Orla McAndrew is delighted to meet Dr Tara Shine for this episode. Join their conversation as they discuss the potential impact that individuals can have by leaning on their local government officials to make sustainability part of their agenda.

Orla McAndrew is an award winning zero waste wedding and event caterer. She is a TV chef, recipe contributor, podcaster, speaker, writer, and mother of three young girls. Orla celebrates the very best of seasonal Irish produce in all that she does and works tirelessly to promote the efforts of Irish food producers. She is the first person to offer couples the opportunity to celebrate their nuptials by using rescued surplus foods and saves upwards of 225kg of perfectly good food from going to waste for an average wedding, without compromising on taste or quality. IG: orla_mcandrew_food Dr Tara Shine is co-Founder and CEO of the award-winning sustainability business, Change by Degrees. She has advised world leaders, governments and civil society organisations on climate change, environmental policy and development assistance. Tara was formerly a climate negotiator at the UN and Special Advisor to the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice and Adviser to the Elders. Tara is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and co-facilitator of a science-policy dialogue under the UN Climate Convention. She is a member of faculty of the Global Leadership Programme for Women in Science, Homeward Bound and a board member of Enterprise Ireland. Tara’s book ‘How To Save Your Planet One Object At A Time’ was published by Simon and Schuster in April 2020, and is a guide to sustainable living told through everyday objects. Tara is a regular contributor to TV and radio and has presented TV programmes for the BBC, Channel 4 and RTE. IG: changebydegrees


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