In the Loop with Oxwash
From Fast Fashion to Ocean Pollution, we’re here to meet the people changing the game, creating, innovating and educating towards a better future.
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In the Loop with Oxwash Apr 06, 2021
#13 Conor Gallagher - Allowing green spaces to be rented out
Conor is the founder of Allotme, the app that lets you rent out green spaces in urban areas. The digital platform allows green fingered users to grow their own food and live more sustainably.
#12 Nina Van Volkinburg - Providing a new life for your treasured garments
Nina is the CEO and Co-Founder of RETURE, a premium fashion upcycling platform that connects clients to world-class designers to revive their preloved garments. By connecting client and designer, RETURE places collaboration, craft, and creativity at the core of the fashion revival process, and aims to grow the practice of upcycling as a key pillar in modern-day fashion consumption.
#11 Nav Sawhney - Engineering an accessible, off-grid washing solution for displaced and low-income communities
Nav is the founder of The Washing Machine Project (TWMP), a grassroots social enterprise dedicated to alleviating the burden of handwashing clothes and the often unconsidered consequences this unpaid labour has on people’s lives. Using their engineering and product design expertise, TWMP seek to provide a single, standalone, off-the-grid washing solution that is affordable, portable, and accessible to everyone.
#10 Hannah Carter - Changing the way we think about fashion.
Love Not Landfill is a non-profit campaign, run by ReLondon, to encourage fast fashion fans to buy second-hand, swap, recycle and give to charity. Their aim is to encourage 16-24-year-old Londoners to never throw an unwanted item of clothing in the bin.
#09 Ben Treleaven - Pioneering 'Space as a Service' with repurposed shipping containers.
Ben is the co-founder and Managing Director of ISO Spaces, an industry-leading company specialising in converting recycled shipping containers into bespoke modular buildings. Could shipping containers be the world's solution to affordable modular housing?
#08 Ryan Robinson - Giving surplus feathers a new life as sustainable thermal packaging
Ryan (Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe List for Social Entrepreneurs) is one of the co-founders of AEROPOWDER, a UK-based startup that has been inspired by the circular economy to create Pluumo, the world’s first feather-based thermal packaging material for temperature-sensitive deliveries.
#07 Biz Stone - From serial entrepreneur to angel investor.
Biz Stone is known best as a co-founder of Twitter, Medium, Jelly, and early Google employee. Recognized as INC Magazine Entrepreneur of the Decade and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World, here he talks to us about what it means to be an investor today, and how to find the right opportunities.
#06 Josephine Philips - Making mending & alteration services accessible to all
Sojo is 'the Deliveroo of clothing alterations & repairs', an on-demand app and pick-up/delivery service that connects customers to local Seamster businesses so that people could get their clothes altered or repaired with a few simple clicks!
#05 Carla Lin and Penn Frank - Hiring Gen-Z's, the current job market, and all things start-up.
Kyle speaks to Growth Executive, Carla (22), and Head of Sales, Penn (22), about the difficulties graduates face in the current job market, the start-up experience, and why hiring Gen-Z's might be the best decision for your company.
#04 Freddy Ward - Redefining the sustainable future of personal care.
Wild are on a mission to shake up the throwaway culture of everyday bathroom products. In this Podcast, Freddy tells us more about how easy it is to introduce small sustainable habits into our daily life.
#03 Hasna Kourda - The visionary behind AI-powered app Save Your Wardrobe
Hasna is on a mission to make sustainability the number one consideration when choosing your next outfit. Here she takes us through the concept of Fashion Citizenship, and how you can fall in love with your wardrobe again.
#02 Paola Arbelaez - How RB is inspiring behavioural changes towards sustainability
Paola is the Global Category Director of the Vanish brand. On this podcast she talks to us about the role of corporate companies such as Reckitt Benckiser (RB) in inspiring consumers to live more sustainably, and how the future of sustainable fashion could be closer than we think.
#01 Joe Metcalfe - Founder of online charity shop Thrift+
Thrift+ is a social venture with a mission is to use technology to help charities to serve the next generation of donors and shoppers. With Thrift+, it's easier than ever to donate your best old clothes to your favourite charity. In this episode, we talk to Founder, Joe, about how Thrift+ is contributing to a shift in consumer mindset away from fast fashion, and towards a more circular future.