Posts tagged Conscious Lifestyle
Getting started with affordable and sustainable home improvement projects (Interview with Matt Daigle of Rise)

In this podcast episode, Matt sheds light on why we need to be concerned and critical of the safety and sustainability of our home environments; how climate change is shifting the decisions people make in regards to their homes; some easy home improvement tips for homeowners and non-homeowners; and more.

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Reclaiming our humanity by addressing overcivilization and artificial intelligence (Interview with Jennifer Grayson of Unlatched and the Uncivilize podcast)

On this podcast episode, Jennifer sheds light on what it means that we've entered a state of overcivilization; how automation has and may continue to impact our humanity and collective wellbeing; how to strike a balance between consuming technology and being consumed; and more.

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Democratizing 'organic' in the fashion industry (interview with Brendan Synnott of Pact)

On this podcast episode, Brendan sheds light on what it takes to shake up existing, extractive corporations to render them obsolete or hold them accountable to their social and environmental impacts; why fighting for more transparency within the fashion supply chain must be the first step to bringing about positive change in the industry; and more.

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Slow flowers that truly commemorate our love for one another and the earth (interview with Debra Prinzing of Slow Flowers)

On this podcast episode, Debra sheds light on why we need a slow flowers movement; the environmental impacts of growing flowers with an artisan mindset versus a commodity mindset; the vital role of flowers in our food production; how our collective loss of knowledge on seasonality helped drive agrobiodiversity loss; and more.

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Addressing our unsustainable palm oil demand and protecting forests (interview with Maria Abadilla of Orangutan Alliance)

On this podcast episode, Maria sheds light on the primary global threats from the palm oil industry; the evolution of how we commodified palm oil to the point where rainforests are cleared for its plantations; how we can navigate the over two-hundred alternative names that palm oil is masked under on ingredient labels; and more.

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Envisioning that future when disposable packaging will become obsolete (interview with Tamara Lim of The Wally Shop)

On this podcast episode, Tamara sheds light on how our current consumption model and waste management methods are setting us up for failure when we're striving to address our waste issues; what structural and systemic shifts we need in order to render disposable packaging obsolete; and more.

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Ending settler colonialism to reclaim food justice and sovereignty (interview with Rosalinda Guillen of Community to Community)

On this podcast episode, Rosalinda sheds light on how settler colonialism continues to play out in our food system today; how the lack of work authorization for undocumented farm workers impacts labor standards; how food justice is related to immigration issues; and more.

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Unveiling human trafficking and overfishing in the opaque global seafood supply chain (interview with Shannon Service of Ghost Fleet)

On this podcast episode, Shannon sheds light on the difficulties in regulating our global fishing industry; how overfishing is tied to human trafficking and modern-day slavery at sea; how to address "fish-laundering" and support more transparency and traceability in the seafood supply chain; and more.

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The fraud in 'certified organic' and reclaiming its true meaning (interview with Dave Chapman of The Real Organic Project)

On this podcast episode, hear about the shocking reality of how products from CAFOs and hydroponics can be certified organic by the USDA; why hydroponics should not be considered organic; how he's dealing with the challenges of going against big money and corporate influence; and more.

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Shedding light on the 'Shoespiracy' we've been told to believe

Hear about the public health scandal around shoes; how our feet's strength impacts the health of our brains, joints, and body as a whole system; the environmental impact of the shoe industry and what it means to support sustainability as a footwear brand; and more.

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Going outside of the sustainability bubble to impact more people

Hear about how exposing ourselves to different cultures and environments shift our perspectives on sustainability; why Manuela hesitates to promote "zero-waste living"; how can we go against that grain of social media to reach more people with our messages promoting mindfulness, minimalism, and conscious consumerism; and more.

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