We're Leslie and Amour, and there are three things that we love to talk about: Sustainability, Innovation and the Environment. In our Podcast sessions, we speak to leaders who are creating new sustainable systems towards a circular economy. Through collaboration on a global and local level, we aim t… read more
👉 In this episode, we interview Heleen van Wijk who is the Business Manager Circular Economy at Groningen Seaports and responsible for all recycling-related companies within both ports, Delfzijl and Eemshaven. She completed her master’s degree at the University of Groningen and has a strong focus on combining circular economy and innovation, therefore she has founded a start-up community together with Economic Board Groningen facilitating high tech solution start-ups with an industrial focus in Eemshaven.
Furthermore, Heleen is chairman of the Northern Netherlands Plastic Foundation, where she applies her intrinsic drive to tackle the global plastic problem and focuses on a future-proof society through education, awareness and prevention.
Groningen Seaports is at the forefront of the circular economy with an innovative circular cluster and ongoing sustainable investments and believes in an integrated approach between several companies active both in her ports as well as the circular economy.
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