Learning and Teaching Sustainability

Trash: How Much Trash Are You Throwing Away?

By Live to Sustain | March 25, 2019

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS | More Let’s be honest. We have a trash problem. Every year there are more people, and every year we have more trash to throw away. But what exactly are you throwing away? In our latest episode, we talk trash. Last month we both kept…

How to eat more sustainably in 2019

By Adam Cunningham | January 26, 2019

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More This month we talk about cultured meat, meal planning and global food. Have you heard of the Impossible Burger but are not sure what it is? In our latest episode, and first of the year, we talk about lab grown foods. In…

Looking back at 2018: The Year in Sustainability

By Adam Cunningham | January 5, 2019

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More At Live to Sustain we hope you had an amazing 2018! If you have not listened to any episodes yet, our last episode for the year, “Looking back at 2018: The Year in Sustainability”, is a great place to start. In this…

Life in San Diego – 2 Years Later

By Laura Weatherbee | January 5, 2019

I can’t believe it’s been two years since I moved to San Diego after living in New York City for over a decade. I left New York at a time when I was really depressed, dealing with a difficult break-up, and searching for a new direction in my career and life. Two years later, I’m happy to report that things have worked out really well, and I’m loving life on the West Coast. I’m about halfway through the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine program at Pacific College, newly engaged, and starting to feel more at home here in San Diego.

The interesting results from a year of meditation

By Adam Cunningham | December 20, 2018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More At the start of 2018 Laura and I set a goal to meditate everyday in 2018. Listen to our latest episode to see if we hit our goal. Everyone should give meditation a try. It is much easier than you think. At…

The Surprising and Innovative Secret Behind San Diego’s Drinking Water

By Laura Weatherbee | October 30, 2018

Clean water is something we often take for granted, but the reality is that this is one of our most precious resources. Cape Town South Africa is in the midst of a water crisis, and faces the possibility of running out of clean water in 2019. Here in San Diego, California we import 85% of…

Interview with Two Ponds Farm. From NYC to Wisconsin.

By Adam Cunningham | October 29, 2018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Have you ever wanted to leave the city to live in the country? Matt and Marissa of Two Ponds Farm did just that when they left New York City for a simpler life on over 60 acres in central Wisconsin. In our…

Interview with Bassist Corey McCormick of Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

By Adam Cunningham | October 12, 2018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More Our latest podcast features Corey McCormick from the band Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real. Corey talks with us about how he maintains his personal sustainability as a touring musician. As music fans it’s important we remember that the awesome music…

I Bet We Agree on More Than You Think

By Adam Cunningham | October 3, 2018

The right and left wings of the US need to start working together. Together they can bring balance back to this country. Everyday I read in the news about issues we should all be fighting over. Lately the stories about Kavanaugh are gobbling up every headline. People are sitting on the edge of their seats…

Interview with Rami Abdel from Alter Experiences

By Adam Cunningham | September 18, 2018

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS | More This week on Live to Sustain we sit down with Co-Founder of Alter Experiences, Rami Abdel. He and his wife¬†Shantel Seoane, who is CEO & Co-Founder of Alter Experiences, started their company in 2016. Glamping is a growing trend in the US…

Live with sustainability in mind. Our mission at Live to Sustain is to learn and teach sustainability. We explore subjects related to sustainability for the environment, personal sustainability and local sustainability. We take a realistic approach to sustainability. Our aim is not to divide people. We understand that everyone wants to contribute, but may not know how.

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Adam Cunningham and Laura Weatherbee are everyday citizens who are passionate about creating a sustainable future. We understand that modern life is filled with many tough choices, and choosing the sustainable path is not always easy. That's why we aim to learn as much as possible about sustainable living practices like adopting renewable energy and promoting fair business. By sharing this knowledge, we hope to create meaningful change in our community.

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Thrift Store Chair Makeover – Part 2: Mexican Blanket Reupholstery

By Laura Weatherbee | January 7, 2018

In Part 1 of this thrift store chair makeover project, I showed you how we refinished these chairs using all natural, eco-friendly materials. Today, in Part 2 I’ll reveal the dramatic conclusion of this thrift store makeover – the reupholstery! All you need is some cute fabric and a heavy-duty…

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Thrift Store Chair Makeover – Part 1: Stain and Seal

By Laura Weatherbee | January 6, 2018

When I lived in New York City, I worked as an interior designer for nearly a decade. I’m still passionate about creating beautiful spaces, but I grew frustrated with the wasteful nature of the design industry. With clients these days expecting faster turnarounds, and more bang for their buck, the…

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Wait! What did I just buy??

By Adam Cunningham | January 1, 2018

What does it really mean to be sustainable? Most of us, when we hear the word sustainability, immediately think of the environment and being eco-friendly. The truth is that sustainability is about so much more. Fair and sustainable business practices are just as important as recycling and water conservation. I…

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