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Thought Capital presented by Michael Pascoe - Moving towards a circular economy

Thought Capital presented by Michael Pascoe - Moving towards a circular economy

August 23, 2022

Discussing the circular economy is Professor Amrik Sohal from the Department of Management, an expert on supply chains, and Helen Millicer, Churchill Fellow and sustainability expert (and a Monash alumni).

Article and transcript

Duration: 15 min

Published: 3 Aug 2022

Ageing Fearlessly Podcast - Easy Ways to Live and Love Your Planet

Ageing Fearlessly Podcast - Easy Ways to Live and Love Your Planet

October 1, 2021

An Ageing Fearlessly Podcast interview with Karen Sander: Easy Ways to Live and Love Your Planet

Duration: 49 min

Broadcast: 20 July 2020

ABC Life Matters with Hilary Harper - Eliminating waste and reimagining products through the circular economy
The PKN Packing News Podcast Ep 41: with Helen Millicer

The PKN Packing News Podcast Ep 41: with Helen Millicer

October 1, 2021

In this episode, Lindy Hughson, managing editor & publisher of PKN Packaging News, talks with Helen Millicer, director at One Planet Consulting and a Churchill Fellow, on the fundamental changes required in Australia to meet the 2025 plastics packaging targets.

ABC Radio Sunday Afternoon Program with Catherine Zengerer, 2 Dec 2018

ABC Radio Sunday Afternoon Program with Catherine Zengerer, 2 Dec 2018

December 7, 2018

Catherine Zengerer is conducting four interviews of Churchill Fellows on national Sunday Drive programs on ABC (Australia) Local Radio. She interviewed me live last weekend (Sun 2 Dec 2018, about my Churchill Scholarship trip to Europe and SE Asia, on my observations for a more circular economy and more sustainable future with plastics.

Recording time approx. 15 minutes

Interview with Ton Emans, President of Plastics Recyclers Europe and MD CeDo (plastics manufacturer)

Interview with Ton Emans, President of Plastics Recyclers Europe and MD CeDo (plastics manufacturer)

August 31, 2018

Ton Emans is possibly the most influential man in plastics in Europe. His powerful advocacy comes from his vision and leadership experience in manufacturing. He is incisive and persuasive in arguing the case how plastics and industry must change with significant and rapid increases in recycled content in plastics packaging and products. He has been a key negotiator in the Circular Economy Strategy, embracing and recommending significant changes rather than resisting them. Ton supports all the measures proposed by the European Commission, including requiring that all single use plastics are recyclable.

This interview contains some revolutionary comments from Ton about the turning points for recycling of plastics in Europe. 

Interview with Alexandre Dangis, MD and Founder European Plastics Converters

Interview with Alexandre Dangis, MD and Founder European Plastics Converters

August 29, 2018

Alexandre Dangis is another key strategist and influencer in Europe and until 2018 was also the MD of Plastics Recycler’s Europe. He makes some astonishing revelations on the fact that the EU plastics recyclers influenced China to ban poor quality imports to support the EU audit certification system for plastics recycling.

Interview with Monika Romanska, Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance (representing all packaging, no durables)

Interview with Monika Romanska, Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance (representing all packaging, no durables)

July 27, 2018

Monika Romanska is a pan-European expert on the myriad of packaging collections and scope of EPR schemes in EU and UK. She has impressive knowledge of different packaging formats and the challenges of EPR and container deposit schemes (CDS), and variable pricing for different packaging according to cost/complexity of reprocessing.

(30 mins)

Interview with Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of Unit, Circular Economy Strategy, European Commission (EUC) 8 May 2018

Interview with Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of Unit, Circular Economy Strategy, European Commission (EUC) 8 May 2018

July 27, 2018

Hugo Schally is a seasoned negotiator of policies that deliver results. With colleagues in governments and industry he has helped steer Europe to be a world leader on Circular Economy policies, strategies, regulations, targets and effective measures. From introducing the EU Ecolabel for products, to bans on bags and straws, it has been a long journey with increasingly tough measures.

(35 mins)

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