Mama Earth Talk


Archive for March 2019

067: How you can go plastic free on your period

Vanessa Woodthorpe Wright

Did you know the average woman uses 17,000 tampons or pads in her lifetime? Each disposable menstrual pad uses the equivalent of 4 plastic bags of plastic. That adds up to 68,000 plastic bags that one woman would use if using disposable menstrual pads.  Not only is the environment paying the price but if we…

066: How you can help save our turtles

Arabella Willing

Did you know that sea turtles have a 50 per cent higher chance of mortality once they’ve ingested 14 pieces of plastic.?Our guest today is a British marine biologist, known for her work with Hawksbill turtles and environmental outreach programmes. She has worked all over the world educating isolated communities about biology, sustainability and marine…

065: Why Should We Not Waste Our Food

Ryan Ingram

Did you know that 1/3 of the food is wasted every year? This is 1 Trillion dollars worth of food being thrown away? Our guest today is an environmentalist fueled by compassion, curiosity, and dissatisfaction with the status quo. He is passionate about trees, the Zero Waste Movement and raising awareness about how we can all…

064: How One Wrap Can Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Cheryl Sanders

Did you know the average family uses close to 1,000 plastic bags and 24 rolls of plastic wrap per year? Our guest today is the founder of Wrappa, an Australian based company that provides the world with fun, funky alternatives to plastic wrap. Crazy birds, without any further ado, I would like to welcome, Cheryl…