Plastic Straw Bans and other false solutions

Sunday, 29 January 2023 - 11:00am to 11:30am


The sustainability movement likes to tout self-promoted actions of recycling and zero waste, but are these movements possible for everyone? This week we problematise the lack of inclusivity in the sustainability movement for those living with a disability.


Speaking with Professor of social inclusion Simon Darcy, Earth Matters looks critically at "Eco Ableism" and where the sustainability model needs to go, to be accessible to all.


Professor Simon Darcy profile and publications
Poverty of Plastic Bans 2019 reserach paper


Earth Matters #1385 was produced by Eiddwen Jeffery and guest producer Alex. 

Thumbnail image credit to Chemist4U

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Sunday 11:00am to 11:30am
Local and global environmental issues from grassroots, activist perspectives with a strong social justice focus. Distributed nationally on the Community Radio Network.


Phil Evans, Bec Horridge, Eiddwen Jeffery, Judith Peppard & Jacob Gamble