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TRASH TALK

TRASH TALK takes a lighthearted look at recycling in Hong Kong with host Marcy Trent Long. Listen to discover trash tips and tricks.

Produced in partnership with Plastic Free Seas and the 123 Show on RTHK3.

 

Episode 1: large home appliances

3 September 2018

Kicking off the first episode of a new Green Monday feature series called Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long tells us about the just opened electronic waste recycling facility in Hong Kong.  She discusses how to recycle and reuse large home appliances with Nigel Mattravers, the general director of ALBA. Co-produced by Heidi Au. 


Episode 2: Computers

10 September 2018

Following last week’s episode of Trash Talk on electronic waste recycling, Marcy Trent Long chats again with Nigel Mattravers from ALBA, as well as introducing Damon Wong from Caritas Workshop to chat about what Hong Kong people can recycle and donate their old computers. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 3: Printer Cartridges

17 September 2018

This week on Trash Talk, Marcy Trent long speaks with Man Yip from Greeners’ Action about their printer cartridge recycling program. Co-produced by Kathleen Quackenbush.


Episode 4: Batteries

24 September 2018

On Trash Talk today, Marcy Trent Long is going to chat with Winnie Wong from the EPD about the well established battery recycling programme in Hong Kong.  Co-produced by Kathleen Quackenbush.


Episode 5: Textiles

8 October 2018

This week on Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long has got Hanna Hallin, the sustainability manager of H&M to discuss the unlimited possibilities of creating fashion garments from the old textiles that you recycle. Co-produced by Kathleen Quackenbush.


Episode 6: Personal Care

15 October 2018

On Trash Talk today, Marcy Trent Long will be speaking to Annabelle Baker, the director of Lush about how we can go “naked“  and reduce waste from personal care packaging. Co-produced by Miranda Zhang.


Episode 7: Sunscreen and bug repellent

22 October 2018

On this week’s Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long has Christina Cheung from the local skincare brand, Soaper Delights to talk about the environmental impact of bug repellents and sunscreens. Co-produced by Miranda Zhang.


Episode 8: Food Waste

29 October 2018

On Trash Talk today, Marcy Trent Long will be chatting with Bobsy Gaia, the founder of Mana! Fast slow food about dealing with food waste in Hong Kong. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 9: Disposable Food Packaging

5 november 2018

We have Hannah Chung, a zero waste blogger, speaking with Marcy Trent Long on Trash Talk about ways you can avoid disposable food packaging. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 10: Used Cooking Oil

12 november 2018

On today’s episode of Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long will be chatting to Suzanne Cheung, an environmentalist with over 20 years of experience, about dealing with used cooking oil in Hong Kong. Co-produced by Heidi Au.