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A Sustainable Mind - environment & sustainability podcast

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A Sustainable Mind is a podcast created for the earth-conscious individual, ecopreneur, environmental activist, sustainability enthusiast, grassroots organizer, minimalist, conscious consumer and the eco-curious. If you are looking to get inspired, motivated and take ACTION to be the change you want to see in the world you are in the right place. Delivered to you each week, Marjorie Alexander brings you environmental changemakers whose campaigns, companies and projects have changed the planet for the better. Featured guests discuss their relationship with nature early on, their journey to a green career, light-bulb moments, sustainable habits, lessons from launching their projects, and much more. Each episode ends with ACTIONABLE advice and resources for you to hit the ground running!

A Sustainable Mind is a podcast created for the earth-conscious individual, ecopreneur, environmental activist, sustainability enthusiast, grassroots organizer, minimalist, conscious consumer and the eco-curious. If you are looking to get inspired, motivated and take ACTION to be the change you want to see in the world you are in the right place. Delivered to you each week, Marjorie Alexander brings you environmental changemakers whose campaigns, companies and projects have changed the planet for the better. Featured guests discuss their relationship with nature early on, their journey to a green career, light-bulb moments, sustainable habits, lessons from launching their projects, and much more. Each episode ends with ACTIONABLE advice and resources for you to hit the ground running!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

A Sustainable Mind is a podcast created for the earth-conscious individual, ecopreneur, environmental activist, sustainability enthusiast, grassroots organizer, minimalist, conscious consumer and the eco-curious. If you are looking to get inspired, motivated and take ACTION to be the change you want to see in the world you are in the right place. Delivered to you each week, Marjorie Alexander brings you environmental changemakers whose campaigns, companies and projects have changed the planet for the better. Featured guests discuss their relationship with nature early on, their journey to a green career, light-bulb moments, sustainable habits, lessons from launching their projects, and much more. Each episode ends with ACTIONABLE advice and resources for you to hit the ground running!

Language:

English

Contact:

(323) 536-1120


Episodes

075: Eco-friendly Small Business with Moji Igun of Blue Daisi Consulting

4/13/2020
Moji Igun is the founder of Blue Daisi Consulting. Her company serves small businesses that want to reduce their waste and implement more earth-friendly business practices. She works with individuals to use their companies as an avenue to make a more positive social and environmental impact. This episode is sponsored by Public Goods - Just one version of every essential in just one place. Get 10% off with promo code ASM at checkout. Check out PublicGoods.com. In this episode Marjorie...

Duration:00:31:05

074: Kamea Chayne of Green Dreamer Podcast on Sustainable Fashion and Mindfulness

2/7/2020
Kamea Chayne is an author, creative, the curator of ConsciousFashion.co, and the host of Green Dreamer Podcast. Challenging our dominant views of "advancement" that equate with destruction, degradation, and disconnection from the things that matter most, she curiously explores what it takes to realize a world of ecological balance and diversity, intersectional sustainability, and true abundance and wellness for all. Want to start your own cause-based podcast? Let’s get you launched!! For...

Duration:00:37:49

073: Seabin Project’s Pete Ceglinski on Cleaning Our Oceans, Simple Solutions, and Focusing Upstream

1/12/2020
Australian surfer, father, and clean ocean advocate Pete Ceglinski is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Seabin Project. Seabin, a device designed to reduce, and ultimately eliminate pollution in our oceans, acts as a trash can for our waters and has the ability to remove microplastics, microfibers, plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts, and more. Along with the development of the Seabin Project as a business, Pete is heavily involved in the technical design and development of the products....

Duration:00:52:24

072: People of Color in the Outdoor Community with José González of Latino Outdoors

12/26/2019
José G. González is the Founder of Latino Outdoors. He is an experienced educator as a K-12 public education teacher, environmental education advisor, outdoor education instructor and coordinator, and university adjunct faculty. He is also an illustrator and science communicator. His commentary on diversity and environmental/outdoor equity has been featured by High Country News, Outside Magazine, Earth Island Journal, and Latino USA, among others. He engaged in collaborations with the White...

Duration:00:41:02

071: Emotional Sustainability and Self-care with JJ Flizanes

11/22/2019
JJ Flizanes is an Empowerment Strategist and the host of several podcast including People’s Choice Awards nominee Spirit, Purpose & Energy. She is the Director of Invisible Fitness, a best-selling author of Fit 2 Love: How to Get Physically, Emotionally, and Spiritually Fit to Attract the Love of Your Life and The Invisible Fitness Formula: 5 Secrets to Release Weight and End Body Shame. Named Best Personal Trainer in Los Angeles for 2007 by Elite Traveler Magazine, JJ has been featured in...

Duration:00:44:51

070: Purpose & Cause-based Podcasting

11/19/2019
Have a passion for a worthy cause? Want to start a podcast? Let’s team up! I am bringing you 30 days of 1-on-1 coaching with me and a DIY podcasting course to get your cause-based podcast launched. This is perfect for anyone that feels they have a message to share that can change the world for the better. Let’s educate, inspire and promote action in your community! Learn more at http://asustainablemind.com/diy/

Duration:00:28:38

069: Angel's Envy Whiskey Toasts The Trees with Ashley Erwin

9/26/2019
Ashley Erwin grew up in rural, northern Georgia. In her words it was the “Type of place where fertilizer goes to greeting ya soon as the front door went to close, where cow tipping and horse jacking and bonfire-truck-meet-ups with blue label sodas stacked heavy in ice chests were the norm, and where ‘mams and sirs were added on to ever’thing less a slap upside the head were what ya’s hankering after.” In this episode, Ashley Erwin and Marjorie Alexander cover: Why Angel's Envy is teaming...

Duration:00:39:03

068: Clean Energy in our Communities with Ted Bardacke of Clean Power Alliance

9/20/2019
In this episode, Ted Bardacke and Marjorie Alexander cover: What is clean energy and how does it get to us?What is the future of renewable and carbon-free energy? Will we ever succeed from the grid?How can residents get access to clean energy in their area?What if there are no local utilities offering clean energy in my area? About our Ted Bardacke: Ted Bardacke, Executive Director of the Clean Power Alliance, has forged a unique career focusing on sustainable urbanism and economic...

Duration:01:09:59

067: Sustainable & Ethical Fashion with Aspen Murray of Ethigirl

8/17/2019
In this episode, Aspen Murray and Marjorie Alexander cover: About our guest: Aspen Murray is a young activist who is dedicating her life to the pursuit of making ethical + sustainable fashion the norm. She firmly believes that we all have the power to vote with our dollars, but that we need to reform how we look at conscious consumerism: it shouldn't be difficult, it shouldn't be inaccessible to certain people, and it's okay if we mess up − because the onus should never fall entirely on...

Duration:00:45:32

066: Sustainable Intimacy Products with Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love

8/9/2019
In this episode, Wendy Strgar and Marjorie Alexander cover: Connect with Wendy Strgar and Good Clean Love Online: GoodCleanLove.comhttps://goodcleanlove.com/pages/sciencehttps://www.instagram.com/goodcleanlove/https://www.facebook.com/makeloveorganic/https://twitter.com/goodcleanlove Suggested Resources from Wendy: Suggested online resource: Insight Time Calm App Books: The BookNature, Man and Woman21 Lessons for the 21st CenturySapiens: A Brief History of HumankindRange: Why...

Duration:00:49:57

065: Dirty Gourmet: The Best Camping Food for Your Adventures with Emily Nielson

6/27/2019
Dirty Gourmet is a women-owned outdoor company dedicated to empowering outdoorists to make food a part of their soul-nourishing outdoor experience. The founders of Dirty Gourmet, Mai-Yan Kwan, Emily Nielson, and Aimee Trudeau together after a bike tour across Canada and years of camp life took it upon themselves to rethink the idea of food in the outdoors. Whether you're a car camper getting started with a picky family to feed, or a lightweight backpacker looking for inspiration to get you...

Duration:00:29:44

064: Samir Lakhani of Project EcoSoap - Recycled soap and hygiene education around the world

5/11/2019
Samir Lakhani, 26, is a social entrepreneur dedicated to restoring health and dignity to developing countries through environmental initiatives. Prior to founding Eco-Soap Bank in 2014, Samir was deeply involved in climate-resilient aquaculture and nutrition projects in northern Cambodian villages. He has also developed solar lighting social enterprise projects in Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Currently, he serves as the Founder & Executive Director of Eco-Soap Bank—a global...

Duration:00:38:47

063: Slugs and Snails and Squid, Oh My! with Malacologist Jann Vendetti

4/14/2019
Jann Vendetti is the Twila Bratcher Chair in Malacological Research at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Malacology is the study of mollusks (snails, clams, octopus), and Jann's focus is snails. She was a postdoctoral researcher at California State University, Los Angeles and received her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley's Department of Integrative Biology and Museum of Paleontology. She is interested in urban biodiversity of snail and slug species, both introduced and native. In this...

Duration:01:02:29

062: Environmental Education at Any Age with The Earth Lady Izolda Trakhtenberg

2/27/2019
Born in Moldova, Izolda Trakhtenberg learned how to communicate in multiple languages through a year-long immigration process. Today, Izolda facilitates workshops that inspire people to tap into and master their leadership, creativity, and communication skills. She worked as an educator for the National Geographic Society. Later, she traveled the world as a NASA environmental education trainer. Additionally, she is the author of five books, including Speak From Within: Engage, Inspire and...

Duration:01:00:33

061: Experiments in Earth-Conscious Living with Rob Greenfield

2/13/2019
Rob Greenfield is a world-renowned adventurer and activist and is embarking on his next big project, Food Freedom. Through Rob's extreme projects from cycling across the USA on a bamboo bicycle for sustainability (three times), to dumpster diving in thousands of grocery store dumpsters to raise awareness about food waste and hunger, to wearing 30 days worth of trash to create a visual of how much trash just one American creates, he has inspired countless people to positively change. Rob has...

Duration:00:42:23

060: Love and The Clean Money Revolution with Joel Solomon

1/19/2019
Joel Solomon is Co-Author of The Clean Money Revolution: Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism. As a Founding Partner of Renewal Funds, a $98 million mission venture capital firm, he has invested in over 100 early growth-stage companies in North America, delivering above market returns while catalyzing positive social and environmental change. Joel is a founding member of Social Venture Network, Businesses for Social Responsibility, Chair of Hollyhock, Co-Producer of RSF's “Integrated...

Duration:00:47:09

059: Everyone has a 1% with Kate Williams, CEO of One Percent for the Planet

1/6/2019
Kate Williams is CEO of 1% for the Planet, a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofit solutions, through annual membership and everyday actions. Kate stepped into her role at 1% for the Planet in May 2015 bringing a strong track record as a leader, including roles as Board Chair of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), as Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, as founder and owner of a farm business enterprise, and as an...

Duration:00:38:25

057: Let's talk microplastics with Jay Sinha of Life Without Plastic

11/4/2018
Jay Sinha has a background in biochemistry, ecotoxicology and law. He Co-Founded and is Co-Owner of Life Without Plastic, the one-stop shop for safe, high quality, ethically-sourced, Earth-friendly alternatives to plastic products for everyday life. Jay and his business partner Chantal Plamondon also co-authored a book released earlier this year called LIFE WITHOUT PLASTIC: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic to Keep Your Family and the Planet Healthy. In this episode...

Duration:00:47:42

056: Climate Adaptation, what it is and why it matters, with Doug Parsons

10/15/2018
Doug Parsons first learned about adaptation in Queensland, Australia, while focusing on the impacts of climate change on the agriculture sector. Upon returning to the United States, he worked with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the National Park Service and the Society for Conservation Biology. His work has been modeled by state and federal agencies and he continues to work on climate change adaptation and conservation issues today. In this episode we cover: Visit...

Duration:00:46:16