Get ready to be inspired by 'A Circular Revolution' - the podcast that celebrates the power of Indian youth to drive sustainability and innovation in the Circular Economy. In each episode, join host Ankita Pahwa (@ankita.pahwa) as she speaks to an 'Agent of Change', conscientiously identified by the Indian Youth Climate Network. Whether you're a young person looking to make a difference, or simply someone who wants to learn more about the circular economy and sustainable living, this podcast is for you. Join us on this journey of transformation and discover the power of youth-led change.
With support from EU-REI, IYCN has joined hands with MYCA (Maha Youth for Climate Action), UNICEF Maharastra, and UNICEF India to raise the voices of youth who are making a difference in their communities.
LCOY India 2023: From Local Youth Solutions to Global Conference
Welcome to the final episode of 'A Circular Revolution,' exploring circular economy startups. Today, we're speaking with two inspiring representatives from the Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN). Srishti Singh shares IYCN's journey, including the flagship program 'Agents of Change' and how it engages young voices in policy-making. Ayadi, a former participant of IYCN's Local Conference of Youth, talks about the importance of collaboration and shares thematic takeaways from the conference. Join us as we discuss IYCN's impact on mobilizing youth against climate change and its upcoming LCOY India 2023 event. Presented by IYCN, supported by EU Resource Efficiency Initiative and UNICEF India, and hosted by Ankita Pahwa at HT Smartcast.
Breaking Free from Impulsive Fashion: The Game-Changing Closed-Loop Approach
In this episode, join host Ankita Pahwa as she sits down with the forward-thinking Garvit Sahdev, Co-founder of Infinite X, to explore the crucial topic of circular fashion in the textile industry. Get ready to be enlightened as they discuss the significance of circularity in creating a sustainable future, and how Garvit's groundbreaking closed-loop system is leading the way in eco-friendly textile production. This engaging and thought-provoking conversation offers practical advice for businesses and consumers alike on how to adopt a more sustainable fashion mindset. Don't miss out on this inspiring discussion that could change the way you think about fashion forever!
From Handloom to High Fashion: Revolutionizing the Industry's Habits
Have you ever found yourself scrolling through endless GRWM videos on YouTube or adding items to your online shopping cart without thinking twice? We've all been there. But have you ever paused to consider the impact of our impulsive fashion habits? In this episode, Ankita Pahwa sits down with Anurag Jain, the founder of Gramastha, who has been working tirelessly to promote circular solutions in the fashion industry. Join us as we explore innovative solutions and gain valuable insights that can help transform the fashion industry for the better. Are you ready to learn and make a difference? Tune in now!
From Carbon Emissions to Resource Creation : Towards a Carbon Circular Economy
It's no secret that pollution and climate change are two of the horrendous challenges we face today. And while there are countless proposed solutions to combat pollution, the one we’re about to explore will truly blow your mind. Join host Ankita Pahwa as she sits down with Ronak Mistry, the founder of Greenovate Solutions, to explore the exciting innovations that are changing the game in the carbon industry. From carbon capture technology to transforming waste into usable materials, Ronak is at the forefront of creating a more sustainable future. Don't miss this inspiring conversation on how we can close the carbon loop and pave the way for a greener planet.
Challenging the Disposable Culture: The Kipple Way
Join host Ankita Pahwa as she speaks to Ismat Imaan, the inspiring co-founder of Kipple. In this episode, you'll discover how Ismat's frustration with the wastefulness of student living led her to create a circular approach to consumption with Kipple's shareable, sustainable starter kits. Hear how Kipple is challenging the disposable culture in the home goods industry and inspiring wider industry change. With Ismat's passionate commitment to reducing waste and promoting sustainability, this episode will leave you feeling inspired and motivated to make a positive impact. Tune in now!
Youth Empowerment for Circular Economy: A Special Guest from MYCA - UNICEF Maharashtra
Join us in this episode as Mayank Jain, a board member of IYCN, sits down with Atul, an expert in circular economy education and waste management. Atul is an active member of UNICEF Maharashtra's Maha Youth for Climate Action initiative, where he works to empower young people to take action on climate change. Listen in as Atul shares his insights on the importance of circular economy education, and how his work with local governments has led to innovative solutions like "waste to wonder" parks made entirely from recycled materials.