GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 209: Find your 'ClimateVoice', reefer madness

Week in Review

Commentary on this week's news highlights begins at 6:45.

  1. Stores are essential for the Loop reusable packaging program
  2. 5 hot technologies for cold trucking
  3. Inside Bill Weihl’s quest to give employees and job seekers a ‘ClimateVoice’  

Features

What will it take for brands to fix recycling (29:45)
We all know the recycling infrastructure and process needs a reboot, which was the focus of this week's GreenBiz webcast. This excerpt, featuring Pia Baker, group marketing manager of Nestle Waters North America, highlights strategies being used by the bottled water company to help reshape how consumers recycle plastic bottles. 
Not your usual climate solutions competition (36:22)
Ashden, based in London, is a network of innovators and pioneers, business supporters and financiers seeking to find and support organizations taking action to solve the climate crisis. Its annual awards are focus on identifying innovations that are economically inclusive. We chatted with Ashden CEO Harriet Lamb about some compelling technologies and approaches that have made this year's "longlist."
*Music in this episode by Admiral Bob ("Two Guitars," Broken" and "Confederation Line") and Lee Rosevere ("Credit Roll")

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