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105: Re-air of AIRCARBON – From Greenhouse Gas to Regenerative Materials

With the Nord Stream pipeline leak spewing Methane, a greenhouse gas into the air recently, lets talk about how greenhouse gases are not necessarily...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
105: Re-air of AIRCARBON - From Greenhouse Gas to Regenerative Materials
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41: Re-air of our conversation with Dr. Sroufe – Teaching Sustainability to Cities, People and Enterprise

An important aspect in building a sustainable home is educating oneself. How do we integrate sustainability in any enterprise -even homes? ________________________________________________________________________________________________ In this episode, we...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
41: Re-air of our conversation with Dr. Sroufe - Teaching Sustainability to Cities, People and Enterprise
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80: Re-air of Ferrock – Carbon Negative Building Material

As our host Vidhya Iyer is building a Sustainable home we re-air our episode from the 26th of October 2021 where we spoke with...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
80: Re-air of Ferrock - Carbon Negative Building Material
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60: Re-air of Cannon Design – Living Centered Design

Whether designing for equity in education, accessible healthcare, inclusive communities, new scientific discoveries or the “next big idea” in business, Cannon Design leverages a...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
60: Re-air of Cannon Design - Living Centered Design
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74: Re-air of MPOWERD – The Power of Sun in Your Hands

As the Europe Energy Crisis sets in, causing financial havoc in the continent, here is an interesting episode on using the energy of...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
74: Re-air of MPOWERD - The Power of Sun in Your Hands
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79: Re-air of Thermify – Smart Green – Using Energy Twice

Nothing makes one feel more at home than a nice warm bath. Tune in to learn Thermify helps warm homes and heat hot water...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
79: Re-air of Thermify - Smart Green - Using Energy Twice
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84: Re-air of Praan and Carboncraft Design- Purify Ambient Air and Upcycled Carbon Tiles

As we move into our Sustainable home we need to think clean-air and tiles! Take a listen to this week's episode to know more...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
84: Re-air of Praan and Carboncraft Design- Purify Ambient Air and Upcycled Carbon Tiles
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89: Re-air of ECOSTP – Zero Power Zero Chemical Sewage Treatment

As we are in the process of building and moving into a Sustainable House, here is an interesting article on using sustainable practices to...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
89: Re-air of ECOSTP - Zero Power Zero Chemical Sewage Treatment
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86: Re-air of Forust – 3D Printing to Rematerialize Wood Waste

Today as the senate passes the much awaited climate bill, here is a much awaited sustainable alternative. take a listen to the episode. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Every year,...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
86: Re-air of Forust - 3D Printing to Rematerialize Wood Waste
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70: Re-Air Let’s Goat Buffalo – Changing the Landscape, One Bite At a Time

When we initially recorded this episode in June of 2021, our host Vidhya Iyer and Jennifer Zeitler - Founder and CEO of Let’s...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
70: Re-Air Let’s Goat Buffalo - Changing the Landscape, One Bite At a Time
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114: Wespire – Build A Better Working World

As a corporate leader what if you were told you could increase employee retention by over 30% by using behavioral and attitudinal nudges to...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
114: Wespire - Build A Better Working World
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113: Trustrace – ​​Platform For Product Traceability

We talk with Shameek Ghosh, co-founder of Trustrace a platform that brings traceability and transparency to the fashion brands such as #Adidas, #Decathalon, and...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
113: Trustrace - ​​Platform For Product Traceability
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112: CCell – Growing Living Reefs for Coastal Protection

This summer when we visited our favorite beach in Indiana - Indiana Dunes National Park - with its immense sand dunes, we were saddened...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
112: CCell - Growing Living Reefs for Coastal Protection
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111: Puro.Earth – Carbon Removal Standards

As we try to reduce the carbon we put out into the atmosphere, these efforts should be accompanied by carbon sequestering and removal. Carbon...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
111: Puro.Earth - Carbon Removal Standards
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56: Re-Air Jeffrey Hollender – Seventh Generation

You cannot switch on the radio, TV or online news any day without a mention of sustainability or climate change. One of the...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
56: Re-Air Jeffrey Hollender - Seventh Generation
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62: Re-Air Rhino Machines – Silica Plastic Blocks

Summer construction activity is at its peak in the US. And as we look for sustainable alternatives for bricks or pavers or other construction...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
62: Re-Air Rhino Machines - Silica Plastic Blocks
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64: Re-Air REVO ZERO – A Revolution Towards Zero-emissions

With all the talk of hydrogen as a green alternative, I wanted to go back and listen to an episode released almost exactly a...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
64: Re-Air REVO ZERO - A Revolution Towards Zero-emissions
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110: Junobie -Eco-friendly Reusable Breast Milk Storage Bags

As formula companies’ productions are limping back to normal, after the recall, a question some people ask is why can't mother "just" switch to...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
110: Junobie -Eco-friendly Reusable Breast Milk Storage Bags
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109: Pass the Honey – It’s Absurdly Good

Next time we grab a packet of honey to add to our tea - we should stop and think how a commodity so valuable...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
109: Pass the Honey - It's Absurdly Good
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108: Cerebelly – Science Backed Baby Food

Today we talk on our show with Dr. Teresa Purzner and Nick Langan, co-founders of Cerebelly who as parents of infants wanted to make...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
108: Cerebelly - Science Backed Baby Food
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107: FabScrap – Recycling and Reusing Textile Waste

Majority of the conversation around fashion waste revolves around finished products that end up in the landfill. But around 12 % that is...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
107: FabScrap - Recycling and Reusing Textile Waste
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106: The Buy Nothing Project – Buy Nothing, Build Community

Humans are inherently materialistic and seek happiness through objects, but what we get is enjoyment not happiness. Happiness tends to be more fulfilling and...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
106: The Buy Nothing Project - Buy Nothing, Build Community
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105: AIRCARBON – From Greenhouse Gas to Regenerative Materials

Our planet needs greenhouse gases (GHGs) that help trap the heat and keep our planet warm and without which, the earth would be a...

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Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture
105: AIRCARBON - From Greenhouse Gas to Regenerative Materials
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104: Dr. Raghuram Rajan, The 23rd Governor of Reserve Bank Of India – Global Carbon Reduction Incentive

The Nobel prize winning economist Dr. Milton Friedman, said the business of a business is making money - but within the acceptable social...

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Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture
104: Dr. Raghuram Rajan, The 23rd Governor of Reserve Bank Of India - Global Carbon Reduction Incentive
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103: Kazi – All Across Africa – Woven Together

Alicia Wallace is the COO of Kazi, a Mindful Business she founded after years of working in emerging economies and seeing the need for...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
103: Kazi - All Across Africa - Woven Together
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102: Zoro Card – Build Credit With a Debit Card

It is really hard for a young person to their build credit. How does one navigate the complex and opaque credit rating system?...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
102: Zoro Card - Build Credit With a Debit Card
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101: Eden Green Technology – Everyone Deserves Nutritious, Fresh, and Safe Food.

In the United States, 90% of the lettuce is produced and shipped from California to the rest of the country. When we combine the...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
101: Eden Green Technology - Everyone Deserves Nutritious, Fresh, and Safe Food.
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100: Earnin – Your Money When You Want It

Financial insecurity can be expensive, living paycheck to paycheck and with overdraft fees, penalties, higher interest and mortgage rates. Seven out ten households in...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
100: Earnin - Your Money When You Want It
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99: Ancient Nutrition – Transforming Health With Superfoods

Today we talk with Jordan Rubin, CEO and co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, who encountered health challenges as a young boy turned towards food...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
99: Ancient Nutrition - Transforming Health With Superfoods
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98: Ecdysis/Blue Dasher Farms – Thousand Farms Initiative

Today we have on our show the passionate and even maybe maverick Jonathan Lundgren, director and founder of Blue Acre Farms and Ecdysis foundation....

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
98: Ecdysis/Blue Dasher Farms - Thousand Farms Initiative
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97: Re-Air: Ceres Greenhouse Solutions – Designing for a Better Future

With Spring just around the corner, we decided to re-air this episode where Marc Plinke talks about how to build an ideal greenhouse. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
97: Re-Air: Ceres Greenhouse Solutions - Designing for a Better Future
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96: Re-Air: Geoship – Regenerative Architecture

"Out beyond ideas of right angles and hard lines, there’s a bioceramic dome. A place where nature, community, and healing come full circle. We’ll...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
96: Re-Air: Geoship - Regenerative Architecture
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95: Center for Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics (CUWP) – Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics

We talk with Dr. George Huber, Richard Antoine Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and the director of Center for...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
95: Center for Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics (CUWP) - Chemical Upcycling of Waste Plastics
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94: The Glad Products Company – ​​Doing More to Waste Less

In this episode we talk with Eric Schwarz, General Manager of The Glad Products Company. He talks about Glad's commitment to reducing our environmental...

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Packaging
Packaging
94: The Glad Products Company - ​​Doing More to Waste Less
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93: CLIMATETRADE – Offset Your Carbon Footprint

Francisco Benedicto Valentine, CEO of CLIMATETRADE, shares with us the journey about how CLIMATETRADE connects companies willing to offset their carbon emissions to a...

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Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture
93: CLIMATETRADE - Offset Your Carbon Footprint
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92: Zero Grocery – Plastic-Free Grocery Delivery

Zuleyka Strasner, founder of Zero Grocery moved from East London to San Francisco to work for Facebook. She saw the need to for a...

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Food
Food
92: Zero Grocery - Plastic-Free Grocery Delivery
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91: The Washing Machine Project – Let’s Engineer a More Sustainable Future

70% of the world’s population lacks access to an electric washing machine. Hand washing clothes sounds like a simple task but for many women around...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
91: The Washing Machine Project - Let's Engineer a More Sustainable Future
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90: Better Meat Co. – Plant Proteins For A Better Planet

Paul Shapiro, author, entrepreneur at the age of 13 told his parents that he wanted to become a vegetarian. Until that point every meal...

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Food
Food
90: Better Meat Co. - Plant Proteins For A Better Planet
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89: ECOSTP – Zero Power Zero Chemical Sewage Treatment

When Tharun Kumar saw the lake where his housing complex empties their sewage burn for 14 hours non-stop, he decided to do something about...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
89: ECOSTP - Zero Power Zero Chemical Sewage Treatment
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88: Amor Perfecto – Decolonizing Colombian Coffee

In this episode, we have Luis Fernando Velez founder of Amor Perfecto with whom our host Vidhya Iyer talks about their common love for...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
88: Amor Perfecto - Decolonizing Colombian Coffee
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87: The Farmlink Project – Harvesting Hope This Holiday Season

This Holiday Season with so much uncertainty around we bring to you again an episode of hope and giving. Please donate generously to this...

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Food
Food
87: The Farmlink Project - Harvesting Hope This Holiday Season
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86: Forust – 3D Printing to Rematerialize Wood Waste

Every year, 15 Billion trees are cut down to produce paper, build homes, and make furniture. From this, millions of tons of wood waste...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
86: Forust - 3D Printing to Rematerialize Wood Waste
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85: Sagent – Know What Your Network Knows

We talked with Sagent's CEO Gordon Smith about how Sagent works to reduce the environmental impact by lowering emissions, pollution, and energy investment. They...

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Repairability
Repairability
85: Sagent - Know What Your Network Knows
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84: Praan and Carboncraft Design- Purify Ambient Air and Upcycled Carbon Tiles

Countries must meet their sustainability goals and head towards net-zero. These goals cannot be achieved in silos but need cooperation, trust, and partnerships. We...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
84: Praan and Carboncraft Design- Purify Ambient Air and Upcycled Carbon Tiles
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83: Rebel Nell – One of No Other Kind

This episode has two parts - in part one, we talk with Amy Peterson, the co-founder of Rebel Nell about her inspiration and motivation...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
83: Rebel Nell - One of No Other Kind
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82: Carbon8 Systems – Making Carbon Productive

Each year, industries such as Waste-to-Energy, Cement and Biomass for power generation, send millions of tonnes of thermal residues to landfill. At the same...

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Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture
82: Carbon8 Systems - Making Carbon Productive
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81: Zeloop – The Eco-Friendly App That Rewards Goodness

We talk with Eric Schaffner, CEO and Founder of ZeLoop. A revolutionary and eco-friendly platform that makes consumers a crucial part of the plastic...

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Europe
Europe
81: Zeloop - The Eco-Friendly App That Rewards Goodness
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80: Ferrock – Carbon Negative Building Material

We talk with Dr. David Stone, inventor of Ferrock - Carbon Negative Building Material. David as a doctoral candidate, at the Arizona State University,...

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Carbon Capture
Carbon Capture
80: Ferrock - Carbon Negative Building Material
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79: Thermify – Smart Green – Using Energy Twice

What if there was a new kind of data center that could directly warm homes and heat hot water, instead of a gas boiler? One...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
79: Thermify - Smart Green - Using Energy Twice
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78: Thaely – Don’t Just Do It – Do It Right

We talk with Ashay Bhave, founder of Thaely, who as a middle-schooler dreamt of becoming a sneaker designer. His journey begins at the Fashion...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
78: Thaely - Don’t Just Do It - Do It Right
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77: Black Earth Compost

Black Earth Compost was founded in January 2011, in Gloucester, MA. Originally a one man, one truck, Cape Ann company, it has steadily grown...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
77: Black Earth Compost
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76: HexcelPack – Sustainable Packing Solutions That Work

HexcelPack™ was founded in 2014 using an updated version of a 30-year-old technology developed by David Goodrich, with the idea of using paper to...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
76: HexcelPack - Sustainable Packing Solutions That Work
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75: Kudos – Natural Disposable Diapers

In this episode, we talk with Amrita Saigal, founder of Kudos, natural disposable diapers - the only disposable diaper that has 100% cotton touching...

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Sustainable Materials
Sustainable Materials
75: Kudos - Natural Disposable Diapers
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74: MPOWERD – The Power of Sun in Your Hands

We speak with John Salzinger founder and Seungah Jeong CEO of MPOWERD, about their company mission and passion to give back. In 2012...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
74: MPOWERD - The Power of Sun in Your Hands
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73: Unrest – Some Ideas Deserve to Go Further, Faster

We talk with Orr Vinegold, founder of UNREST, driving impact through ethical & sustainable businesses. He is hugely passionate about turning businesses into a...

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Europe
Europe
73: Unrest - Some Ideas Deserve to Go Further, Faster
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72: Tahmina – To Be Brave (Donate for Afghanistan)

Want to join us in making a difference? We are raising money to benefit Education Foundation for Afghanistan Inc, and any donation will help...

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Food
Food
72: Tahmina - To Be Brave (Donate for Afghanistan)
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71: Greyston Bakery – Inclusive Hiring One Person At a Time

It all started with a Buddhist and a bakery in 1982. Since then, when people say, yes, I want to work; Greyston Bakery says...

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Impact
Impact
71: Greyston Bakery - Inclusive Hiring One Person At a Time
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70: Let’s Goat Buffalo – Changing the Landscape, One Bite At a Time

Let’s Goat Buffalo employs rescued goats to eat unwanted vegetation growth! Whether it’s a residential yard that needs clearing, a commercial property that...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
70: Let’s Goat Buffalo - Changing the Landscape, One Bite At a Time
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69: Avery Dennison – Retail Branding and Information System

We talk to Tyler Chaffo - global sustainability manager, Avery -Dennison. Avery Dennison doesn’t just talk sustainability. Their commitment to people and the planet...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
69: Avery Dennison - Retail Branding and Information System
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68: Beejom Farm – Animal Sanctuary and Sustainable Regenerative Agriculture

Beejom is an animal sanctuary and sustainable agricultural farm located in Western Uttar Pradesh. They use natural farming techniques to grow food. The agricultural...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
68: Beejom Farm - Animal Sanctuary and Sustainable Regenerative Agriculture
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67: Avocado Green Mattress – Organic Mattress

This week we talk with the Sustainability Director of Avocado mattresses, Bri Decker. Avocado organic mattresses are handmade with only the finest naturally non-toxic...

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Impact
Impact
67: Avocado Green Mattress - Organic Mattress
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66: Bengal Muslin

Woven Air - as muslin was known in the 1600s...the Portuguese legend said it was the fabric woven by mermaids. What makes a fabric...

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Europe
Europe
66: Bengal Muslin
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65: The Farmlink Project – Harvesting Hope

The Farmlink Project was started at the height of the pandemic in April 2020 to fight food insecurity by repurposing surplus produce. Back home...

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Food
Food
65: The Farmlink Project - Harvesting Hope
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64: REVO ZERO – A Revolution Towards Zero-emissions

REVO ZERO is revolutionizing the transportation industry by bringing the most innovative, practical, and cost-effective technologies to support a zero-emission economy of the future....

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
64: REVO ZERO - A Revolution Towards Zero-emissions
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63: TOPUP TRUCK – Mobile Zero-Waste Shop

With a vision to shop plastic-free, Ella Shone (founder of TOPUP TRUCK) drives a milk float around Hackney, East London, refilling consumables that her...

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Europe
Europe
63: TOPUP TRUCK - Mobile Zero-Waste Shop
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62: Rhino Machines – Silica Plastic Blocks

When Manish Kothari, Managing Director of Rhino Machines and a second-generation entrepreneur involved in the casting and foundry industry in India, saw how dark,...

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India
India
62: Rhino Machines - Silica Plastic Blocks
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61: Emoss – Future Inside

We talk to the energetic Karan Shah, director of Emoss, an Indo - Dutch company that is an independent supplier of fully electric and...

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Energy
Energy
61: Emoss - Future Inside
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60: Cannon Design – Living Centered Design

Whether designing for equity in education, accessible healthcare, inclusive communities, new scientific discoveries or the “next big idea” in business, Cannon Design leverages a...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
60: Cannon Design - Living Centered Design
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59: Amazi Foods – Snack on Purpose

Renee Dunn, Founder of Amazi Foods, studied abroad and did her thesis research in Uganda. While living there, she was blown away by their...

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Africa
Africa
59: Amazi Foods - Snack on Purpose
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58: UpMeals – Healthy Food Hotspot

Vending machines and sustainability seem to be diametrically opposite objectives, But Upmeals is bringing together these two objectives in its innovative. Drew Munro, a professional...

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Food
Food
58: UpMeals - Healthy Food Hotspot
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57: Ceres Greenhouse Solutions – Designing for a Better Future

We have on our show Marc Plinke, founder/CEO, and Miriam Schaffer Marketing and Communications Specialist of Ceres Greenhouse Solutions. Inspired by the Roman Goddess...

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Agriculture & Farming
Agriculture & Farming
57: Ceres Greenhouse Solutions - Designing for a Better Future
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56: Jeffrey Hollender – Seventh Generation

Jeffrey Hollender, co-founder and Board Chair of the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which through its national member network represents more than 250,000 businesses...

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Fashion and Beauty
Fashion and Beauty
56: Jeffrey Hollender - Seventh Generation
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55: Geoship – Regenerative Architecture

"Out beyond ideas of right angles and hard lines, there’s a bioceramic dome. A place where nature, community, and healing come full circle. We’ll...

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Mindful Businesses
Mindful Businesses
55: Geoship - Regenerative Architecture
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54: Sproutworld – The Original Plantable Pencil

We talk to the CEO of Sproutworld - the original plantable pencils. All aspects of the Sprout pencil are sustainable and non-toxic – from...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
54: Sproutworld - The Original Plantable Pencil
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53: The Grandad Company – Unisex Circular Street Clothing

Hand-made in The Grandad Company’s London home studio; The Grandad Company is a closed-loop streetwear brand whose mission is to breathe life into reclaimed...

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Design and Innovation
Design and Innovation
53: The Grandad Company - Unisex Circular Street Clothing
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