Hippie Haven Podcast: How To Live An Ethical + Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Hippie Haven Podcast: How To Live An Ethical + Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

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Every Wednesday on the Hippie Haven podcast, Callee aka @AHippieInAVan interviews experts + everyday people on how they live an ethical + eco-friendly lifestyle, and how you too can take small steps that make a big difference in saving the planet.


The Connection Between Human Population + Climate Change w/ Hannah Evans of Population Connection
Jun 12 • 19 min
Today’s guest is Hannah Evans of population connection and we’re discussing how the growing number of people on the planet have affected and will continue to affect global warming and how global warming will affect the human race.
How To Save The Coral Reefs w/ Daron Willison of Coral Reef Alliance
Jun 5 • 20 min
Today’s guest is Daron Willison of Coral Reef Alliance and we’re breaking down what’s going on with the coral reefs, what the future looks like for coral reefs and what you can do to make a difference.
Starting A Compost Pickup Business with Kate Jaceldo of Compost Queens
May 22 • 17 min
Today’s guest is Kate Jaceldo from Compost Queens, a mother daughter owned compost pickup service in San Antonio, Texas, where they collect food scraps and other compostable materials from local residents and businesses donating them to organic farmers in…
Bonus: how I got to where I am today + my tips for success
May 11 • 30 min
How To Organize A Community Trash Cleanup w/ Richard Arterbury of Ocean Blue Project
May 8 • 12 min
Today’s guest is Richard Arterbury, the executive director of Ocean Blue Project, a nonprofit organization based in my home state of Oregon. Their mission is to protect and conserve the ocean and its associated waterways through hands on volunteer efforts…
How Electromagnetic Pollution Affects The Body w/ Dr. Samuel Milham
May 1 • 22 min
Today, we are chatting with Dr. Samuel Milham, a specialist in occupational epidemiology who’s known as the scientist who first alerted the world to the frightening potential link between occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields and human disease.…
How To Get Plastic Bags Banned In Your Town w/ Corinne Hellyer
Apr 24 • 26 min
Today, we are chatting with Corinne Hellyer, a resident of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, where she and other fellow citizens were successful in getting their city council to ban plastic bags. She is sharing how they made that happen, what hurdles they…
Bonus: Recent Good News in the Sustainability Field - 4/20/19
Apr 21 • 8 min
Advocating for Change Through Legislation with Public Policy Expert April Dickinson
Apr 17 • 61 min
Today’s guest is April Dickinson aka @zerowastedork, the Communications and Operations Coordinator for Washington State Budget and Policy Center. In this episode, we are brushing up on how the American government system operates, how bills are introduced…
A Big Thank You + Quick Update On Why There’s No Episode This Week
Apr 9 • 1 min
Canning: How To Preserve Food with Food Blogger Marisa McClellan
Apr 3 • 21 min
Today’s guest is Marissa McClellan, a full-time food writer + canning expert at foodinjars.com, and her 4th book, The Food in Jars Kitchen: 140 ways to cook, bake, plate + share your homemade pantry was just released yesterday! Now she’s sharing with us…
Natural Birth Control Methods with Holistic Health Practitioner Robin LaCross
Mar 27 • 41 min
Today’s guest is Robin LaCross, a holistic health practitioner who specializes in women’s reproductive health. She has been teaching natural birth control methods for over 25 years, and she is passionate about making sure every young woman grows up…
Starting a Refill-by-Mail Company with Lindsey McCoy of Plaine Products
Mar 20 • 19 min
Today we are chatting with Lindsey McCoy, co-founder and CEO of Plaine Products. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management and spent the last 10 years working on environmental education in the Bahamas where single-use plastic is common. She and…
Bonus: Vote For Me To Win A $50,000 Small Business Grant!
Mar 13 • 4 min
How To Conserve + Harvest Water with Water Engineer Chris Maxwell-Gaines
Mar 13 • 57 min
Today we are chatting with Chris Maxwell-Gaines, a professional engineer and owner of Innovative Water Solutions LLC. IWS is a full-service design / build company passionately committed to providing comprehensive, sustainable, and absolute water…
Advocating For Change Through The Judicial System With Leah Segedie of Mamavation
Mar 6 • 43 min
Today we’re talking with Leah Segedie, author of Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier (All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!), founder of the Mamavation® community, founder of ShiftCon Social Media Conference, food activist and social media…
Bonus: Environmental Racism + the Zero Waste Movement [from Polly of @GreenIndyBlog]
Mar 1 • 17 min
Starting A Secondhand Craft Supply Store with Bethany Daugherty of Recraft Indy
Feb 27 • 22 min
Today we chat with Bethany Daughtery of Recraft Indy, a secondhand supply craft store in Indianapolis, IN. We discuss topics like starting your own eco craft store or any store as we touch upon the business aspect of it. You can visit the stores’ website…
How to Compost with Worms with Wormologist Anna de la Vega
Feb 20 • 17 min
Today’s episode is all about composting with worms, featuring Anna de la Vega, a composting expert who founded The Urban Worm, and provides vermicompost workshops + consulting to individuals, businesses + schools in the UK. You can follow her on Instagram…
Bonus: Support + Share These Eco Crowdfunding Campaigns!
Feb 16 • 8 min
Debunking Common Zero Waste Misconceptions with Sabrina Katz @sustainablesabs
Feb 13 • 52 min
We are back today with returning podcast guest Sabrina Katz, @sustainablesabs on Instagram, and marketing director for The Wally Shop, the first zero waste grocery delivery company, launching now in select NYC zip codes. This episode is slightly different…
Bonus: Recent Good News in the Sustainability Field
Feb 11 • 7 min
How To Declutter Your Home + Mind with Decluttering Expert Rachel Papworth
Feb 6 • 19 min
In 2006 Rachel Papworth cleared out all the junk from her home - and has lived clutter free ever since. A trained coach with a psychology degree, she’s now a member of the Association of Professional Declutterers + Organisers , as she helps people with…
28 Day Trash Saving Challenge with Carly Bergman of Sustainable Duo
Jan 30 • 45 min
Carly Bergman is an eco-influencer, author + consultant, with a degree in Integrated Studies, concentrating on sustainability + eco-spirituality, in addition to being certified in permaculture design. She’s the creator of the #FuturisticFebruary…
Bonus: Why I Think Loop is Greenwashing
Jan 26 • 13 min
How To Reduce Plastic Pollution with Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition
Jan 23 • 29 min
Dianna Cohen is an artist and the co-founder + CEO of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, a group that raises awareness of ocean waste and addresses the pervasive problem of plastic pollution. She was inspired to co-found the Plastic Pollution Coalition due…
Secondhand Shopping with Alyssa of Live Planted Podcast
Jan 16 • 28 min
In today’s episode, I’m chatting with Alyssa of Live Planted, a popular podcast about a practical vegan lifestyle. Yesterday, she interviewed me on her podcast, where we discussed owning an ethical business, being zero waste while traveling in a van, and…
How To Save The Bees with Nicole + Tim of Detroit Hives
Jan 8 • 30 min
Today’s episode features Nicole Lindsey + Timothy Paule, the co-founders of Detroit Hives, a non-profit on the East side of Detroit, Michigan, where they transform vacant city lots into urban bee farms for the conservation of honeybees, and the education…
The Magic of Tiny Business + How To Start One with Eco-Bags CEO Sharon Rowe
Jan 2 • 28 min
Happy New Years everybody! This is the first episode in 2019, and today we’ll be talking all about starting + operating an ethical + eco-friendly company, which is really on par with one of my big goals for this year to continue expanding my business,…
Chatting About Zero Waste + Veganism with Sabrina Katz of @SustainableSabs
Dec 26, 2018 • 41 min
Happy Holidays, and a merry day after christmas if you just celebrated that. This week’s episode is a little different, a little more laid-back due to the festivities. You might have already heard it, if you saw the IG live I did a couple weeks back on my…
Understanding Cannabis with Thea Wayne of Humble Flower Co
Dec 19, 2018 • 36 min
We are back today with Thea Wayne, co-founder of Humble Flower Co, a women-owned and operated cannabis-infused company started in Humboldt County, California and now based in Los Angeles. Their cannabis products use all-natural and ethically sourced…
12 Step Blueprint for a Waste-Free Life in 1 Year with Polly Barks of Green Indy Blog
Dec 12, 2018 • 41 min
We are back today with Polly Barks of Green Indy Blog. Polly was actually the very first person I interviewed for the podcast, back in July, though it ended up being the second interview published. In that episode, we talked all about how to advocate for…
Why You Need To Give A Sh*t with Eco-Author Ashlee Piper
Dec 5, 2018 • 45 min
We are chatting with Ashlee Piper today, author of one of my new favorite book, Give A Shi**, Do Good, Live Better, Save The Planet. Ashlee is a former political strategist who channeled her passion for animals and eco-logical preservations into a career…
Fight Food Waste With Your Phone with Olio Co-Founder, Saasha Celestial-One
Nov 14, 2018 • 30 min
Today I’m chatting with one of the co-founders, Saasha Celestial-One, on how OLIO grew from an idea into a marketplace saving thousands of food items every week. We also talk about the global food waste crisis and how each of us, as an individual, can…
How To Save The World with Environmental Engineer Katie Patrick
Nov 7, 2018 • 33 min
Today on the Hippie Haven Podcast, I’m chatting with Katie Patrick, an Australian-American environmental engineer, software designer, author, podcaster and public speaker with 20 years of experience in her field. After graduating from the Royal Melbourne…
Everything Can Be Done Sustainably with Eco-Influencer Addie Fisher
Oct 10, 2018 • 21 min
Today on the Hippie Haven Podcast, I’m chatting with Addie Fisher, a sustainable living enthusiast + influencer, known on instagram as @oldworldnew. Addie graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelors in Architecture Studies and minors in…
Manifest Your Best Life with Manifestation Coach Katie Jones
Oct 3, 2018 • 38 min
Today we’re talking about how to manifest your best life. If you have no idea what manifestation is, don’t worry. My friend Katie Jones explains everything, how it worked for her, how she’s helped me find my path and how you can apply it to your own life.…
How To Go Zero Waste with Kathryn Kellogg of GoingZeroWaste.com
Sep 26, 2018 • 39 min
Callee chats with Kathryn Kellog, the popular blogger behind GoingZeroWaste.com. Kathryn is a professional actor turned eco-activist. After a breast cancer scare led her to cutting plastic out of her life, she discovered the zero waste movement, and…
Mind Over Matter with Sarah Williams of Tough Girl Challenges
Sep 19, 2018 • 49 min
Callee chats with Sarah Williams, creator of Tough Girl Challenges. Sarah is a published author, podcaster, vlogger, motivational speaker, life coach, and world adventurer who, among her many amazing accomplishments, has hiked the Appalachian trail,…
From Plastic Pollution to Art with Amanda Brown of Reefusable
Sep 12, 2018 • 31 min
Callee chats with Amanda Brown, who is a eco-artist and conservationist in Florida. She completed her Bachelors in Environmental Science from Franklin University Switzerland and currently works as an environmental program officer for a media-based…
Vegan Wine with Wine Critic Yolanda Shosana
Sep 5, 2018 • 24 min
Callee chats with Yolanda Shoshana, who is a culinary historian with a focus on wine and spirits. In this episode, we talk about how wine is traditionally made, which turns out, includes the use of some weird animal products, what vegan winemaking…
Why Composting Isn’t Enough with Celia Ristow of Litterless [Part 2]
Aug 29, 2018 • 33 min
Callee chats with Celia Ristow, the blogger behind Litterless.com, in a two-part interview. In the previous episode, we talked about her journey into zero waste and in this episode we’re talking about food waste, how to prevent it, how to properly store…
Zero Waste is Impossible with Celia Ristow of Litterless [Part 1]
Aug 22, 2018 • 38 min
Callee chats with Celia Ristow, the blogger behind Litterless.com, in a two-part interview. In this episode, we talk about Celia’s journey into zero waste, how she was one of the first zero waste bloggers on the scene to discuss imperfect zero waste and…
Vegan + Zero Waste Parenting with Erin Curtis
Aug 15, 2018 • 34 min
Callee chats with Erin Curtis about vegan + zero waste parenting. We discuss her vegan pregnancy, natural home birth, raising her daughter with zero waste, bringing her daughter to slaughterhouse protests, and so much more! To learn more about the Hippie…
Animal Rights Activism with Ezra Frazier of All Around Vegan Box
Jul 29, 2018 • 37 min
Welcome to The Hippie Haven Podcast! In this episode, Callee chats with Ezra Frazier of All Around Vegan Box. Ezra is a 19 year old in North Carolina who started his own vegan business, the All Around Vegan Box. We chat about why Ezra became vegan even…
How To Advocate For Zero Waste with Polly Barks of Green Indy Blog
Jul 29, 2018 • 29 min
Welcome to The Hippie Haven Podcast! In this episode, Callee chats with Polly Barks of Green Indy Blog. Polly is a full-time zero waste activist, with a focus on making zero waste accessible for all. We chat about what zero waste really is, why “zero” is…
Running a Vegan Business as a Single Mom with Stefanie Grant of Twinkle Apothecary
Jul 29, 2018 • 53 min
Welcome to The Hippie Haven Podcast! In this episode, Callee chats with Stefanie Grant, owner of Twinkle Apothecary - a line of natural beauty + wellness products. Stefanie tells us about her journey from being an actress in LA, to becoming a single mom,…
Welcome to the Hippie Haven Podcast - Callee’s Story
Jul 29, 2018 • 3 min
Welcome to The Hippie Haven Podcast, where we have real life conversations about all things hippie, from veganism, to zero waste, to tiny living, and everything in between. In this bonus episode, Callee, the host of the Hippie Haven Podcast, tells you…