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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 2, 2018

One more reason to avoid factory-bottled water, why Californians may have to allow high-rise buildings in their quiet residential neighborhoods, and why we’re now being encouraged to give up traditional meats and start eating insects. Kaitlyn and Ben are on Spring Break, so GrowthBusters director Dave Gardner goes solo in this episode (episode #10). Explore the growth/sustainability issue in more depth at http://www.growthbusters.org Get the film, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth, at http://www.growthbustersmovie.org Links mentioned in this episode: World Health Organization to Review Reports of Microplastic Contamination in Bottled Water https://www.salon.com/2018/03/15/world-health-organization-to-review-reports-of-microplastic-contamination-in-bottled-water/ GrowthBusters Podcast Episode 9: Would You Eat a Bug to Save the Planet? https://www.growthbusters.org/would-you-eat-a-bug-to-save-the-planet/ Legislation Would Allow More Home Building Along Transit Routes to Reduce Gas-Guzzling Commutes https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/16/business/energy-environment/climate-density.html?emc=edit_th_180316&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=576424480316