The Disruptive Environmentalist
By Rob Wreglesworth
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Seeking new solutions to big environmental problems: An exploratory podcast shining a light on innovators and thought leaders taking direct actions to tackle environmental issues. As traditional environmentalists, we have always been good at pointing out what is going wrong, but we have reached a point where actions are needed more than ever. To be a disruptive environmentalist is to flip from a mentality of moaning and finger pointing to one of optimism and action. Join me as I chat to some of these 'disruptive environmentalists' and try and find positive solutions to some of the biggest challenges we face as a species. I hope they will inspire you to join the movement and perhaps become a disruptive environmentalist yourself!
||Clean09 - Where's My Water Fountain? - The Problem of Bottled Water - Justine Rose, Water For London||Most of us want to cut down on the amount of bottled water we buy, but why is it so hard to find anywhere to fill bottles in our cities.?This episode's guest is part of a volunteer group called Water for London who are campaigning for more water fountai||14 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08 – The Food Sharing App – Tessa Clarke, Olio||Olio is an app that aims to tackle the problem of food waste by in their words: Connecting neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. In the episode I speak to founder Tessa Clarke how the idea||31 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07 - Biodegradable Plastics From Waste - Jeff Beegle and Tony Bova, Mobius||The environmental issue of non-biodegradable plastics is more well known than ever before. Despite efforts to recycle more of it a huge 91% of plastics still aren’t recycled, ending up in landfills or in the oceans, taking around 400 years to degrade.||17 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06 - How To Start Your Own Disruptive Environmental Business – Jay Clouse, Unreal Collective and Upside.fm||A big part of this podcast series is about seeking out new inspiring businesses that are bettering the environment by disrupting the status quo. But what if you have one of these ideas yourself? Where do you start, especially if it is a big idea that se||3 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05 - Values And Framing - Tom Crompton, Common Cause Foundation||There is a great misperception in our society that others place values of self-interest higher than values of compassion and care. Fixing this perception gap is massively important in the way we approach how we try and influence behaviours regarding env||20 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04 – Influencing Environmental Behaviours – Lessons From Trump and Brexit – Dr David Rose, University of East Anglia||Moving away from innovations and onto new perspectives this week, as I interview an academic who says we need to get down from our ivory towers, stop the finger pointing and start communicating better about environmental issues. This podcast series isn||6 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03 - Creating Animal Feed From Human Waste - Mathieu Chaix-Bar, Weendle||This weeks episode focuses on two environmental issues, the production of animal feed and also the processing of waste, especially in developing countries. Mathieu Chaix-Bar is attempting to tackle both these problems with a solution sourced from natur||22 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02 - Dogs In Conservation - Louise Wilson, Conservation K9 Consulting||In this episode, we speak to Louise Wilson who has started the company Conservation K9 Consultancy using the experience she had gained in other forms of detection dog training at home and overseas. Based in the UK the company trains rescue dogs for use||7 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01 – Bootstrapping Conservation - Surveying Endangered Species With Drones – Tom and Tom, Project Erebus||In the very first episode of the Disruptive Environmentalist podcast we are starting with a huge environmental issue, biodiversity loss. I speak to Tom and Tom two university friends who combined one's knowledge of building drones with the others kn||17 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean00 - An Introduction||A brief introduction to what the podcast is all about, and what I mean by disruptive environmentalism||15 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Thanks for covering such an important subject positively!
Thank goodness for more podcasts about this subject. Nice job, positive outlook and super informative.