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Women’s Spaces Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Portia Sinnott on Zero Waste Sonoma County Initiative, recorded on 7/23/18, has been uploaded to the web archives. The show was recorded, broadcast and streamed over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM in the NorthBay on Monday 7/23/18 and repeat broadcast and streamed over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM in Petaluma on Tuesday 7/24/18.

The link to the show’s archive webpage is



Announcements    (See Links below)

Featured Guests

1.  Portia Sinnott , Program Director for Zero Waste USA, Co-founder and Executive Director of LITE Initiatives, including Zero Waste Sonoma County (ZWSC).


1. Portia Sinnott shares her path to activism as a single mom, and her focus on recycling.  She talks about the goal of Zero Waste to tackle the landfill problem affecting most counties in the USA.  She gives simple things we can do as consumers and while sorting our garbage from recyclable materials, or when choosing to have a drink without a plastic straw.

About our Guest:  Portia Sinnott  serves as Program Director for Zero Waste USA and the Editor for the Northern California Recycling Association. Also, a self-employed Zero Waste advocate consultant, she co- leads and takes part in cutting-edge projects across North America and Europe. Her favorites include development of EPA’s “Managing and Transforming Waste Streams – A Tool for Communities” and the Nestle’ Purina Headquarters Zero Waste Plan.
Portia is an advocate for living lightly on the earth she is co-founder and executive director of LITE Initiatives aka LITE. A Sonoma County/California based activist group LITE’s programs include Car-Lite, Zero Waste Action – Sonoma County and Community Bikes in Santa Rosa. A member of the Sonoma County Local Task Force since 2000, Portia helped lead the recent Zero Waste Sonoma County  (ZWSC) Initiative that, if passed, will result in the entire county committing to Zero Waste by 2030.

Guest Links:
Zero Waste Sonoma County (ZWSC)  http://liteinitiatives.org/zerowaste


Email SWSC:  zwsonoma@sonic.net

More helpful information at the site of Zero Waste USA: http://zerowasteusa.org/


Announcement Links

Sonoma County Peace and Justice Center

Films likeThe Doctrine of Discovery – Unmasking the Domination Code and discussions, https://www.facebook.com/PJCSonoma


Music Selections:

The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women’s Wax Works) – www.alixdobkin.com

In My Daughters Eyes sung by: Maxine Linehan  from the Album An American Journey (2014 Terminus Recording Studios)

Save The Earth sung by: Beathie from the Album: Tied to the Earth in Love (Beth Martin Lichter)

Link to Spinitron.com Playlist of the Women’s Spaces Show