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Think Beginning Not End

Think Beginning Not End is about sharing the knowledge and experience of those working on creating a more sustainable future. Our insightful guests are thought provoking and passionate leaders in their given field.

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Think Beginning Not End - Ken Dickens 006

This Episode is about all things Organics and Green Waste Recycling.  Our Special guest Ken Dickens is the Managing Director of Corio Waste Management Services and Western Composting Technology. Ken has 30 plus years of experience in the Waste Management Sector and in this Episode 6, we focus on his Organic and Green Waste facility Western Composting Technology. As Always with Ken you can expect and honest discussion and I am sure you will agree with me after listening to this episode! Thanks Ken. If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: Simon’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnBCIj2Y5EtFEZGcfHjMAA/featured The iTunes Podcast App: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end/id1490193188 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=pw7zmKBUTRaupecvvstiFw Simon van Leuven: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van-leuven-48354980/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleuven/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/ Ken Dickens Linkedin: https://au.linkedin.com/in/dickensken Corio Waste Management Services Website: https://www.coriowm.com.au/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/corio-waste-management?trk=company_logo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coriowastemanagement/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/coriowm Western Composting Technology Website: https://www.westerncompost.com.au/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/westerncompost Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/westerncomposting

51mins

3 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Think Beginning Not End - Samantha Cross & Lexi Crouch 005

If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: Simon’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnBCIj2Y5EtFEZGcfHjMAA/featured The iTunes Podcast App: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end/id1490193188 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=pw7zmKBUTRaupecvvstiFw Plastic Police is a community education and recycling program in which Samantha Cross and Lexi Crouch pledge to reduce waste to landfill, protect the wildlife and oceans and much more.This Podcast delves into how this began and the journey since. Two amazing people with such contagious ambition, I recommend this podcast highly. Plastic Police: LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/plasticpolice Website: www.plasticpolice.com.au Facebook: www.facebook.com/plasticpolicepartnerships/ Simon van Leuven: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van-leuven-48354980/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleuven/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/

17mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Think Beginning Not End - Matt Genever 004

At 9:50, I mention that Sustainability Victoria helped households, schools and businesses save a million dollars on energy costs. Sustainability Victoria actually helped households, schools and businesses save around 11 million so my apologies for the mistake. If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: Simon’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnBCIj2Y5EtFEZGcfHjMAA/featured The iTunes Podcast App: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end/id1490193188 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=pw7zmKBUTRaupecvvstiFw A couple weeks ago we sat down with Matt Genever, Director of Resource recovery at Sustainability Victoria. With over 15 years experience across the Resource Recovery sector and has worked in both the public and private sector in government. The conversation broadens over a few topics such as the Kerbside Recycling system and CDS as well as the current and future situation of recycling here in Victoria. Such a great chat, looking forward to catching up with Matt again soon! Matt Genever: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-genever-4b176b17/ Sustainability Victoria: Website: https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sustainability-victoria/ Simon: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van-leuven-48354980/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleuven/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/

41mins

28 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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Think Beginning Not End - Viv Lister 003

If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: Simon’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnBCIj2Y5EtFEZGcfHjMAA/featured The iTunes Podcast App: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end/id1490193188 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=pw7zmKBUTRaupecvvstiFw Viv Lister from Bespoke Law is very versed in the decision making process of a lot of Australian household brands in regards to their social and environmental strategies as well as aids in moving them around the world! From HS Codes to Modern Slavery Viv and I go in depth about everything sustainability and the legalities around it, this episode was such a great experience to be a part of and I hope you gain as much as I did during this. Viv Lister: https://www.linkedin.com/in/viv-lister-2201542a/ https://www.instagram.com/vivvylou/ Bespoke Law: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bespoke-law/ http://bespokelaw.com/about-bespoke-law/ Simon: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van-leuven-48354980/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleuven/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/

47mins

6 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Think Beginning Not End - Gayle Sloan 002

If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: Simon’s Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvnBCIj2Y5EtFEZGcfHjMAA/featured The iTunes Podcast App: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end/id1490193188 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=pw7zmKBUTRaupecvvstiFw Gayle is an arts and law graduate from the University of Adelaide. After spending many years working for the NSW Attorney General’s Department she moved into into the Attorney General’s Ministerial Office in 1998, and then the NSW Police Minister’s Office in 2000. Following this time in state government, Gayle worked as a Director in a number of NSW councils, primarily looking after service delivery and assets. She developed and delivered a number of waste management contracts on behalf of councils, as well as managing environment and regulatory departments, including rangers and compliance officers. After three years of being a stay-at-home mum, Gayle returned to work in 2012 at Visy. In November 2015, Gayle joined WMAA as Chief Executive Officer.  This podcast was really informative and it was great catching up with Gayle. I think you'll get a lot of benefit from this one! Gayle Sloan: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/waste-management-and-resource-recovery-association Twitter: @WMRRAus  Website: www.wmrr.asn.au Make sure you follow me to keep up with all the latest news: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van... Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleu... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/

33mins

2 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Think Beginning Not End - Anthony Peyton 001

If you want to watch the whole podcast, Jump over to this episode on my YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/s4PG9em0Q7I Listen to us on Apple Podcasts:https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/think-beginning-not-end-anthony-peyton-001/id1490193188?i=1000459538513 Listen to us on Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/67mET8zc4nZ1s5MB3A9Qpf?si=D5vSaFj0Ql-yaZIwrdt8Cw  Anthony is the CEO and co-founder of PREP Design, a firm that offers unique and bespoke design solutions for brand owners and packaging designers, via a specialist software tool. The tool brings together Anthony’s knowledge and experience from the waste sector and generation of waste, MRF’s and the downstream recycling process. Today we talk with Anthony about designing packaging for recycling. From compatible labelling to the size and shape of the packaging, PREP’s portal helps to reduce the confusion at the design stage over the recyclability of the product. Make sure you follow me to keep up with all the latest news: Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-van... Twitter: https://twitter.com/SimonVLeuven Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simonvanleu... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/simonVleuven/

36mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #6