12 Aug, 2020

Episode #3: Roz White, Michele Lipner and Cameron McKenzie



schedule 09:30 AM

This episode is hosted at White's Supa IGA Baringa with White's IGA's Roz White, OzHarvest's Michele Lipner and a guest feature from Cameron McKenzie of ASPIRE PL.


Love local, love locavore!

We are bursting with excitement to bring you the THIRD episode in the Crafting a Circular Conversation series, where we are talking supporting local - local business, local community initiatives, local business value chain, local food production and a local circular economy marketplace!

Streamed LIVE on Wednesday 19th August at 7.30pm, we will be joined by the change-makers crafting a circular economy approach to business.

This episode is hosted at White’s Supa IGA Baringa with White’s IGA’s Roz White, OzHarvest’s Michele Lipner and a guest feature from Cameron McKenzie of ASPIRE PL.

Hear about how the White’s IGA group are supporting a local food systems and rethinking the future of waste in retail. Find out more about what our local chapter of OzHarvest Sunshine Coast (Australia’s leading food rescue organisation) does here on the Coast, and get connected to exciting opportunities to recirculate commercial waste with the ASPIRE team.

This series aims to not just to share stories, but to stimulate ideas, make connections and create opportunities for the Sunshine Coast to accelerate a local circular economy.

Be part of the conversation!

This series has proudly been initiated through Sunshine Coast Council’s Living Smart program and delivered in partnership with our community.

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Roz White

Roz White, co-owner of White's IGA and five IGA's across Queensland, is the driving force behind the business which over the past 25 years, has grown from a small corner store to a group of multi-award winning, market leading stores.

Michelle Lipner

Join Michelle Lipner, Chapter Coordinator at OzHarvest - Australia’s leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly to more than 1300 charities supporting people in need across the country. Prior to establishing OzHarvest on the Sunshine Coast 6 years ago, Michele spent over twenty years in the aid and development sector, primarily working in conflict and post conflict environments in senior management positions with the UN and NGOs.

Cameron McKenzie

Cameron is an alumnus of Swinburne University of Technology's Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Science postgraduate programs. He worked as a tradesman before realising that business as usual and walking between the lines were not generating the impacts he believed businesses needed.

A local government partnership initiative