Mission

In an increasingly connected world we are also in a crisis of disconnection. As city dwellers in particular, we have become more and more disconnected from nature, making it difficult to realize the impact that our daily decisions, habits, and consumption are having not only on the planet, but on us. 

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although I might feel separate from the to-go container of my lunch, or the plastic water bottle I bought last week, my detachment does not reflect the reality of the situation. As an example, A study by the World Health Organization recently revealed that 83% of the world's tap water has plastic fibers. In the US that number is 94%. Furthermore, micro plastics were also found in 90% of bottled water. Therefore, IF YOU DRINK WATER YOU HAVE PLASTIC INSIDE YOU

 We  feel  separate from the things in our lives, yet are  inherently connected  to them

We feel separate from the things in our lives, yet are inherently connected to them

 

TrashTalk is a living lab dedicated to helping bridge that gap. We are a community of people that want to align what we believe to how we live, and want to help others do the same. 

WE have developed a process to guide people on their journey towards ecological empathy through providing tools for exploring our relationship to the environment in a way that has empowered many to take action. 

 

OUR Principles: 

1. Beginner's Mind "observation and curiositY"

2. Embodied learning 

3. Transcends Discipline

4. Mindfulness above Convenience

5. Imagination as a way to shift Perception

6. Create opportunities for action as a Way forward

7. Embrace Complexity 

8. Take play seriously