Lindsey McCoy has a master’s degree in nonprofit management and spent the last 10 years working on environmental education in the Bahamas, islands full of single-use plastic
She and her sister, Allison Webster, co-founded a company, Plaine Products, that offers shampoo, conditioner and body wash in aluminum bottles that can be returned, refilled and reused.
Episode 62 – Carrying Food Sustainably
Sustainable options for carrying food are not easy to find.
Okay, if you just want to take a sandwich with you somewhere, you can wrap it in wax paper. But how practical is this?
And what if you are gluten-free and generally don’t eat sandwiches? Truly air-tight options that don’t leak when you carry them in your back pack are also not easy to find.
The life of a zero-waste minimalist seems completely out of reach for many of us.
Rama Nayeri was certainly not sure it could work for her. But a doctor’s diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes got her thinking that maybe a drastic lifestyle change was in order.