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Welcome to this week’s poggie! Today Brooke talks to zero-waste blogger and YouTuber Christine Liu of Simply By Christine.

Christine is not only a great source of practical information in the low-waste world, she also talks about her experience in her previous job at Cisco where she was instrumental in organising the Green Team network. This initiative brought sustainability to the workplace, and is a great example of how to create real-world, community-based change in our own lives.

Christine shares how the Green Teams initiative started small and then grew throughout the entire organisation, as well as the impact it had on her own efforts to live more sustainably, as well as those of her colleagues. Christine also talks about her low-waste wedding and the challenges of owning a pet while living sustainably.

Questions featured in this episode:

  1. What is a Green Team?
  2. Why and how did you start it?
  3. Do you have any suggestions for where people can start making changes in their own workplace?
  4. Where did your personal zero-waste journey start?
  5. Any tips for where to start with zero-waste and pets?
  6. How has simplifying your life impacted your mental health?
  7. What were the reactions you received from friends and family around your zero-waste wedding?
  8. Any tips for people planning their wedding or big event who are keen to minimise waste?

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