Among today’s intractable divisions, few are more bitter, more incendiary than that between the washing-up-by-hand loyalists and the using-the-dishwasher hardliners.

So which *is* better for the planet? And while we’re at it, what about vegan leather vs real leather, or soy bean tears compared to almond sweat?

Thankfully for prospects of world peace, Georgina Wilson-Powell has written a thoroughly well researched book – ‘Is It Really Green? Everyday Eco Dilemmas Answered’ – that resolves the hitherto unresolveable. Georgina, a journalist and founder of Pebble magazine, joins us to natter about what she discovered along the way.

Sustainababble is your friendly environment podcast, out weekly. Theme music by the legendary Dicky Moore – @dickymoo. Sustainababble logo by the splendid Arthur Stovell. Ecoguff read out by Arabella.

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