In honor of Independence Day, Ed and Rachelle give their tips for celebrating this holiday without too much damage to your health, the environment, and your wallet. What grilling ideas won’t weigh down your body or your carbon footprint? Are sky lanterns or nitrogen fireworks better than traditional fireworks? They also share DIY crafts and decorations that save money, pet safety rules, timeless 4th of July movies, and your favorite ways to celebrate America’s day of patriotism.
TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:
Our beloved friend Glenne Headly
Find out your state’s ruling on weed - Marijuana Policy Project
Some interesting 4th of July Parades around America
Find a parade near you
If you’re unfamiliar with using public transportation, we’ve got you covered!
Watch a patriotic, Fourth of July movie
Born on the Fourth of July, the movie
Propane vs. charcoal BBQ grill - health risks & environmental impact
Melmac dishware - Is it safe?
Disneyland’s compressed air fireworks debut in 2004
What is Diwali?
Sky lanterns - the hidden environmental dangers
Michaux’s sumac, the federally endangered plant
TIME CODES FOR THIS EPISODE:
0:00 = Intro & updates
11:40 = Segment: Cash in the Green
16:00 = A reminder to protect your pets from the July 4th fireworks noise
19:35 = Segment: Green or Garbage?
22:35 = Segment: Products of the week
23:37 = Segment: Ask the Begleys
26:20 = Outro
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