Pamela and Mary help you to make sustainable choices in this modern world by providing you with information, tips, and personal experiences.
Life With Plastic01/08/2017 Duración: 23min
Plastic pollution is at an all time high- in the U.S. alone we dispose of an average of 185 lbs of plastic per person every year. In this episode, Pamela and Mary discuss the implications this has on our environment and some steps you can personally take to disengage from this wasteful practice.
Food Waste26/07/2017 Duración: 20min
With all the people in the world suffering from food insecurity it's easy to assume we don't have enough of it to feed everyone. This, however, is not the case. In this episode Pamela and Mary talk about food waste, where and why it occurs, and ways that we could improve the health of both the planet and people by overhauling our food production system.
Plight Of The Pollinators08/06/2017 Duración: 42min
Pollinators are integral part of the ecosystem, human food supply, and global economy. Every year they pollinate billions of dollars worth of food, flowers, textile crops and biofuel crops worldwide, as well as pollinating wild landscapes. However during the past two decades they have been on a steady decline resulting in certain species being placed on the endangered species list. On this episode Pamela and Mary explore the current state of our bees, possible causes of their dwindling numbers and actions we can take in our daily lives to help out these vital creatures.
To Breed Or Not To Breed24/05/2017 Duración: 11min
Maybe you’ve heard someone say that having kids is selfish. Or that if you really care about the environment then you will choose not to have kids. In this quick episode, Pamela and Mary discuss their thoughts on the topic of having children.
Easy Swaps To Make Less Trash14/04/2017 Duración: 20min
In this episode Pamela and Mary talk about common ways people make trash. Listen in for easy swaps you can make today to reduce your carbon footprint.
Recycling Reality Check08/04/2017 Duración: 44min
Recycling is a great way to recover resources and save energy. Yet, despite recycling efforts we are still seeing an increase in global trash production. Pam and Mary shed light on recycling by explaining what exactly can be recycled and why it isn’t solving our trash problem.
Home of the Landfills08/04/2017 Duración: 23min
The United States has over 3,000 active landfills plus even more closed landfills. Pamela and Mary discuss the environmental impact of these sites and what we can do about it starting today.
What's The Zero Waste Thing About?03/04/2017 Duración: 17min
In this introductory episode meet us, Pam and Mary, the creators of Green Heart Effect. Our mission is to help you to make sustainable choices in our modern world by providing you with information, tips and our personal experiences.