Episodes to Explore for Earth Day

Lindsay Patross

Lindsay Patross

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In honor of Earth Day we’ve put together a collection of episodes about sustainability as well as some of our favorite episodes from Finding Adventure. You can watch all of these episodes and more on Very Local for free. 

Check out these episodes about sustainability and exploring the outdoors. 

Explore Outdoors of Northern California

Sacramento’s KCRA 3 takes a look at the best places to explore the outdoors in Northern California. 

Matter of Fact “Evacuation Roadmap”

Earth Day

Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien takes a look at the impact of climate change. As the climate continues to change, the world is seeing more fires, hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes.

Stitch: Sustainability

The sustainability movement finds ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle to improve the future of our environment. Trash can become treasure thanks to creative, green-thinking minds.

This episode highlights the creative ways businesses, artists, organizations, and kids have found to live greener lives and spread that message to others.

Finding Adventure: Kinga Philipps helps locals explore the outdoors 

Finding Adventure: A Gamer Plugs into the Outdoors

Maverick Meyers is a shy 17-year old gamer who spends 8 hours a day on his self-built computer. Kinga meets Maverick in Clermont, Florida to take him out of his confort zone on an outing he’ll never forget. 

Finding Adventure: Welcome to the Maine Event

Anthony Carignan is a bookish 26-year-old who has never felt at ease in the outdoors. Kinga has come to Maine to help Anthony connect with nature and live out his dream of becoming an authentic Mainer.

Finding Adventure: Screens Off, Adventure On!

Camryn Simpson, a 21-year-old student at the University of Pittsburgh and ambassador on social media platforms can’t take time away from her phone. With the help of Kinga, Camryn will log-out of social media and log-in to the outdoors to find adventure.

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Glass Half Full New Orleans

Meet the Tulane graduates that have diverted over 1 million pounds lbs of glass from landfills. Glass Half Full New Orleans recycles glass bottles into sand and building products.

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6 tips on sustainability from Nola’s first refill bar

Small items such as dental floss, package wrappers, trash bags, cups and utensils lead to excess waste that many of us don’t think about, on a daily basis. Reducing our waste can be done with some easy steps.

Everything you need to know about composting in Pittsburgh

Want to learn more about composting in Pittsburgh or can’t find that perfect place to dump your compostable trash? Fear not, there are plenty of options for the beginner or seasoned pro when it comes to sustainable waste habits.

Get Your Hands Dirty (And Make Boston Cleaner and Greener)

Ways you can volunteer to help maintain and expand Boston’s green space

Is a plastic-free Mardi Gras possible?

Is a greener, plastic-free Mardi Gras possible? Sustainability advocates are optimistic, though they acknowledge it will require a major cultural shift. The answer is more complicated for krewes and riders.

Pittsburgh composting

Everything you need to know about composting in Pittsburgh

Want to learn more about composting in Pittsburgh or can’t find that perfect place to dump your compostable trash? Fear not, there are plenty of options for the beginner or seasoned pro when it comes to sustainable waste habits.

Is a plastic-free Mardi Gras possible?

Is a greener, plastic-free Mardi Gras possible? Sustainability advocates are optimistic, though they acknowledge it will require a major cultural shift. The answer is more complicated for krewes and riders.

Get Your Hands Dirty (And Make Boston Cleaner and Greener)

Ways you can volunteer to help maintain and expand Boston’s green space

refill bar

6 tips on sustainability from Nola’s first refill bar

Small items such as dental floss, package wrappers, trash bags, cups and utensils lead to excess waste that many of us don’t think about, on a daily basis. Reducing our waste can be done with some easy steps.

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