How to Become a Conscious Consumer with Rebecca Grace Andrews

A foundation of adopting a more sustainable and earth-friendly lifestyle, and fighting climate change, is a commitment to reducing how much waste we each produce. Rebecca Grace Andrews, author of How to Go (Almost) Zero Waste: Over 150 Steps to More Sustainable Living at Home, School, Work, and Beyond, has discovered that the key to change is by taking small, manageable steps instead of quantum leaps. This week on 60 Mindful Minutes, Rebecca shares why limiting our waste is such an important part of conscious living and how we can become (almost) zero waste without breaking a sweat.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • What it means to live sustainably;
  • Toxic colonialism and how to learn where our waste goes;
  • How we can become mindfully aware of how we generate waste;
  • How to begin reducing our waste;
  • Baby steps toward sustainable living.

I’m so happy to share this conversation with you this week. I hope it sparks change for like it has for me!


Rebecca Grace Andrews, MA, has graduate degrees in both herbal medicine and eco-psychology and is on a lifelong mission to reduce waste to help heal the earth and her inhabitants. She also offers consultations and online classes in sustainability through her business Wild Wellness. Learn more about her mission at RebeccaGraceAndrews.com.

Sign up for Rebecca’s Six Weeks of Sustainability Course here: www.rebeccagraceandrews.com/6-wks-of-sustainability.html. The fee, if you sign up before 12/25/20, is $35.


See you next time!



Kristen Manieri is a Certified Mindfulness and Resilience Teacher specializing in: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, meditation, habit formation, rest rituals, and self-care. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 100 authors and thought leaders about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional and joyful life. Learn more at kristenmanieri.com/work-with-me.

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