DIF Podcast Waste and Traceability: Around the World in 3 Conversations (Bangladesh)

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  • Ann Runnel, Nin Castle, Anderson Lee
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The first in a three series podcast recorded by Reverse Resources from different textile hubs around the world. Where we discuss the existing circular supply chain with key players in the textile industry. How the circular supply chain is currently based upon pre consumer waste and the role of data sharing and data intelligence. A chance to hear the different angles and insights to the circular economy and how it’s perceived and driven by different stakeholders in different parts of the world.

This first podcast is recorded in Bangladesh, where the needs, future potential and viewpoints of the circular economy are discussed with a mechanical cotton recycler and vertically integrated knit supplier.

Host: Ann Runnel, CEO and Co-Founder of Reverse Resources

Guests: Mustafain Munir, Director at Cycle Yarns (by Simco Spinning), and Eifaz Ahamed, Director and Business Development at Apex Holdings


Ann Runnel

Ann Runnel

Founder & CEO, Reverse Resources

Ann is the founder and CEO of Reverse Resources, she received her Master’s degree in business and economics from University of Tartu. Ann has more than 8 years of experience in the textile industry and sustainability field. She is the visionary behind RR and is responsible for the business development and financials.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annrunnel/

Nin Castle

Nin Castle

Co-Founder & Recycling and Remanufacturing Lead, Reverse Resources

Nin is Co-founder of Reverse Resources, recycling and remanufacturing design lead. Before Reverse Resources Nin founded Goodone in 2006 a pioneering sustainable fashion label known for incorporating existing fabrics with new sustainable fabrics to create commercial yet bold, design led collections. Nin studied Fashion Design with Business at Brighton University.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nin-castle-16a29023/

Anderson Lee

Anderson Lee

Board Member at Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) Commercialisation Lead, Reverse Resources and Board Member at Redress

Anderson Lee, a visionary and active participant of sustainable innovation in textile industry on global scale. He is the chairman of the Sustainable Fashion Business Consortium (SFBC) in Hong Kong, a board member in Sustainable Apparel Coalition (developing the Higg Index), committee member in HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission and in Fashion Industry Training Advisory Committee in Education Bureau, HK Qualifications Framework.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anderson-lee-64816312/

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