40 episodes

Magnifeco Radio is a series of frank and intimate conversations hosted by Kate Black, author and founder of magnifeco.com. Each week Kate chats with designers, makers and sustainable leaders about their path and motivation plus the latest in ethical fashion, clean beauty and sustainable living.

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Magnifeco Radio is a series of frank and intimate conversations hosted by Kate Black, author and founder of magnifeco.com. Each week Kate chats with designers, makers and sustainable leaders about their path and motivation plus the latest in ethical fashion, clean beauty and sustainable living.

    Episode 40: Making a Business Out of Scraps

    Episode 40: Making a Business Out of Scraps

    When Jessica Schreiber first appeared on Magnifeco Radio (Episode 5) she had just launched FABSCRAP, a fabric pickup and recycling business in New York City. Almost one-year later, she rejoins Kate to discuss the growth of the business, the current state of commercial textile waste and life as an entrepreneur.

    • 35 min
    Episode 39: Magic Mushrooms

    Episode 39: Magic Mushrooms

    In a world drowning in plastic, today's guest co-founded a mycelium-based product that can be used for everything from insulation to furniture. Eben Bayer of Ecovative joins Kate to discuss following your passion and creating a sustainable product with endless uses and how to share it with the world.

    • 28 min
    Episode 38: The Crisis of Stuff

    Episode 38: The Crisis of Stuff

    It's not just the fashion industry, we are making and buying 'stuff' at unprecedented rates. But what happens to it when we are done? Steven Bethel has been creating innovative solutions for the crisis of stuff for over twenty years and he joins Kate to talk about what recyclers and the used goods industry does with all of our stuff.

    • 35 min
    Episode 37: MooShoes: Cruelty-free and Animal Approved

    Episode 37: MooShoes: Cruelty-free and Animal Approved

    When they opened their vegan shoe store MooShoes in 2001, sisters Erica and Sara Kubersky were ahead of the curve. By creating a retail solution to meet their personal problem (where can vegans buy shoes?) they met a market need and have cultivated a faithful following. Erica and Sara join Kate to discuss creating a successful, mission-driven business.

    • 35 min
    Episode 36: When Food meets Skin Care

    Episode 36: When Food meets Skin Care

    French women care about two things: food and skin care. On her journey to overcome breast cancer, Valerie Grandury started to create her own skincare line. One that was freshly made and 100% organic. Valerie joins Kate to discuss how Odacité meets the French expectation of great skincare without preservatives or harmful chemicals.

    • 30 min
    Episode 35: The Queen of Raw

    Episode 35: The Queen of Raw

    When Stephanie Benedetto cofounded a textile company with her college roommate, she was surprised to learn how much excess inventory brands and manufacturers had on their books. Set to fix that problem, she launched Queen of Raw, a technology platform to pair designers, students and brands with low cost inventory (textiles, finishings, even sewing machines). She joins Kate to talk about running two businesses, having a family and trying to save the fashion industry from waste.

    • 36 min

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