Plastic Reduction & Community Action: Interview With Sierra Club’s Sharon Starr
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by Venya Sharma
9M ago
Join me in welcoming special guest Sharon Starr, former Head of the Plastics Campaign at Sierra Club, as she shares inspiring insights regarding individual and community efforts to reduce plastics and increase sustainability. Feel free to reach out via email at greenteenspodcast@gmail.com if you have any questions for Sharon ..read more
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Standing Against Oil Pipelines | Oil Pipeline 3
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this persuasive piece, Venya presents a piece regarding the Canadian Enbridge Pipeline No. 3. She brings awareness to the environmental and indigenous concerns of pipeline construction and shares what we can do to help. Sources: https://tinyurl.com/pipelinesources ..read more
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Understanding and Tackling Water Scarcity
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, Prithika and I explain two major causes of water scarcity around the world: water pollution and global warming. Both water cleanliness and its dwindling presence have an effect on water availability.  Listen until the end to find out ways that YOU can help with combatting the water scarcity issue, and learn about water purification practices like desalination and filtration!  Sources: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aYQV1ebsxd3uhxOEuqA3EoxCPdCQfLyFMHRAl3IOXYU/edit?usp=sharing ..read more
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Fast Fashion and Our Environment
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we learn about the concept of fast fashion and how companies produce massive amounts of cheap and trendy clothing to keep clothing stores relevant. Most importantly, we go into depth on why this strategy of production is far from beneficial to our environment and society ..read more
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Earth Day Special | Guest Trivia Contest
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, 3 amazing guests compete for a special prize through answering environmental trivia questions. This episode is full of fun and laughs ..read more
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GreenTeens Earth Day Special | Collaboration with Say No To Plastic Ware
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we talk to a local organization called Say No To Plastic Ware, which works to reduce the distribution of plasticware by restaurants. Because the majority of plasticware isn't recycled, co-founder Aadit Bennur and his team aim to diminish the use of plasticware to avoid plastic waste build-up. Throughout this interview, Aadit discusses his organization's goals and how we can be more conscious about our plasticware use.  If you'd like to tune in to the other part of this collaboration, make sure to check out @saynotoplasticware on Instagram. To stay updated on all things pl ..read more
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“Speak Up” | Insight from a DuPage County Environmental Specialist
GreenTeens Environmental
by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we speak with Environmental Specialist Sheila Rutledge and Joy Hinz to learn about their roles in improving DuPage County’s environmental sustainability and their message of advocacy and action. Learn More about DuPage County’s Environmental Committee: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12X6WdvXwr1ahVZN94GHofaIg5IguvOTNwqTMQrTVqnc/edit ..read more
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Women Environmental Activists | Part 3
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we wrap up our women’s appreciation series. We hope that you’ve enjoyed learning about the powerful women in the environmental community. You too can be an activist. Speak on what you are passionate about. Source Citation Access: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZYx3VdW5tIXzLPCj0evsOeCFF_uDTaEToRzBetYD0UY/edit?usp=sharing ..read more
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Women Environmental Activists | Part 2
GreenTeens Environmental
by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we continue our women’s environmentalist appreciation series with a part 2. Prithika and I discuss all things AOC and Greta Thunberg, so make sure to tune in. A reminder that no matter who you are, you have the power to make change in this world. Source Citation Access: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g6Jjshg5Y24fO6l8jLX1GK6sM7iALHd67pJzJgyJn3Q/edit ..read more
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Women Environmental Activists | Part 1
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by Venya Sharma
1y ago
In this episode, we discuss two powerful environmental activists: Tara Houska and Angelou Ezelio. These women encourage environmental action, while also advocating for their cultural and ethnic roots through their activism.  Source Citation Information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1i5I09QaRXLV2qp1Ir6ke1yasrivo8EQWzj0KrhrqVYc/edit?usp=sharing ..read more
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