When it’s time for businesses to remodel their offices, what happens to all of the old furniture and textiles? Usually they’re sent to a landfill to rot or be incinerated. Of course that’s not good for the planet. The goal is to create a circular economy where things that are no longer needed can be reused or recycled to be used in a new way or by a different person. That’s exactly what our guest today is facilitating with her business.
Today's featured sustainable brown girl is May Al-Karooni a Middle-Eastern woman living in the UK, and founder of Globechain, the biggest ESG reuse marketplace worldwide. On a mission to divert 100 million tonnes of waste from landfill by 2025, Globechain is helping businesses become leaders in circular economy through reuse.
In this episode we talk about:
- How Globechain is helping businesses divert waste
- Why a circular economy is important
- How businesses can be more conscious about their waste