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Recycling, Revisted

Recycling, Revisted

By Seven Generations Ahead
Jess Senger takes a closer look at an ever popular phrase meant to help divert waste from landfills: Reduce, reuse, recycle. Recycle is supposed to be a last resort and Jess reports "this is not the way most Americans think about their waste." Take a listen to her interviews with Carter O'Brien, Sustainability Officer at the Field Museum, and Susan Casey, Seven Generations Ahead's Zero Waste Schools Program Manager. This podcast helps listeners better understand current issues with waste and landfills in our region.
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Recycling, Revisited
Jess Senger takes a closer look at an ever popular phrase meant to help divert waste from landfills: Reduce, reuse, recycle. Recycle is supposed to be a last resort, and Jess reports, this is not the way most Americans think about their waste.  Take a listen to her interviews with Carter O'Brien, Sustainability Officer at the Field Museum,  and Susan Casey, Seven Generations Ahead's Zero Waste Schools Program Manager.  This podcast helps listeners better understand current issues with waste and landfills in our region and encourages Americans to switch habits away from what used to be considered "good" recycling intentions. Jess draws upon her own experience growing up with a Zero Waste School mindset and how she became better educated to make a difference for the planet.  This podcast helps listeners re-think critically about waste.
17:30
November 13, 2020