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Toothpaste, Dentistry and Plastics
Episode 1126th July 2022 • CarbonSessions • The Carbon Almanac Podcast Network
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Episode Summary: In this episode, we talked about how taking care of our teeth can impact the environment and how we can do better

Featuring Carbon Almanac Contributors Jenn Swanson, Leekei Tang and Rob Slater. 

From Langley in British Columbia, Canada, Jenn is a Minister, Coach, Writer and Community Connector, helping people help themselves. 

Leekei is a fashion business founder, a business coach, an international development expert and a podcaster from Paris, France.

Rob is from Birmingham in the UK, he is an orthodontist, triathlete, coach and podcaster.

Jenn, Leekei and Rob discussed the environmental impact of taking care of our teeth as well as plastics contained in toothpaste, dental floss and toothbrushes and alternative solutions to reduce the daily release of microplastics in waterways.

Rob shared his experience of implementing change in his dental practice by using more sustainable equipment and consumables, and advocacy 

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The CarbonSessions Podcast is produced and edited by Leekei Tang, Steve Heatherington and Rob Slater.

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