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Erika and Dave dig into the more fascinating aspects of sustainable living - including the joy of living sustainably. It’s all about ending our culture’s love affair with “more,” which is not making us happier and is killing our planet. No half-hearted greenwashing here; we share the brutal and joyful truth! Dave directed the documentary GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth, which Stanford Biologist Paul Ehrlich declared “could be the most important film ever made.”

Apr 20, 2018

America’s love affair with big, gas-guzzling vehicles is up for discussion. Is your environmental impact in mind when you decide whether to buy a pickup truck or SUV? How about when you choose your coffee-maker? EPA plans to rollback auto fuel efficiency standards. Then: Are there ways to make K-Cups more sustainable? Is Dave an “eco-god?” What’s greener – running your car’s air-conditioning, or baking in a hot car? Plus: the joys of composting (and you don’t need to have your own garden to do it). Links: The movie: http://www.growthbustersmovie.org EPA Moves to Weaken Fuel Efficiency Rules: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/02/598888447/epa-moves-to-weaken-landmark-fuel-efficiency-rules Ultimate Guide to Recycling K-Cups: https://www.consumerreports.org/recycling/recycle-k-cups-nespresso-capsules-coffee-pods/