36 episodes

Mother Nature has a plastics problem. This podcast isn’t about the problem though. It’s about the solutions.

In each episode, host and entrepreneur, Tammy Ven Dange chats with the innovators, change makers and fellow entrepreneurs who are leading the plastics revolution.

Each of them has created a business solution to reduce the negative impacts of plastic pollution to the environment. In their stories, they’ll answer questions about what prompted them to start their businesses or organisations. How did they fund it? What challenges have they faced? And what impact do they want to make?

Along the way, we’ll also share tips and ideas so that you too can join the plastics revolution.

Check out the full transcripts at plasticsrevolution.com or on Tammy’s blog page, tvendange.com.

Hosted by Tammy Ven Dange
Produced by Jonny Puskas
Theme Music by Joseph McDade

All Rights Reserved 2019

Plastics Revolution with Tammy Ven Dange Tammy Ven Dange

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

Mother Nature has a plastics problem. This podcast isn’t about the problem though. It’s about the solutions.

In each episode, host and entrepreneur, Tammy Ven Dange chats with the innovators, change makers and fellow entrepreneurs who are leading the plastics revolution.

Each of them has created a business solution to reduce the negative impacts of plastic pollution to the environment. In their stories, they’ll answer questions about what prompted them to start their businesses or organisations. How did they fund it? What challenges have they faced? And what impact do they want to make?

Along the way, we’ll also share tips and ideas so that you too can join the plastics revolution.

Check out the full transcripts at plasticsrevolution.com or on Tammy’s blog page, tvendange.com.

Hosted by Tammy Ven Dange
Produced by Jonny Puskas
Theme Music by Joseph McDade

All Rights Reserved 2019

    Chris Tangey of Ecycle Solutions:

    Chris Tangey of Ecycle Solutions:

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, Tammy Ven Dange chats with Chris Tangey of Ecycle Solutions, an Australian recycler of e-waste and polystyrene.

    Polystyrene has been a popular padding and packaging solution for a long time. However, because it’s really 98% air, it’s been difficult to recycle profitably. In this episode, we talk about how Ecycle Solutions has found a way.

    You can read the summary and see all of the links from this episode at https://plasticsrevolution.com.

    • 33 min
    Rebecca Prince-Ruiz of Plastic Free July

    Rebecca Prince-Ruiz of Plastic Free July

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, host Tammy Ven Dange chats with Rebecca Prince-Ruiz of Plastic Free July.

    Rebecca didn’t mean to start a global movement. She just set a family challenge to reduce the amount of plastic that they were using in the month of July. Now there's an estimated 250 million people in 177 countries involved.

    You can read the summary and see all of the links from this episode on plasticsrevolution.com.

    • 50 min
    Michael Elias of MANRAGS

    Michael Elias of MANRAGS

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, host Tammy Ven Dange chats with Michael Elias of MANRAGS, a men’s essential clothing line and textiles recycling service.

    Michael and his wife, Tina, decided to sell socks through a subscription side-hustle. The business did well. Then they realised that their business was adding to the landfill problem. This started the next phase to close the loop on textile waste.

    You can read the summary and see the links from this episode at plasticsrevolution.com.

    • 50 min
    Paul Jenkins of ThePackHub

    Paul Jenkins of ThePackHub

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, Tammy Ven Dange chats with Paul Jenkins of ThePackHub.

    We learn more about the sustainability trends that he’s seeing in the consumer packaging space including newer trends that have been prompted recently by Covid-19. This includes the changes that brands have had to make to online distribution models and hygiene concerns.

    You can read the summary and see all of the links from this episode at https://tvendange.com/podcast

    • 38 min
    Paul Klymenko of Planet Ark

    Paul Klymenko of Planet Ark

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, host, Tammy Ven Dange chats with Paul Klymenko, the CEO and Co-founder of Planet Ark. 

    In this show, we talk about how it started, their current campaigns, issues impacting the environment right now, as well as their latest program to be announced, the National Circular Economy Hub and Marketplace.

    You can read the summary and see all of the links from this episode on Tammy’s blog at https://tvendange.com/podcast

    • 51 min
    Green Caffeen Update

    Green Caffeen Update

    In this episode of Plastics Revolution, host Tammy Ven Dange chats again with Damien Clarke and Martin Brooks from Green Caffeen to get an update on their reusable coffee cup program during this Covid-19 crisis.

    In this show we talk about the safety of using their program, how its been impacted, as well as how you can help your favourite cafes save money.

    You can read the summary of this episode on Tammy’s blog at https;//tvendange.com/podcast

    • 15 min

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