The Eco Sheroes Podcast aims to showcase women who are making positive environmental impacts by sharing their personal experiences and providing helpful tips. While we may not be perfect, we believe that consistently making small changes can lead to a greater impact. Our podcast delivers engaging and interesting resources to help enhance your sustainable lifestyle and promote health and peace.
The Eco Sheroes Podcast
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In this episode, two friends share their journey to sustainability and what really drove them to start a social initiative that they manage without disturbing their responsibilities as a mother and homemakers. Anupama and Batul, two best friends, are using their knowledge and awareness of environmental problems to spread awareness and improve sustainability efforts daily. Despite their responsibilities as mothers and homemakers, they manage a social initiative that proves anyone can make a big difference with the will to do so.
Charlene is an impact consultant, speaker, and advocate, passionate about creating positive change for people and the planet. She supports purpose-led businesses to use their business as a force for good and is a valuable asset in driving change in various social and environmental impact areas. Charlene is also a trained B Corp consultant, offering support with certification and shares valuable insights on selecting natural soaps and skincare products.
Did you know that aerosol-based air fresheners can harm your health and the environment? They don't freshen the air but instead mask unpleasant odors with synthetic fragrances made of harmful chemicals. Ground ozone that is formed by the use of these chemicals is of great concern to our ecosystem. In this episode, I discuss everything about aerosol air fresheners.
As the Executive Director Middle East at Surge, a non-profit organization focused on water, Marita dedicates herself to volunteer work that helps others. She devotes significant time to studying pressing issues such as the mainstream education system, sustainable agriculture, and plastic pollution and its harmful impact on both the planet and human health.
Many people don't consider the materials they use to decorate their homes because it's not something we wear or eat. However, it's important to think about whether these materials are safe for our health and the environment. In this episode, I'll provide simple tips and considerations for designing a beautiful and safe home.
When we're in the checkout line, we often face the question: Paper or plastic? Most of us have opted for paper, believing it to be the better choice for the environment. However, is the answer really that simple? In this episode, I delve into the details and explore whether our choices are truly eco-friendly. It's a short yet powerful episode that will leave you reconsidering your decisions.
Meet Rita Jivani, an inspiring woman who, at 59, decided to learn about natural skin care to help her family members with skin ailments and cancer survivors. Now, at 62, she continues to research and create natural skin care products to help others find healthier alternatives to synthetic chemicals.
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Sumithra is an Architect, An interior designer who designs eco-friendly spaces, an entrepreneur, and sustainability advocate. Some interesting incidents that she discusses in this episode spiked her curiosity to experience the processes in nature and made her delve into the world of sustainable living.
I'm curious if the fast fashion industry is truly committed to sourcing eco-friendly fabrics or if they are simply using certifications for marketing purposes. During a recent visit to a fast fashion outlet, while waiting for my son to return from a birthday party, I conducted an interesting study and made some observations. I discuss these findings in this episode and would love to hear your thoughts after listening. Do listen to Episode #17, as this is a continuation of that episode :)
Dr. Shambavi is an accomplished academician, consultant, and entrepreneur dedicated to making the world a better place through social initiatives. She advocates for inclusion and eco-conscious living while actively preventing scrap fabrics from going to waste. Expect valuable insights from this compassionate individual with a great sense of humor.
Poojitha Lakshman is an IT professional with an MBA in marketing. She worked in many cities across India and became a homemaker after she delivered her son. Only for her son's health did she start slowly transitioning to an eco-friendly lifestyle in 2016. She is also studying Waste Management to have the right knowledge to inspire and educate more people to transition to this lifestyle. In this Episode, Poojitha shares her journey of how she progressed in small steps to create a healthy ecosystem for her family.
Manali Soparkar is an Eco-enthusiastic mum of two who has been staying in Dubai since 2008. She started her sustainability journey approximately eight years ago when she founded an Eco-club called the Rugged Recyclists. She also launched a project called the Ecobrick Xchange Dubai with an architect friend of hers. She has many informative insights and tactics, which she delivers through her witty storytelling :)
When you plan to buy a yoga mat, the most essential aspect is the material used to make it. Unknowingly through these mats, you will inhale unwanted toxic chemicals while exercising, which can slowly do more harm than good.
I discuss the details you need to look for when choosing a suitable mat for a healthy workout that will not impact the environment.
I talk about a severe reaction I had with traditional chemical cleaning liquids and how easy it was to switch to Eco-friendly cleaners a few years back.
There are so many effective and safe Eco-friendly options in the market you can switch to without losing on the effectiveness of the cleaning!
It is a short episode but will inform you of why you should avoid chemical cleaners to protect your health and that of the environment.
Mrs. Tarang Bhargava is a Logistics professional with 20 years of experience, a mother, a wife, and a loving daughter who is carrying forward the eco-friendly lifestyle her mother has always lived and is trying her best to inculcate that into her child by creating simple systems in her house.
She talks about an easy hack she found, what she thinks about being a minimalist, and how to achieve social equality.
In this episode, I explore the Dark Side of Petrochemicals in Skincare: Risks and Consequences.
Skin is the largest organ of our body and is also like a sponge that absorbs everything you apply to it! This includes all products like soaps, shampoo, conditioner, scrubs, face packs, moisturizers, makeup, etc.,
Dr. Pratima Kamath is a retired doctor and was practicing in the field of anesthesia in south Mumbai till 2008 before she decided to shift to Dubai.
Her journey towards a plastic-free life began almost 25 years ago when she witnessed a cow eating food wrapped in a plastic bag that was thrown on the sidewalk, and that was her turning point in life. Her first step towards a plastic-free journey was to use simple homemade paper trash bags instead of store-bought plastic bags.
I am sure you know that the choice you make for which food you buy and consume directly impacts your health, but did you know it also impacts your environment!!
Yes! Because we humans are a part of the ecosystem, my friends, so what is harmful to our health how can it be good for the environment?
In this episode, I bring you some facts about cooking with refined oils and why it is harmful to our health and the environment.
In this episode, I will be discussing my personal experience of transitioning to a sustainable lifestyle by incorporating the use of reusable bags. Throughout this discussion, I will be exploring various eco-friendly alternatives, dispelling common myths, and outlining the benefits of this simple yet impactful change.
Meet Anu Aiyer, a former flight attendant from Chennai who now leads an eco-friendly and minimalist lifestyle. In this inspiring conversation, we cover composting, social equality, and men who choose to be homemakers without gender bias. Listen to the end and be inspired to take one step closer to sustainability.