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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation welcomes you to The Circular Economy Show, a podcast about a new way to design, make, and use things, and how we can build an economy that's fit for the 21st century.

The Circular Economy Show Podcast Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation welcomes you to The Circular Economy Show, a podcast about a new way to design, make, and use things, and how we can build an economy that's fit for the 21st century.

    Pushing the boundaries of EPR policy for textiles

    Pushing the boundaries of EPR policy for textiles

    Around the world, the vast majority of textiles leak out of the system when they are discarded. We need a new approach: a circular economy for textiles. A key part of this solution is Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). In today’s episode, we look at the global challenges and opportunities in developing a circular economy where used textiles need to be collected, sorted, re-used, and recycled.

    • 31 min
    Answering the big questions: An Ellen MacArthur Foundation round table

    Answering the big questions: An Ellen MacArthur Foundation round table

    As the circular economy gains momentum, we’re often faced with questions about how it could or should work. In this episode, some of the team from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation answer these frequently asked questions.

    • 31 min
    Creating nature-positive nutrition from cacti with Dunia Bora

    Creating nature-positive nutrition from cacti with Dunia Bora

    Dunia Bora means a better world, and that’s what Vincent Muhoro, Dunia Bora’s Founder, is aiming to achieve with his nutritious cactus juice drinks and cookies. Vincent joins us in this episode of the Circular Economy Show to explain how creating nature-positive nutrition from the cactus plant is helping to tackle the devastating effects of climate change, while creating resilience and economic opportunities for his local communities. Do not miss how Vincent came up with this brilliant idea and the challenges he’s encountered on his way to nature positive innovation.

    • 26 min
    Scaling refill and return with GoUnpackaged

    Scaling refill and return with GoUnpackaged

    As the Director and Reuse Lead at GoUnpackaged, Catherine Conway has become one of the leading voices in the world of return and refill. In this episode of the Circular Economy Show, Catherine reflects on the goals of the Refill Coalition, the critical role of design in reusable packaging, and how we can scale these solutions for a more circular future.

    • 26 min
    Scaling supply chains in the circular economy with Deborah Dull

    Scaling supply chains in the circular economy with Deborah Dull

    Deborah Dull is the supply chain super hero we’ve been waiting for. As co-founder of the Circular Supply Chain Network, she brings together supply chain professionals to discuss the circular economy in their work. In this episode, she shares what supply chains in a circular economy could actually look like.

    From the importance of optimising repair networks to innovating product design, Deborah highlights the crucial role of supply chain professionals in changing the system. She brings a positive perspective to the transition from linear supply chains to circular ones that you won’t want to miss.

    • 26 min
    Scaling product-as-service with Stena Consulting

    Scaling product-as-service with Stena Consulting

    In today’s episode of the Circular Economy Show, we explore the subject of scaling product-as-services with Mats Linder and Marta Bergfors from Stena Circular Consulting. The pair discuss the consultancy’s report on the challenges of scaling PaaS with solutions for businesses to take up the product-as-service opportunity.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Cami-R ,

Great insights on the circular economy

Very insightful interviews with stakeholders from a range of industries. I especially enjoy hearing from people around the world, talking about how they are implementing positive change today, by transitioning to a circular economy. Keep up the good work!

JenTgy ,

A vital listen

Bringing so much hope and realisation that there can be a better future ahead. The circular economy just makes so much sense. I always feel more positive after listening to this podcast - everyone needs to hear it!

xavierbaby ,

Changing the way we live!

World expect in circular economy

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