What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen Episode 026: Podcast Show Notes Today I’m sharing the story of the In the Loop circular economy game! In this solocast episode you’ll hear why the In the Loop game was created, how the game became a reality, and why I’m a fan of gamification. I share how the In the Loop game helps players to start thinking about moving towards a circular –rather than linear- economy and who’s been playing. Podcast Highlights 1:45 Who am I? 4:00 The In the Loop game story 7:00 What are critical raw materials? 13:00 How the game works 17:00 Who has been using this 19:30 Evaluating In the Loop in use 21:00 Important tips about using In the Loop Learn More About Circular Economy Alessandra Hool episode David Peck episode Solocast about Cobalt  Getting in the Loop Listener Survey  In the Loop Game FAQs   Want to leave a review of the Getting in the Loop podcast? Here's how: Don’t have an iTunes account? No problem – here’s a quick...
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Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Accelerating Circular Economy in the USA with Kate Daly Episode 025: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re welcoming Kate Daly of Closed Loop Partners to the podcast. In this episode you will learn about how Closed Loop Partners is working with US companies to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy. Kate tells us why companies are motivated to work on circularity and shares examples of recent projects including a challenge to ‘Reinvent the Paper Cup’ as part of the NExt Gen consortium founded by McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Closed Loop Partners. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 2:30 Kate’s impressions from the World Circular Economy Forum 2019 3:45 What is happening in the USA regarding circular economy 5:00 Why the US private sector is motivated to move towards a circular economy 10:40 How Closed Loop Partners is working with brands to advance circularity 15:00 Bringing together competitors in the NExt Gen consortium and the challenge to ‘Reinvent the Paper’ cup 23:00 Benefits of (digital) material passports and examples in...
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Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 2) Episode 024: Podcast Show Notes In Part Two of our special two-part episode, we return with the founding father of the Performance Economy Dr. Walter Stahel. Today we learn about the work he is currently doing to accelerate the transition to a more circular economy. You will hear about his new book, The Circular Economy: A User’s Guide, including why he was motivated to write the book in the first place and why he thinks the most important part of circular economy is YOU. Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 2:00 How the World Circular Economy Forum 2017 motivated Walter to write his new book 10:30 Moving from (Extended Producer) Responsibility to Liability for a circular transition 17:00 How to change business models to increase profitability using the tricks of the Performance Economy 21:00 Why we need to move away from silo-thinking  26:00 Why achieving a circular economy starts with finding ways to motivate individuals Learn More About...
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Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to a Circular Economy with Walter Stahel (Part 1) Episode 023: Podcast Show Notes In this special two-part episode, we hear from the founding father of the Performance Economy Dr. Walter Stahel. In today’s episode (Part One), we learn about Walter’s background, how his work on the performance economy began, and his experience finding arguments to convince people that buying performance rather than products makes sense for business as well as the environment. I also announce the winner of our special book giveaway in collaboration with Catherine Weetman!  Podcast Highlights and Circular Economy Takeaways 4:30 Walter’s background and how he became passionate about the performance economy 10:00 How to create wealth and well-being with much less resource consumption 14:30 Best practice examples of performance business cases 19:30 Behind the scenes with the fascinating story of single use cameras 21:00 Social benefits from creating performance business models 24:30 What has surprised Walter the most over the past forty years Learn More About Circular Economy and Topics in this Episode The...
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Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Packaging and plastics in a circular economy with Olaf Boerner Episode 022: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re talking with Olaf Boerner about plastics and packaging in a circular economy. In this episode, you will learn about current trends in the plastics industry and packaging sector, discover what it means to be plastic free and the tradeoffs associated with it, and hear about practicalities related to recycling plastics. Get ready to be shocked when you find out what things you use everyday that contain plastic! !!! SPECIAL GIVEAWAY !!! Catherine Weetman (Episode 008) and I have teamed up again for a fun giveaway: review the Getting in the Loop podcast on iTunes for the chance to win a copy of Catherine’s book,  Circular Economy: A Handbook for Business and Supply Chains. One lucky review will be drawn at random and I’ll announce the winner in an upcoming episode. Don’t have an iTunes account? No problem – here’s a quick step-by-step guide. Existing iPhone/iPad/iPod users can use this step-by-step...
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