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 the talk with you and I hope it will inspire you in how you communicate circular economy. Learn More About Circular Economy Katherine Whalen Dissertation - Circular Business Models that Extend Product Value: Going Beyond Recycling to Create New Circular Business Opportunities Episode 31 Episode 37 Episode 38 Slides + Audio from Trendspotting Event Related Podcast Episodes from Getting in the Loop Where to Study Circular Economy with Tim...
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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 a partnership with the company Fuenix Ecogy Group to use plastic waste in the production of new polymers, and Project Butterfly which is a social initiative that addresses poor waste management through education, clean-ups, and innovation. Tune in to find out what must be done to meet our future plastic demands.   Learn More About Circular Economy Partnership between Dow and Fuenix Ecogy Group Project...
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Designing Materials and Emotionally Durable Products for a Circular Economy with Merryn Haines-Gadd | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Designing Materials and Emotionally Durable Products for a Circular Economy with Merryn Haines-Gadd | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Designing Materials and Emotionally Durable Products for a Circular Economy with Merryn Haines-Gadd Episode 039: Podcast Show Notes Today we’re talking about design and innovation for a circular economy! I’m joined by Dr. Merryn Haines-Gadd from the University of Exeter’s Centre for Circular Economy. In this episode, you will learn about emotionally durable design and the nine product longevity strategies that are relevant for circular economy. You will also hear about the fascinating new world of self-healing materials and the various applications where they are being applied to help extend product lifetimes.    Learn More About Circular Economy Exeter Centre for Circular Economy Manufacturing Immortality Project Ken Webster Podcast Episode Related Podcast Episodes from Getting in the Loop Where to Study Circular Economy with Tim Forslund | Getting in the Loop Podcast Two Rules for the Circular Economy with Ken Webster | Getting in the Loop Podcast Make Future Fashion Circular with Helene Smits | Getting in the Loop Podcast   About Today's Guest Dr. Merryn Haines-Gadd Dr. Merryn Haines-Gadd is a post-doc researcher...
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Circular Conversations and a New Economy with Emanuele Di Francesco  | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Conversations and a New Economy with Emanuele Di Francesco | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Conversations and a New Economy with Emanuele Di Francesco Episode 038: Podcast Show Notes Today we are getting in the loop with Emanuele Di Francesco, founder of the online platform Circular Conversations. In this episode, you will learn about Circular Conversations, a platform where Emanuele engages with leaders in thinking related to the circular economy. You will also hear about Emanuele's work setting up circular economy projects at the Unknown Group. Learn More About Circular Economy Circular Coversations Unknown Group Related Podcast Episodes from Getting in the Loop Where to Study Circular Economy with Tim Forslund | Getting in the Loop Podcast Two Rules for the Circular Economy with Ken Webster | Getting in the Loop Podcast Make Future Fashion Circular with Helene Smits | Getting in the Loop Podcast   About Today's Guest Emanuele di Francesco Emanuele Di Francesco is founder of the online platform Circular Conversations. He is a passionate researcher and entrepreneur in the space of the circular economy, with an interest in opening up societal dialogue...
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Circular Business Models and Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy with Katherine Whalen  | Getting in the Loop Podcast

Circular Business Models and Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy with Katherine Whalen | Getting in the Loop Podcast

What is the Circular Economy Game In the Loop? with Katherine Whalen Episode 037: Podcast Show Notes It’s our last episode of 2019! Today I’m sharing an episode I recorded about circular business models with Steven Curtis and Sofie Sandin, two of my colleagues at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University. This episode originally appeared on the ‘Advancing Sustainable Solutions’ podcast that Sofie and Steven co-host at the IIIEE. I wanted to share it with you all because of the insight into circular business models! In the episode we address two main questions: What are circular business models? How can entrepreneurs contribute to the circular economy? As part of the latter question, I share a bit about what we’re learning in the C://BOOT program, where I helped mentor twenty-one budding circular economy entrepreneurs this past fall. This episode is actually the first of three episodes from ‘Advancing Sustainable Solutions’ on business in a circular economy. You can find links to the...
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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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