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Sustainability Now is engaged in the exploration and proliferation of cutting edge sustainable technologies that solve planetary problems related to food, energy, housing, water, waste, health, economics and consciousness. with Host Mira Rubin

Sustainability Now is engaged in the exploration and proliferation of cutting edge sustainable technologies that solve planetary problems related to food, energy, housing, water, waste, health, economics and consciousness. with Host Mira Rubin
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Sustainability Now is engaged in the exploration and proliferation of cutting edge sustainable technologies that solve planetary problems related to food, energy, housing, water, waste, health, economics and consciousness. with Host Mira Rubin






18 Architecting the Future w/ Paul Richardson

Bio-Architect Paul Richardson builds buildings and community where shelter transcends a roof and four walls to become fully self-reliant, self-regenerative, and economically viable—producing food and clean water, and managing and re-using all waste in balance with nature. Paul founded Haven Earth SEED (Stewardship Education & Ecological Design) Training Center — both a physical and virtual education training center — to create a template for eco-communities, bringing together the tools and...


017 Beyond Self-Help w/ Brian Ridgway

A self-declared "Spellbreaker," Brian D. Ridgway's very way of describing the world has resulted in spontaneous healings and miraculous transformations of body and spirit. What if, in a flash of awareness, the anguish and pain of your life were to dissolve into an experience of perpetual grace? Brian has helped more than 100,000 people step toward and into that freedom through his Level 5 mentoring programs, his truly unconditional love & presence and irreverent humor & wit. The...


016 Building a Global Network w/ Tom Moroz

Tom Moroz artfully connects the dots between grass roots and horticultural gardens, Burning Man, the Buckminster Fuller Organization, the Global EcoVillage Network and Stonehedge Gardens, a local node of a global network. Resource links on


015 B Corp: Business Beyond the Bottom Line w/ Chris Jacobs

Business as a force for good? Chris Jacobs, CEO of Communally, a certified B Corporation, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia fills us in on a new paradigm for business that actually balances purpose and profit. Certified B Corporations are legally required to consider their impact on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. Join us to learn more about the global movement to do business based on doing...


014 Music as Medicine w/ Karl Anthony

An active advocate for NOAH, The National Organization for Arts in Health, Karl Anthony is a modern day bard who uses the transformational power of music as an invitation to connect, inspire and heal. Join us as we discuss Karl's work with children and families at the Children's Hospital of San Diego and the profound and important role of the arts in easing pain, reducing anxiety, improving mood and creating positive physiological changes.


013 Pathways from Poverty to Prosperity with Judah Becker

Helping people bring themselves out of extreme hopelessness and poverty, Judah Becker is a one-man force for good in the world. But, he doesn't do it alone. From rescuing children from sex trafficking in Southeast Asia to developing tiny home affordable housing communities for folks living on minimum wage in Utah, Judah creates communities that teach people to become self-sustaining entrepreneurs. Tune in to hear how he got started and learn how you can be part of his movement to prosper the...


012 Salvation from the Plastics Plague: TIPA Compostable Plastics

Join us for an enlightening and hopeful conversation with Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO of TIPA. Based in Israel, TIPA produces fully compostable flexible packaging—food grade and non-food grade bags and pouches—which make up the bulk of single-use, non-recyclable plastics. Unlike conventional plastic that lasts for hundreds and possibly thousands of years, compostable plastics break down to create compost—fertilizer for the soil. Plastic pollution is a scourge that threatens our very existence on...


011 Credo - Social Change is Good Business with Trish Tobin

Progressive change through simple acts of commerce. That’s the heart of Credo’s business model. They resell services that everyone uses—telephone and energy—and utilize the generated revenue to fund social causes. How awesome is it to be able to simply use the services you already use and support positive change at the same time? Join us for this empowering conversation with Trish Tobin, Credo’s Chief Marketing officer as we discuss the difference we each can make in the face of seemingly...


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009 Guerrilla Marketing to Heal the World With Shel Horowitz

Shel Horowitz, ten-time author and green-living guru blends activism with business and marketing to solve humanity’s greatest challenges. With numerous examples and principled strategies, Shel shows us we can have it all: the moral gratification of doing good coupled with the financial rewards of good and profitable business. Exploring business models and opportunities that turn tradition on its head, Shel describes a new business paradigm founded in the triumvirate of values that he calls...


010 Off-Grid Sustainable Earthships Have Landed in Pennsylvania

The first Earthship to receive a building permit in a major US city broke ground just north of Philadelphia in Ambler, Pennsylvania on September 19, 2018! So, what’s an Earthship? An Earthship is a free-standing, sustainable structure built from repurposed tires, bottles, cans, concrete and other more traditional building materials. It generates its own power, processes its own sewage, regulates its own temperature and can produce its own food. Tune in for our conversation with Amzi Smith...


008 The Science of Kundalini with Guru Simran

Here at Sustainability Now we believe that sustainability begins between the ears. In other words, we recognize that self-care is an essential factor in creating a world that works. With that in mind, and knowing that yoga has become a staple in current culture, we thought an exploration of the actual science behind its beneficial impact might be of interest. Our very special guest, GuruSimran Khalsa, has been teaching and practicing Kundalini Yoga for over 35 years and describes it as the...


007 Hungry Harvest - How Can Ugly Food to End Hunger w/ Stacy Carroll

Begun as a college exercise in social entrepreneurship, Evan Lutz founded Hungry Harvest with a mission to achieve zero food waste and put an end to hunger. Four years and a successful Shark Tank deal later, Hungry Harvest is making "ugly food" a beautiful thing, making food deserts flourish, and nourishing body and spirit. Join us for this inspiring and informative interview with Stacy Carroll, Hungry Harvest Director of Sales and Partnerships. We explore the concept of zero food waste,...


006 DomeGaia and the Power of Purpose with Hajjar Gibran

Magic and miracles driven by the power of purpose, possibility, social entrepreneurship and being in service to making difference in the world… This interview explores the creative power of clear intention and responding to the call of the soul. Join us for a truly inspiring chat with visionary, Hajjar Gibran, founder of DomeGaia, and learn about the extraordinary journey he took to his current mission: providing affordable housing to the world. Hajjar’s life has been graced by a deep...


005 Living a Permaculture Lifestyle with Kate O'Flaherty

A school bus converted to a tiny home, educational events at music festivals, a pop-up hemp store; Kate O’Flaherty, is walking her talk by embodying the principles of permaculture in the way she orchestrates her life. Tune in to learn how Solutions Voyage, Kate’s 501(c)(3), cultivates community resilience by sponsoring fun educational and networking opportunities in and around Boulder, Colorado. Learn how to make your own worm farm, and gain a deeper understanding of how the 12 permaculture...


004 TerraCycle: Eliminating the Idea of Waste w/ Joy Nemerson

TerraCycle is on a mission to eliminate the idea of waste by recycling un-recycleables. Learn about the Zero Waste Box Program and what you can do to keep waste out of the landfill.


003 Literacy as Social Justice w/ Nora Chahbazi

Nora Chahbazi is on a mission to teach the world to read. Founder of EBLI (Evidence Based Literacy Instruction), Nora has trained thousands of teachers and tens of thousands of students in her center, in classrooms and online at all different grade and reading levels. Why, on a show about sustainability, are we talking about literacy? Only 35 to 40% of 4th graders are proficient in reading in the US, and over 30 million adults are reading at a 3rd grade level or below.85% of people in the...


002 Passive Houses and Climate Change w/ James Geppner

Zero Energy Buildings: Yes, they exist and your health depends on them! James Geppner, Executive Director of, explains how you can save money, improve your health AND reduce carbon emissions by as much as 40% with a zero energy building/passive house. Passive houses cost dramatically less to heat/cool, provide a steady flow of clean air and reduce the amount of outside noise in our indoor environment to provide a profound positive impact on health and wellbeing. It’s a win-win,...


001-Zero Waste Philadelphia by 2035 with Nic Esposito

In this episode, I interview Nic Esposito,the Zero Waste and Litter Director for the City of Philadelphia. Nic lets us in on the city’s strategy for taking Philadelphia from being known as one of the dirtiest cities in the country to zero waste and litter by 2035. Learn about Philly Zero Waste Events like the Philly Marathon that has achieved zero waste for the past 7 years through partnership with a number of organizations that recycle and redistribute everything from surplus food to...


An Introduction to Sustainability Now With Mira Rubin

Mira Rubin is the host of Sustainability Now and is a woman on a mission to save the world. She's passionate about finding and proliferating solutions to planetary problems related to food, fuel, housing, water, waste, health, economics and consciousness. Mira shares a vision she calls Project EcoPark. Imagine Disney meets sustainability where you have a vacation/education/conference destination that is a demonstration and learning center for a wide range of sustainable solutions. All kinds...