Circular Economy Week London 10th–14th June 2019

A week of events, activities and workshops to showcase and celebrate resource efficiency in the capital.

Join us for the 2nd annual circular economy week at venues all across the city to find out more about how your business could benefit from circular design thinking and collaboration opportunities in London.

 

Register now for the official launch event on Monday 10th 09:00-17:00, find out more here.

 

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Programme of events during #CEweekLDN 10th-14th June

Monday 10th

Circular London’s #CEweekLDN Official Launch

Date: 10th June
Time: 09.00 -17.00
Location: 15 Hatfields, South Bank, London, SE1 8DJ

Join Circular London as we host conversations with a panel of experts and showcase some of the brightest and best circular businesses in the capital.

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A toolkit for navigating the changing legislative landscape for businesses...

Date: 10th June
Time: 16:00
Location: Ashurst LLP, 1 Duval Square, London, E1

A workshop presenting an overview of the new landscape, circular economy developments and examples of successful circular business initiatives.

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Transform you business model with the Circulab methodology

Date: 10th June
Time: 17:30 – 19:30
Location: Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, 25 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ

The Circulab business game, developed by the French circular design agency Wiithaa, based on design thinking and biomimicry, in a 2-hour workshop.

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Tuesday 11th

Meet the investors

Date: 11th June
Time: 08:00 – 12:00
Location: Central London

Are you actively raising equity investment? Are you keen to connect with early stage investors with a specific interest in businesses operating in the circular economy? As part of #CEWeekLDN, Advance London are hosting their next Meet the Investors event.

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Business and Circular Economy

Date: 11th June
Time: 09:00 – 11:00
Location: Le Pain Quotidien, 15 Winchester Walk, London, SE1 9AG

Paper Round is a recycling and resource company, this workshop will give an overview of the circular economy and tools for business to contribute to it.

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UKGBC Webinar: Circular Economy Guidance

Date: 11th June
Time: 12:00 – 13:00
Location: Online

In this webinar UKGBC will give a recap of their circular economy guidance for clients, our next steps and how to get involved in the programme.

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Blockchain and Circular Economy

Date: 11th June
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Location: UCL Laws Denys Holland Lecture Theatre, Endsleigh Gardens, London, WC1H 0EG

This is part of the Retail Blockchain Consortium’s daylong Executive Forum, featuring showcases of Blockchain and DLT use in the retail value chain.

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Supply and demand side perspectives on tech innovation: media and food sector case studies

Date: 11th June
Time: 17:00 – 19:00
Location: Westmont Enterprise Hub, University of West London (Ealing Campus)

The Westmont Enterprise Hub backs brilliant business ideas, wherever they find them in the University and the west London community

Exploring the Circular Office in Islington

Date: 11th June
Time: 08:30 – 10:30
Location: Interface Showroom, 1 Northburgh St, London EC1V 0AL

Come along to this Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership breakfast event to hear industry experts talk about how you can cut waste and save money by applying the principles of the circular economy to your office.

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Roundtable Discussion on Circular Economy in the Commonwealth

Date: 11th June
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Location: Marlborough House, Pall Mall

Roundtable discussion on circular economy in the Commonwealth exploring how to support the transition to a circular economy and raise awareness on climate issues.

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Understanding the role of plastics in the Circular Economy

Date: 11th June
Time: 14:00 – 16:00
Location: University College London, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

As part of the UCL Plastic Innovation Hub, a 1.5h workshop aimed at large and SMEs has been designed to provide you with a better understanding and suitable tools to facilitate discussion about possible pathways of circular use of plastics and alternative materials.

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#CEWeekLDN: Circular Connect

Date: 11th June
Time: 17:30 – 20:30
Location: LWARB, 69 Wilson Street, London, EC2A 2BB

Join LWARB for an exciting summer networking event at LWARB’s landmark ‘Circular Office’ to celebrate the work of our fast-growing network of circular economy professionals and businesses in London, and discuss how to make London a circular city.

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London for Cleantech

Date: 11th June
Time: 08:30 – 11:00
Location:Howard Kennedy, 1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG

The event will provide an insight into London’s cleantech activities and the opportunity to network with key stakeholders in the ecosystem. Hear from speakers in public sector, academia, legal, finance and some of the most exciting London cleantech companies.

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Constructing a Circular City: Accelerating to a circular economy in the Brighton region

Date: 11th June
Time: 11:30 – 16:30
Location: Waste House, Brighton

Tours of the inspirational Waste House in Brighton, followed by panel discussions lead by experts from all areas circular construction; design, materials, construction, use and end of life.

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Circular economy tour of Calverts' London print factory

Date: 11th June
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Location: Calverts, 9-10 The Oval, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9DT

Calverts are hosting a guided tour of their London cooperative print factory and share the successes and challenges in making their business more circular.

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Cooking Show - Home Composting and Degustation

Date: 11th June
Time: 18:30 – 20:00
Location: Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6DR

An eye-opening Composting and Food Waste workshop and banquet! You will be served an organic 7-course tasting menu by Ranald Schulz, founder of Circuloop.

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Wednesday 12th

Measurement and communication of Circular Economy activity

Date: 12th June
Time: 08:00 – 9:30
Location: Online webinar

This workshop is designed to give senior management an understanding of the key levers in driving financial and environmental benefits using a ‘CE Measurement Toolkit’.

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The Circular Economy Show by CLGdotTV

Date: 12th June
Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Location: Online live streaming

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Going Full Circle: How will the circular economy impact buildings and infrastructure?

Date: 12th June
Time: 18:00 – 20:30
Location: WSP House, Chancery Lane, London

Opportunity to hear from a range of speakers on how the construction industry can manage the use of materials and reduce waste.

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Renew Centre Tour

Date: 12th June
Time: Tour 1 – 10:00-12:30, Tour 2 – 14:00-16:30
Location: Premier House, 1 Ardra Road, London, N9 0BD

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Food waste as a resource

Date: 12th June
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Location: 30 Dukes Place, London

This will be the second part of a 2 part series on food waste – this session will explore using food waste as a resource.  

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Introducing the Great West Creatives Initiative

Date: 12th June
Time: 17:00 – 19:00
Location: Paragon Suite, University of West London (Brentford Campus)

In December 2018, the Mayor of London announced the capital’s first Creative Enterprise Zones as part of an initiative to support artists and creative businesses, and develop skills and jobs for Londoners.

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FuturePlanet 10x IMPACT Packaging:Rewrapped

Date: 12th June
Time: 08:30 – 17:30
Location: 

An engaging, energising one day workshop for change-makers to discover sustainable solutions and future proof your business.

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UK Circular Cities Roundtable

Date: 12th June
Time: 14:30 – 17:00
Location: 69 Wilson Street, London

A gathering of cities across the UK interested in or currently developing initiatives on the circular economy.

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Wood you like Chips with that?

Date: 12th June
Time: 18:30 – 20:30
Location: 48-50 Scrutton Street, London, EC2A 4HH

Interrobang and Webb Yates Engineers invite you to join us for a discussion about how we design our buildings, products and food chain to circular economy principles. 

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Thursday 13th

Circular Economy Statement Workshop

Date: 13th June
Time: 08:30 – 11:30
Location: The Clove Building, 4 Maguire Street, London, SE1 2NQ

An opportunity to find out about the forthcoming requirement for major developments to produce a Circular Economy Statement, test the process out, and identify CE solutions for your projects.

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Making the journey towards a circular office

Date: 13th June
Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Location: Webinar online

Learn first-hand from some of Business in the Community’s Circular Economy Taskforce members – including Interface, JLL and Premier Sustain – about the huge range of opportunities for making your offices more circular. 

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation Annual Summit

Date: 13th June
Time: Open session 17:45 – 20:15
Location: Roundhouse, London

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Summit is the world’s leading forum for exploring the idea of a circular economy. In its 7th edition, the 2019 Summit brings together world leading thinkers, innovators and pioneers who are refining and implementing the vision of an economic system that is restorative and regenerative, by design.

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Circular Carbon Pathways for a Sustainable Future

Date: 13th June
Time: 18:30 – 21:00
Location: GreenLab, Collett Road, Bermondsey, SE16 4EE

How to turn global waste into a resource, harnessing “above ground” carbon sources (carbon dioxide, biomass and plastics) as the sustainable feedstocks of the future.

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What goes around comes around

Date: 13th June
Time: 10:00 – 14:00
Location: Angling Academy, Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, London N17 9NH

Transition toward a Circular Economy of Materials. A series of specialist speakers will provide updates on the best ways for keeping valuable materials in circulation, now and for decades to come.

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Circular economy tour of Calverts' London print factory

Date: 11th June
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Location: Calverts, 9-10 The Oval, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9DT

Calverts are hosting a guided tour of their London cooperative print factory and share the successes and challenges in making their business more circular.

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#LoveNotLandfill Swap & Screen featuring Stacey Dooley’s Fashions Dirty Secrets

Date: 13th June
Time: 18:00 – 21:00
Location: LWARB, 69 Wilson Street, London

#LoveNotLandfill brings you the chance to (re)watch Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashion Dirty Secrets screening and swap your unwanted clothes with other ethical fashion fans.

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The ASBP Reusable Products and Buildings Network

Date: 13th June
Time: 13:00 – 15:30
Location: ASBP, The Foundry, 5 Baldwin Terrace, London N1 7RU

A working group convened by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products which aims to further the awareness and development of reusable products and buildings that can contribute towards a more resource efficient built environment.

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CleanTech and circular economy innovation

Date: 13th June
Time: 17:00 – 19:00
Location: White City, London

TechWest.London gathering focussing on businesses that are seeking to increase performance, productivity and efficiency by minimizing negative effects on the environment.

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Circular Business

Date: 13th June
Time: 18:00 – 20:00
Location: Arup, 8 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BQ

How might the circular economy drive your business strategy?

Join us to hear from seven business leaders who will offer their reflections on how their organisations have adopted circular business models.

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Friday 14th

The CEC London CE Circle Line Tour

Date: 14th June
Time: 9:00 – 16:00
Location: London

The CEC London Team will host a tour of exciting Circular Economy start-ups, initiatives and disrupters, based near Circle Line stations.

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DIF pop-up studio live streaming

Date: 14th June
Time: 10:15 – 17:00
Location: Online

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s DIF is an interactive online series inspiring circular economy action by sharing and exploring disruptive ideas and stories.

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Building on Sustainability

Date: 14th June
Time: 09:00 – 17:00 plus an after celebration till 21:00
Location: Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University, London, SE1 6NG

LSBU’s sustainability bootcamp for London SMEs – You’ll leave with the skills and knowledge to help you develop the sustainability of your business, product or service.

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LWARB Circular Office Tour

Date: 14th June
Time: 12:00-12:30 & 12:30-13:00
Location: 69, Wilson Street, London, EC2A 2BB

Come and see circular economy principles in action at LWARB’s office! We welcome you to take one of two tours of the office to learn more about LWARB’s circular office fit out.

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Nappy Ever After Open House

Date: 14th June
Time: 09:00 – 10:30
Location: Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, N1 7QJ

Nappy Ever After already serves nurseries in Islington.  We want to serve nurseries in Hackney too.  This Open House event brings key people together to plan how to make this happen.

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Host an event

If you would like to host an event please get in touch with Circular London.

Telephone: 020 3963 0675 or email your message.

Or complete the event submission form.

If you would like to sponsor an event or the week please get in touch with Circular London.

Telephone: 020 3963 0675 or email.

Circular Economy Challenges

There are lots of actions and choices we can all take to live a more circular life. Be part of the transition! Below are 15 challenges we are encouraging Londoners to complete during June.

Instagram or tweet your Circular Economy Challenge photos using #CEweekLDN