The Good Smack for the Planet Podcast by Hey Social Good

The Good Smack for the Planet Podcast by Hey Social Good

Socially conscious everyday heroes, such as business owners, leaders, thought provokers and your friendly neighbor are making amazing positive social good impacts all around us. In each episode, CindyJ and Kate Houser of Hey Social Good, interview people who have taken a big step towards sustainability, giving back, and social good, to make a positive impact on our community and the planet. Sometimes all we really need is a good smack to wake us up to the issues facing our world and small steps we can take to help give back. From sustainable fashion to upcycling airbags to giving opportunities to school girls in the U.S., India, and Africa, it’s amazing what one vision to change the world can create.... Show More

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April 30, 2020 30 min

Dr.Chelsea Rochman couldn't stand seeing another plastic trash stuck in turtles anymore. So, she persisted as a graduate student and helped create the study of plastic debris and its impact on marine life, back when people didn't know that one day, we may see more plastic trash in the ocean than fish. In addition to her research on how pervasive plastic microfibers (think clothes) are in the environment, she spearheaded and established the University of Toronto Trash Team to do more than study trash. A scientist by training, and shopper like all of us, she shares thoughtful insights on how to think about building our sustainable future one simple act at a time.

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