Monday, 4th of September: Introduction to Zero Waste at SmallChanges

When What Host
7 pm - 8 pm Zero Waste 101 Timi Nicholson
8 pm - 9 pm Zero Waste Comedy Diane O'Connor

Zero Waste 101

An introduction to the topic by Timi Nicholson, one of the founding members and admins of the Zero Waste Ireland Group. The talk will be followed by a Q&A so pop in and have all your questions answered.


Zero Waste Comedy

Our comedy host Diane O’Connor is a well-known Dublin comedian who looks forward to bring her two passions together - comedy and the environment - in what will be hopefully a funny inspiring affair! So if you want to laugh with your fellow zero-wasters about your daily adventures and challenges as an eco-warrior, come along! You will experience a compilation stand-up show of some Dublin's comedy clubs top comedians featuring Elaine Gallagher, Tomie James, Pauline Shanahan, Iain O'Connor, Brian Gallagher and Pauline Curtain.


About hosts

Timi Nicholson
Timi is passionate about sustainable living. Timi and her husband embarked on their Zero Waste journey not long after their first child was born, in 2015. Since then, Timi has been featured in major publications such as the Irish Examiner and, in addition to appearing on Eco Eye, Ireland’s longest running environmental programme. She has given several talks on eco-friendly habits and Zero Waste Living at different forums from the Earth Baby Fair to LinkedIn’s headquarters in Dublin. Timi has a Masters in Regional Development and she currently volunteers for both the Cloth Nappy Library Ireland and the Conscious Cup campaign.

Diane O'Connor
Diane is a stand-up comedian from Dublin who made her performance debut aged 7 in her sitting room in front of family audience, since then she has performed around Ireland, London and Edinburgh. Currently Diane is a regular on the Dublin comedy scene. Diane is also a founder member and performer with The Splendid Lunatics Improv who have been making Dublin laugh since 2012. Last year Diane wrote and performed her first solo show "Pregnant and Standing" last year while very pregnant. This year brings the sequel, "Breastfeeding Alfresco (and other adventures)".