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If you're an eco activist, creative, visionary, or entrepreneur SO passionate about sustainability that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer Podcast with Kaméa Chayne was created for YOU! Actor-entrepreneur and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, and Nikki Silvestri of Soil and Shadow, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few eco pioneers, revolutionary thinkers, and leading creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests. How can we leverage the power of social and digital media to strengthen the movement? How can we use creative communication, scalable eco ventures, and innovative thinking to help push the needle forward? And what do we need to turn our awareness of larger-than-life, deep-rooted issues into meaningful action, and accelerate towards sustainability in this time of need? This is just the tip of the iceberg of what we dive into in the conversations, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today, bite-sized takeaways, and elements of hope we can hold onto. If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to elevate sustainability, bring our eco ideas to life, and THRIVE - in every sense of the word. Thanks for bringing your light!

If you're an eco activist, creative, visionary, or entrepreneur SO passionate about sustainability that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer Podcast with Kaméa Chayne was created for YOU! Actor-entrepreneur and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, and Nikki Silvestri of Soil and Shadow, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few eco pioneers, revolutionary thinkers, and leading creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests. How can we leverage the power of social and digital media to strengthen the movement? How can we use creative communication, scalable eco ventures, and innovative thinking to help push the needle forward? And what do we need to turn our awareness of larger-than-life, deep-rooted issues into meaningful action, and accelerate towards sustainability in this time of need? This is just the tip of the iceberg of what we dive into in the conversations, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today, bite-sized takeaways, and elements of hope we can hold onto. If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to elevate sustainability, bring our eco ideas to life, and THRIVE - in every sense of the word. Thanks for bringing your light!
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If you're an eco activist, creative, visionary, or entrepreneur SO passionate about sustainability that you're eager to do what you can not only in your personal life, but also with your passion projects dedicated to helping our planet thrive, Green Dreamer Podcast with Kaméa Chayne was created for YOU! Actor-entrepreneur and UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Adrian Grenier, Bea Johnson of Zero Waste Home, Orsola de Castro of Fashion Revolution, and Nikki Silvestri of Soil and Shadow, named one of The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans, are just a few eco pioneers, revolutionary thinkers, and leading creatives you can look forward to hearing as honored guests. How can we leverage the power of social and digital media to strengthen the movement? How can we use creative communication, scalable eco ventures, and innovative thinking to help push the needle forward? And what do we need to turn our awareness of larger-than-life, deep-rooted issues into meaningful action, and accelerate towards sustainability in this time of need? This is just the tip of the iceberg of what we dive into in the conversations, while ALWAYS concluding with baby actions we can take today, bite-sized takeaways, and elements of hope we can hold onto. If this sounds like your jam, hit SUBSCRIBE and together, let's learn what it takes to elevate sustainability, bring our eco ideas to life, and THRIVE - in every sense of the word. Thanks for bringing your light!

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English


Episodes

74) Inspiring greater respect for our oceans and marine life with underwater photographer Alicia Ward

10/20/2018
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What do we need to know about how our skin and hair products may be impacting our ocean's health? Given that our underwater world feels so distant, how can we inspire people to feel more connected to our oceans to want to protect them? Alicia Ward, a professional underwater photographer and Co-Founder of See Through Sea, which is dedicated to ocean conservation and the art of underwater storytelling, shares her wisdom with us. HIGHLIGHTS: [6:39] Kaméa: "How did you learn to free-dive...

Duration:00:37:33

73) Why we need to redefine what it means to travel for leisure with Evelina Utterdahl of Earth Wanderess

10/18/2018
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What are the social and environmental impacts of travel that we should be aware of? Why do we need to redefine what it means to be a tourist so that traveling can become a more sustainable leisure activity? Evelina Utterdahl, the ethical and sustainable travel blogger behind Earth Wanderess (who decided to stop flying this year) shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [14:20] Eve discusses the privilege of having the time, money, and powerful passport to be able to travel...

Duration:00:32:10

72) Beginner tips to composting for healthier soils and a more circular food systems ft. Celia Ristow (BLOOM TUESDAY)

10/16/2018
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Given that with soil degradation, we only have 60 years of top soil left... but also that only a tiny percentage of food waste is currently being composted to help regenerate healthy soils, how can we get started in composting even if for the first time? Special guest of our Bloom Tuesday episode, Celia Ristow of Litterless, shares her expertise with us. Find the full show notes with references linked at www.GreenDreamer.com/72, and follow me on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll be...

Duration:00:17:00

71) The environmental impact of modern day burials we should know with eco mortician Elizabeth Fournier

10/13/2018
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What do we need to know about the environmental impact of modern-day burials, and what are "green burials" all about? Given that our burial methods used to be eco-friendly, how did we come to accept an environmentally harmful and financially costly way of running our funeral services as the norm? 'The Green Reaper' Elizabeth Fournier, who's the Founder of Cornerstone Funeral Services in Boring, Oregon and author of The Green Burial Guidebook shares her wisdom with us on this...

Duration:00:31:28

70) How impact investing can help us accelerate towards a thriving future with Ibrahim AlHusseini

10/11/2018
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What do we need to know about impact investing and how can that help us accelerate towards a healthier, thriving planet? Why does the traditional idea of first making as much money as possible (at the cost of social and environmental welfare) and then donating to good causes to address those very problems not make sense? Ibrahim AlHusseini, the Founder of FullCycle Energy Fund, a renowned impact investor, environmentalist, and highly-regarded speaker shares his wisdom with us. Let's dive...

Duration:00:33:35

69) How to lower our exposure to VOCs and toxins in bed and at home ft. Nimi Kelloway (BLOOM TUESDAY)

10/9/2018
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With indoor air pollution often being worse than outdoor air pollution even in urban spaces, how can we reduce our exposure to toxic chemicals in our homes for our health? Special guest of our Bloom Tuesday episode, Nimi Kelloway of Haute Coton, shares her expertise with us. Find the full show notes with references linked at www.GreenDreamer.com/69, and follow me on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll be sharing more of my inspirations, tips, and learning lessons along the way. Thanks...

Duration:00:18:06

68) What we need to know about renewables and electric cars with Green Living Guy Seth Leitman

10/6/2018
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What are some things we need to know about electric cars and the future of renewable energy? What does it take to scale our audience size into the millions, so that we can inspire and engage with more people with our work? Our guest today is Seth Leitman of Green Living Guy – an expert on electric cars and renewable energy who's worked for the state of New York on green energy and who writes about LED green lighting, indoor air quality, alternative-fueled vehicles, and more. Let's dive...

Duration:00:33:04

67) Shifting away from apparel made using plastic microfibers with Sustainable Fashion Alliance's Andrea Plell

10/4/2018
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Why is it important for us to minimize our purchasing of clothes with microplastic fibers, like virgin polyester and nylon? How can we support sustainability markets to grow when conscious consumers, by nature, are trying to buy less? Andrea Plell is the Founder of Ecologique, a PR, communications, and event production company, the Co-Founder of Sustainable Fashion Alliance, and the West Coast Regional Director of Fashion Revolution USA. She shares her wisdom with us on this...

Duration:00:38:50

66) 3 Great leaps around the world we're taking towards a greener planet (BLOOM TUESDAY)

10/2/2018
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We're on track to losing our vital forests around the world, but we also are making huge progress towards reforestation and conserving our existing ancient forests. Here are 3 we can get excited about. Find the full show notes with references linked at www.GreenDreamer.com/66, and follow me on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll be sharing more of my inspirations, tips, and learning lessons along the way. Thanks for bringing your light! x

Duration:00:09:13

65) Carbon-offsetting as our only current way to have a zero emission lifestyle with Cool Effect's Marisa de Belloy

9/29/2018
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Why does carbon offsetting sometimes have a negative reputation for just being a bandaid solution to our emissions, and how does the word itself limit our perception of what these projects are actually about? How can we pick out carbon offsetting projects actually effectively offsetting emissions, from the ones that aren't? Marisa de Belloy, CEO of Cool Effect, shares her wisdom with you. HIGHLIGHTS: [6:27] What Cool Effect does and how it's different than other carbon offsetting...

Duration:00:37:08

64) Turning a disruptive innovation for circular fashion to life with OSOMTEX's Patricia Ermecheo

9/27/2018
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How was our guest today able to create a technology to be able to close the loop in our production and disposal of clothing? What does it take to come up with a disruptive idea for sustainability and bring that to life? Patricia Ermecheo, CEO and Founder of Osom Brand and OSOMTEX, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [9:50] Kaméa: "What is OSOMTEX doing differently than other textile recycling programs?" [13:24] Kaméa: "Can this be recycled an indefinite number of...

Duration:00:34:51

63) How to talk about climate change without scaring people away ft. Meghann Percy (BLOOM TUESDAY)

9/25/2018
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With climate change being a topic that often repels and divides people, how can we talk about it in a way to engage more people and inspire more action? Special guest of our Bloom Tuesday episode, Meghann Percy of Kiss That World Podcast, shares her biggest learning lessons from attending Al Gore's recent Climate Reality Project Leader Training in Los Angeles. Find the full show notes with references linked at www.GreenDreamer.com/63, and follow me on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll...

Duration:00:15:53

62) How lab grown materials like spider silk can eliminate the need for toxic dyes and chemicals in fashion with Bolt Threads' Jamie Bainbridge

9/22/2018
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What do we know about how the chemicals and dyes used to treat our clothing impact our health? How can we pick apart brands that may be greenwashing from the brands that are actually trying to do what they can to improve? Jamie Bainbridge, VP of Product Development at Bolt Threads shares her wisdom with you. HIGHLIGHTS [5:23] Jamie on what Bolt Threads' scientists and engineers do for fashion. [7:29] What is spider silk and how is it made? [13:20] Kaméa: "What are some of the health...

Duration:00:28:09

61) Looking past standardized impact assessments to understanding a bioregion with Fibershed's Rebecca Burgess

9/20/2018
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What is the soil-to-soil concept of circularity, and how can this sequester our carbon, enrich our soil, and promote healthier ecosystems? Why is that we have to look past the numbers and findings from our environmental impact assessments in order to really understand sustainability? Rebecca Burgess, Founder and Executive Director of Fibershed and author of Harvesting Color, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [11:03] Rebecca: "If we don't practice by doing, we'll...

Duration:00:34:09

60) How to tackle environmental and social anxiety to stay positive and activated (BLOOM TUESDAY)

9/18/2018
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With so many global issues looming over our heads, and with social media platforms like Instagram found to be detrimental to our mental wellbeing, how can we tackle chronic anxiety to stay motivated and activated? Special guest for this Bloom Tuesday, Ashley James of Learn True Health Podcast (our guest from EPS58), shares her expert tips and insights with us. Find the full show notes with references linked at www.GreenDreamer.com/60, and follow me on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll...

Duration:00:16:03

59) How chemicals leach out of plastics to impact our health with Life Without Plastic's Chantal Plamondon

9/15/2018
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How can we use the analogy of pasta and pasta sauce to better understand plastics and their health impacts? Why is it that we urgently need more research and development to find alternatives to plastic, especially for food packaging? Chantal Plamondon, Co-Founder and CEO of Life Without Plastic, a pioneering one-stop-shop for all things non-plastic, shares her wisdom with us. HIGHLIGHTS: [8:14] Chantal: "It started when I was just addressing my need, but I knew there were probably...

Duration:00:35:50

58) A stronger mind and body to support a healthier planet with top wellness podcast Learn True Health's Ashley James

9/13/2018
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How can we take ownership and responsibility of our own lives so that we can be empowered to take action and make a difference? What do we need to properly to take care of ourselves holistically so that we have the energy and motivation to bring about our best work? Ashley James, holistic health coach and host of a top wellness podcast, Learn True Health, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [14:45] Kaméa: "What's a common theme you've heard over and over again while...

Duration:00:36:25

57) A groundbreaking textile made from mycelium, the root structure of mushrooms (BLOOM TUESDAY)

9/11/2018
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It's often doom and gloom in this field, but here are 2 positive things happening right now we can get excited about in the sustainability space. For a chance to win a gift card to an eco brand every month, subscribe to our Sunday Newsletters at www.GreenDreamer.com, and I look forward to connecting on Instagram @KameaChayne where I'll be sharing more of my inspirations, tips, and learning lessons along the way. Thanks for bringing your light! x

Duration:00:08:40

56) A moral obligation to not drive species extinction with award winning author Carl Safina

9/8/2018
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Why is it that we need to instill a sense of moral obligation to not be the reason a living species goes extinct? How can we tell more powerful stories around sustainability to actually move people and inspire action? Carl Safina, Founder of The Safina Center and a biologist, conservationist, award-winning author, speaker, and contributor to NYTimes, NatGeo, HuffPost, etc., shares his wisdom with us here. HIGHLIGHTS: [7:33] Kaméa: "Throughout all of your years working in...

Duration:00:36:01

55) 'Biomindfulness' and how meditation can help us work towards a more sustainable planet with Andrea Sanders

9/6/2018
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What is 'biomindfulness' and how can meditation help us to collectively work towards a healthier planet to call home? Why is it important to give people space to learn things, process information, and potentially change — at their own pace? Andrea Sanders, environmental educator, mindfulness advisor, TEDx speaker, artist, and Instagram influencer, shares her wisdom with us on this episode. HIGHLIGHTS: [5:33] Andrea explains the connection between meditation and environmental...

Duration:00:32:15