14 episodes

Heroes Of Tomorrow is a podcast about personal values, creativity, circular economy and Cradle to Cradle®. In a world that appears to be caught in a perpetual cycle of take - make - use - waste, the episodes are a very personal statement from successful, charismatic professionals about the necessity for circular thinking in our consumer society and the urgent need to act.

Through the lens of individuals in different fields - ranging from cosmetics, furniture design to industrial production, consulting or certification, a unique perspective is given on how and why these people invest themselves in this field: what drives them.

Heroes of tomorrow EPEA Switzerland

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Heroes Of Tomorrow is a podcast about personal values, creativity, circular economy and Cradle to Cradle®. In a world that appears to be caught in a perpetual cycle of take - make - use - waste, the episodes are a very personal statement from successful, charismatic professionals about the necessity for circular thinking in our consumer society and the urgent need to act.

Through the lens of individuals in different fields - ranging from cosmetics, furniture design to industrial production, consulting or certification, a unique perspective is given on how and why these people invest themselves in this field: what drives them.

    My personal contribution for a positive future, with Elise Amez-Droz

    My personal contribution for a positive future, with Elise Amez-Droz

    Today with EPEA Switzerland we bring you the latest episode of the second series of Heroes of Tomorrow. We are digitally travelling to Washington DC to meet Elise Amez-Droz.
    Elise AmezDroz asks us:
    “How can we not only be neutral but also contribute with something positive?”
    There is a common energy that moves the people who discover the cradle to cradle methodology in their paths. It is something that goes with them all their life, no matter what sector they work in.
    We hope that our guest's statement will motivate you to be part of the change our society needs.
    We all together can remake the way we make things.
    If you like this episode, please share it with your colleagues, family and/or friends.
    For more information or episodes please visit our website epeaswitzerland.com or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform.
    Find us on social media @epeaswitzerland.

    • 7 min
    A passion, a vision and a sustainable yoga fashion line. With Heike Petersen Cunza

    A passion, a vision and a sustainable yoga fashion line. With Heike Petersen Cunza

    Today we have the pleasure of being with Heike Petersen Cunza. A woman always looking forward, who has found the balance between her passion and her profession, creating a sustainable yoga fashion line. The Wellicious story began in 2007 in London when sustainability was a vision shared by just a few in the fashion industry.
    We hope that our guest's statement will motivate you to be part of the change our society needs.
    We all together can remake the way we make things.
    If you like this episode, please share it with your colleagues, family and/or friends.
    For more information or episodes please visit our website epeaswitzerland.com or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform.
    Find us on social media @epeaswitzerland.

    • 7 min
    Textile revolution, with Manuel Schweizer

    Textile revolution, with Manuel Schweizer

    This month we have the pleasure to introduce you to Manuel Schweizer, the CEO and founder of OceanSafe.
    Manuel Schweizer has been working for the textile industry more than 25 years. In 2010 he realized that something was really wrong with the textile industry. Since many years he was working looking for solutions in order to make textiles circular, toxin free and safe for the biological cycle.
    We hope that our guest's energy and motivation can motivate you to be part of the change our economy needs.
    [00:38] Presentation
    [01:11] How OceanSafe started with Cradle to Cradle?
    [01:56] We must change eveything, not only a part of the product.
    [02:44] Can we change the textile industry using natural fibers?
    [03:22] Synthetic fibers are good if you make them good.
    [04:50] What about the microplastics?
    [05:12] What is offering OceanSafe to the textile industry?
    [06:08] The future for the textile industry
    [06:48] We do not have an excuse, we are ready, you can start making good products.
    If you like this episode, please share it with your colleagues, family and/or friends.
    For more information or episodes please visit our website epeaswitzerland.com or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform.
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    • 7 min
    Homes toxics-free, with Peter Bachmann

    Homes toxics-free, with Peter Bachmann

    Today we have the pleasure to introduce you to Peter Bachmann. He works in the building industry in Germany since more than 20 years. His wife calls him sentinel because of his high sensitivity and ability to detect chemicals.
    Are you sensitive to smells? Does the smell of petrol, paint, solvents, inks, pesticides, perfumes or cleaning products suffocate you? Do you have allergies?  If the answer is yes, perhaps you share the same sensitivity as our guest. Listen to his statement to better understand the close relationship between the construction industry and our health.
    If you like this episode, please share it with your colleagues, family and/or friends.
    For more information or episodes please visit our website epeaswitzerland.com or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform.
    Find us on social media @epeaswitzerland.

    • 6 min
    Thinking circular and influencing the good path. Janine Weiz-Bühler from Calida.

    Thinking circular and influencing the good path. Janine Weiz-Bühler from Calida.

    This month we have the pleasure to introduce you to Janine Weiz-Bühler, the product and brand director of a swiss under-wear brand; Calida.
    In this episode we are going to discover part of their circularity and cradle to cradle journey and the challenges that a company need to “tackle” when facing circularity.

    • 7 min
    The challenges of mobility; a resource challenge. With Adrian Burri

    The challenges of mobility; a resource challenge. With Adrian Burri

    Today we are pleased to introduce you to the professor and mechanical engineer Adrian Burri, he works at the University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, Switzerland. Finding solutions is in his DNA. He has already achieved great goals, and the last one is a new mobility solution. He has developed the startup called Roo. His solution can fill a gap in the needs of today's drivers.
    He has always been fascinated by finding ways to change things that one might think are unchangeable. Our guest is sensitive to today's problems, he appreciates nature, animals and music, which are a huge source of inspiration for him. He wants to preserve them in return. After long and hard days of work he has created a solution for those who are dependent on the car and cannot adapt their working day to the public transport schedule.
    In this episode he talks about efficiency, innovation, his desire to change things, his willingness, the importance of the materials choice and the cradle to cradle concept.
    If you like this episode, please share it with your colleagues, family and/or friends.
    For more information or episodes please visit our website epeaswitzerland.com or subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform. Find us on social media @epeaswitzerland.

    • 7 min

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