Regenerative Design for a Circular Economy in Buildings & Construction with Ehab Sayed | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Regenerative Design for a Circular Economy in Buildings & Construction with Ehab Sayed | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Regenerative Design for a Circular Economy in Buildings & Construction with Ehab Sayed Episode 049: Podcast Show Notes It’s the last episode in our series in partnership with the International Society for the Circular Economy, and I’m so excited to introduce Ehab Sayed who is today’s guest. This episode has it all: circular materials, circular design, and circular business models! You will learn about how Ehab’s company Biohm is using bio-based materials to create a company founded on circular economy principles. Discover how Biohm is revolutionizing the construction industry with mycelium (which comes from mushrooms!), other plant based materials, and…
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Moving to Circular Economy in Cities and Countries with Anders Wijkman | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to Circular Economy in Cities and Countries with Anders Wijkman | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Moving to Circular Economy in Cities and Countries with Anders Wijkman Episode 048: Podcast Show Notes We are joined by Anders Wijkman, Honorary President of the Club of Rome and chairman of the Governing Board of Climate-KIC. In today’s episode, Anders reflects on our progress towards a circular economy and the role that cities play in the transition to a circular society. You will learn about Climate-KIC, hear about Anders’ experience with environmental policy in the European Parliament, and find out more about his upcoming keynote for the inaugural (digital) conference of the International Society for the Circular Economy (IS4CE)…
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COVID-19 and the Circular Economy: Creating Resiliency with Walter Stahel | Getting in the Loop Podcast

COVID-19 and the Circular Economy: Creating Resiliency with Walter Stahel | Getting in the Loop Podcast

COVID-19 and the Circular Economy: Creating Resiliency with Walter Stahel Episode 047: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re thrilled to welcome Walter Stahel back to the podcast!  In this episode, you will learn about the International Society for the Circular Economy (IS4CE) and its inaugural conference, which will be held digitally on July 6 - 7, 2020. You will also hear Walter’s thoughts on a circular future post-COVID-19 and find out why circular economy and resilience go hand in hand.  Resources and links discussed in this episode can be found at gettinginthelooppodcast.com.  Getting in the Loop + International Society for the…
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How to Use Innovation to Reduce Food Waste and Circular Economy Start-ups with Robert Luo | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Use Innovation to Reduce Food Waste and Circular Economy Start-ups with Robert Luo | Getting in the Loop Podcast

How to Use Innovation to Reduce Food Waste and Circular Economy Start-ups with Robert Luo Episode 046: Podcast Show Notes Today’s guest was inspired to find a solution to reuse food waste after visiting his uncle’s dairy farm. He is now the driving force behind Mi Terro, a new material technology company that turns food waste into fiber. Three-time entrepreneur and Mi Terro’s CEO and Founder Robert Luo joins us today to talk about creating the world's first apparel line made from milk waste, which has been sold to 40 countries worldwide.  Mi Terro and Operation Food Search are partnering…
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Biomaterials to Move Towards a Circular Bioeconomy with Dr. Michael A. Saltzberg | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Biomaterials to Move Towards a Circular Bioeconomy with Dr. Michael A. Saltzberg | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Biomaterials to Move Towards a Circular Bioeconomy with Dr. Michael A. Saltzberg Episode 045: Podcast Show Notes Dive into the fascinating world of biomaterials and circular design with Dr. Michael Saltzberg. Michael is the Global Business Director for Biomaterials at DuPont. In today’s episode, you’ll hear how material suppliers like DuPont are contributing to a more circular economy by combining performance and environmentally-driven design. Michael explains key concepts related to biomaterials and the biocycle and shares examples of how biomaterials can be used in practice to extend product life cycles and help close material loops. Learn More About Circular Economy…
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Celebrating Earth Day and Shifting to Digital Experiences after COVID-19 with Matt Hill | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Celebrating Earth Day and Shifting to Digital Experiences after COVID-19 with Matt Hill | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Celebrating Earth Day and Shifting to Digital Experiences after COVID-19 with Matt Hill Episode 044: Podcast Show Notes This week marks the annual celebration of Earth Day and we are celebrating with Matt Hill, the CEO and Founder of One Tree Planted. Matt’s team reached out to me earlier this month and I jumped at the opportunity to chat with him. One Tree Planted has had to re-shift their Earth Day Celebration plans in light of recent events, and today you will hear how they have proceeded with a digital experience.  You’ll also learn about reforestation, how you can participate…
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Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19

Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19

Circular Economy in a Time of COVID-19 Episode 043: Podcast Show Notes I had planned for this episode to be a recap of my trip to the Circular Economy Symposium at Harvard, which took place earlier this month and I know some of you tuned into virtually! But, today I wanted to address the topic that’s everywhere right now: coronavirus. In today’s episode, I am reflecting broadly on the effect that the COVID-19 pandemic could have on the circular economy movement. I’ve selected three positive effects I hope it will have including: Improving our ability for (virtual) collaboration Illustrating the…
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Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Business Transformation and Moving Towards Circular Economy with Mike Townsend Episode 042: Podcast Show Notes Today we are talking with the Earthshine Group’s Founder and CEO Mike Townsend! Mike is passionate about sharing knowledge and skills in support of the transition towards a sustainable economy. In this episode, Mike talks about the business of change and how transforming business towards circular ways of working starts with capability development. You’ll also hear about some recent circular economy projects that Mike has been involved with, including a fascinating project with Norsk Ombruk, which remanufactures white goods such as washing machines. Learn…
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Communicating Circular Economy and How to be a Circular Entrepreneur with Katherine Whalen  | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Communicating Circular Economy and How to be a Circular Entrepreneur with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Communicating Circular Economy and How to be a Circular Entrepreneur with Katherine Whalen Episode 041: Podcast Show Notes It’s official! I’m now Dr. Whalen and today we’re celebrating on the podcast by mixing things up a bit from our normal interviews. Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of requests from people who are just getting into the circular economy and want to understand the basics. Recently I had the chance to incorporate storytelling techniques into my approach when I was invited to give a keynote speech at Lund University for an event called Trendspotting Circular Economy. I thought I’d share…
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Circular Plastics and Collaborating for the Circular Economy with Jeff Wooster | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Plastics and Collaborating for the Circular Economy with Jeff Wooster | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Plastics and Collaborating for the Circular Economy with Jeff Wooster Episode 040: Podcast Show Notes You may have wondered what big companies are doing about the circular economy, so today Jeff Wooster joins us to talk about just that! Jeff Wooster is the Global Sustainability Director for Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics. Dow is one of the third largest chemical companies in the world and a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE 100) Network. In this episode, you will learn about some of the initiatives DOW has been working on regarding circular economy. This includes…
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