Through The Noise
June 16, 2021
#579 Recycling Medical PPE through a Local Circular Economy – With Lifecycle Revive
Andy Straisfeld // Co-Founder & VP of Business Development // Lina Bowden // Head of Sustainable Garments // Lifecycle Revive
Andy Straisfeld is the Co-Founder and VP of Business Development for Lifecycle Revive and has devoted himself full-time to reducing and recycling post-Covid waste, since 2020.
Lina Bowden is a Partner with Carmina de Young and part of the team bringing the Lifecycle PPE initiative to life. For the past 10 years Lina has devoted her energy to a number of social enterprises, helping them create community and environmental impacts. She also is the catalyst behind VERGE Capital, an impact-focused loan fund.
Lifecycle Revive is a sustainable PPE supply chain and Canada’s first circular economy-based industry on used medical textiles. Lifecycle takes medical waste, reduces it to plastic pellets, and transforms it into new PPE products. They are working with 12 other companies to recycle PPE worldwide.