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40.17 mins 08/12/21

Kresse Wesling

Getting creative on waste

Kresse Wesling is an environmental entrepreneur that set up Elvis & Kresse – a company that makes gorgeous luxury accessories from reclaimed materials.

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Kresse Wesling, CBE, is a multi-award winning environmental entrepreneur. After first meeting the London Fire Brigade in 2005, Kresse launched Elvis & Kresse, which rescues and transforms decommissioned fire hose into innovative lifestyle products and returns 50% of profits to the Fire Fighters Charity.  The company now collects 12 different waste streams and has several charitable partnerships and collaborations across industries.

What to expect

Kresse inspires us to think about the huge potential of the waste that normally goes into landfill, and how we can make something truly special out of it.

We get Kresse’s thoughts on what solutions are needed to tackle waste, one of the biggest environmental challenges we face, and hear about the remarkable regenerative agriculture project that she is undertaking.

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