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Welcome to Mama Earth Talk. I am your host Mariska Nell. I am so grateful to have you here. If you are new to sustainability, already on the journey or just curious to learn more about the topic, then you are in the right spot. Mama Eart Talk is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the three pillars of sustainability (environmental, social and economic). Since its inception, it quickly grew into a forum that showcases the amazing hope through the incredible contribution many around the worl ...
 
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We are in July!! July for me usually means Plastic Free July and making sure I change some of my own habits during the month. This year I had a few items that I have not yet found great alternatives for and decided I will take them on for the month and see if I can go without having to purchase cheese, milk, cream or yoghurt packaged in single-use …
 
In this episode, we talk to Candice Mostert. She is the South African founder of Waste-ED, a waste education project with the aim to reconnect people with wasted materials and send less to landfill. Waste-ED is researching and using the Ecobrick as a tool to transform waste systems and re-learn sustainable building practices During this episode, we…
 
In this episode, we talk to Shani Graham. She is one of the co-founders of Ecoburbia. Who won the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce award in 2011, and a West Australian Best Small Business Environmental award the same year. She was also the Fremantle Citizen of the Year in 2011. The next year they were honoured to win the Australia wide Banksia Award f…
 
In this episode, we talk to Stuart Anderson. He is a life-long beekeeper and the co-inventor of the revolutionary honey extraction system, the Flow Frame. Inspired by his son, who wondered if there was not a better way to get honey out of the beehive without disturbing the bees. This was the start of a ten-year journey together of designing and tes…
 
In this episode, we talk to Andy Straisfeld, He has over 15 years of experience in medical sales and us currently the VP of Business Development for Lifecycle Revive, a sustainable PPE supply chain and Canada’s first circular economy-based industry on used medical textiles. Lifecycle takes medical waste, reduces it to plastic pellets, and transform…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Mohamed Aissaoui. He is the CEO & Founder of My Farm Dubai that built an ecosystem, not just a food system. He is a 5th farmer with an educational background in the engineering sector. He founded My Farm using the low-Tech and the new-Tech to optimize organic food production safely. He is currently working on circular s…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Becca Shern. She is a registered dietitian, mother, wife, health-advocate, and podcaster. She founded and runs minimalwellness.com and the new podcast How to Love, along with her husband and co-host, Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists. During this episode, we talk about her journey to minimal wellness, what exact…
 
In this episode, we talk to Alex Dorr. He is the founder and CEO of the functional mushroom company, Mushroom Revival Inc. He also co-hosts the number one mushroom podcast in the world, The Mushroom Revival Podcast. After earning his degree in mycology, he authored the book “Mycoremediation Handbook: A Grassroots Guide to Growing Mushrooms and Clea…
 
In this episode, we talk to Jo Horsley. She is the General Manager of Responsible Cafes - a community organisation aimed at reducing plastic and carbon emissions from the cafe community. She is also a mum of a 5-year-old and in her 'spare' time she writes and illustrate children's books and sings children's books with a mental health theme! During …
 
In this episode, I am sharing with you my top 10 tips to reduce your waste. I've been using these tips during my zero waste journey and has helped a lot to reduce the amount of waste that we create. Let's take just a little step back for those of you that are new to the concept of Zero Waste I've written an entire blog about Zero Waste and explain …
 
In this episode, we talk to Matt Homewood. He is a food waste campaigner who documents, exposes, and researches the extent of supermarket food waste. He is actively bringing awareness to how much perfectly good commercial foods gets wasted. During this episode, we talk about the enormity of the commercial food waste problem, how this has come to be…
 
In this episode, we talk to Stephanie Devine. She is the CEO and Founder of The Very Good Bra. She created and launched the world's first zero, post-production bra in the world via Kickstarter in 2018. Following a breast cancer diagnosis in 2006, she became obsessed with creating a non-wired bra made with natural fibres. She was awarded the prestig…
 
In this episode, we talk to Alexx Stuart. She is an educator, change agent, columnist, speaker, consultant and a four-time bestselling author. She is also the founder of the thriving online education hub, Low Tox Life and the host of the Low Tox Life Podcast. During this episode, we take a look at some of the toxic ingredients that are hiding in yo…
 
In this episode, we talk tIn this episode, we talk to Kim Thompson. She is the founder and managing director of RAW coffee company. She was the first woman in the Middle East to obtain her Speciality Coffee Association Diploma and a certified AST instructor. During this episode, we dig a little deeper into coffee and look at some of the threats tha…
 
In this episode, we talk to Katie Hess. She is an expert of flower alchemy, using the healing power of flowers to awaken our true potential. She is the author of Flower Evolution and founder of LOTUSWEI. During this episode, we discover that there are so much more to a flower than just something beautiful to look at and also that sometimes we need …
 
In this episode, we talk to Emily Ehlers aka Eco with Em. She is a writer and illustrator that uses her superpowers to make heavy environmental issues feel lighter and less terrifying. She focuses on solutions and story-telling and squeezes a lot of hope, humour and puns in her work. Herstory’s have been shared globally and she is known for her bri…
 
In this episode, we talk to Anthony Day. He is the presenter of the Sustainable Futures Report, a weekly podcast and blog on energy, resources, pollution and the climate crisis in which he looks at how we can face up to these challenges and how far technology can help us. During this episode, we are taking a look into carbon offset and see if it is…
 
In this episode, I am sharing with you my experience during 14 days if self-isolation, while trying to still be zero-waste. No way to shop package-free, just online grocery delivery and one delivery from family. I share with you some of my tips and tricks that I used to minimize our waste as much as possible and some of the trash that we were left …
 
In this episode, we talk to Blane Edwards. He is an architect turned digital conservationist, content creator and podcaster. During this episode, we find out how our guest definition of a conservationist and why having a conservationist tribe is important to us as well as the environment and how you can start making a difference right where you are…
 
In this episode, we talk to Natalie Isaacs. She is the founder and CEO of 1 Million Women and the author of Every woman’s guide to saving the planet and has was won the Australian Geographics Conservationist of the Year. During this episode, we find out how important it is to find your tribe. We talked about the inspiration behind finding 1 Million…
 
In this episode, we talk to Arron Wood. He is was elected as a Councillor of Melbourne in 2012 and 2016 and Deputy Lord Mayor Melbourne. He is the founder and principal of the award-winning environmental educational program, Kids Teaching Kids Program and a respected sustainability and environmental leader. He was selected to be part of Al Gore’s C…
 
In this episode, we talk to Julian Guderley. He is the host of GreenPlanet BluePlanet podcast. He is a Transformational Leadership Coach, Breathwork Facilitator & Teacher and a Movement Catalyst. He is on a quest to identify, interview & collaboratively empower the key players in the regenerative movement. During this episode, we find out what exac…
 
In this episode, we talk to David Laity. He is the CEO of Goodwill Wine, an organisation that gives back 50% of everything they earned to charities their customers are passionate about. All of their wine is vegan and we took a look at what makes a wine vegan and what some wineries might add other than grapes to not be classified as vegan. During th…
 
In this episode, we talk to Colin McIntosh. He is the founder and CEO of Sheets and Giggles, a Denver-based fast-growing eco-friendly bedding brand that makes their sheets and giggles from eucalyptus trees. The company was launched on Indiegogo in 2018 with a $284,000 crowdfunding campaign. During this episode, we take a look at what makes their sh…
 
In this episode, we talk to Josh Howard. He is the CEO and founder of Single Use Ain't Sexy. A company that combines the health of the environment and cool convenience. During this episode, we take a look at how these small tablets can have a big impact. We also looked at why it is better for us and the Mama Earth to switch to reusable bottles rath…
 
In this episode, we talk to Lindsay Miles. She is a Zero Waste, Plastic-Free and sustainability educator, advisor and public speaker. She is also the founder of Treading My Own Path a successful online platform where she has been sharing her personal journey to her zero-waste lifestyle. She is also the author of two books, Less Stuff and Less Waste…
 
In this episode, we talk to Krissy Ballinger. She is the founder of The Inspired Little Pot aka Krissy Ballinger Naturally Inspired. She is also the author of Naturally Inspired, a book full of simple DIY recipes for body care and cleaning. She is passionate about educating and increasing the awareness on reducing the number of toxins that people e…
 
In this episode, we talk to Emma Rose Cohen. She studied Environmental Management and Sustainability at Harvard and spent four years working in waste management, before becoming a strawtrepreneur. She started a non-profit called Save the Mermaids, that educate children on the harmful effects of single-use plastic. She is the Founder and CEO of the …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Melanie Mokken. She is the Market Development Manager for Rainforest Alliance for the Australian and New Zealand market. The Rainforest Alliance is an international non-profit organization, working at the intersection of business, agriculture, and forests to make the responsible business the new normal. During this epis…
 
In this episode, we talk to Tim McCollum. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Beyond Good, a company that makes heirloom chocolate from the earth’s original variety of cocoa and has sustainability and helping people at the core of the business. During this episode, we take a look at where the majority of cocoa beans are grown and what …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Lindsey McCoy. She has worked in the non-profit sector for 20 years. From 2005 – 2015 she worked on environmental education in The Bahamas. In 2017 she founded along with her sister Plaine Products of which she is the CEO of. During this episode, we take a look at why they decided to use aluminium bottles for Plaine Pro…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Anne-Marie Bonneau. She is a zero-waste advocate, that has been living plastic-free since 2011. She is also the inspirational woman behind Zero-Wate Chef and always have an amazing zero waste recipe to share. During this episode, we take a look at her journey living plastic-free since 2011 and solutions that she found f…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Emy Kane. She is the Director of Digital Strategy at Lonely Whale and Program Manager of the Ocean Heroes Bootcamp. She is currently leading its online content and strategy that includes spreading the Lonely Whale's #StopSucking social media challenge. She previously worked in the start-up space as a digital and social …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Rob Greenfield. He is an activist and humanitarian dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable world. He is also the author of Dude Making a Difference and the creator of The Food Waste Fiasco. He’s been named “The Robin Hood of modern times” by France 2 TV and “The Forest Gump of Ecology. He has been taking on m…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Anup Chandran. He is a product manager with an 18-year history of software development. He is not only passionate about creating software solutions, but also creating eco-conscious products that have a positive impact on our planet and our lives. He is the founder of Ayuray, a brand that creates organic products by blen…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Taryn Hipwell. She is a creator, educator, author and producer. She is also the founder of Beyond the Label that was started as a partnership with TEDxLA to educated people about the true cost of their fashion purchases. During this episode, we take a look at why it is important to know what is in your clothing and how …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Tighe Brown. She is the President of Big Green and has helped to create, build and implement educational programs for schools with learning gardens for the past seven years. During this episode, we take a look at why it is important to grow food and to establish a connection with our food. Tighe tells us about their lea…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Marina DeBris. She is an artivist on a mission to eliminate waste and cruelty to other species. During this episode, we take a look at some of her art pieces, the inspiration behind her art as well as some of the weirdest stuff she had picked up from the beach. Where can people find Marina? Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Jo Ruxton. She is the founder and director at Plastic Oceans UK, producer and ambassador for the film A Plastic Ocean. During this episode, we take a look at inspired her to work on the multi-award-winning film. We look at some of the worst things she has seen when it comes to plastic pollution and find out what we can …
 
In this episode, we talk to, Frank Solomon. He is a professional surfer and the founder of ‘The Sentinel Ocean Alliance‘ and have also created a short film titles The Street Surfers. During this episode, we take a look at how he has seen the ocean change over the years due to plastic pollution. We also talk about a differ type of surfer, The Street…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Candice Batista. She is an Award-Winning Environmental Journalist, Writer, Speaker, Educator. She’s also one of a few select Canadians hand-picked to be trained by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, to give the Inconvenient Truth Presentation. During this episode, we take a look at greenwashing and fake news and how to…
 
In this episode, we talk to, Araceli Gallego. She is an Entrepreneur & Storyteller with a passion for fashion, creativity, and sustainability. She is also a sustainable fashion advocate and the founder of Goshopia. During this episode, we take a look at some of the secrets of the fashion industry as well as how fashion brands can be more sustainabl…
 
In this episode, we talk to Tatiana Antonelli Abella. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Goumbook, a Social Enterprise dedicated to raising awareness among the local community on Sustainability and Green Living. She is also the founder of the only tree planting initiative of the GCC, Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program. During this episode, …
 
In this episode, we talk to Tanya Daud. She is the founder and CEO of Qissa’Go, a theatre-based collective, which focusses on the promotion, preservation and celebration of South Asian languages and literature. During this episode, we take a look at the importance of preserving a language and how the loss of a language can lead to losing out on a c…
 
In this episode, we talk to Isabel Aagaard. She is the co-founder of LastSwab, a dedicated Danish company creating sustainable alternatives to single-use items. They have designed a reusable cotton swab or q-tip to reduce the 550 billion cotton swabs that are produced every single year. During this episode, we take a look at why they decided to sta…
 
In this episode, we talk to Anne Aittomaki. She is the is Strategic Director and CSO at Plastic Change, a Danish environmental NGO and fighting hard to break the exponential growth of plastic pollution. During this episode, we take a look at some of the issues around the single-use culture we have. We also talk about how she and her team are educat…
 
In this episode, we talk to Lina Al-Sharif. She is the founder of Hooking Good and is currently going through her second time being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. During this episode, we take a look at her journey and how she discovered she had cancer, her treatment and how we can do our best to help people going through cancer and what not to ask s…
 
In this episode, we talk to Matt Hill. He is the founder and CEO of One Tree Planted a Vermont-based non-profit that is making it their mission to make it easier for people to give back to the environment. During this episode, we take a look at some of the projects that One Tree planted was a part of and we also look at ways how we can get involved…
 
In this episode, we talk to Dr Marcus Eriksen. He is an environmental scientist, educator and author committed to building stronger communities through art, science, adventure and activism. He is the co-founder of the 5 Gyres and LEAP LAB. He has also written one of the most comprehensive scientific articles on marine plastic pollution, partly base…
 
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