GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 170: Trusting the circle, the 'paddle power' of water bikes

Week in Review

Tune in around 3:20 for commentary on this week's stories.

  1. Why 2019 is the year of stakeholder trust
  2. A conversation with Dame Ellen MacArthur
  3. The righteousness of the youth-led climate justice movement

Features

Drawing a circle around the circular economy (13:45)

Highlights from this week's state-of-the-market webcast about circularity, including Lauren Phipps, senior analyst and director of GreenBiz Circularity; Alexis Ludwig-Vogen, director of environmental sustainability and compliance for Best Buy; and Merijn Dols, a scholar of circular economy principles at Danone North America.

Schiller Bikes
Katie Fehrenbacher
GreenBiz team members Sydney Massing-Schaffer (l.) and Sarah Golden take the water bikes for a spin.
Biking across the bay (20:30)

Ready to pedal (or is that paddle) across the San Francisco Bay or Hudson River? Katie Fehrenbacher, senior writer and conference lead for GreenBiz's transportation and mobility coverage, takes a spin with Jessica Schiller, the entrepreneur behind electric water bike startup Schiller Bikes. Plus, two intrepid GreenBiz staffers take a spin on the water.

* All music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "4th Avenue Walk Up," "And So Then," "Curiosity" and "Late Night Tales."

What's new at GreenBiz?

Packing up the future of circular packaging. Concerns about plastic waste and the blossoming of new materials are changing how manufacturers think about packaging. There's a revolution coming. Are you prepared? This webcast is moderated by GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower. Topics include pressures driving companies and the growth of alternative materials and packaging styles. Register now for the live session at 1 p.m. EDT May 21.

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