Episode 8

Published on:

13th Jul 2022

Barry Hunt | Making Canada Sustainably Circular

The Sustainably Circular podcast was originally created to dive into the key issues around sustainability and the circular economy so that you can lead others and make small but significant changes to help create a more sustainable world.

In today's episode of The Sustainably Circular podcast, Andy chats with Barry Hunt, President of the Canadian Association of PPE Manufacturers (CAPPEM), President and CEO of Prescientx, and the Vice Chair of the Coalition for Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction (CHAIR)

In this episode you'll discover:

- Details on the two pillars of Precientx's PPE inventory.

- Barry thoughts on things we should stop doing, and some things we can start doing to help make Canada more self-sufficient.

- Recommendations for taking the first step to implementing a strategy for being circular in your business.

Join Andy and Barry for this fascinating and eye-opening discussion.


What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • Precientx's primary PPE inventory and it's two main pillars.
  • Ways that we can all help make Canada more self-sufficient.
  • Recommendations for implementing a circular strategy in your business.
  • And so much more...


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About the Podcast

Sustainably Circular
You are listening to the Sustainably Circular Podcast. This show is dedicated to the circular economy and how with a few key changes, you can help create a more sustainable world. No scare tactics, no shame! If we are going to do this we need everyone actively engaged, onboard, and including you.

Your host is no other than Andy Straisfield, who is the coFounder and Partner at MEA Health, Canada's First Stop For PPE Recycling. You are here for one thing: to better understand the circular economy and your role in it.

Every episode, we will dive into the key issues around sustainability and the circular economy so that you can lead others in this new sustainable world.

About your host

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Andy Straisfeld

After 15 years of a successful career in medical sales, Andy Straisfeld chose to quit the hustle and bustle of the corporate world to champion and strategize for medical recycling and its role in the Circular Economy. Andy is a recognized leader in hospital waste reclamation and along the way has founded and become the VP Business Development of Lifecycle Revive and MEA Health Corporation. His new roles as a green economy strategist and as a podcast guest have led Andy to bring you a new podcast: Sustainably Circular. The show helps both the C-suite and citizen make the right choice to PPE waste recycling and understand its place in the global Circular Economy. Andy's off-the-wall attitude and passion will motivate you to take action!