Through a series of informal conversations, they will touch upon a range of topics informed by current affairs, trends and global developments, looking at them through the lens of women.
Meet their guests as they share their journey, experiences, and insights into innovations, trends, and the role of women in shaping the future of the industry during the decisive decade.
Wise Women in Waste Episodes
This discussion explored the links between packaging and Scope 3 in our day-to-day work with a Net Zero focus.
In this Wise Women in Waste episode, our hosts Claudia Amos and Debbie Hitchen are joined by Lisa Neuberger Fernandez, Global Head of Sustainability and Ecosystems at 374Water.
In the eleventh episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, we are joined by Jane Bevis from On-Pack Recycling Label to discuss recycling labelling systems and their role in driving consumer behaviour change.
In the twelfth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, Claudia is joined by Ellen Martin, Chief Impact Officer at Circulate Capital. This episode explores how unlocking investment is driving change in the waste sector.
In the 13th episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Gwen Frost, Head of Innovation & Sustainability at Bristol Waste Company. This episode explores waste prevention, community engagement, sustainable materials and Bristol City Council’s Net Zero plans.
This episode explores the stretch wrap alternative report Anthesis, Microsoft and 10 other companies collaborated on to find circular alternatives to the stretch wrap plastic used for the transportation and delivery of goods across supply chains.
This Wise Women in Waste episode explores the opportunity for innovation around design and material choices, the importance of good data, and the challenges and opportunities of plastics.
This podcast episode of Wise Women in Waste explores what sustainable finance is for investors, brands and corporates and how it fits with the circular economy.
In this episode on Wise Women in Waste, our hosts Claudia Amos and Debbie Hitchen are joined by Dawn Allan at Anthesis, and Mais Haddadin and Jane Smith at NexantECA, an energy and chemicals advisory company.
In Europe, the waste sector is very heavily regulated with major interventions in the waste management systems, but in past, the US has taken a more market-based approach. This discussion explores how this approach may be changing.
This discussion focuses on South and Southeast Asia’s plastic recycling supply chains, including the current working conditions, how it impacts women and the need for responsible sourcing programmes.
In this episode on Wise Women in Waste, our hosts Claudia Amos and Debbie Hitchen are joined by Jessica Onyshko and Pearl Németh from the Global Sustainable Production & Consumption team at Anthesis to discuss the ESPR.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Debbie and Claudia are joined by panel of women from across Anthesis.
Episode 1 | Introduction to the Sector
In the first episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, we hear from Claudia Amos and Debbie Hitchen as they share their experiences within the waste, resources and recycling industry.
Episode 2 | Simone Aplin: Waste Operations & Policy
In the second episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Simone Aplin, Technical Director for Circularity, Waste Data and Waste Crime at Anthesis, for a look back over her 20-year career and forwards to opportunities for the resource and waste management sector during the decisive decade.
Episode 3 | Susan Harris: Aligning the Circular Economy with the Net Zero and Climate Agenda
Our hosts, Debbie Hitchen and Claudia Amos are joined by Susan Harris, Technical Director for Circular Economy at Anthesis Group. This episode will delve into Susan’s international career journey in the sustainability industry and her insights into the circular economy across different sectors from a global perspective.
In the fourth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by, Floor Uitterhoeve, Global Sustainability Manager at McDonald’s, based in the Netherlands. This episode will look back on Floor’s background in environmental politics and how that set a foundation for her career journey in the food and beverage industry.
In the fifth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Councillor Donna Stimson of The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. The episode looks at Donna’s background in sustainability and her perspective on waste and resource efficiency as a councillor for a local community.
Joined by Emma Hampsey, Consultant in Anthesis’ Sustainable Production and Consumption team, this episode explores Emma’s early career development at Anthesis, and the work she has been involved with in circular economy.
In the seventh episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Jayanthi Rangarajan, Chief Product Officer of Synova Tech.
In the eighth episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, our podcast hosts are joined by Lisa Grice, Executive Director at Anthesis, based in North America. This episode looks at Lisa’s perspective on sustainable product design, with a focus on circularity and new business solutions, based on her impressive career in energy and resource efficiency.
In the ninth episode of the Wise Women in Waste Podcast, we are joined by Nira Johri to look at her career path and perspectives on sustainable business strategies at Rich Products.
For this special episode of the Wise Women in Waste podcast series, we discuss what the outcomes of COP26 mean for the circular economy and sustainable production and consumption globally.
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