Bottled Water or Tap?

Jun 26, 2020 by LetsTalkTrash

The story of bottled water is nuanced. Backed by the reality that we need clean drinking water to survive, and then infused with marketing campaigns that played on fears of water born pathogens and the wonders of trace mineral content. 

What is the full story of bottled water? And with 1 in 7 people having no access to clean drinking water, can we thrive without it?


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Mushroom vs Plastic: Who'd Win?

Mar 25, 2020 by LetsTalkTrash

Would you live in a house made from mushrooms? Would you wear a suit embroidered with fungal spores to help decompose your corpse? Fungus has always been among us and now we are more actively seeking a symbiotic relationship.  This episode explores the role of mushrooms in reducing the waste we produce, as well as cleaning up the waste we inevitably do create.

Cognitive Scientist & Mycologist, Theo Rosenfeld also shares how mushrooms can be key to physical and mental wellness during times of personal and even global crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Microplastics - Latest Research

Jul 29, 2019 by LetsTalkTrash

In this episode, we go further into the topic of Microplastics and look at a recent study that was published out of the University of Victoria. The lead researcher on the project, Garth Covernton, brought forth an estimate of just how much microplastic we are consuming on an annual basis. Tune in to find out more!

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Microplastics: What do you need to know?

Feb 1, 2019 by LetsTalkTrash

In this show we take a microscopic look at plastic! Plastic by its very nature, breaks down, but it doesn't disappear.  What happens to all the microplastics that are now sharing the planet with us? Tune in to hear about how plastic is ending up in our food, and learn how compostable plastics are not the answer to the challenges of single-use plastics.

We hear from two Canadian researchers (Dr. Chelsea Rochman, and Marika Smith) who share their cutting edge look at microplastics in plants, the soil, animals, and even humans.

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2018 Highlights & Food Waste

Dec 27, 2018 by LetsTalkTrash

End of 2018 show, highlighting some of the big news stories in waste reduction this last turn of the wheel.  We'll also talk about food waste, a hot topic during the holiday season. Finishing off with touch on some of the new policies coming into action globally and federally relating to plastic waste reduction.  A good way to end the year indeed!

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Sunshine Yellow: June 30, 2012: Theme: Movie samples in music

Jul 1, 2012 by 1000TM

Fine.

It's Sunshine Yellow's last regular episoide...The 53rd themed program. The theme this final week is "Songs with movie samples (dialogue) in them". N-Joy.

Primal Scream | Loaded;
DJ Shadow | Stem [Cops 'N' Robbers Mix];
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult | A Daisy Chain 4 Satan;
The White Stripes | The Union Forever;
Rufus Wainwright | Grey Gardens;
Kate Bush | Hounds of Love;
Napolean Dynamite | You've Got To Dance;
Orbital & Angelo Badalamenti | Beached [Long Version];
ABC | Vanity Kills (The Abigail's Party Mix);
Information Society | What's on Your Mind (Pure Energy);
Prince | Batdance;
Saint Etienne | Think Twice;
Pogo | Alice;
Pizzicato Five | Sophisticated Catchy;
Public Image Ltd. | The Order Of Death;
Boy George | You Are My Heroin;
Siouxsie and the Banshees | 92 Degrees;
The Smiths | The Queen Is Dead;
Sushi 4004 | 2300 Hawaii;
Primal Scream | Swastika Eyes (Chemical Brothers Remix);
Sigue Sigue Sputnik | Love Missile F1-11;
Propellerheads | Velvet Pants (Spare Pair Mix);
New Order |Murder;
RJD2 | The Horror;
Ride | Cool Your Boots;
Saint Etienne | Everything I Touch Turns To Gold;
Pizzicato Five | (That's all DJ) Rock N' Roll

SPECIAL SUNSHINE YELLOW RETROSPECTIVE SHOW on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 3PM-5PM -- featuring one song for each of the 53 weeks of themes (some songs will do double-duty). Thanks for listening and to my fellow programmers for their support all along...

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