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121: Zero Waste During Isolation with Mariska Nell

Living a Zero Waste lifestyle can be challenging during normal circumstances throw in 14 days of self-isolation and you have an entirely new ball game. In today’s episode, I am going to talk to you about my experience with self-isolation and provide you with some tips on how you can easily keep your waste to a minimum by following these tips. So, make sure to listen all the way to the end and let me know which of the tips were your favourite or if you have done any of them, hit me up on Instagram.  


One of the biggest tips for any situation is to come prepared.”

About the author, Mariska

Hi and welcome! My name is Mariska. I am originally from South Africa, but now call the world my home. I am an artist, designer, environmentalist, podcast host and speaker.

I started the Mama Earth Talk podcast in 2018 to share some of the things that I learned about just how easy it can be to reduce your impact on the environment. This then quickly grew into a forum that showcases the amazing things that many people are doing to make the planet better, and further into a source of hope and inspiration for many. A few of the amazing guests include Zero Waste Queen, Bea Johnson, Claude Silver, Kathryn Kellogg and zero waste chef Max La Manna.

If you do not already I urge you to follow me and my journey on social media (@designbymariska), and to refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle and rot your own waste using the handy tips I post!

1 Comment

  1. Amra Rashid on 12/28/2020 at 10:51 AM

    Really love to hear this episode.Lock downs and self isolation during the pandemic were very challenging. But it sounds great that you didn’t give up on your zero waste life style.

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