59) How chemicals leach out of plastics to impact our health with Life Without Plastic's Chantal Plamondon
By Kaméa Chayne - Eco Creative, Social Entrepreneur, Author, Holistic Health Coach
How can we use the analogy of pasta and pasta sauce to better understand plastics and their health impacts? Why is it that we urgently need more research and development to find alternatives to plastic, especially for food packaging? Chantal Plamondon, Co-Founder and CEO of Life Without Plastic, a pioneering one-stop-shop for all things non-plastic, shares her wisdom with us. HIGHLIGHTS: [8:14] Chantal: "It started when I was just addressing my need, but I knew there were probably other parents who had the same need." [9:55] Chantal on the health impacts of plastics. [10:46] A few factors that increase the chances chemicals will leach from plastics. [15:54] What keeps Chantal going, even when she experiences discouraging moments. [17:31] Kaméa: "You do so many things for your business! How do you stay organized to get everything done?" [21:09] Chantal discusses her book, Life Without Plastic. Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!