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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

084: Sustainable Filmmaking & Production with Emellie O’Brien of Earth Angel Sets

3/18/2021
Since Emellie O’Brien's first days in production, she knew there was a way for the role of sustainability on-set to go beyond basic waste management and recycling. She got her start at the NYU Tisch Film program and not long after graduation she landed her first job as a “Green Steward” with Big Beach Films in 2011. Her early years of dedication to green practices and passion for the environment on-set is what earned her the nickname “Earth Angel” from fellow crew members over the walkie,...

Duration:00:53:48

083: Zero Waste Hair Salons and Sustainability in the Beauty Industry with Ben Hudgins of Novak Hair Studios

3/11/2021
Benjamin Novak Hudgins is the Co-Founder and CEO of Novak Hair Studios. As a nationally-recognized hairstylist with over 18 years of industry experience, Hudgins uses his expertise to inspire Novak’s 90+ Luxury Solo Artists in two unique locations throughout North Texas. His work has been displayed at New York fashion week, the Mercedes-Benz tent at Swim Week Miami, and on stages and classrooms across the US. He has been the preferred stylist of many contestants in a variety of pageant...

Duration:00:22:38

082: Climate Change Along the Chesapeake and the Come Together Handbook with Dana Simson

3/5/2021
Author/illustrator/Designer Dana Simson is a life-long environmentalist and climate change activist. She and her husband live on the frontline of climate change in a 200-year-old house on an island in the Chesapeake Bay. She keeps a tide clock on the dash of her car and gives the blue crabs and fish the right of way on her commute home. She has been a sought-after speaker and visiting professor on imagination development for the last 20 years. Currently, she is using her skillset to engage...

Duration:00:45:54

081: Plastics Renewal and Waste to Fuel with Brightmark's Bob Powell

2/25/2021
Bob Powell's dreams and vision about how we can leave the world a better place are being realized at Brightmark, the company he founded to change the way the world sees and manages its waste. As founder & CEO, Bob looks beyond what we are doing now to create the path for what we will realize many years in the future. Bob is passionate about solving the world’s most complex environmental problems with innovation and optimism. Prior to founding Brightmark in 2016, Bob spent the majority of his...

Duration:00:45:37

080: The Texas Power Grid: Deregulation & Vulnerability with Seth Mansur of RER Energy Group

2/25/2021
This week features an additional episode tackling the Texas power grid. I chat with Seth Mansur of RER Energy Group to get a better understanding of what deregulation means for a power grid, why some Texans are now receiving insanely high energy bills, and what role infrastructure and politics play in the larger picture. Get in touch with Seth at smansur@rerenergygroup.com or check out rerenergygroup.com. This is the first episode I've done of this kind, addressing a current...

Duration:00:25:02

079: Sustainable Seafood & The Healthy Oceans Cookbook with Jackie Marks of the Marine Stewardship Council

2/19/2021
Jackie Marks is a sustainability communications professional with a passion for protecting animals and the planet. At the MSC Jackie and her team aim to drive greater consumer awareness of the MSC blue fish label and the important role certified sustainable fisheries play in protecting our ocean. Jackie is the recipient of the Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) Emerging Leaders Award (June 2019), was a speaker at United Nations World Wildlife Day at UN HQ (February 2019), and has...

Duration:00:38:58

078: Ocean-Friendly Snacks to the Rescue with Pat Schnettler of 12 Tides

2/11/2021
Pat Schnettler is an ocean activist and the founder of 12 Tides kelp snack company. Making his start in the traditional seafood industry, he was disheartened by its unsustainable practices and negative impacts, from overfishing and pollution to coastline destruction. Today, Pat is on a mission to show the world how our everyday food and lifestyle choices have the power to positively impact our oceans and the future of our planet. Join us for our first live event, M.A.S.S. Eco Summit!...

Duration:00:34:40

Welcome to Season 2 of A Sustainable Mind!

2/10/2021
In this episode, I will be introducing Season 2 of ASM! We'll chat about some of my favorite and most memorable interviews from season 1, the impact the show has had over the years, upcoming featured guests, how we will be supporting the show moving forward, and I'll be making a big announcement about our first live event! Episodes Mentioned Tom Szaky of Terra Cycle: https://asustainablemind.com/027 Kathryn Kellogg of Going Zero Waste: https://asustainablemind.com/048 Bea Johnson of...

Duration:00:35:07

077: Kind Cup - Bringing Innovation to Menstrual Cups and the Feminine Hygiene Industry with Christine Brown

8/12/2020
Kind Cup Kickstarter Campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kindcup/kind-cup-the-innovative-menstrual-cup?ref=72obwi&token=02b39bee Visit our site for a full transcript of this episode at www.ASustainableMind.com/077 Founder and designer of Kind Cup, Christine Brown, grew up in a small agricultural beach town in Southern California. A sixth-generation Carpinterian, Brown is a part-time avocado farmer, and American Sign Language teacher and advocate. Brown studied Critical...

Duration:00:40:53

076: Is Bamboo the Next Big Thing? with Scott Brady of Cariloha

6/16/2020
Scott Brady is the Vice President of Communications for Cariloha, based in Sandy, UT. He oversees all internal and external communications for the company. In 2007, at the height of economic crisis and recession, Scott was part of the team that helped develop and bring the eco-friendly and sustainable Cariloha retail brand to market. Despite the struggling economy, Cariloha flourished and continues to grow. Now the brand is the only company that features sustainable bamboo in all of its...

Duration:00:41:48

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