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Join Nick Gonios on the quest to dematerialise the world and accelerate the shift to the circular economy.

The Circulist Quest Nick Gonios

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Join Nick Gonios on the quest to dematerialise the world and accelerate the shift to the circular economy.

    #11 Daen Simmat | Closed-loop Manufacturing and Addressing the Supply Chain Interruption

    #11 Daen Simmat | Closed-loop Manufacturing and Addressing the Supply Chain Interruption

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread economic impacts, one of the largest of which is the interruption of the supply chain. Talking to us today about Australia’s manufacturing capabilities and why interruption of the supply chain is such a big deal here, is Black Lab Design CEO, Daen Simmat. Join us as we unpack how speed and customer-focused agility are the key levers for growing success with onshore design and manufacturing capabilities. We dive into the Australian “underdog” psyc...

    • 38 min
    #10 Ninotschka Titchkosky | Re-imagining the built-world using sustainable, innovative and regenerative experiences.

    #10 Ninotschka Titchkosky | Re-imagining the built-world using sustainable, innovative and regenerative experiences.

    Anyone who is involved in the fight against the climate crisis knows the familiar frustration at how there aren't system-changing requirements in place already. But there are companies that are consistently driving the push for this kind of foundational structure change, and BVN Architecture is one of these inspiring groups in Australia. Today we are speaking to Ninotschka Titchkosky, co-CEO of this leading architecture firm, who is here to share their vision of the future: smarter, more...

    • 43 min
    #9 - Steven Liaros and Nilmini De Silva - Can Circular Villages Stimulate Regional Economies?

    #9 - Steven Liaros and Nilmini De Silva - Can Circular Villages Stimulate Regional Economies?

    Episode 9: Show NotesSteven Liaros and Nilmini De Silva are co-creators of a circular economy village concept. Together they run Polisplan, a strategic engineering and town planning consultancy, as well as their organization, Beautility Developments, where they are developing the Circular Economy Project. Listeners will hear the story of how Steven and Nilmini met, were introduced to the circular economy, and began to traveling around Australia, researching how to implement circular villages ...

    • 55 min
    #8 - John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen - Are Sustainable, Closed Loop Design Systems Possible?

    #8 - John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen - Are Sustainable, Closed Loop Design Systems Possible?

    Episode 8: Show Notes.Today on the Circulist Quest, we are very lucky to welcome a leading industrial designer and expert in the world of innovative design! John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen has worked for a number of inspiring companies and successfully managed to springboard his career into a path as a visionary and entrepreneur, working on his own projects. In our conversation, we get to hear from John about his days after university, moving to Italy and then subsequently the US, and how he exite...

    • 37 min
    #7 - Jordy Kay - How the Humble Potato Peel Sparked a Circular Revolution at Great Wrap

    #7 - Jordy Kay - How the Humble Potato Peel Sparked a Circular Revolution at Great Wrap

    Episode 7: Show NotesWe’ve all seen the horrible images showing the effect of plastic on our sealife. Today’s guest, Jordy Kay, tells the story of how he is working to introduce innovation to the plastic industry with a vision to change the global approach. Tune in to hear the story of how he and his wife met and started Great Wrap, and their mission statement to reimagine today’s materials to solve tomorrow’s problems through providing biodegradable clingwrap for home and catering wrap...

    • 36 min
    #6 - Michael McElligott | Smart Green Group's Shift Toward Sustainable Buildings

    #6 - Michael McElligott | Smart Green Group's Shift Toward Sustainable Buildings

    Episode 6: Show Notes.The built environment industry has had a bad reputation for many years because of the detrimental impact it has on the planet. Although the pace has been slow for a number of reasons, the industry is now starting to change, and today’s guest is one of the people leading the charge. Michael McElligott began his career as a construction worker, which is where he began to develop his inherent passion for social development and environmental sustainability. Through a 3 month...

    • 35 min

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