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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.


Episode 11: Waste Automobile Oil

19 november 2018

Following last week’s episode on used cooking oil, Suzanne Cheung will be speaking with Marcy Trent Long about the situation of waste automobile oil recycling on Hong Kong. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 12: Musical Instruments

26 november 2018

This week on Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long will be speaking with Alan Leung from Joint School Music Association on musical instruments and what you can do with them when you no longer need them. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 13: Food

3 December 2018

For today’s Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long has invited Chef Peggy Chan to introduce her ways to maximising the potential of our cooking ingredients to avoid food waste. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 14: Baby Paraphernalia

11 December 2018

For this week’s Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long will be having a mom’s talk with Victoria Chuard from Petit Tippi about ways to reduce our babies’ environmental impact. Co-produced by Heidi Au.


Episode 15: Food Angel

17 December 2018

This week on Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long speaks with Mimi Leung of Food Angel about how to avoid so much food waste during the upcoming holidays!


Episode 16: School Uniforms

24 December 2018

On Trash Talk this week, Marcy Trent Long speaks to Karen Ho from World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong about school uniforms and how to be more environmentally-friendly with them!


Episode 17: Plastics

31 December 2018

This week on Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long will be speaking Philippe Li from Hong Kong Recycles about the situation of plastic recycling in Hong Kong, as well as what you can do with different types of plastics in Hong Kong.


Episode 18: Red Packets

7 January 2019

On today’s episode of Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long will be chatting to Angus Ho from Greener’s Action about how to avoid creating waste while enjoying the Chinese New Year holidays!


Episode 19: Polystyrene

14 January 2019

On this week's Trash Talk, Marcy Trent Long talks to Andy Li, the founder of the Missing Link Polyfoam Recycling Scheme, about expanded polystyrene recycling.