you again on the 21st of September.||7 9 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTest-tube fabrics and ol skool op shopping||Six tonnes of clothes are thrown out every ten minutes, so what can we do to change that?||16 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlastic bags and a sewerage expedition||The big two supermarkets have announced they’re going to ban the plastic bag, but with what they’re implementing, will it make much of a difference, or is it just a PR stunt? Craig and Wendy get the latest from environmental campaigner, Jeff Angel.||3 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCompost secrets, happy worms & flushable dog poo bags||Craig throws on a lab coat to investigate if flushable dog poo bags really dissolve in water. Will he be satisfied with the answer? Wendy learns all about the ‘Compost Revolution’ with David Gravina and gardening guru Judy Horton visits Craig at h||13 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Ol’ Shoes & The Fixit Revolution||How many times have you thrown out a pair of shoes or a suitcase because they’re no good anymore?||28 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKeep cups and vintage knits||Just how recyclable are disposable coffee cups? Australians love drinking coffee, but how is this affecting our landfill? Craig and Wendy learn all about the grassroots movement that’s revolutionising this morning ritual.||14 6 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuick pickles & pineapple skin mocktails||There are so many creative ways to reduce food waste around the home.||28 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe War On Waste begins!||Craig and Wendy are passionate about waste. But why?||11 5 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A brilliant idea
Hope this turns out as good at the tv show! A fantastic way to keep the drive going & answer our questions.
Great Rv show great doco - get onboard and support!
- Category: Society & Culture
- Language: English
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