Episode 35 – Coca-Cola and the Single-Use Mindset

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! Once upon a time, Coca-Cola ran one of the world’s most successful reusable bottle systems. Their decentralized network boasted an over 95% return rate, with some glass bottles being used upwards of fifty times before being recycled. Today, they’re the biggestContinue reading “Episode 35 – Coca-Cola and the Single-Use Mindset”

Episode 34 – Haunted by the K-Cup

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! On this week’s episode, Elise tells the story of the regretful inventor of Keurig and the single-use pod coffee phenomenon. Other topics include the overwhelming news of the last few weeks, drinking 30 to 40 cups of coffee a day, andContinue reading “Episode 34 – Haunted by the K-Cup”

Episode 33 – Plastic Bottle Vanilla and CVS Receipts

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! File this episode under things you never thought about but that will now haunt you… sorry! This week we’re talking about the darker side of two things you’ve probably encountered this week: vanilla flavoring and customer receipts. Elise takes us throughContinue reading “Episode 33 – Plastic Bottle Vanilla and CVS Receipts”

Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber

Listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week, we’re taking a closer look at the natural and synthetic materials you’re probably wearing right now. How did cotton become the “fabric of our lives”? Elise explains the reasoning behind advertising a material rather than a brand, and tellsContinue reading “Episode 30 – No Facts, No Information, Just Vibes: Cotton and Microfiber”

Episode 4 – Blibber Blubber & Big Balloon

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor / scroll down for our podcast player! This week was rough because of *gestures broadly* but we’re still here to burst your bubble! But really though. We cover the juicy secrets of the “gum base” in your chewing gum and the truth behind “biodegradable” balloons. Then we find waysContinue reading “Episode 4 – Blibber Blubber & Big Balloon”

Episode 1 – Just Another Example of Everything Being Incredibly Toxic

listen on Spotify / Apple / Anchor (more coming soon! Check our linktree for the latest updates) In our very first episode we cover a ghost town on fire and a neoprene factory in a small Louisiana town. Welcome to World Is Burning, the podcast for your climate anxiety. We talk about who the heckContinue reading “Episode 1 – Just Another Example of Everything Being Incredibly Toxic”