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Sustainable Living Stage - Day 1

Tuesday 17th November

  • HRH The Prince of Wales opens It’s Time Festival

    17 Nov 2020 15:00 GMT

    Opening remarks by HRH The Prince of Wales

  • Amy Cameron HeadshotTom Bailey Headshot

    Will you take the JUMP?

    17 Nov 2020 15:10 GMT

    Tom and Amy introduce a new and exciting climate movement: The JUMP. Here’s how we can save the planet, live with joy and meet great people. This grassroots movement, created by normal folks in their own time, offers the community and the tools to help you along the way. If you’re worried about our planet and feeling that actually there’s more to life than just stuff, then TAKE THE JUMP!

  • Intrepid Travel Logo

    The women changing the face of trekking in Nepal

    17 Nov 2020 15:45 GMT

    Meet the adventurous women – including Intrepid trekking leader Srishti, and porters Robina and Manisha – who are blazing the trail for gender equality in Nepal.

  • Emma Askew Headshot

    NOW x Plastic Free Periods

    17 Nov 2020 15:50 GMT

    In the UK, 4.3 billion disposable menstrual products are used every year, making up 5.9% of the UK’s beach litter. Through gaining insight into the nationally leading ‘plastic-free period’ campaign by City to Sea, Earth Minutes investigates period product alternatives that are both better for our health and the planet.

  • Amy Charuy-Hughes Headshot

    Plastic-free shopping: how to stop bringing plastic into your home

    17 Nov 2020 16:00 GMT

    Amy Charuy-Hughes challenges herself to a plastic-free shop, and discusses how you can change your shopping habits to bring less plastic into your home.

  • Rethinking Agriculture

    17 Nov 2020 16:10 GMT

    Nonnhlanhla Joye, founder of the Umgibe Organics Institute, shares her vision of eradicating hunger and poverty in South Africa through sustainable farming.

  • Precious Plastic Universe: A big bang for plastic recycling

    17 Nov 2020 16:15 GMT

    Precious Plastic is a project researching and developing new solutions to tackle the plastic waste problem. We offer recycling machines, techniques to recycle plastic, business models to make a business from recycling and digital infrastructures to connect tens of thousands recyclers around the world.

  • Minimalism is more than just a style

    17 Nov 2020 16:20 GMT

    Our Changing Climate presents a brief deconstruction of the concept of minimalism. Ultimately, minimalism needs to be renegotiated as a pro-environment and anti-consumption mindset.

  • Reviving Rural Labour

    17 Nov 2020 16:26 GMT

    Resham Sutra’s solar-powered silk reeling machines improve productivity, employment conditions and quality of life for India’s rural silk workers.

  • Rob Greenfield Headshot

    I Grew and Foraged 100% of My Food for an Entire Year!

    17 Nov 2020 16:32 GMT

    For one year, Rob Greenfield, grew and foraged 100% of his food. Every. Single. Bite. No grocery stores, no restaurants, not even a drink at a bar. Nature was his garden, his pantry and his pharmacy.

  • Revolutionising Plastic

    17 Nov 2020 16:48 GMT

    Polymateria is developing a new standard in biodegradable and compostable plastics through a proprietary formulation  called Biotransformation.

  • Amy Charuy-Hughes Headshot

    Natural Beauty: a guide to building a planet-friendly skincare regime

    17 Nov 2020 16:53 GMT

    Amy Charuy-Hughes explores how to choose the most eco-friendly beauty products for your daily skincare routine.

  • Roxy Furman Headshot

    4 Reasons to stop using shampoo

    17 Nov 2020 17:06 GMT

    Roxy explores a really simple way to be more climate positive: by not using shampoo.

  • Why plastic straw bans aren’t the answer

    17 Nov 2020 17:10 GMT

    Our Changing Climate looks at the controversy and debate behind plastic straw bans. Specifically, the impact of plastic straws on ocean trash, compared to other forms of garbage.

  • Rachel Seow Sosa

    Aarstiderne: when thinking inside the box IS a good thing

    17 Nov 2020 17:20 GMT

    In this heartwarming collection of videos, get to know Aarstiderne – the Danish organic meal box company.

  • Stephanie Dickson Headshot

    How to take #littlegreensteps to take climate action and avoid climate anxiety

    17 Nov 2020 17:30 GMT

    Stephanie Dickson talks about wellbeing and the environment – how to take small actions to live more consciously and protect your wellbeing at the same time.

  • Rob Greenfield Headshot

    My 44 possessions – everything I own is in my backpack

    17 Nov 2020 17:54 GMT

    Everything Rob currently owns fits into a small backpack, about 44 possessions. For tips on how to downsize your life watch this video


  • Paul Cripps HeadshotEmma Kemp HeadshotJeremy Smith HeadshotSusanne Etti HeadshotPhil Sturgeon
    Panel discussion

    Wish You Weren’t Here? Embracing sustainable tourism in a post-pandemic world

    17 Nov 2020 18:30 GMT

    Jeremy Smith, Emma Kemp, Susanne Etti, Paul Cripps and Phil Sturgeon all join Sam Jackson for a discussion about the future of tourism – how an industry which was decimated by COVID-19 can recover regeneratively from the pandemic.

  • Ken Worthy Headshot

    Thinking outwardly: better matching your choices with your values

    17 Nov 2020 19:10 GMT

    Kenneth Worthy, PhD discusses how to re-evaluate your relationship with nature, to reclaim your ethical agency and to choose more intentionally how we will live.

  • 10 Minutes With… Hayley Clarke, Onya

    17 Nov 2020 19:19 GMT

    Sam interviews Hayley Clarke, managing director of sustainable brand Onya – talking plastic pollution and living sustainably.

  • Rob Greenfield Headshot

    Simple and Sustainable Living in My 100 Square Foot Tiny House

    17 Nov 2020 19:28 GMT

    Rob Greenfield built this tiny house along with friends for under $1,500, with nearly 100% secondhand and repurposed materials and while creating near zero waste – just 30 pounds of trash! This setup allows him to live simply so that he can dedicate his time to the service of others and the Earth. It also serves as a demonstration site for those who desire to live simply and sustainably.

  • Meditation: Deeply Connect to Everything

    17 Nov 2020 19:45 GMT

    A powerful audio meditation, connecting you more deeply to nature, led by Martin Palethorpe.

Sustainable Living Stage - Day 2

Wednesday 18th November

  • Ian Hambleton HeadshotAmy Charuy-Hughes HeadshotLouisa Ziane
    Panel discussion

    Buy Standards: how your weekly shop can change the world

    18 Nov 2020 15:00 GMT

    Chair: Ian Hambleton is joined by speakers: Mark Jankovich from Delphis Eco, Amy Charuy-Hughes from Greener with Amy, Louisa Ziane from Toast Ale and Tom Morphew from Full Circle Sussex Farm

  • Paschalis Loucaides

    Fighting Food Waste: How we get a green planet

    18 Nov 2020 15:46 GMT

    Paschalis Loucaides, of Too Good to Go, presents a talk about the problem of food waste and provides some tips and tricks that everyone can do at home.

  • Amelia Gammon

    Upgrading to an eco-conscious lifestyle

    18 Nov 2020 16:15 GMT

    Amelia Gammon talks through her journey to living eco-consciously, as well as recounting the story of how and why she founded her eco-company, bide.

  • The 7 Insider Secrets To Build a Conscious Business That Scales

    18 Nov 2020 16:24 GMT

    By Sara Simmonds Impact Expert and Global Leader in Living Consciously

  • Emma Askew Headshot

    NOW x Slow Fashion

    18 Nov 2020 16:33 GMT

    With the latest research by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (2018) showing that the fashion industry emits more carbon than all international flights, Earth Minutes investigates the who, what, where and why about our clothes. Through exclusive interviews with leading slow fashion brands in the South West, Finisterre and Sanchos, it is proven that fashion does not have to cost the Earth.

  • Roxy Furman Headshot

    How to make your own oat milk

    18 Nov 2020 16:40 GMT

    A really simple way to make your own oat milk at home.

  • Wyatt and Jack Logo

    Wyatt and Jack: upcycled bags and accessories

    18 Nov 2020 16:45 GMT

    Georgia Wyatt-Lovell FRSA and the team from Wyatt and Jack show you how they turn broken and retired inflatables into upcycled bags and accessories.

  • Kurzgesagt Logo

    Plastic Pollution – how humans are turning the world into plastic

    18 Nov 2020 16:50 GMT

    In this animated video by Kurzgesagt, we see how it seems like humans have turned the whole world into plastic.

  • Can I recycle that?

    18 Nov 2020 17:00 GMT

    Watch an interview between First Mile and Delphis Eco Limited on Earth Day where they give their tips and thoughts on what and how you can recycle your goods.

  • Introducing Paw Print: the online tool to help you understand your carbon footprint

    18 Nov 2020 17:30 GMT

    Christian introduces Paw Print, an app that helps you measure and understand your carbon footprint.

  • Bread Three Ways

    18 Nov 2020 17:50 GMT

    Today we are talking about one of my favourite foods – BREAD! I’ve got a super simple gluten-free and yeast-free batter that creates three delicious recipes for you to make and enjoy at home.

  • Amy Charuy-Hughes Headshot

    Fast Fashion Needs to Slow Down

    18 Nov 2020 18:10 GMT

    Amy Charuy-Hughes explores fast fashion and its impacts on the environment – and offers tips for how you can help to slow fashion down.

  • A message of support from Grace Beverley, TALA

    18 Nov 2020 18:19 GMT

    Grace Beverley, founder of sustainable style brand TALA, sends her support to It’s Time virtual festival and talks briefly about sustainable fashion.

  • Amy Charuy-Hughes HeadshotRose Scanlon-Jones HeadshotBasma Khalifa HeadshotEva Karlsson
    Panel discussion

    A Change of Clothes: the future of conscious fashion

    18 Nov 2020 18:20 GMT

    Rose Scanlan-Jones chairs this panel, joined by speakers: Safia Minney MBE (People Tree/REAL Sustainability0, Basma Khalifa (Filmmaker and Fashion Stylist), Eva Karlsson (Houdini Sportswear), Amy Charuy-Hughes (Greener With Amy, co-author of Your Planet Needs You) and Sara Simmonds Holdings Ltd.

  • Phil Sturgeon

    10 Minutes With… Phil Sturgeon

    18 Nov 2020 19:10 GMT

    We spent 10 minutes chatting to Phil Sturgeon about slow travel, living on the road and becoming Ecologi’s record-breaking tree planter.
  • Nick Boles HeadshotCrista BuzneaZina Bencheikh HeadshotBernadette Vallely-Hay HeadshotRob Rinder Headshot
    Panel discussion

    It’s Time: playing our part today for a brighter tomorrow

    18 Nov 2020 19:30 GMT

    Nick Boles is joined by broadcaster Rob Rinder, Zina Bencheikh of Intrepid Travel, author Bernadette Vallely, and Crista Buznea and Elliot Coad, of Ecologi for our final panel discussion, to close the festival.

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