Meet Julien Rambert, Director of BiobiN and the man who brought this innovation to South Africa. The BiobiN is an on-site waste management system that provides the perfect solution for food outlets that produce high volumes of food waste, by turning it into compost and thus diverting it away from landfills.
Julien Rambert grew up in Mauritius, but has been in back in South Africa since 2012, after a stint back in Mauritius and China after his studies in Cape Town. He is passionate about the environment and the global rise of consciousness.
Julien is skilled in languages, speaking 4 fluently and able to read and understand 3 more. He has worked in restaurant kitchens, so can cook up a storm!
A big advocate for mind over matter, Julien has walked on fire multiple times and is now experimenting with fasting, and manifesting bigger and bigger dreams.
Let’s hear his take on some interesting questions …
If you had a theme song, what would it be?
Eye of the tiger
Ed’s Note: Listening to the theme song while you read this profile really helps you get to know Julien better! : )
What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?
Start BiobiN South Africa
If Mars were liveable, would you accept a one way ticket there?
No, my life mission is here on Earth.
If you were given one thousand acres of land what would you do with it?
A world class compost plant coupled with a massive organic vegetable and fruit farm and a biodiesel manufacturing plant.
Are you more of a hunter or a gatherer?
How many pairs of shoes do you own?
If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?
Penne arrabiata. Simple but delicious
How would people communicate in a perfect world?
When you have 30 minutes of free time – how do you pass it?
Meditation and mindfulness
If you woke up to 300 unread emails, how would you prioritise which ones to answer?
Where do you go and what do you do to find peace and recharge?
In nature, to meditate.
If you could know the absolute answer to one question, what question would you ask?
Who am I to ask a question for which only I will hold the absolute answer. I would rather see this as a liability.
If you could write one new law that everybody had to obey, what would it be?
I would not write one, but would implement the Ecocide Act worldwide.
What, if anything, have you ever re-gifted?
What is the most interesting thing you have seen or read this week?
A South African movie called “Four Corners”
Ed’s note: Here is a bit about the movie if you are curious.
What skill or craft would you like to master?
Ed’s note: Interesting … also called Inedia, read more...
If you could dedicate your life to solving one problem, what would it be?
Deviating organics from landfill, definitely.