The circular economy playbook
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The circular economy playbook, episode 16: Breaking the cycle of exclusivity with Philip Dobson
In this episode, Ali and Antony chat with Philip Dobson, founder of social enterprise upCYCLE.
The circular economy playbook, episode 15: Sustaining steel reuse with Roy Fishwick
In this episode Ali and Andrea speak to Roy Fishwick, managing director of Cleveland Steel & Tubes Ltd. Having worked in construction for over 30 years, Roy has been at the forefront of championing for a sustainable and transformational shift in the industry, from innovation and problem solving, to legislative change. Ali and Roy discuss the challenges of sourcing reuse material and the barriers to normalising its reuse in the built environment, and how the UK is leading the way in creating circular economy practice across the construction sector, narrowing the gap between assumption and acceptance of reclaimed materials.For more information on circular construction, check out CIRCuIT, a collaborative project between ReLondon, and partners in Copenhagen, Hamburg and Vaanta looking at how cities can drive a more systemic shift to more circular construction approaches.
The circular economy playbook, episode 14: Bringing the refill store to your door with Ella Shone
In this episode Ali and Jean speak to Ella Shone, founder of plastic-free grocery shopping and refill service Topup Truck. Ali and Ella discuss how the idea for Topup Truck came about, the challenges starting a pandemic business and how businesses like Topup Truck can revolutionise the way consumers shop.
The circular economy playbook, episode 13: Tackling the takeaway problem with Safia Qureshi
In this episode Ali and Lamia speak to Safia Qureshi, founder of returnable takeaway packaging service CLUBZERØ. Ali and Safia discuss how CLUBZERØ was conceived and how the business is revolutionising the takeaway food industry by making circularity easy for consumers.
The circular economy playbook, episode 12: When clothing and brands are built to last – Duncan Money
In this episode Ali and Hannah speak to Duncan Money, Head of Social and Environmental Impact at the cycling apparel and lifestyle brand Rapha. Ali and Duncan discuss what Rapha is already doing to make their business more sustainable and circular, and where the company hopes to go in the future.
The circular economy playbook, episode 11: Tackling consumption-based emissions using the circular economy
In this episode, Wayne and Ali talk to author and renegade economist Kate Raworth, and Joss Bleriot, Executive Lead at Ellen MacArthur Foundation about how the circular economy can tackle consumption-based emissions and the role of cities in addressing climate change.