40 minutes | Oct 24, 2019

7: First Steps To Sustainability

REUZI - https://www.reuzi.ie/   Reuse Month  https://www.mywaste.ie/reuse-month/  Tshirt to Tote Bag Workshops - 2,700 Litres of water for cotton for 1 tshirt = 3 years of drinking water https://www.wri.org/blog/2019/01/numbers-economic-social-and-environmental-impacts-fast-fashion  John Hardy - green school - sustainable practices  https://www.ted.com/talks/john_hardy_my_green_school_dream?language=en Join a community space - feel connected  Zero Waste - Minimal Waste  3 areas in your life to make a difference - cutlery - water bottles..No need to buy new  Value Added Gap - Katie Patrick https://twitter.com/katiepatrick  Drive positive behaviour change to take action - Small changes & Collective Action   Zero Waste Movement - Bea Johnson - Lauren Singer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF72px2R3Hg -Athboy Bags  https://www.sparkchange.ie/project/athbags-initiative/   - Plastic Free Kinsale https://www.kinsale.ie/2018/02/06/plastic-free-kinsale/ - Extinction Rebellion https://extinctionrebellionireland.com/  - Young Friends of the earth  https://www.youngfoe.ie/  - Not Here Not Anywhere  https://notherenotanywhere.com/ -Voice - https://voiceireland.org/ -Not here not anywhere https://notherenotanywhere.com/ -Extinction Rebellion https://extinctionrebellionireland.com/ Individual Solutions - Project Drawdown  https://www.drawdown.org/ Take the Quiz! https://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2019/04/specials/climate-change-solutions-quiz/ Top 5 Things: 1. Manage refrigeration chemicals  -Individual and industry level (so no fridge burning) 2. Install onshore wind turbines - industry levels 3. Cut down on food waste - individual level * Episode  4. Eat more plants and less meat - individual level 5. Restore tropical Forests - POLICY MAKERS Pat Top Tips: 1.Think Twice - ASK Questions:  -Do you really need it? Rethink you behaviour - How and Where was it made - think local think regenerative 2. Bring Your Own : Did you know that 40% daily carbon footprint comes from our daily choices so why not bring your own items to make small changes together.  3.Bathroom Routine - Mix it up -use natural products - Start with what you already own and make a small switch try a bar of soap. 4. Think LOCAL  REGENERATION PRACTICES Marie Condo - Look at your daily life - tackle one room at a time  Quote:  Not about one person doing it perfectly, it’s millions of people doing it imperfectly Anne-Marie  Bonneau Greta Thunberg - Activism comes in many forms - step in the right direction - Share on whatsapp - Try and have those difficult conversations with people who you know are not aware of their environmental impacts.  Shop less - shop second hand Tshirt 2,700 Litres = 3 years of your drinking water!  https://curiosity.com/topics/it-takes-2700-liters-of-water-to-make-one-t-shirt-curiosity/ Second hand depop online resources - Ebay with tags on - Renting clothes Platforms Sustainable Fashion Dublin - Workshops - Swap Shops https://www.instagram.com/sustainablefashiondublin/?hl=en SWAPSIES - Platform - Online Resource Hub  https://www.swapsies.ie/ https://www.instagram.com/swapsiesdublin/  Fashion Revolution Ireland  https://www.fashionrevolution.org/europe/ireland/ Stop Food Waste  www.stopfoodwaste.ie 120K per year per person @ x cups / day  https://www.mywaste.ie/news/22-000-coffee-cups-disposed-of-in-ireland-every-hour/ REUZI WORKSHOPS - @reuzi https://www.reuzi.ie/ Book Recommendations:  Let my people go surfing Yvonne Chonard  https://eu.patagonia.com/ie/en/product/let-my-people-go-surfing-revised-paperback-book/BK067.html Climate Justice - Mary Robinson  - Stories of women all over of world https://www.bookdepository.com/Climate-Justice/9781408888469  Naomi Klein - This Changes Everything https://www.bookdepository.com/This-Changes-Everything-Naomi-Klein/9780241956182?ref=grid-view&qid=1571834553234&sr=1-1  Naomi Klein - On fire https://www.bookdepository.com/On-Fire-Naomi-Klein/9781982129910   Lorna Golde - Climate Generation  https://www.bookdepository.com/Climate-Generation/9781565486768   Mary Robinson - QUOTE ‘Feel empowered. And if you start to do it, if you start to feel your voice heard, you will never go back.’ Mothers Of Invention https://www.instagram.com/mothersinvent/  Clare Press - https://www.instagram.com/mrspress/ Dominique Drakeford - https://www.instagram.com/dominiquedrakeford/ Sustainable Fashion Dublin - https://www.instagram.com/sustainablefashiondublin/ Native Events -  https://www.instagram.com/nativeevents_/
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