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4theRegion Member Forum Meetings - Speaker view
Lina
17:58
Hi Everyone, internet is an amazing tool. Somehow I got in here from Australia (10:00pm now). Great to learn here
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
36:56
question, wondered what grass roots innovation you have discovered already?
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
37:18
grassroots circular economic activity
Jana Virsikova
41:27
Can you tell us more about how would the circular economy work in the food sector? What are your plans for food producers? Are you going to engage local food producers (small-scale and large-scale) and connecting them with the final customers?
Carl Gough
56:36
If there's time, I'd be interested in knowing a little more about the behavioural changes Jackie hinted at in her presentation?
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
59:55
Julie jones it would be nice to learn from your experience in the industry
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
01:00:08
Vicky@grwp.wales
Julie Jones
01:02:06
https://www.ippr.org/fairness-and-opportunity/
Jackie Homan | WMCA
01:02:31
Was there anything specific that you would like to know, Carl? We launched some work with the Behavioural Insights Team earlier this year and we're currently focusing on behaviour change around retrofit, natural environment and food (the latter particularly linked to the Commonwealth Games).
Julie Jones
01:03:40
here is the link to the work done with citizens juries by the IPPR which I was excited to be involved with if anyone needs more information my email is julie@gowergas.wales https://www.ippr.org/fairness-and-opportunity/
Julie Jones
01:10:14
I think that one of the major challenges we are facing in Wales Uk and Europe is the skills gap issue - as vocational study has 'lost value' in favour of university and academic training - we are seeing theh results of aa lop sided education/skills strategy. We are at least five years away from redressing this balance even if we act with haste. I would venture that this is going to be a huge challenge which needs to vbe flagged up as a matter of critical urgency - you just cant get the skilled workers needed to make and fix things these days
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
01:12:36
yes this needs focus. people do learn fast what with youtube, where there is a will and aptitude
VickyMollerGrwpResilience
01:12:39
sorry have to go
Mathew Jones
01:15:09
To jump in on some of the comments here, BioInnovation Wales (https://bioinnovationwales.org.uk/) is a project run from Aberystwyth and Swansea Universities. We run a number of distance learning modules (All focussed on the Circular Economy) in order to address skills shortages in Wales. The courses are also Free of charge to those living or working in Wales. We also run a module on Behaviour Change. Happy to discuss if this is of interest to anyone
Jackie Homan | WMCA
01:15:46
For those who wanted more information on Share Shacks: https://theaws.co.uk/active-communities/share-shacks/
Liz Cook
01:21:08
Thank you for all of the links everyone. The presentations have been excellent. I will share the information I have learned today with all my colleagues at Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services (PAVS) the local County Voluntary Council in Pembrokeshire. My email is liz.cook@pavs.org.uk
Zoe - 4theRegion cic
01:23:50
If you're interested in connecting with Adrian who is our Circular Economy Club representative here in Wales, is email is >adrian_matthews@hotmail.co.uk
Jackie Homan | WMCA
01:27:47
We did a lot of work on skills as part of our Five Year Plan - the scale and types of jobs that the net zero agenda would create. Also those that would need to transition: https://beta.wmca.org.uk/what-we-do/environment-and-energy/
Philip McDonnell
01:28:37
Really inspiring presentations from our friends in the Midlands - thank you. Have to leave now, sorry but would be great to be able to share both presentations with colleagues and networks.
Yasmin Zahra
01:30:37
Hi everyone, my connection is poor and I have to attend to a family emergency so I don't want to disrupt the forum further. It has been inspiring to listen to you all. I'm here for myself but also to represent Luke Fletcher MS who's extremely keen to see the Welsh Government actively contributing to and facilitating innovation within the circular economy. If anyone would be interested in setting up a meeting to this end please drop us an email: Luke.fletcher@senedd.wales. my email is Yasmin.zahra@senedd.wales. thank you to 4rheregion for setting up this fantastic forum x
Carl Gough
01:32:56
Matthew try turning off supress background noise in the audio settings
Lina
01:34:13
Hi Mari, can you please send through a link to have a look at the courses. I am looking for one. Thank you
Lina
01:34:30
Sorry Matthew
Evie R - 4theRegion
01:35:43
Hi Lina, the courses can be found here: https://bioinnovationwales.org.uk/
Lina
01:36:33
Thank you so much 👍👍
Dawn Lyle, 4theRegion cic
01:38:44
Differentiate between comms vs behaviour change programmes << interesting!
Dawn Lyle, 4theRegion cic
01:39:25
Net Zero business pledge << creating a network
Dawn Lyle, 4theRegion cic
01:40:20
Carbon literacy training for staff in organisations eg councils
Dawn Lyle, 4theRegion cic
01:40:53
Create the conditions, make it easy for people
Mathew Jones
01:40:58
Hi all. Thanks for sticking with me through the audio issues!The full course list is available here - https://bioinnovationwales.org.uk/study-options/course-timetable/If you have any questions, my email address is maj57@aber.ac.uk
Liz Cook
01:41:45
At a simple level my local village hall no longer has waste bins. People have to take their own waste home with them. Even party bookings. At first people were aghast but now it's just been accepted.
Mathew Jones
01:41:55
As I mentioned, these are now Free to those living or working in Wales
Jackie Homan | WMCA
01:42:25
I apologise - I have to leave for anther meeting. I have really enjoyed the conversation with you all. Please do get in touch if you need to: jacqueline.homan@wmca.org.uk
Jana Virsikova
01:42:41
Interesting, Jackie. So, can you go a little more into detail on how members of your communities can make small, easy steps as mentioned?
Dawn Lyle, 4theRegion cic
01:44:12
Try not to be overwhelmed but look at what you can do as an individual << your own sphere of influence
Debbie, EnTRESS / Cirklo / CircEconClub
01:48:12
https://www.which.co.uk/news/2021/08/what-does-amazons-climate-pledge-friendly-label-really-mean/
Carl Gough
01:48:22
https://www-bbc-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58954978.amp?fbclid=IwAR3yJDGC4NWecoou7MXatVVIjLt6vxXjtj5cMhj9FXJMJJSLUJMpaSODmow
Liz Cook
01:48:51
Sorry but I have to leave now. Thank you everyone.
Debbie, EnTRESS / Cirklo / CircEconClub
01:49:24
third-party certifications demonstrate that the products’ sustainability claims are independently tested and verified. However, products also get the Climate Pledge Friendly label if they have Compact by Design certification, a new assessment created by Amazon to identify products that use less packaging. This can be awarded regardless of the sustainability of the item itself.
Lee Bazalgette | bazcreative.com
01:53:01
I’m sure you’re all aware of Cradle to Cradle, but if not grab a copy and have a read
Debbie, EnTRESS / Cirklo / CircEconClub
01:53:22
Doughnut Economics too :)
Lee Bazalgette | bazcreative.com
01:53:34
And The Ecology of Commerce
Lee Bazalgette | bazcreative.com
01:53:37
:)
Zoe - 4theRegion cic
01:53:44
Lina thank you for joining us from Australia
Debbie, EnTRESS / Cirklo / CircEconClub
01:53:58
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KUku69qGhuCria153O2vbFu3Pp3Mx3mVwbC4zNPRiu0/edit#gid=1073342545
Debbie, EnTRESS / Cirklo / CircEconClub
01:54:09
link to the 2018 mapping event output
Lina
01:54:48
Great session to join. Thank you so much for everyone being sharing knowledge and experience
Carl Gough
01:55:20
Thank you all
Jana Virsikova
01:55:32
Thanks very much.