Anne-Marie Bonneau

Our guest today is someone who began her plastic-free journey in her kitchen, and has now become the renowned Zero Waste Chef, Anne-Marie Bonneau! Starting as a Zero Plastic Chef, she took the next step in her sustainability journey and became the Zero Waste Chef working towards producing zero waste in her own kitchen and inspiring others to do the same. She talks about how to shop differently, buy differently, and cook differently to reduce waste in the kitchen!

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Topics Discussed:

  • Hugelkultur
  • Anne Marie’s transition to plastic free
  • Beginning tips for zero waste
  • Zero Waste as a goal
  • Anne Marie’s rhythm with food prep
  • Fighting Food waste
  • The idea of convenience contributing to waste
  • Zero waste can be simple
  • The attention economy informs our perception of what we can do
  • Thneeds (from The Lorax by Dr. Suess)
  • The Good Ancestor
  • Is there hope for conscious consumerism? 
  • Greta Thunberg
  • The slow food movement began in Italy
  • Alton Brown baked beans


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Original music by John Kingsley. Our technical partner for this series is CitizenRacecar, Post-Production by Alex Brouwer and José Miguel Baez, Coordinated by Gabriela Montequin and Mary Ball. The Good Dirt is a part of the Connectd Podcasts Network.

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