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Rethinking Resources

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our times. This is requiring us to change to sustainable solutions to ensure prosperity and our living standards in terms of energy, mobility or plastics. This podcast takes you inside the world of current challenges in the fields of energy, chemicals and all the technologies and innovations that could possibly contribute to solutions for the future. Come with us on a journey to find out how this industry is being shaped and how it can contribute in finding possible answers to the questions of our time.

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Introduction to Rethinking Resources
The new OMV Podcast “Rethinking Resources” is officially launched. In the first season, internal and external industry experts discuss everything to do with the circular economy and recycling – an extremely exciting concept and a real beacon of hope for the future. During the first season we will explore how, by Rethinking Resources, sustainability, growth and the living standards we know in our modern life can co-exist…by re-thinking, re-designing, re-cycling, re-using, and renewing.You can also watch our conversation on OMV’s YouTube channel. Enjoy listening to “Rethinking Resources”.   More about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usFollow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
01:57 08/09/2022
Circular Economy in a nutshell
In the first episode of OMV’s new podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the host and journalist Steve Chaid is joined by Francesca Stevens (https://www.linkedin.com/in/francesca-siciliano-stevens-b0350a5/), managing director of EUROPEN, the European Organization for Packaging and the Environment. They set the stage for upcoming episodes, talk all about the concept of circular economy and if “reduce, reuse, recycle” have to result in a change in behavior for all of us. Can change in Europe lead to real change worldwide? When will we know if we have succeeded in establishing a circular economy? Those and other questions will be addressed in the first episode of “Rethinking Resources”.  More about EUROPEN: https://www.europen-packaging.eu/ More about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usFacts about recycling of plastics: https://plasticseurope.org/Follow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
41:31 08/09/2022
Sustainable Plastics
In the second episode of OMV’s podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the hosts and journalists Steve Chaid and Julie McCarthy are joined by Stephan Roest (https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanroest/) from Borealis to discuss the topic of sustainable plastics that are produced from renewable or circular feedstocks. What makes plastic sustainable and why not use more paper, cardboard, or carton packaging? These any many other things will be discussed in this episode.  More about Borealis: https://www.borealisgroup.com/More about Bornewables: https://www.borealisgroup.com/circular-economy/bornewablesMore about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usOMV Blog: The right recycling method for all plasticsFacts about sustainable feedstock: https://plasticseurope.org/sustainability/climate/sustainable-feedstocks/Follow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
23:25 08/09/2022
How to get plastic recycling done - Holy Grail
In the third episode of OMV’s podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the hosts and journalists Steve Chaid and Julie McCarthy are joined by Gian De Belder (https://www.linkedin.com/in/gian-de-belder-220ba9/) from Procter & Gambleto discuss the Holy Grail project, one of the most exciting and ambitious initiatives to revolutionize plastic packaging. This project is driven by the European Brands Association and powered by the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. Holy Grail promises to truly close the loop by using a smart system to put a special invisible marker on plastics and other types of packaging at the point of production. These any many other things will be discussed in this episode. More about “The Holy Grail 2.0”: https://www.digitalwatermarks.eu/More about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usOMV Blog: How digital watermarks can help raise plastics recycling ratesFollow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
44:12 09/12/2022
Design for recyclability
In this episode of OMV’s podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the host and journalist Steve Chaid is joined by Hery Henry (https://www.linkedin.com/in/hery-christian-henry/), a leading expert on design for recyclability. Hery is Group Head of Brand and Sustainability at Wipak, a company that develops and manufactures highly innovative, premium quality, flexible packaging solutions. Smarter designs for the products we consume is leading to massive progress in circularity because things that are made right to begin with can be used, recycled and reused over and over again. Specific to this episode, this means when designers are thinking about how to make attractive packaging, they also need to be thinking about how it will be disposed of after it has been used. Discover in this episode, which kind of material is most promising as sustainable packaging alternative for the future and how we as consumers can steer the industry in the right direction.More about “Wipak UK’s Advanced Paper Butter Wrap”: https://www.wipak.com/latest/press-releases/wipak-uks-advanced-paper-butter-wrap-set-to-disrupt-marketMore about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usOMV Blog: https://www.omv.com/en/blog/10-codes-of-conduct-for-recycability-of-plastic-packagingCircular solutions at OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/innovations/circular-solutionsFollow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
29:57 09/26/2022
Fight plastic waste at the source – Project STOP
In this episode of OMV’s podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the host and journalist Steve Chaid is joined by Joi Danielson (https://www.linkedin.com/in/joi-danielson-vital-ocean/), who will be talking about Project STOP, which is making real progress in cleaning up the massive problem of plastic trash in oceans and waterways.Joi Danielson is a partner at SYSTEMIQ, a systems change company that partners with business, finance, policymakers and civil society to make economic systems truly sustainable. Joi works on the front line in Indonesia to stop 40 million tons of waste from polluting the environment each year. She and her team have brought circular waste management to more than 200,000 people so far, with projects now in place to reach 7 million by 2025. Discover more about this genuine success story in this episode. More about “Project STOP”: https://www.stopoceanplastics.com/en_gb/More about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usOMV Blog: https://www.omv.com/en/blog/project-stop-a-way-out-of-the-waste-problemFollow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omvFollow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
41:51 10/10/2022
From linear to circular business model – with OMV CEO Alfred Stern
In this episode of OMV’s podcast series “Rethinking Resources”, the hosts and journalists Julie McCarthy and Steve Chaid are joined by OMV CEO Alfred Stern (https://www.linkedin.com/in/alfred-stern/), he is a firm believer in the Circular Economy and, as the head of OMV, he has unveiled a new strategy for the company and put it on a bold new course to turn away from fossil fuels and make OMV a leader in circular solutions. Alfred Stern addresses questions if OMV’s push to net-zero targets until 2050 are too little too late and if single used plastics are contradicting OMV’s circular approach. Additionally, he reflects on OMV’s strategic outlook and the way OMV will look like in the future. More about “OMV Strategy 2030”: https://www.omv.com/en/about-us/company/strategyMore about OMV’s patented chemical recycling solution “ReOil”: https://www.omv.com/en/innovations/circular-solutions/recycling-technologiesVideo Series “Oil is more than fuel”: https://www.omv.com/en/blog/the-plastic-that-shapes-our-daily-livesOMV Blog “CEO Alfred Stern on the OMV Strategy 2030”: https://www.omv.com/en/blog/ceo-alfred-stern-on-the-omv-strategy-2030More about OMV: https://www.omv.com/en/about-usOMV Blog: https://www.omv.com/en/blog/the-right-recycling-method-for-all-plasticsFollow OMV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/omv Follow OMV Blog: http://blog.omv.comFollow OMV on Instagram: http://instagram.com/omvFollow OMV on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/omvFollow OMV on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/omvFollow OMV on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/omv
25:51 11/14/2022