Jul 22, 2021
This week, The Circular Economy!
Currently our economy operates in a linear way. Take, Make, Dispose. It’s based on the industrial revolution, and we know this way of doing things has limits. Some of those limits we are reaching even today.
But there’s a different economy we could create. The Circular Economy.
This week we explore the ‘Circular Economy’ with #1 Circular Economy advocate, Dame Ellen MacArthur. This brand new economy is all about designing out waste and pollution, keeping products and materials in use, and regenerating natural systems. It incentivizes manufacturers to create and maintain better products, stops the Global North from polluting the Global South, and has the potential to regenerate wildlife and ecosystems that are on the brink of collapsing.
And with Christiana and Tom out this week, we invite special guest co-host, Catherine Howarth, CEO of Share Action, to discuss what it will take to encourage regenerative economic practices? Are we at a tipping point right now? Is a green, equitable, regenerative global society finally close to our grasp?
And later on in the episode, join us for a soulful acoustic performance of “What Can I Do?” by Rachel Sermanni.
Thanks for joining us!
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Mentioned links from the episode:
Universal Ownership by Ellen Quigley
Tax Pollution, Not People with Ex’Tax
Thank you to our guest this week, Dame Ellen Macarthur!
Dame Ellen MacArthur
Founder and Chair of Trustees | Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Our artist this week is Rachel Sermanni!
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Check out her rad music video for “What Can I Do”
Thank you to our Guest Co-host, Catherine Howarth!
Chief Executive | ShareAction
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