The Circular Economy Podcast
Catherine Weetman interviews the inspiring people who are making the circular economy happen.
We explore how circular, regenerative and fair solutions are better for people, planet and prosperity, and we’ll hear from entrepreneurs & business owners, social enterprises, and leading thinkers.
You’ll find the show notes, links and transcripts at circulareconomypodcast.com, where you can subscribe to updates and our monthly edition of Circular Insights.
We’re ranked in the top 5% of ALL podcasts globally, with listeners in over 130 countries. If you can recommend a circular business, start-up or social enterprise in a developing country as a guest, please let us know!
Scroll down to see the full episode list below – each episode has accompanying show notes with links and transcripts.
105 Gene Homicki – getting more from less with MyTurn
Looking for a podcast episode on a specific sector, or for a particular circular economy strategy? We’ve created an index page with an interactive spreadsheet. Now, you can sort, filter and search for relevant episodes. We’ll try to keep it up to date.
The index spreadsheet includes the location of the person/organisation’s base and the industry sector related to their work. There’s also a link to the relevant episode page on our website, which has a player, shownotes, the links we mention and a transcript. Click here to open the summary page, scroll down to see the spreadsheet.
Catherine Weetman interviews the people making the circular economy happen: rethinking how we design, make and use everything. We talk to entrepreneurs & business owners, social enterprises, and leading thinkers.
We find out how they got involved, and invite them to share their ‘lessons learned’ and top tips for you. How are they using circular approaches to create value, increase resilience and reduce risk, to make a competitive, sustainable organisation?
Want to know more about the what the circular economy is, and how it can help your business? Listen to Episode 1, or read our article: What is the circular economy? In Episode 2, we dig into the ‘linear economy’ – what are the risks and global mega-trends driving the need to rethink how we design, make and use everything? What does this mean for your business? Or, scroll down to see the full episode list below
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96 Nick Oettinger – keeping mattresses in circulation
95 Simone Andersson – social value from circular e-waste solutions
94 David Peck – navigating the risk of Critical Raw Materials
93 Guglielmo Mazza – helping communities refuse packaging waste
92 Elmar Stroomer – circular textile solutions in Africa
91 Michael Smith – Investing in regenerative startups
90 – Does circular mean it’s sustainable?
89 Simon Hombersley – plastics from plant protein
88 Alexandra Rico-Lloyd – the Bike Club
Thanks to Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow, otherwise known as the brilliant, inventive and generous folk duo, O’Hooley & Tidow, for allowing me to use the instrumentals from the live version of Summat’s Brewin’ as music for the podcast. You can find the whole track (inspired by the Copper Family song “Oh Good Ale”) on their album, also called Summat’s Brewin’. You can follow them on Twitter too.