Posts tagged Circular Economy
Redirecting otherwise wasted meals towards those struggling with food security (Interview with Winston Chiu of Rethink Food NYC)

In this podcast episode, Winston sheds light on the relationship between food waste, marketing, and consumer perceptions of food; how we can implement and scale the solution of connecting food waste from restaurants and supermarkets, to those in need who currently live with food insecurity every day; and more.

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Getting started with affordable and sustainable home improvement projects (Interview with Matt Daigle of Rise)

In this podcast episode, Matt sheds light on why we need to be concerned and critical of the safety and sustainability of our home environments; how climate change is shifting the decisions people make in regards to their homes; some easy home improvement tips for homeowners and non-homeowners; and more.

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Envisioning that future when disposable packaging will become obsolete (interview with Tamara Lim of The Wally Shop)

On this podcast episode, Tamara sheds light on how our current consumption model and waste management methods are setting us up for failure when we're striving to address our waste issues; what structural and systemic shifts we need in order to render disposable packaging obsolete; and more.

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Using plastic as a currency to close the loop and tackle global poverty (interview with David Katz of The Plastic Bank)

Hear about what sugar has to do with plastic pollution; why we need to address the fact that this global crisis is intricately linked to poverty; the importance of coming up with ways that keep plastics out of our oceans to begin with rather than focusing on retroactive cleanups; and more.

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Shedding light on the 'Shoespiracy' we've been told to believe

Hear about the public health scandal around shoes; how our feet's strength impacts the health of our brains, joints, and body as a whole system; the environmental impact of the shoe industry and what it means to support sustainability as a footwear brand; and more.

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Dreaming up radical ways to address our global food waste scandal

Tristram shares how we’ve come to adopt a wasteful, linear food system, how we can be more respectful to nature in spite of our economy undervaluing what is truly invaluable, how we can rewire our broken food system through delivery services driven by supply of what is available rather than consumer demand, and more. 

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Why we need to center green living around accessibility and entertainment

Hear about how her adventures dumpster diving led her to see how wasteful our consumerist-driven society has become; how to engage those not already mindful of their environmental impact without pushing them away; the importance of making sustainability attainable and accessible; and more.

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Stepping beyond in-fighting within activism to galvanize our collective strength

Immy discusses how we can help sustainability as a topic get more attention in spaces where people already consume a lot of content online, how we can lessen the amount of in-fighting going on within environmental activism so we can join forces to inspire whatever action and change we can together, and more.

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