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Successfully Sustainable

CAYA Creative Studios

Welcome to Successfully Sustainable, a podcast all about learning how to live a more attainable, maintainable, sustainable lifestyle! We believe that the world isn't going to be saved by a few people being perfectly sustainable all the time, it'll be saved by a lot of people being imperfectly sustainable, in different ways, some of the time. We talk to trailblazers in the sustainability space, from chefs to activists, manufacturers to restauranteurs, in an effort to find out about more and more different ways to make all of our lives just a little bit more sustainable.
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Episode Seven:  Brad Farrell
Aug 16 2021
42 mins
Episode Seven:  Brad Farrell
Use code 'SuccessSustain15' for 15% off all products on aetherherbalistapothecary.comIPCC AR6 Report:  https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/Sign the Greenpeace Petition to SA Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, Ms. Barbara Creecy:  https://act.greenpeace.org/page/48801/petition/1?locale=en-ZASign the Asset Manager Divestment letter - https://fossilfreesa.org.za/our-campaigns-2/asset-manager-letters/asset-manager-campaign-letter/Sign the petition to UCT to divest from fossil fuels and invest in sustainable energy - https://campaigns.gofossilfree.org/petitions/uct-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels-and-invest-in-sustainable-energyIn response to the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) releasing their 6th Assessment Report (AR6), Brad Farrell recorded this special episode of Successfully Sustainable from COVID isolation.  This episode serves to dive deeper into the core motivations and ethic behind why we started this podcast, as well as to try to raise awareness of the dire state of climate change on Earth.  Brad unpacks some of the root causes, separates sustainability from any sort of established identity, delves into the differences between valid reasons and lazy justifications, and finally get into some practical actions YOU can take to start to reduce your impact on the environment.  Produced by CAYA Creative Studios ( https://www.instagram.com/cayacreativestudios/ ) & brought to you by Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ )Host: Brad Farrell ( https://www.instagram.com/brad.farrell/  )Co-Producer: James Granelli ( https://www.instagram.com/jamesgranelli/ )Theme Song: Written & Produced by Jono Greyling ( https://www.instagram.com/jono.greyling/ )Sources:UN SG Statement:  https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/secretary-generals-statement-the-ipcc-working-group-1-report-the-physical-science-basis-of-the-sixth-assessmentWMO Press Release:  https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/wmo-new-climate-report-clarion-call-urgent-actionConfronting Climate Inequality - Oxfam:  https://www.oxfam.org/es/node/1739020 Firms behind 35% of fossil fuel emissions - The Guardian:  https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/oct/09/revealed-20-firms-third-carbon-emissions
Aug 16 2021
42 mins
Episode Six:  David Le Page
Use code 'SuccessSustain15' for 15% off all products on aetherherbalistapothecary.comSign the Asset Manager Divestment letter.Sign the petition to UCT to divest from fossil fuels and invest in sustainable energy .Sign on now to the #uprootthedmre (Department of Mineral Resources & Energy campaign of the Climate Justice Coalition. David Le Page is the co-ordinator and interim chair of Fossil Free South Africa, the South African campaign for fossil free divestment.  Fossil fuel divestment is one of six key ‘nudges’ that could tip humanity towards rapid decarbonisation.  Academics argue most responsible investment practice in SA has little substance.  Fossil Free SA want to change that with real movements of capital into robust fossil-free ESG funds.   If you want to hear more about how you can help change the way that the institutions that you are a part of contribute directly and indirectly to climate change and the ongoing validation of fossil fuel corporations, you need to listen to this episode!  Produced by CAYA Creative Studios & brought to you by @aether_herbalistandapothecaryHost: Brad Farrell ( @brad.farrell )Guest: Ellis Silverman ( @ellizimo ) of OKJA ( @olaokja )Co-Producer: James Granelli ( @jamesgranelli )Theme Song: Written & Produced by Jono Greyling ( @jono.greyling )There are many other great organisations doing work to fight climate breakdown in South Africa that you can follow or support. Some notables:350 AfricaCentre for Environmental RightsEarthlife AfricaExtinction Rebellion South AfricaGreenpeacegroundWorkJust ShareMining Affected Communities United in ActionProject 90 by 2030Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute
Aug 9 2021
54 mins
Episode Five: Ellis Silverman
SUCCESSFULLY SUSTAINABLE EPISODE FIVE: ELLIS SILVERMANUse code 'SuccessSustain15' for 15% off all products on aetherherbalistapothecary.comEllis Silverman is South Africa's national sales manager for OKJA Oat Milk, a clean-label oat milk with only four ingredients, proudly founded here in South Africa. Ellis talks about his plant-based experience, the experience of working for a company that cares about source, and the many, many reasons that you should be moving more plant-based. If you're interested in learning more about the impact of plant-based milks on the environment, some criticisms of the ethicality of plant-based lifestyles in and of themselves, and some exciting products that OKJA have got coming down the line, then you need to listen to this episode - at the LINK IN OUR BIO!We're also super super excited to announce our season sponsors for the rest of Season One of Successfully Sustainable, the incredible Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( @aether_herbalistandapothecary )! We'll make a proper series of posts from tomorrow onwards explaining the relationship in detail, but we're proud to be endorsing a company with whom we share so much of our mission and ethics, and who are themselves doing such incredible work to make the world a little more sustainable! They've been kind enough to give our listeners an incredible 15% DISCOUNT ON ALL PRODUCTS on their website aetherherbalistapothecary.com, so if you want to get your hands on some vegan, chemical-grade herbal or mushroom medicines, AND support our mission to spread the word about attainable, maintainable sustainability, you know what to do!Produced by CAYA Creative Studios & brought to you by @aether_herbalistandapothecaryHost: Brad Farrell ( @brad.farrell )Guest: Ellis Silverman ( @ellizimo ) of OKJA ( @olaokja )Co-Producer: James Granelli ( @jamesgranelli )Theme Song: Written & Produced by Jono Greyling ( @jono.greyling )
Aug 3 2021
1 hr 1 min
Episode Four: Jay McNamaraEpisode Three:  Zoe PrinslooEpisode Two:  Jordan Jagga
Use code 'SuccessSustain15' for 15% off all products on aetherherbalistapothecary.com Jordan Jagga, National Manager of Aether Herbalist & Apothecary, and co-founder of Tea Tank Alchemy, joins host Brad Farrell to chat about his plant-based journey, permaculture farms, herbal medicines, being forgiving in our journey towards sustainability, aliens, and much, MUCH more!  If you're interested in any of the above, or have any questions about sustainability, this podcast is for you!  Find it at the LINK IN OUR BIO.Produced by CAYA Creative Studios & brought to you by Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( aetherherbalistapothecary.com / https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ )Host: Brad Farrell ( https://www.instagram.com/brad.farrell )Guest: Jordan Jagga ( https://www.instagram.com/jordanjagga_aether/ ) of Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( https://www.aetherherbalistapothecary.com/ / https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ ), and co-founder of Tea Tank Alchemy ( https://www.instagram.com/teatank.alchemy/ )Mentioned (in chronological order):Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( https://www.aetherherbalistapothecary.com/ / https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ )Hamilton Morris ( https://www.vicetv.com/en_us/show/hamiltons-pharmacopeia / https://www.instagram.com/hamiltonmorris/ )Neil DeGrasse Tyson ( https://www.haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/ / https://www.instagram.com/neildegrassetyson/ )Farmer Angus ( www.farmerangus.co.za / https://www.instagram.com/farmerangusspier/ )Tea Tank Alchemy ( https://www.instagram.com/teatank.alchemy/ )Eneo Hollenbach ( https://www.instagram.com/eneohollenbach/ )Sans Community ( https://sanscommunity.com/ / https://www.instagram.com/sanscommunity/ )Nude Foods ( https://nudefoods.co/ / https://www.instagram.com/nudefoods.za/ )Cosmic Bazaar (  www.cosmicbazaar.co.za / https://www.instagram.com/cosmicbazaar/ )Nul Natural (  www.nulnatural.com / https://www.instagram.com/nulnatural/ )Oh Oat ( https://ohoat.co.za/ / https://www.instagram.com/oh.oat/ )
Jun 28 2021
1 hr
Episode One: Natasha Napoli
Use code 'SuccessSustain15' for 15% off all products on aetherherbalistapothecary.com Natasha Napoli, founder and owner of Nourish'd Vegan Cafe & Juicery joins host Brad Farrell to chat about her plant-based journey, building her business into a successfully sustainable company, the ongoing battle between planet and profit, debunking misconceptions about plant-based lifestyles, an EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT from Nourish'd, and much, MUCH more!  If you're interested in any of the above, or have any questions about sustainability, this podcast is for you!  You can watch it here, or find links to audio versions at cayacreativestudios.comProduced by CAYA Creative Studios & brought to you by Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( aetherherbalistapothecary.com / https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ )Host: Brad Farrell ( https://www.instagram.com/brad.farrell )Guest: Natasha Napoli ( https://www.instagram.com/tashanapoli27 ) of Nourish'd Vegan Cafe & Juicery ( https://nourishd.co.za/ /  https://www.instagram.com/nourishdcapetown/ )Mentioned (in chronological order):Nourish'd Vegan Cafe & Juicery ( https://nourishd.co.za/ /  https://www.instagram.com/nourishdcapetown/)Bacini's on Kloof ( https://www.bacinisonkloof.co.za/ / https://www.instagram.com/bacinisonkloof )Aether Herbalist & Apothecary ( https://www.aetherherbalistapothecary.com/ / https://www.instagram.com/aether_herbalistandapothecary/ )Oceaneers ( https://www.oceaneers.co/ / https://www.instagram.com/oceaneers.co/ )Oceano Reddentes ( http://www.oceanoreddentes.org/ / https://www.instagram.com/oceano.reddentes/ )Parley.TV ( https://www.parley.tv/#fortheoceans / https://www.instagram.com/parley.tv )Minimalist Baker ( https://minimalistbaker.com/ /  https://www.instagram.com/minimalistbaker/ )Recycle 1st ( https://www.recycle1st.co.za/ / https://www.instagram.com/recycle1st/ )Oranjezicht City Farm ( https://ozcf.co.za/ / https://www.instagram.com/ozcfarm/ )Willow Arts Collective ( https://www.facebook.com/willowartscollective/ )Imagined Earth ( https://www.imaginedearth.com/ / https://www.instagram.com/imaginedearth/ )
Jun 21 2021
55 mins

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