Green Stuff

Scoop Intelligence

Listen in to Green Stuff as zero waste shop owner and mother of two, Stephanie Lentz, shares how taking imperfect action and a willingness to focus on progress over perfection can help you navigate our broken systems, improve your quality of life, and lead to a more sustainable future for all. As part of Scoop Intelligence's commitment to education and growth, we believe it is important to share our knowledge, experience and resources with EcoCitizens and Ecopreneurs alike to make your journey a little bit easier and give the sustainability movement some serious momentum. Catch our Tuesday tips for small, achievable steps toward more eco-friendly habits. Join conversations about a realistic approach to holistic practices, low impact travel, low waste parenting, tips on how to run a sustainable business and bring green practices to your workplace, and much much more. Green Stuff is the podcast for a sustainable future. https://www.podpage.com/green-stuff/

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The Christmas season is upon us and, like many of you, we're looking for ways to build more sustainable traditions. Stephanie talks with Sofia Drogomiretskiy (she/her) CEO of Decorent, a Seattle-based company with a vision to change the way we celebrate the season with Christmas tree decor rentals. In this episode, learn more about how Sofia sourced sustainable ornaments and other steps you can take to make your traditions more earth-friendly.Follow Decorent on Instagram @_decorentIf you live in the Puget Sound area, you can rent your holiday decorations through Decorent: decorent.com/Attend the Festival of the Trees Auction event on December 4th: decorent.com/pages/auctionFollow Scoop on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplaceIf you're located in the Seattle area, you can visit our zero waste grocery stores in Kirkland and Renton. We provide carbon-neutral shipping nationwide: scoopmarketplace.com

Nov 27

47 min 29 sec

This week, Stephanie speaks with Laura Clise (she/her) the founder and CEO of Intentionalist. Laura knows that small businesses are important to both the social and economic fabric of our communities. Intentionalist is a company that helps individuals support small businesses through their online directory and community programs. With Small Business Saturday quickly approaching, Stephanie and Laura talk about how intentional spending impacts local economies and the importance of voting with your dollars. Plus, they provide some ideas to get involved with Small Business Saturday and support your favorite places this holiday season.Follow Intentionalist on Instagram @intentionalist_Search through Intentionalist's small business directory and sign up for their newsletter on their website intentionalist.comYou can purchase an Intentionalist Gift Card or certificates to over 100 different small businesses through their marketplace: intentionalist.com/store/This week's episode of Green Stuff is brought to you by our newest digital course: The Plantiful Holiday Feast! This digital class guides you through creating an entirely plant-based meal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, featuring some traditional holiday dishes.Learn more and sign up today at scoopintelligence.com/holidayfeast Follow Scoop on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplaceIf you're located in the Seattle area, you can visit our zero waste grocery stores in Kirkland and Renton. We provide carbon-neutral shipping nationwide: scoopmarketplace.com

Nov 20

44 min 17 sec

Most farmers around the globe are feeling climate change impacts, including our local farmers in Washington. Host Stephanie Lentz (she/her) is joined by our friends at 21 Acres, a center for sustainable agriculture education in Woodinville, WA. Liesl McWhorter (sher/her) and Brooke Hiatt (she/her) help us better understand the challenges farmers in Western Washington are facing from climate changes and why supporting local agriculture and local food systems is an important form of climate action.Follow 21 Acres on Instagram @21AcresFor more information on 21 Acres and to sign up for their newsletter head to 21acres.org!You can participate in a digital class, join a farm tour, or volunteer at 21 Acres — learn more here: 21acres.org/classes-events/Stop by 21 Acres' Farm Market in Woodinville, WA to shop local produce to support our local farmers. 21acres.org/farm-market/This week's episode of Green Stuff is brought to you by our newest digital course: The Plantiful Holiday Feast! This digital class guides you through creating an entirely plant-based meal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, featuring some traditional holiday dishes.Learn more and sign up today at scoopintelligence.com/holidayfeast Follow Scoop on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplaceIf you're located in the Seattle area, you can visit our zero waste grocery stores in Kirkland and Renton. We provide carbon-neutral shipping nationwide: scoopmarketplace.com

Nov 13

43 min 44 sec

This week's Tuesday Tip helps you save money, time, and reduce food waste! Before your next trip to the grocery store, take a look inside your fridge or pantry and let your current ingredients inspire your meals!Visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide. scoopmarketplace.comFollow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Nov 9

2 min

Anne-Marie Bonneau (she/her), otherwise known as Zero Waste Chef, began her plastic-free journey in 2011. As a family of foodies, Anne-Marie and her family began to dive into plastic-free and zero waste cooking, experimenting with ways to minimize trash and food waste in their daily lives. In this week's episode, Anne-Marie and Stephanie talk about earth-friendly tips to transform your kitchen and adapt favorite recipes to be low waste and plant based!For everyday tips and zero waste cooking inspiration, follow Anne-Marie on Instagram and Facebook: @zerowastechefHer cookbook The Zero Waste Chef is now available in all major book stores. Check out Anne-Marie's website zerowastechef.com and sign up to join her Sourdough Bread Weekend Workshop, November 12-14.This week's episode of Green Stuff is brought to you by our newest digital course: The Plantiful Holiday Feast! This digital class guides you through creating an entirely plant-based meal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, featuring some traditional holiday dishes. Learn more and sign up today at scoopintelligence.com/holidayfeast Follow Scoop on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplaceIf you're located in the Seattle area, you can visit our zero waste grocery stores in Kirkland and Renton. We provide carbon-neutral shipping nationwide: scoopmarketplace.com

Nov 6

47 min 30 sec

If you've been following along the past few weeks, we just finished up a crowdfunding campaign through Indiegogo. In today's minisode, Stephanie gives an update on how the campaign ended and what's next. Although we didn't reach our goal, we consider it a success! A huge thank you to the 210 folks who contributed to our campaign. Together, we raised $22,784 to purchase new equipment for Scoop Marketplace! If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Nov 3

3 min 5 sec

Nivi Achanta (she/her), felt stuck upon entering the corporate world after graduating. She knew there was more she wanted to do to impact the world in her everyday life. Out of that grew Soapbox Project, the company behind Changeletter, a climate-focused newsletter created to help busy folks learn about and take action on climate and social justices issues. Host Stephanie sits down with Nivi to talk more about activism, taking bite-sized actions daily, and the importance of building inclusive, diverse movements for change.The team at Soapbox Project curated a list of excellent eco-conscious date night ideas for Scoop. We’ve taken three ideas and worked with local businesses to create an Earth-Friendly Date Nights package as a reward for our crowdfunding campaign!Our campaign ends at 11:59 pm Pacific Time on Monday, November 1st. There are just a few days left to make sure we reach our goal. Head to Indiegogo and contribute to Scoop’s growth now: tinyurl.com/scooplove Subscribe to Soapbox Project’s weekly Changeletter (it’s free!) on their site soapboxproject.org. Get involved with the Soapbox community and events through a monthly membership. Follow @soapboxproject on Instagram.Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 30

44 min 9 sec

The temperature is starting to dip as we get closer to winter. This week's Tuesday Tip comes from our Producer, Avery Parducci (he/him). Avery shares four key tips on how to stay warm throughout the fall and winter months while keeping our energy use low and being mindful of our budget. If you love cozy environments and want to support Scoop, you can contribute $75 to our Indiegogo campaign and receive our sustainable Hygge EcoBox! tinyurl.com/scooploveVisit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide. scoopmarketplace.comFollow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 26

7 min 29 sec

OOliva Studio and Bombini Skin are both Seattle-based companies committed to using natural, healthy ingredients for skin and hair care products. These companies are staff favorites at Scoop due to their earth-friendly production practices and values. In this episode, we discuss skincare practices that are healthy for both our bodies and the planet and things to consider when purchasing beauty products.As part of Scoop’s crowdfunding campaign, we have created the Beauty EcoBox with a selection of our favorite sustainable skincare products. To take a deeper look into this box, today’s episode includes two interviews: a discussion with Gina Grey (she/her) of OOliva Studio and another with Andrea Taylor (she/her) of Bombini Skin. The Beauty EcoBox is only available as part of our Indiegogo campaign, for folks who make a contribution of $200 or more. Become a backer of our campaign at http://tinyurl.com/scooploveVisit OOliva on their website ooliva.com and on Instagram @ooliva.studio.You can find Bombini Skin on their website bombiniskin.com and on Instagram @bombiniskin. Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 23

53 min 11 sec

We love getting cozy in the fall and winter and embracing “hygge” the Danish concept that encompasses contentment and well-being in a cozy environment. As part of our crowdfunding campaign, we’ve created the Hygge EcoBox, a collection of sustainably sourced items to get you in a cozy mood.To take a deeper look into this box, today’s podcast episode includes two interviews: one with Shawna Crotty (she/her) of Honest Candle Collective, and a second with Jackie McCartie (she/her) and Bethany Barbuti (she/her), co-founders of Eco & the Flamingo.The Hygge EcoBox is only available as part of our Indiegogo campaign, for folks who make a contribution of $75 or more. Become a backer of our campaign at http://tinyurl.com/scooploveVisit Eco & The Flamingo at their store in Chicago or online at ecoandtheflamingo.com and on Instagram @ecoandtheflamingo. You can find Honest Candle Collective online at honestcandlecollective.com and on Instagram @honest_candle_collective.Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 16

50 min 30 sec

And we're live, folks! This morning, we launched our crowdfunding campaign to help grow Scoop, and we want you to get involved. You can support Scoop by donating to the campaign and/or sharing it with your community!See our campaign here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/scoop-marketplace-a-zero-waste-grocery-store If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 12

3 min 5 sec

We have some exciting news to share with you!In this week's episode, Stephanie (podcast host and Scoop CEO) gives an update about the shop. 2021 has been challenging for many of us, including the Scoop Team. We are thrilled that the shop is fully open, but there is more to come.On October 12th, we are launching a crowdfunding campaign and want you to help us grow Scoop! Hear from Stephanie about the additional changes we're making to the shop, how this campaign will support the community, and the role you can play in making this happen.Sign up to our mailing list to receive the most up to date information: https://manage.kmail-lists.com/subscriptions/subscribe?a=UwF9gd&g=XVmX5aGet a sneak peek at the campaign before it launches on Tuesday: https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/pages/crowdfunding-campaign-2021 If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 9

27 min 46 sec

October is here and it's time for spooky season! This week's Tuesday Tip minisode comes from Scoop Team Member Natalie Ash (she/her). She shares a few key tips on how to get ready for Halloween with the earth in mind by thrifting and using sustainable swaps. https://www.woohome.com/diy-2/42-last-minute-cheap-diy-halloween-decorations-you-can-easily-makeIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 5

2 min 36 sec

Megan Resler (she/her), a doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki in Finland, joins us for a conversation about why getting out in nature is critical for our wellbeing. Stephanie and Megan discuss her research studying the health impacts of urban greenspaces and urban gardening, and how the pandemic has altered the way we engage and socialize outside.Follow Megan on Twitter: @agroecologymeg Learn more about Megan’s work and read her published research on her ResearchPortal or ResearchGate profiles:https://researchportal.helsinki.fi/en/persons/megan-reslerhttps://www.researchgate.net/profile/Megan-Resler If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide. www.scoopmarketplace.comFollow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Oct 2

29 min 6 sec

This week's Tuesday Tip minisode comes from Scoop Marketplace's Sustainability Lead, Taylor Stirling (she/her). She shares a few essential tips on mixing up your closet and building your wardrobe with a budget and environmental sustainability in mind!Links mentioned:Rent the Runway — renttherunway.comIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Sep 28

3 min 45 sec

"We cannot consider organic without considering: what's the life of the farmworker who's working at that organic farm?"Eco-Dietitian and author, Mary Purdy (she/her), is our guest on Green Stuff this week! Even though our need for food and nutrients is very basic, deciding what kinds of food make it on our plates can be complex. Stephanie and Mary discuss the importance of thinking beyond what food is healthy for our bodies to including what food is healthy for our planet and our communities. With her expertise, Mary provides some insight on how we can incorporate social justice, planetary health, environmental justice, and nutrition into our grocery shopping routine. If this seems like a lot, don't worry, it's not all on you to change! This episode also discusses critical food policy and the need for structural change to build more sustainable food systems. Learn more about Mary's work on her website marypurdy.co and follow her podcast The Nutrition Show. You can find Mary's books Serving the Broccoli Gods and The Microbiome Diet Reset on her website: marypurdy.co/books/ If you're in the Seattle area, you can bring your clean jars or containers and visit us at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. Find our online shop at scoopmarketplace.comFollow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Sep 25

39 min 40 sec

Today's Tuesday Tip minisode comes from Green Stuff host, Stephanie Lentz (she/her). In the light of the Harvest Moon, Stephanie shares some of her main tips for shopping for produce waste-free — without the stickers or packaging. If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Sep 21

4 min 15 sec

"It's all about reevaluating what we actually value and operating our business in alignment with that value."We welcome the delightful Moji Igun to the podcast this week! Moji (she/her) is a sustainable business consultant focusing on zero waste in the workplace. Stephanie and Moji talk about incorporating zero waste in personal and professional life, the need for sustainable business, and why money shouldn’t be a taboo topic when it comes to eco-friendly businesses.You can find Moji’s company, Blue Daisi Consulting at bluedaisi.com, and be sure to follow her on Instagram @hippiemoji.Moji offers a FREE Zero Waste Mindset class: bluedaisi.com/zw-mindset-free-class/ Businesses in South Seattle can apply for the FREE Zero Waste Small Business Program, which includes a virtual workshop, waste audit, and a strategy session with Moji. Find details and the application here: bluedaisi.com/zero-waste-small-business-program/ Learn more about Blue Daisi consulting and coaching services: bluedaisi.com/services/ Explore Moji’s new Daydreaming Journal and writing prompts: bluedaisi.com/daydream/ If you're in the Seattle area, you can bring your clean jars or containers and visit us at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. Find our online shop at scoopmarketplace.comFollow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Sep 18

35 min 36 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. Green Stuff Producer Avery Parducci (he/him) is heading back to school! In this week's minisode, he share some of his favorite tips for incorporating sustainable habits into your school or work day. If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Sep 14

7 min 32 sec

If the Internet was a country, it would be the sixth most polluting country in the world. That's a big problem for a world that lives on the Internet.In this week's episode, Stephanie chats with Green Stuff friend and eco-designer Michelle Miller (she/her). They discuss how businesses can build their websites with environmental sustainability in mind and a few simple steps individuals can take to make their computer and internet usage more eco-friendly.You can find Michelle's company, Minty Made, on their website, mintymade.com, and be sure to follow on Instagram @minty_made.Join Minty Made's free Sustainable Web Design workshop on September 30, 2021:  https://sustainable-business-guide.ck.page/c20ab02624 Website Carbon Calculator — How is Your Website Impacting The Planet: websitecarbon.comRead more about Sustainable Web Design:abookapart.com/products/sustainable-web-design If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Sep 11

36 min 30 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop CEO, Stephanie Lentz share some of her favorite ways to use up apples and make the most of fall apple season!  If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. We also offer carbon-neutral shipping nationwide.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Sep 7

7 min 17 sec

Friends of Scoop, Alisha and Nick Lee, join Stephanie to talk about the process of opening their own zero waste store. Alisha and Nick are owners of Nudge Eco Store, which opened in Sacramento during the pandemic. In this conversation, they share their motivations for starting Nudge, the challenges they faced, and how the shop is continuing to grow.If you live in the Sacramento area, be sure to stop by Nudge Eco Store or visit their online shop: www.nudgeecostore.com Follow Nudge on Instagram @nudge.eco.storeMentioned this episode:Uplevel with Asana by Louise HenrySystems That Scale by Amy PorterfieldIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland or Renton. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Sep 4

50 min 39 sec

To follow up on last week's interview with author Julia Goldstein about waste systems and recycling, Scoop Team Member Hannah talks about ways to properly recycle. Wish-cycling is the process of putting things in the recycling bin and hoping they are recyclable. Listen to this minisode to learn more about why that's an issue and how to know what actually goes in your recycling bin.Follow us on social media:@scoopmarketplace@scoopintelligence

Aug 3

5 min 9 sec

We wrap up Plastic Free July with an episode about waste and recycling. This week, Stephanie is joined by Seattle-based author Julia Goldstein to discuss waste streams, truths about recycling, and ways for you to better manage your own recycling or trash systems at home. You can learn more about Julia Goldstein's work and find her books on her website: www.juliagoldsteinauthor.comMentioned this episode:Julia's Book Rethink the BinsJulia's Book Material ValuePlastic Free Shopping: Is it possible? , blog post by JuliaIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Aug 1

43 min 12 sec

For this week's Tuesday Tip, Scoop Team Member Darby Frey shares what's in her sustainability kit and tricks for having a more earth-friendly summer!To find more, read her blog post at https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/blogs/news/a-summer-of-sustainable-swapsFollow us on social media:@scoopmarketplace@scoopintelligence

Jul 20

5 min 54 sec

It's Plastic Free July! Not sure how to really start moving toward a zero waste lifestyle? Host Stephanie Lentz and Darby Frey, Lifestyle Enrichment Specialist at Scoop Marketplace, talk about how they started their zero waste journeys, what has helped their friends and family's come on board, and a few of their favorite tips for Plastic Free July. If you're new to zero waste or looking to step up your sustainability game, Scoop is here to help! This episode, we introduce Scoop Swap Box, a monthly subscription box from Scoop Marketplace that helps you find the right sustainable swaps to fit your everyday life. Subscribe today at scoopswapbox.comIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jul 17

37 min 43 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Jenni shares a few tips to help minimize waste while eating a meal out.Head to our website to learn more about Scoop Swap Box — a monthly subscription that helps you find the right sustainable swaps to fit your everyday life.  https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/pages/scoop-swap-box  If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Jul 13

2 min 8 sec

Scoop Marketplace's Sustainability Lead, Taylor Stirling, joins host Stephanie Lentz for a conversation about sustainable businesses. Together they discuss how to identify your own core values so you can spot businesses that align with your beliefs. Taylor talks about how she created Scoop's first sustainability report and the importance of transparency with customers. To learn more about Taylor's consulting services, visit scoopintelligence.com or send her a message at taylor@scoopintelligence.com. Today's episode is brought to you by Scoop Swap Box — a monthly subscription box to help you find the right sustainable swaps to fit your everyday life. Subscribe today at scoopswapbox.com If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland. https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jul 10

45 min 6 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Hannah shares her zero waste alternative to makeup removing wipes.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Jul 6

4 min

This week we are joined by Stephanie Wall, co-founder of the group Seattle Zero Waste. Steph Wall and host Stephanie Lentz discuss "zero waste maximalism", shopping at estate sales, and ways to host parties while minimizing waste.To learn more about Seattle Zero Waste, listen to Green Stuff Episode 15.If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jul 3

43 min 9 sec

This week on Green Stuff, host Stephanie Lentz tackles a question that she has asked herself often: is a zero waste store really zero waste? The short answer — no. But in reality, it's actually quite complex. Stephanie discusses the ways that waste shows up, even in a zero waste store, and the challenges Scoop Marketplace and many other zero waste or package free companies face and how we are working to overcome them and change systems.If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jun 26

23 min 50 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Jenni shares the tricks she uses to help dress her kids while being mindful of the environmental impact of clothing and staying on a budget.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace

Jun 23

3 min 24 sec

Stacy Strickland and Stephanie Wall are co-founders of the group Seattle Zero Waste. This awesome community organization hosts events, gatherings, and learning opportunities focused on zero waste living and sustainability in the Puget Sounds area. Stacy and Steph are our guests for the week and with host Stephanie Lentz, they discuss how Seattle Zero Waste came to be, the importance of community, and how to find or create your own zero waste community group in your area.Register on Eventbrite for this month's Seattle Zero Waste free virtual meetup, taking place Wednesday June 16th at 7pm PDT Check out the Seattle Zero Waste website and follow SZW on social media:www.seattlezerowaste.com@seattlezerowaste on InstagramSeattle Zero Waste on FacebookThings mentioned in this episode:Zero Waste WashingtonBea Johnson, Zero Waste HomeBallard ReuseIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jun 12

41 min 49 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Scoop Team Member Jenni talks about one of her favorite summer activities and trick for finding package-free berries — pick them yourself!Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jun 8

2 min 29 sec

This week we are joined by Bonnie Dodge, the owner of Sustaining Bliss, a zero waste store in Poland, Ohio. Bonnie shares about her own zero waste journey and her shop's motto: "Making Eco-Friendly, Eco-Fun".  Bonnie and Stephanie discuss tips for someone who wants to open a zero waste shop and Scoop Intelligence's Zero to Zero Waste Hero course.Learn more about the upcoming Zero to Zero Waste Hero course: http://bit.ly/storehero Check out the Sustaining Bliss website and follow Bonnie on social media:https://sustainingbliss.com/@sustainingblissIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jun 5

31 min 33 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Stephanie provides a few tips to more easily shop at your local farmers market. Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

Jun 1

4 min 9 sec

Scoop Team Member, Jenni Keniston, joins us this week as the first guest of Green Stuff! Stephanie and Jenni chat about Jenni's exploration into growing her own food at home, what mistakes she's made, and how she has learned over the past two years.  Things mentioned in this episode:Maritime Northwest Garden Guide by Tilth AllianceZora's Zucchini by Katherine PryorDO206's list of Farmers Markets in the Greater Seattle AreaWashington State Farmers Market Association — Market MapConsidering opening a zero-waste store of your own? Join us for a FREE three-workshop series to identify your core values and plan your vision. Visit https://www.scoopintelligence.com/plan to register today!We're hiring! Apply to join Team Scoop: https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/pages/join-the-scoop-team If you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 29

42 min 40 sec

On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Stephanie provides some ideas for how you can extend the life of your belongings by repairing and fixing things before going to buy something new.Check out Zero Waste Washington's Fix-It Fairs!https://zerowastewashington.org/fix-it-fairs/Repair Economy Washington also provides a map and calendar of events throughout the state: https://www.repaireconomywa.org/#MovementMapHead to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 26

7 min 29 sec

This week we spend time answering questions from our community! Stephanie talks about bulk food shopping at conventional grocery stores and policies that support this. She answers your questions about Scoop Marketplace's current bulk offerings and gives an update on the status of Scoop Marketplace's current construction. Check out:Zero Waste WashingtonConsidering opening a zero waste store of your own and want to hear the steps Stephanie took to open Scoop so you can determine whether or not this is the right path for you? We have the perfect opportunity for you to hear her story, learn her biggest mistakes, and get the inside scoop on what she wishes she had done sooner.Visit https://www.scoopintelligence.com/teachat to learn more.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 22

40 min 11 sec

Welcome to Green Stuff, a podcast for a sustainable future!On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Stephanie provides some tips on how to keep your produce fresh and crisp for longer or revive produce that has started to wilt.In this episode, we mention Vejibags as an excellent option for keeping produce fresh longer. Vejibags are available in our shop: https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/products/vejibag-vegetable-crisper-organic-cotton Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 18

5 min 9 sec

In this episode, Stephanie discusses her own zero waste journey and why she opened Scoop Marketplace with Green Stuff's producer (and Stephanie's brother) Avery Parducci. Books we mentioned:A Zero Waste Life in Thirty Days by Anita VandykeLife Without Plastic by Chantal Plamondon and Jay SinhaConsidering opening a zero waste store of your own and want to hear the steps Stephanie took to open Scoop so you can determine whether or not this is the right path for you? We have the perfect opportunity for you to hear her story, learn her biggest mistakes, and get the inside scoop on what she wishes she had done sooner.Visit https://www.scoopintelligence.com/teachat to learn more.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 15

42 min 23 sec

Welcome to Green Stuff, a podcast for a sustainable future!On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. This week, Stephanie provides some tips on how to minimize waste when you show up to the grocery store unprepared.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 11

5 min 12 sec

Welcome to Green Stuff, a podcast for a sustainable future!On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. Have a zesty day! Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen e-guide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 8

3 min 10 sec

Welcome to Green Stuff, a podcast for a sustainable future!On Tuesdays, we share our Green Stuff Tuesday Tips — 3-7 minute minisodes, each focusing on a quick tip to sustainable living. Ever wonder what to do with your food waste and scraps while travelling or on a road trip? Stephanie's got a quick tip on how to compost while on the road.Head to our website to get our 5 Easy Steps to a Zero Waste Kitchen eguide!https://www.scoopintelligence.com/podcastIf you're in the Seattle area, you can visit us in person at Scoop Marketplace in Kirkland.https://www.scoopmarketplace.com/Follow us on social media:@scoopintelligence@scoopmarketplace 

May 8

3 min 16 sec