Trash Talking with Eco-Warriors | Sustainability, Green Business, Conservation
By Barbara Lee | Environmentalist, Entrepreneur, Zero Waste Evangelist
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The Trash Talking with Eco-Warriors podcast was created to delve into the inspiring stories of women in eco-business, sustainability, environmentalism, and conservation. We discuss the challenges and wins they’ve had along the way, share their passion for the environment with aspiring young professionals and entrepreneurs, and hear their advice on living a more eco-conscious lifestyle. Barbara Lee, host and Founder of Trashy Beauty, trash talks with other eco-conscious females about their careers in green business.
||CleanEpisode 18: Danni Washington, Nature Knows Best + Big Blue & You||Growing up in Miami, Danni Washington was moved by the ocean from a very young age. She turned this passion for the marine eco-system into a degree in Marine Biology, a spot on her own Fox-syndicated television show, Nature Knows Best, and her own non-p||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Nathan Hodge, Raaka Chocolate||In 2010, Nathan Hodge moved to NYC as an aspiring musician. After setting his oven on fire from his first foray into chocolate making to answering an odd Craigslist posting, Nate became the Co-Founder of Raaka Chocolate. Dive in and learn about the worl||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Nicole Baum, Gotham Greens||Nicole Baum went from being a financial analyst to pursuing her foodie dreams. After seeing Gotham Green's CEO speak at a TedxBrooklyn event, Nicole pitched him to let her join the company and has been working to expand partnerships and spread the word||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Lilian Liu, United Nations Global Compact||Lilian Liu is a manager of corporate partnerships at the UN Global Compact, an organization working to push the agenda forward on corporate sustainability. Lilian speaks four languages and comes from an incredibly diverse background. She shares amazing||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Camila López Gómez, Impact0 Mexico||In her early 20's, Camila López Gomez had a hard decision to make - follow a traditional career path or her passion for sustainability. She ultimately chose the environment and worked for an NGO in Mexico that brought solar power to rural villages. Thi||1/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Dana Mitchell, Farm.one||Below the Michelin-star restaurants of New York City, underground (literally) hydroponic and vertical growing Farm.one is sprouting something delicious and eco-friendly - microgreens and herbs. BTW, you can own a piece of Farm.one as well. We'll tell yo||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Paula Pebsworth, Primatologist||Primatologist Paula Pebsworth studies the self-medicating behavior in primates known as geophagy or soil eating. How she got there is a fascinating story of grit and passion. Paula tells us about the human-wildlife conflict she witnessed in South Africa||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Nicole Caldwell, Better Farm + Green Matters||Nicole Caldwell was Editor-in-Chief of Playgirl Magazine in New York City when the perfect storm of circumstances led to her quitting her job and moving to her uncle's hippy commune in upstate NY to run what is today Better Farm. Her sustainability lear||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Berlin Crystal Kelly, Proud Pour||Berlin was working in finance, living in NYC, going out to happy hours and generally making it. But she realized the enormous amount of money spent on the alcohol industry every night and wanted to emulate some of her favorite companies, like Toms and C||12/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Cara Braund, Wildlife Works Kenya||Cara Braund is the Conservation Office Manager of Wildlife Works Kenya, a UN REDD+ carbon credit community-based conservation project located near Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park. This project is home to many of Africa's endangered species and h||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Jenny O'Grady Giddy, Cloudbridge Reserva||The Cloudbridge Reserva story begins when Jenny O'Grady met Ian Giddy and they bought 700 acres of land in the foothills of the tallest mountain in Costa Rica to help reforest and protect. A love story turned conservation fairy tale, Jenny and Ian's pro||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Sarah Sproviero, Lightfoot Market||Columbia graduate and Co-Founder of the Lightfoot Market, Sarah Spoviero, was frustrated by the lack of resources for conscious consumers to make informed decisions. She started Lightfoot Market in early 2016 to empower consumers to purchase from compan||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Franziska Elmer, Ph.D + Marine Biologist||Living on an untouched atoll island and teaching students how to become underwater scientists, Franziska Elmer, Ph.D is a marine biologist who has traveled the world and been where others can only dream of going, like Palmyra Island. Franziska also live||11/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli, Common Ground Compost||Meredith from Common Ground Compost drops so much knowledge about the trash situation in New York City - how much the city spends each year on waste management ($1.3 billion), how much waste is created each day (the equivalent of 105 blue whales), and h||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Malaika Haaning, Malaika New York||The fashion industry is the second biggest polluter of the environment just after the oil industry. Malaika Haaning wanted to be a fashion designer but she decided to build her brand in the most eco-conscious way possible, utilizing old bicycle inner tu||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Sharon Rowe, Eco-Bags Products||Sharon Rowe, Founder of Eco-Bags Products and author of The Magic of Tiny Business, sold 1,000 reusable shopping bags at the Earth Day festival. That was 1989 in New York City. Since then, Sharon's business has diverted trillions of plastic bags from en||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Cheryl Davies, Yintuition||Former fashion designer turned licensed acupuncturist and eco-warrior Cheryl Davies lives her life by example - living a minimalistic lifestyle on the road in line with nature and using her skills to heal others. Cheryl rode across the country on a bicy||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Jacey Bingler, Ecosia||Ecosia is the search engine that plants trees. Jacey Bingler, Head of Communications at Ecosia, tells how she went from being tired of marketing jobs to being the voice of Ecosia. So far, Ecosia has planted 15 million trees with the goal of planting 1 b||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0: Introduction by Barbara Lee||What sparked Trash Talking with Eco-Warriors podcast host Barbara Lee to start rescuing coffee grounds to make a beauty product? From Hawaii to the Amazon and Kenya, Barbara recounts how she ended up in New York City and jumped head first into the zero||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Just finished listening and...
Loved it! Barbara leads insightful, thought-provoking conversations with eco-warrior-women who are doing fantastic work in the world of ecology. Do yourself a favor and tune-in; each 30 minute episode is digestible and informative.
The eco-warriors carefully selected for these podcasts have unique experiences that give their stories lessons we can all take something away from. We can learn so much from other people, and when we learn from eachother and work together, we can make great things happen! Saving the world isn't easy, but someone's got to do it. It's so inspiring to see how each of these women is doing her part to make the world a better place to live in. Thanks for such a wonderfully curated podcast Barbara Lee!
Insightful & Encouraging
Barbara does a wonderful job interviewing some really thoughful and intriguing Eco Warriors. Tune in to be inspired by their stories and learn how you can lead a more eco-friendly and fulfilling lifestyle! Congrats on launching this Barbara!
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