Season 6: Exploring the African Circular Economy
African entrepreneurship, enthusiasm and innovation can create solutions that work in the local context and cultures. Opportunities that can be harnessed to tackle climate change and reduce environmentally damaging consequences while also improving livelihoods and reducing poverty.
In this season we speak to people actively using innovative circular approaches in different African contexts. We share their stories to gain an insight into the Circular Economy across Africa and what we can learn for our own contexts.
Episode #9: Wrap Up Episode for Season 6!
Today we are taking this opportunity to wrap up Season 6! We have focused on a variety of different circular economy initiatives and organisations in Africa and have had so many fascinating and illuminating conversations, so we are super excited to look back and pick out some of the highlights and biggest lessons we have learned during these episodes.
Episode #8: Food Waste, Food Loss, and the Circular Economy
Welcome back to Season Six of Happy Porch Radio. Today, we are joined by Julia Venn from Foodwise, a social enterprise which fights against food waste, and food insecurity by helping businesses repurpose their own food in order to help people in need.
Episode #7: Agriculture and Bio Waste in the Circular Economy with Audrey S-Darko
Welcome back to another episode of Happy Porch Radio! You may already know that, in season six, we are talking about the circular economy across Africa. Today, we are joined by Audrey S-Darko, who is the team lead at Sabon-Sake, a regenerative agricultural startup based in Ghana.
Episode #6: Repurposing Reusable Construction Waste with Kausar Khan, Carin de Beer, and Jaco Kemp
The construction industry has long functioned on the basis that waste is an inevitable byproduct of doing business. With up to 30 percent of all materials delivered to construction sites ultimately ending up in landfill, there is an incredible opportunity...
Episode #5: People, Profit, and Planet with Keiran Smith
In season six of Happy Porch Radio, we are focusing on the circular economy across the continent of Africa. Today, we are joined by Keiran Smith, Cofounder and CEO of Mr. Green Africa, which is the first recycling company to be a Certified B Corporation on the African continent.
Episode #3: Changing the World through Technological Efficiency with Sarah Karamsi
Today’s guest, Sarah Karamsi, is a project manager at Hello Tractor, an agricultural technology company that connects small, struggling farmers to labour, equipment, and access to mechanisation to rise above the poverty line.