Mama Earth Talk

Mama Earth Talk

Welcome to Mama Earth Talk. I am your host Mariska Nell. I am so grateful to have you here. If you are new to sustainability, already on the journey or just curious to learn more about the topic, then you are in the right spot. Mama Earth Talk is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the three pillars of sustainability (environmental, social and economic). Since its inception, it quickly grew into a forum that showcases the amazing hope through the incredible contribution many around the world are making to a more sustainable life and society. There are over a 140 episodes to learn from, with many amazing and inspiring guests like Her Deepness, Dr Sylvia Earle, Zero Waste Queen, Bea Johnson, activist and humanitarian Rob Greenfield, Chief Heart officer for Gary Vaynerchuck, Claude Silver, Climate optimist Kathryn Kellogg, zero waste chef Max La Manna and many more.

Episodes

May 16, 2022 38 min

In this episode, we talk to Brenden Kumarasamy. He is the founder of Master Talk. A public speaking coach helping ambitious executives and coaches become top 1% communicators in their industries. He also has a popular YouTube channel called MasterTalk, with the goal of providing free access to communication tools for everyone in the world. He is also a member of Spring Charity Water.  

During this episode we talked about the importa...

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In this episode, we talk to Jesse Schiller and Rachel Evans. They are the Founders of Kooshoo, a Vancouver based company, that is dedicated to working with ethical and sustainable suppliers to make beautiful organic products that work for you. They are also committed to using earth friendly materials, transparency in their supply chain, and fair-trade production.  

During this episode we take a look at what exactly is Kooshoo and wh...

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April 19, 2022 38 min

In this episode, I share with you more about the NFT that I have been working on that is built on three pillars to shine a light on my trash to treasure art, sustainability as well as giving back.

During this episode we take a look at what exactly is the NFT and how each aspect of it is shining a light on Mama Earth.

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About the NFT

Phase 1 of the NFT

Discord Community

Where to buy the NFT's


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In this episode, we talk to Charlotte Stebbing-Mills and Jonathan Mills. They are both Master Coaches and the Co-Founders of the Wellness Theory. With over 35+ years combined in health, fitness and wellness; this duo has been empowering individuals all over the world to become happier, healthier versions of themselves. They coach under 45s to eliminate stress, calm a racing mind, feel in control of emotions & build a health...

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In this episode, we talk to Philip Wagner. He is the creator of the Biork Deo. That is an unscented and hypoallergenic. It is a plastic free and zero waste deodorant and has been a hit in our house the last couple of years.  

During this episode we look at what exactly is Biork and how it works as a deodorant. Why the cork packaging was important to them as well as some creative ways to upcycle your Biork Cork.  

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In this episode, we talk to Clare Wilson. She is an imperfect minimalist committed to a low consumption lifestyle. She is the maker of the Block Dock for bars and a range of annoying-problem-solving household accessories. The Block Dock’s intentions is to switch and stay switched and to give up the bottle for good.  

During this episode we looked at some of the pro’s of using bar products instead of plastic bottled products. We also...

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In this episode, we talk to Indira Dejtiar. She is a Law of Attraction and Mindset Coach, a Clinical Hypnotherapist, an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner and an EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner, and co-host of The Energy On Purpose Podcast. She’s on a mission to normalize energy work, manifestation, neuroplasticity, and the untapped potential of the subconscious mind to empower all womxn to be, do, and ...

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In this episode I answer some of the questions that I have been getting from you crazy birds. We also talk a bit about Valentine's day and you find out what was the first Valentines gift my hubby got me that I still use today.

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Episode 145: Sustainable holiday gift ideas with Mariska Nell

My top 20 Christmas Stocking Fillers (That is also some great Valentine's gifts)

My Eco-Friendly Gift Guide

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In this episode, we talk to Tristan Pollock and Mehrad Yaghmai. They are the are the founding partner and partner at Cool Climate Collective. Which brings together investors and operators at the intersection of climate and technology. 

Mehrad is an instructor in Terra's Climate Change for VCs program as well as a partner at Climate Foundry and has been involved in various programming at MENA-based accelerators, while also being ...

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In this episode, we talk to Jade Chan. She is Founder of Sun Slayer Australia, a new reef safe and plastic free sunscreen brand made in WA. As an avid scuba diver and free diver, she is passionate about protecting our oceans. 

During this episode, we take a look at why it is important to wear sun protection, what the difference is between the different SPF’s (Sun Protection Factors). We also look at some of the ingredients to avoid ...

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In this episode, I will provide you my some of my favorite sustainable holiday gift ideas. I will be sharing my eco-friendly gift guide that is always a winner for any gifting occasion from a holiday, birthday to a special day or just as a thank you.

During this episode, I will also share with you my top 20 Christmas stocking fillers for any last minute shoppers, that want to give a great gift but also look out for Mama Earth.

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In this episode, we talk to Frank Cato Lahti. He is the founder of Othalo. A company that has developed a patented system that use recycled plastic waste for construction materials to build affordable housing on an industrial scale. Born and raised in Vardø, an island in the middle of the Barents sea with the worlds richest fishing fields surrounding this little island. With a background in housebuilding as well as an officer in th...

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In this episode, we talk to Dr. Sylvia Earle. She is National Geographic’s Explorer At Large, internationally renowned oceanographer, explorer and author of the highly-anticipated forthcoming book National Geographic Ocean: A Global Odyssey She has been called Her Deepness, A Living Legend, dubbed Time Magazine’s first Hero of the Planet. She holds the record for deepest walk on the sea floor and is a world-renowned expert on marin...

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In this episode, I answer one of the question that I have been getting from a lot of you crazy birds. "Where do I start with a waste free journey?"

During this episode, I provide you with some tips on where to start your journey. We also look at how to do a bin audit to determine what your top 5 items are filling up your bin. I also touch on some ways to reduce your waste this Halloween and announce the next episodes epic gu...

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In this episode, we talk to  Stephanie Miller. She is the author of Zero Waste Living, the 80/20 Way: The Busy Person’s Guide to a Lighter Footprint. She is also the founder of Zero Waste in DC, to focus on the application of zero waste strategies that have a real and sustainable impact. With a goal of reaching as wide an audience as possible, she provides keynote presentations, learning events and individual household consultation...

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In this episode, we talk to Carey Wright. She is the Waste Minimisation Officer at Town of Cambridge. Her work in sustainability and waste minimisation brings together so many of her life passions- writing, creativity, making a difference to people’s lives and contributing to society in a meaningful manner. Over the last couple of years she has had an impact in her council as well as spread a ripple effect of change to many others ...

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In this episode, we talk to Petrice Jones. He is the co-founder and CEO of The One Movement. He is also the host of The Lonely Whale Podcast, 52hz an environmental activist, entrepreneur and actor. If you are a fan of Netflix’s Locke & Key or some of his other films like Step Up: High Water, Lucky Man and iBoy to name a few.

During this episode, we take a look at how his journey into environmental activism started and how this j...

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We are in July!! July for me usually means Plastic Free July and making sure I change some of my own habits during the month. This year I had a few items that I have not yet found great alternatives for and decided I will take them on for the month and see if I can go without having to purchase cheese, milk, cream or yoghurt packaged in single-use plastic. Halfway through the month and I had already been a failure, but for sure lea...

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In this episode, we talk to Candice Mostert. She is the South African founder of Waste-ED, a waste education project with the aim to reconnect people with wasted materials and send less to landfill. Waste-ED is researching and using the Ecobrick as a tool to transform waste systems and re-learn sustainable building practices 

During this episode, we talked about Ecobricks. How they are used and the impacts they are making with raisi...

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In this episode, we talk to Shani Graham. She is one of the co-founders of Ecoburbia. Who won the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce award in 2011, and a West Australian Best Small Business Environmental award the same year. She was also the Fremantle Citizen of the Year in 2011. The next year they were honoured to win the Australia wide Banksia Award for Excellence in Small Business. Discovering that awards made very little difference ...

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