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Team Angel Wolf Family

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

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 with Claude Silver

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

Vanessa Woodthorpe Wright

067: How you can go plastic free on your period with Vanessa Woodthorpe Wright

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 with Arabella Willing

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 with Ryan Ingram

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 with Cheryl Sanders

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 with Simran Chowdhry

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Anna Millington

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

Adopt Rather Than Shop

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

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 with Trace Dominguez

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Karl Feilder

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with The Concept

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Bridgett Lau

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Dr Steven Cohen

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Haya Altamimi

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Raj Singh

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 with Mariska Nell

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 with Kyle Weber

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 with Mariska Nell

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

Mariama Kumara

043: How we can all smile through light with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Manju Kumar

041: A journey of a zero waste farmer with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Kaméa Chayne

039: How we can be greener in our cupboards with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Luke Morris

037: How a company is raising awareness for endangered species with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Tiffany Threadgould

035: How we can turn our waste into treasures with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Sass Brown

033: Why sustainable fashion matters with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Paul Rubin

031: How Nude Foods are changing the way we shop with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Bea Johnson

029: How the Zero Waste Queen stater her journey with 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 with Mariska Nell

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

Sian Rowlands

027: How an organisation have Retold our clothing stories and gave it a second life with Sian Rowlands

Our guest today is an award-winning creative businesswoman. She is the CEO and Chief Storyteller of a growing regional retail…

Waste Me Not Day 30

026: Top Tip Thursday, Plastic Not So Fantastic with Mariska Nell

Today we are going to have a look at plastic and why some plastics are bad. In the last few…

Kathryn Kellogg

025: How to live a zero waste life with Kathryn Kellogg

Our guest today is a professional actor, the founder of the leading zero waste living blog, Going Zero Waste.com. She…

the orangutan project

024: Top Tip Thursday, There Is Hope with Mariska Nell

Today we are going to have a look at a few things that have happened in the last few months…

Adam Simone

023: The last razor that you would ever buy with Adam Simone

Our guest today is the founder of Leaf Shave, a company that is changing the way people get a great…

Food waste

022: Top Tip Thursday, Food Waste with Mariska Nell

Today we are going to have a look at food waste, why some perfectly good food never makes it to…

Max La Manna

021: How you can cook with your food scraps with Max La Manna

Our guest today is a vegan, zero waste chef. He does not throw any food away and encourage all to…

020_TTT_Sustainable Super Heroes

020: Top Tip Thursday, Sustainable Superheroes with Mariska Nell

Today we are going to have a look at a few people that I find very inspiring. When I first…