Mama Earth Talk

MAMA EARTH HAS A VOICE AND IT IS US CRAZY BIRDS.

Show Notes

Gus

Did you know that long term business planning helps business leaders to think differently about the company’s direction? It can also help…

The last straw project

076: Why Single-use plastic bans are important

In the last week, we had some great news regarding the ban of single-use items. Therfore in today’s episode, I would…

Shirely Conlon

075: Why what you are putting on your skin matters

Did you know shampoo, lotion, and deodorant often contain a chemical that can cause as much damage to the environment…

Tom Outerbridge

074: How recycling can help out Mama Earth

Did you know that 90.5% of the world’s plastic waste has never been recycled? It is not only the plastic waste that…

Leesa Carter Jones

073: The power is yours

“The power is yours” – Captain Planet. If you remember this slogan then you might have seen Captain Planet before.…

Dr Martin Blake

072: How we would be able to help woman out of poverty?

Did you know women, on average, earn less than men in nearly every single occupation for which there is sufficient…

Jo England

071: How Tribe is leading the way, ethically and sustainably

Did you know that only 13% of the world’s cotton is produced sustainably?  When we look at furniture it is…

Badar Farooq

070: Why it is important for companies to be transparent on their sustainability

Did you know that 100 companies have been the source of more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988?  …

Team Angel Wolf Family

069: How Team Angel Wolf’s determination have inspired others

Our guest today is an inspirational woman and the glue that holds Team Angel Wolf together. Her son Rio was…

Claude Silver

068: How to build a socially sustainable organisation and scale

In this week’s episode of Mama Earth Talk, I talk to Claude Silver, Chief Heart Office at Vayner Media to…

Vanessa Woodthorpe Wright

067: How you can go plastic free on your period

Did you know the average woman uses 17,000 tampons or pads in her lifetime? Each disposable menstrual pad uses the…

Arabella Willing

066: How you can help save our turtles

Did you know that sea turtles have a 50 per cent higher chance of mortality once they’ve ingested 14 pieces…

Ryan Ingram

065: Why Should We Not Waste Our Food

Did you know that 1/3 of the food is wasted every year? This is 1 Trillion dollars worth of food…

Cheryl Sanders

064: How One Wrap Can Reduce Your Plastic Waste

Did you know the average family uses close to 1,000 plastic bags and 24 rolls of plastic wrap per year?…

Simran Chowdhry

063: How A Robot Is Keeping Our Oceans Clean

Did you know that we pour one garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute? This will get worse…

Food Waste

062: Why you should not waste your food

One-third of all the food produced is wasted. This is wasted due to a few reasons. It can be because…

061: How being Cheeki can save the planet, one bottle at a time.

Did you know that the current rate off plastic bottle being sold worldwide is one million bottles per minute? Imagine…

Adopt Rather Than Shop

060: Why you should adopt rather than shop for your next pet

Today we are going to have a look at something that really touched my heart the last few months and…

Trace Dominguez

059: The Shocking Truth About Biodegradable Plastics and PLA

Recently there has been a lot of greenwashing going on about biodegradable and PLA products. Some companies love to tell…

Be My Valentine

058: Be My Sustainable Valentine

It is that time of the year again, where love is in the air, red roses are overpriced, chocolates seems…

057: How fries can fuel your car?

Ever wondered what you can do with your cooking after frying your food? Some people might just pour it down…

Loop

056: Two things that I am excited about this week and they both include ice cream

I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream and it is indeed something that I want to scream…

The Concept

055: How one company is saving airlines millions

Sometimes it is the small things that make a great impact. When we look at something as simple as an…

054: Why You Should Switch To An Eco-Friendly Mattress?

Did you know that we spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping? We have heard a lot about the…

Bridgett Lau

053: How One Good Thing can make a difference

Sometimes it just takes one thing. One thing that we say or one thing that we do, no matter how…

How to declutter your home

052: How to declutter your home

The new year is in full swing and you may or may not still have some Christmas gifts laying around…

Dr Steven Cohen

051: Why Sustainable Cities are required for a greener future?

The planet’s average surface temperature has risen about 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.9 degrees Celsius) since the late 19th century, a…

050: Reflecting on the past 50 episodes

Today is such a special episode for me, it is the big 50. I can not believe that Mama Earth…

049: How red listed animals are being held captive for profit in Armenia

There are more than 150 Syrian Brown bears illegally taken captive by poachers in Armenia and less than 200. Once…

Lonely Whale

048: Organisations that helped my sustainable journey

2018, just blew past so quickly and we are now looking at a new year with new adventures and maybe…

Coco Veda

047: How coconut oil can help your health

Did you know there are more than 3 million coconut farmers in the Philippines with the majority of them living…

SDG

046: How can the 17 Sustainable Development Goals create a more sustainable future for you and Mama Earth?

It is that time of the year again that we are looking back at the year and some of the…

Kyle Weber

045: How to select your next electric vehicle

In today’s episode, we explore what the differences are between an electric vehicle and a gasoline vehicle. We also look…

Merry Christmas

044: How To Wrap Up Christmas More Sustainable

Today we are going to be a bit more merry than usual as it is almost Christmas and I am…

Mariama Kumara

043: Mariama Kamara

Our guest today is founder and director of Smiling Through Light that works with a network of women to provide…

Eco-Brick

042: Top Tip Thursday, Eco-Bricks

Today I would like to look at eco-bricks. Some of you might be familiar with the term, and other might…

Manju Kumar

041: Manju Kumar

Our guest today is CEO of Brush With Bamboo, the founder of The Growing Club. She is also known as…

Sharjah Entrepreneur Festival

040: Top Tip Thursday, Entrepreneurs and Sustainability

Today I would like to look at how entrepreneurs can contribute to a sustainable future. I recently attended the Sharjah…

Kaméa Chayne

039: Kaméa Chayne

Our guest today is the host of Green Dreamer Podcast, the Founder of Conscious Fashion Collective, an author, and a…

The Water Footprint

038: Top Tip Thursday, The Water Footprint

Today we are going to have a look at the water footprint. If you are not sure what I am…

Luke Morris

037: Luke Morris

Our guest today an entrepreneur and the creator of Wild Body Active and Wild Wood. Crazy birds, without any further…

Black Friday

036: Top Tip Thursday, Black Friday

Hi, crazy birds and welcome to another Top Tip Thursday. Today I would like to talk about Black Friday. For…

Tiffany Threadgould

035: Tiffany Threadgould

Our guest today is an eco-lifestyle expert who spreads do-it-yourself recycling goodness with simple solutions. She also has a published…

034: Top Tip Thursday, Crazy Bird Questions

Today we are going to have a look at some of the questions that I have received in the last…

Sass Brown

033: Sass Brown

Our guest today is the founding Dean at DIDI a world class Design Education in the Dubai Design District. She…

Guest Tips

032: Top Tip Thursday, Tips From Our Guests

Today we are going to have a look at some of our previous guests, but before we jump into that,…

Paul Rubin

031: Paul Rubin

Our guest today is the founder of Nude Foods the first plastic-free grocery in Cape Town, South Africa. Crazy birds,…

Microplastics

030: Top Tip Thursday, Microplastics

Today we are going to have a look at microplastic. These little particles seem to be making their way into…

Bea Johnson

029: Bea Johnson

Our guest today is the global Zero Waste Lifestyle originator, her book Zero Waste Home has been translated into over…

Halloween

028: Top Tip Thursday, Trick or Treat

Today we are going a bit spooooooky and have a look at how you can have a more sustainable Halloween.…