Heather and Brittany talk to Addie Fisher of Old World New about imperfect sustainability, and making more sustainable and Earth friendly choices in your home. There is a misconception that in order to be sustainable, your behaviors and actions need to be so 100% of the time. Addie shares how to strike the balance between sustainable and perfect, small changes you can make now, and actionable ways to advocate for change.
Addie Fisher is a sustainable lifestyle content creator and the founding editor of Old World New, where she shares tips to live sustainably for people of all backgrounds. Her goal is to provide free access to knowledge that makes living sustainably accessible to underrepresented communities, especially communities of color – all in an entertaining manner. Addie also often shares her culture as an African American woman, whether that’s celebrating Juneteenth and Kwanzaa or sharing her family’s history, in hopes to enlighten, educate, and share the joy she finds in her heritage.
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR: Imperfect sustainability
- Why your small actions matter
- What a circular economy is and why it’s important to sustainability
- Why the actions of corporations are more important than that of the individual
- How to contact lawmakers
THINGS WE MENTIONED
- Have you watched Abbott Elementary yet?
- Planet Post makes contacting lawmakers about environmental issues easy.
- Mikaela Loach is a great intersectional environmentalism follow to add to your feed.
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