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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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/trashtalking/support

Trash Talking with Eco-Warriors | Sustainability, Green Business, Conservation Barbara Lee | Environmentalist

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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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/trashtalking/support

    Episode 32: Wendy Hapgood, Wild Tomorrow Fund

    Episode 32: Wendy Hapgood, Wild Tomorrow Fund

    “So many people climb the ladder of success only to find it was against the wrong wall.”

    Wendy Hapgood is the Co-Founder and COO of Wild Tomorrow Fund. She was working in electrical engineering in Australia when she decided she was following the wrong path in life. Now, Wendy and her husband run a project based out of New York and South Africa that focuses on restoration and wildlife protection in a small parcel of land that is a wildlife corridor. They recently started a program called The Green Mambas, a group of 14 women from Zululand who Wendy helping become self-sustaining stewards of this land.

    Follow Wild Tomorrow Fund on Instagram and check out their page to take action.

    This is our last episode of Season Two. Join us again in 2020 for Season Three!

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    There are 3 days left back the Wally Shop project so they can launch grocery delivery across the nation. Pledge here.

    If the content we make here at Trash Talking inspires you, become a sponsor! Go to anchor.fm/trashtalking and click on the link to Support This Podcast. For as little as $2.99 a month, you can help support the stories we cultivate and help us continue to spur more eco-warriors to action.

    Join the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Don't forget to subscribe, review, and share this podcast with other eco-warriors. We read all of your reviews and your positive ratings help us spread the word and spur more eco-warriors to action.


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    • 34 min
    Episode 31: Dr. Asha de Vos, Oceanswell

    Episode 31: Dr. Asha de Vos, Oceanswell

    Whale poop. That was how Asha de Vos, the first and only Sri Lankan to hold a PhD in Marine Mammal research, made her first big discovery - that Sri Lanka was home to a unique population of blue whales that did not follow textbook migratory patterns. Since her first discovery, Dr. de Vos has made it her personal mission to bring marine research to her home country in a pursuit of ensuring equal opportunity education for those in developing countries. In this episode, Dr. de Vos dives deep into what she had to overcome to pursue what she loved.

    Follow Asha and Oceanswell on social.

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    Fund the change. The Wally Shop just kicked off a Kickstarter campaign to launch package free grocery delivery across the entire country. We kicked off Season Two with Tamara’s inspiring story (go back and give it a listen!) and it was actually my desire to share this story that made me relaunch the podcast. I've made my pledge and hope you will too.

    If the content we make here at Trash Talking inspires you, become a sponsor! Go to anchor.fm/trashtalking and click on the link to Support This Podcast. For as little as $2.99 a month, you can help support the stories we cultivate and help us continue to spur more eco-warriors to action.

    Join the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Don't forget to subscribe, review, and share this podcast with other eco-warriors. We read all of your reviews and your positive ratings help us spread the word and spur more eco-warriors to action.


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    • 33 min
    Episode 30: Ramona Barnes, Orez [LIVE from NYC]

    Episode 30: Ramona Barnes, Orez [LIVE from NYC]

    Ramona Barnes was born in Thailand where she spent her childhood playing on the beach. When she became a mother, she dedicated her life to a natural lifestyle but she was frustrated by the solutions for zero waste that weren't designed the way she wanted. So Ramona started her own zero waste lifestyle line called Orez, which is zero spelled backwards. This live recorded episode finds us going through Ramona's journey to creating beautiful zero waste solutions.

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    Join the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Don't forget to subscribe, review, and share this podcast with other eco-warriors. We read all of your reviews and your positive ratings help us spread the word and spur more eco-warriors to action.


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    Episode 29: Lindsey McCoy, Plaine Products

    Episode 29: Lindsey McCoy, Plaine Products

    Every piece of plastic ever created still exists on this planet. After seeing the effects of plastic in our environment firsthand while working in environmental education out in the Bahamas, Lindsey McCoy decided it was time to do something about the plastic in her household. Together with her sister, Lindsey started Plaine Products, a vegan, zero-waste circular hair and body beauty company based out of Cincinnati, OH. Since launching in 2017, Planie Products has already helped to divert 100,000 plastic bottles from landfill.

    Get your green haircare on point and use promo code TRASHY20 for 20% off your first order on this line of refillable shampoos, face wash and lotions. Follow Plaine Products on Instagram.

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    Join the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Don't forget to subscribe, review, and share this podcast with other eco-warriors. We read all of your reviews and your positive ratings help us spread the word and spur more eco-warriors to action.


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    Episode 28: Carmen Gama, Eileen Fisher Renew

    Episode 28: Carmen Gama, Eileen Fisher Renew

    From winning a contest with her modular outerwear collection. Carmen Gama landed a one-year fellowship to work at Eileen Fisher’s Renew program. Her mission, to figure out something to do with the 35% of 1.3 million garments that have been sent back over the years through the company’s Renew program. Carmen tells us about how she build a program for textile reclamation and helped figure out a circular design for beloved pieces.

    If you’re in the NYC area, there’s an opportunity for you to meet Carmen in person this week! On Thursday, Oct. 10th from 6-8 PM at Eileen Fisher Brooklyn at 47 Bergen Street, Carmen will be speaking on a panel about circular design. Check out the events on the Eileen Fisher website to find out where to shop the Resewn and Renew collection.

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    Join the conversation on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Don't forget to subscribe, review, and share this podcast with other eco-warriors. We read all of your reviews and your positive ratings help us spread the word and spur more eco-warriors to action.


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    • 38 min
    Episode 27: Christina Grace, Foodprint

    Episode 27: Christina Grace, Foodprint

    From Eataly to Google, CEO Christina Grace's company Foodprint has been asked to help take some of the biggest companies to zero waste. What is a Foodprint, you ask? Your foodprint is the result of everything that it takes to get food to your plate, including the effect your food has on the farmers who make it, the land where it’s grown and the animals who are part of it.

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    • 33 min

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