Past events

The fifth annual London circular economy showcase #CEweek2022

Join the stuff revolution. Combating the climate emergency with the circular economy.

#CEweek2022 is a week of inspiration, celebration and showcasing to gear up the stuff revolution. It is hosted by ReLondon, London’s circular economy partner, and is the fifth annual celebratory week.

Take a look here through events that took place in previous years. We’ve grown every year so far – and hope that this year will be bigger and better again.

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Cross-nation innovation
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Cross-nation innovation

Organiser: ReLondon and Circular Glasgow

Discover some of London and Scotland’s most innovative sustainable businesses. In Eurovision style, we’ll travel cross-nation to hear from 12 planet-saving businesses in Scotland and London from those using food waste as a resource, to bio and recycled fabrics. There’ll be an international panel of judges and a chance for you to vote for your […]

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Flat glass & circular economy
16/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Flat glass & circular economy

Organiser: Glasspass

Every year the UK construction industry produces 200,000 tonnes of glass waste and virtually none of it is recycled back to make new flat glass. Join us to know more about the glass life cycle and how each one of us can contribute to make this material more sustainable and circular.

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Ana Bretes,

Circular Glasgow network and ReLondon: Get Connected
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular Glasgow network and ReLondon: Get Connected

Organiser: Circular Glasgow and ReLondon

Amongst the buzz of Circular Economy Week London, grab a tea or coffee and join Circular Glasgow for their monthly circular economy networking session, this month hosted in partnership with ReLondon. We’ll be chatting about all things circular economy whilst giving you the opportunity to meet other businesses from across the UK who are passionate […]

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Clothes drop-off and swap event at Greenwich University campus
16/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Clothes drop-off and swap event at Greenwich University campus

Organiser: The UN/ARCHIVED Textiles

Drop off your clothes (at the University of Greenwich, Dreadnought building) in exchange for marbles. You will be able to use your marbles at a pre-loved clothing swap event to be held on 2 July – the more marbles you have, the more swapping you can do! The UN/ARCHIVED Textiles project aims to address and […]

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How do we improve the circular marketplace for building materials in London?
14/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

How do we improve the circular marketplace for building materials in London?

Organiser: ReLondon

As part of the CIRCuIT project, ReLondon is conducting research into the reuse and recycling market in London to obtain a deeper understanding of the supply of materials for reuse and high value recycling. This workshop is to validate and build upon these findings and the key focus is to engage with the demand side […]

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Andrea Charlson, Purva Tavri, Kaie Small-Warner,

How do we improve the circular marketplace for timber in London?
15/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

How do we improve the circular marketplace for timber in London?

Organiser: ReLondon

As part of the CIRCuIT project, ReLondon is conducting research into the reuse and recycling market in London to obtain a deeper understanding of the supply of materials for reuse and high value recycling. This workshop is to validate and build upon these findings and the key focus is to do a deep dive into […]

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Andrea Charlson, Kaie Small-Warner, Purva Tavri,

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.1)
15/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.1)

Organiser: ReLondon

Circular economy for complete beginners. New to the idea of circular economy? Not sure what it means, or why it’s important? Join our Circular Economy Playbook podcast hosts, Wayne Hubbard and Ali Moore, with special guest Oriana Romano from the OECD, for an ‘on the sofa’-style introduction to the topic.

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Wayne Hubbard, Ali Moore, Oriana Romano,

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.2)
16/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.2)

Organiser: ReLondon

What exactly is circular food? Interested in circular economy, but not sure what it means for food? Join our Circular Economy Playbook podcast hosts, Wayne Hubbard and Ali Moore, with special guests Dr Liz Goodwin OBE (WRI fellow and UN SDG 12.3 Champion), Dr Ifeyinwa Kanu (IntelliDigest) and Jean Billant (ReLondon) to help us figure […]

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Wayne Hubbard, Ali Moore, Liz Goodwin, Jean Billant, Dr Ifeyinwa Kanu,

Fungi as a method – virtual workshop
17/06/2021
11:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Fungi as a method – virtual workshop

Organiser: Climate and Cities

A hands-on virtual workshop for people who like to think differently. Fungi as a Method looks at what we might be able to learn from the way the humble but ancient and sustainable fungi lives it’s life. This creative online workshop will take you through four exercises (each based around a fungi biological principle). You […]

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Rebecca Lardeur, Alexander Taylor, Flora Weil, Gribaudi Plytas, Kelly Randall, Léa Silvestrucci,

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.3)
17/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.3)

Organiser: ReLondon

Circular construction – a beginner’s guide The built environment creates huge amounts of waste and generates a lot of carbon – so how can we make construction practices more circular? Join our Circular Economy Playbook podcast hosts, Wayne Hubbard and Ali Moore, with special guest Peter Swallow of Grimshaw to get under the skin of […]

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Wayne Hubbard, Andrea Charlson, Ali Moore, Peter Swallow,

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.4)
18/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy playbook – live! (ep.4)

Organiser: ReLondon

How can fashion be circular? Finding it hard to shake your fashion habit, and can’t get your head around how circular fashion can help? Join our Circular Economy Playbook podcast hosts, Wayne Hubbard and Ali Moore, with special guest Hannah Carter (ReLondon’s Love Not Landfill campaign) to figure out how to style it out.

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Wayne Hubbard, Ali Moore, Hannah Carter, Rebecca Earley,

Towards a sustainable future – Sustainable Buildings
15/06/2021
11:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Towards a sustainable future – Sustainable Buildings

Organiser: UK Research and Innovation

A fascinating insight into how government, construction, energy and manufacturing is working together; scaling up and increasing adoption of net zero technologies and approaches to dramatically bring down the emissions of our built environment. This Webinar is part the Net Zero Series which sheds light on the UKRI’s flagship programme- the Transforming Construction Challenge, to […]

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Chris Coonick, Yewande Akinola MBE, Peter Goring, Stuart Norman, Crawford Wright, Ron Cowley, Ian Hutchcroft, Vincent Clancy,

Finding beauty in imperfection – designing with reclaimed materials
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Finding beauty in imperfection – designing with reclaimed materials

Organiser: Salvo

Through case studies of London fashion environments designed with reclaimed materials, Salvo aims to inspire circular practises and a future where use starts with reuse. The session will explore futuREuse tools from the FCRBE Interreg north-west Europe project, of which Salvo is the main UK partner. Part of Salvo Fest celebrating 30 years of Salvo, […]

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Sara Morel, Becky Moles,

A sustainable woodworking workshop experience
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

A sustainable woodworking workshop experience

Organiser: Saunders Seasonings and Blackhorse Workshop

Blackhorse Workshop, 1-2 Sutherland Rd Path, London E17 6BX Price £45 Max participants – 10 – SOLD OUT! Spend an evening in the workshop, learning to make a hanging planter from wood upcycled from a felled London tree by Saunders Seasonings. You’ll be shown how to use traditional woodwork machinery to craft a beautiful planter […]

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Christina French,

How to make B2B asset sharing an everyday habit in your organisation
16/06/2021
19:00-20:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

How to make B2B asset sharing an everyday habit in your organisation

Organiser: Optumum

In this session you’ll learn the best ways to embed B2B asset sharing (sharing of assets and over-capacity between departments and with others) into your business. Join us as we look at successful examples of asset sharing in construction, medical and healthcare settings whilst sharing some of the best tips and advice for making asset […]

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Ed Cox, Lieke van Kerkhoven,

Get Inspired 2021-the future generation of circular economy entrepreneurs
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Get Inspired 2021-the future generation of circular economy entrepreneurs

Organiser: Circular Glasgow

Welcome to Circular Glasgow’s Get Inspired 2021 event. This year’s virtual event is a chance to hear from some brilliant businesses whilst building your knowledge of a circular economy and its importance in achieving net-zero targets. Across the morning, we will be exploring 3 key themes: tech, innovation and youth. Join us as we showcase […]

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Alison McRae, Michael Groves, Julia Kirby-Smith, Martin Tangney, Craig Sterling, Tony Burns, Geoff Leask, Kate Chambers, Paul Duddy, Sam Sutaria, Greg Lucas,

Get Inspired 2021- solving the world’s biggest challenges through innovation:
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Get Inspired 2021- solving the world’s biggest challenges through innovation:

Organiser: Circular Glasgow

Welcome to Circular Glasgow’s Get Inspired 2021 event. This year’s virtual event is a chance to hear from some brilliant businesses whilst building your knowledge of a circular economy and its importance in achieving net-zero targets. Across the morning, we will be exploring 3 key themes: tech, innovation and youth. Join us as we showcase […]

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Alison McRae, Michael Groves, Julia Kirby-Smith, Martin Tangney, Craig Sterling, Tony Burns, Geoff Leask, Kate Chambers, Paul Duddy, Sam Sutaria, Greg Lucas,

Get Inspired 2021 – when a circular economy meets digital transformation
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Get Inspired 2021 – when a circular economy meets digital transformation

Organiser: Circular Glasgow

Welcome to Circular Glasgow’s Get Inspired 2021 event. This year’s virtual event is a chance to hear from some brilliant businesses whilst building your knowledge of a circular economy and its importance in achieving net-zero targets. Across the morning, we will be exploring 3 key themes: tech, innovation and youth. Join us as we showcase […]

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Alison McRae, Michael Groves, Julia Kirby-Smith, Martin Tangney, Craig Sterling, Tony Burns, Geoff Leask, Kate Chambers, Paul Duddy, Sam Sutaria, Greg Lucas,

Get Inspired 2021 – keynote
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Get Inspired 2021 – keynote

Organiser: Circular Glasgow

Welcome to Circular Glasgow’s Get Inspired 2021 event. This year’s virtual event is a chance to hear from some brilliant businesses whilst building your knowledge of a circular economy and its importance in achieving net-zero targets. Across the morning, we will be exploring 3 key themes: tech, innovation and youth. Join us as we showcase […]

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Alison McRae, Michael Groves, Julia Kirby-Smith, Martin Tangney, Craig Sterling, Tony Burns, Geoff Leask, Kate Chambers, Paul Duddy, Sam Sutaria, Greg Lucas,

Love Not Landfill and Nuw Circular Clothes Swap
17/06/2021
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Love Not Landfill and Nuw Circular Clothes Swap

Organiser: ReLondon and Nuw

Love Not Landfill has teamed up with Nuw, the free fashion swapping app, for Circular Economy Week to share the first ever exclusively Love Not Landfill collection to Nuw members. Swappers can sign up to the Nuw app, upload clothes to swap and then “shop” from the Love Not Landfill collection which will drop onto […]

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The implementation of reuse in the built environment
15/06/2021
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

The implementation of reuse in the built environment

Organiser: Globechain

A panel discussion aimed at cost surveyors, facilities managers, those working in procurement, architects and engineers. Attendees will discover how reuse is successfully being implemented in the construction industry. This session will explore how reuse can benefit all projects, how the sector can measure and use the data to help with sustainability objectives and what […]

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May Al-Karooni, Ann Beavis, Jack Millard,

Waste as a resource in the built environment
16/06/2021
13:00-13:30 (BST LONDON)

Waste as a resource in the built environment

Organiser: Globechain

A fireside discussion on how viewing waste as a resource benefits the entire supply chain in the built environment. Cost surveyors, facilities managers, those working in procurement, architects and engineers are encouraged to take 30 minutes out of their day to join what is sure to be a fascinating discussion.

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May Al-Karooni, Ann Beavis,

Cities vs. Climate change – Cities innovating to act on climate change

Cities vs. Climate change – Cities innovating to act on climate change

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Per Klevnas

Circular construction – Building regenerative cities by bridging the gap between theory, practice and policy

Circular construction – Building regenerative cities by bridging the gap between theory, practice and policy

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How does circular economy tackle climate change?
14/06/2021
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

How does circular economy tackle climate change?

Organiser: ReLondon

At this opening event for Circular Economy Week 2021, ReLondon brings together experts to explore how our consumption contributes to the climate crisis and how circular economy can help. With COP26 fast approaching, the session will tackle the role of governments, nations and cities and the actions they are taking to make circular economy a […]

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Joss Blériot, Mike Berners-Lee, Alison McRae, Wayne Hubbard, Shirley Rodrigues, David Warren, Pete Daw, Lamia Sbiti, Pauline Metivier,

Linear and Circular Economies for the Data Centres in 2030

Linear and Circular Economies for the Data Centres in 2030

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Dr. Deborah Andrews, Astrid Wynne

Power Circle: A new approach to the circular energy economy

Power Circle: A new approach to the circular energy economy

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Jon Cape, iPower Energy Ltd and Kenny Cameron, Connected Response Ltd

The importance of good data analysis and business practices

The importance of good data analysis and business practices

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Rio

Empowering citizen-consumers in a fashion-textiles Circular Economy
16/06/2021

Empowering citizen-consumers in a fashion-textiles Circular Economy

Organiser: UKRI Interdisciplinary Textiles Circularity Centre, Circular Economy Club London Chapter and CE-Hub

One of the key aspects of a circular economy is to keep products in use for as long as possible. We invite all sections of society to participate in discussing and mapping the strategies used by design brands, retailers, charities, waste management initiatives, councils, community groups and researchers that aim to keep apparel in use. […]

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Katarina Rimarcikova, Sharon Baurley, Bruna Petreca, Alex Book, Orestis Georgiou, Marianna Obrist, Carey Jewitt, David Greenfield, Rob Hollands, Mark Collin,

Unlocking the circular value within the foodservice equipment industry
16/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Unlocking the circular value within the foodservice equipment industry

Organiser: Loopcycle

The first in a three-part series of case studies looking at the foodservice equipment industry’s key opportunities and challenges for moving to the circular economy. Loopcycle is a product traceability platform that drives integrity within the reuse marketplace and redefines the management, recovery and resale of valuable secondary products.

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Keith Warren, Lugano Kapembwa,

Circular construction – The Circular City Hack

Circular construction – The Circular City Hack

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Unlocking the circular value with the product manufacturer
17/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Unlocking the circular value with the product manufacturer

Organiser: Loopcycle

The second in a three-part series of case studies looking at how commercial equipment manufacturers can contribute to a circular economy by extending the life of their products. Loopcycle is a product traceability platform that drives integrity within the reuse marketplace and redefines the management, recovery and resale of valuable secondary products.

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Steven Witt, Lugano Kapembwa,

Consumption and climate: how local data can drive tangible action
17/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Consumption and climate: how local data can drive tangible action

Organiser: London Councils and ReLondon

Join this event, hosted by London Councils and ReLondon, to find out more about the role of analytics and data in helping local government plan and act. You’ll hear about consumption-based emissions and why they’re important; see the key findings from recent research into how consumption patterns and related emissions vary (or not) across London […]

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Simon Gilby, Anne Owen, Philip Glanville, Sarah Malone, Jean Billant, Matthew Adams, Wayne Hubbard,

Circular London’s #CEweekLDN Official Launch

Circular London’s #CEweekLDN Official Launch

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Cllr. Bassam Mahfouz, Andrea Crump, Kate Raworth

Unlocking the circular value with the commercial equipment operator
18/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Unlocking the circular value with the commercial equipment operator

Organiser: Loopcycle

The third in a three-part series of case studies looking at how operators of the commercial equipment can contribute to a circular economy by demonstrating responsible management of their used appliances. Loopcycle is a product traceability platform that drives integrity within the reuse marketplace and redefines the management, recovery and resale of valuable secondary products.

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Richard Hales, Lugano Kapembwa,

Mending through embroidery: a workshop
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Mending through embroidery: a workshop

Organiser: LSESU Circular Economy Society and the Slow Fashion Movement UK

Throughout the workshop, Amy will introduce us to the Embroidery 101: how fabric works, why things tear, fixing tears and the ‘theory’ behind strong mending, and will also give a workshop on simple floral embroidery. There will be plenty of time to ask questions and try things out, however, following along is not mandatory – […]

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Amy Leete, Lara Pohl-Martell,

A toolkit for navigating the changing legislative landscape for businesses…

A toolkit for navigating the changing legislative landscape for businesses…

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Ashurst LLP and Oakdene Hollins

Circular B2B – How digital markets can open up new supply chain opportunities and drive circularity for B2B companies
16/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular B2B – How digital markets can open up new supply chain opportunities and drive circularity for B2B companies

Organiser: Souqbox

B2B companies tend to buy offline (82% globally) from a narrow base of vetted suppliers. This is holding back the circular economy; circular repurposing means buyers must be willing to consider one-off purchases from unknown suppliers. Improved seller and product vetting and provenance capability means the online world is no longer a ‘wild west’ for […]

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Campbell Murray,

Transform you business model with the Circulab methodology

Transform you business model with the Circulab methodology

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Salam Kaddouh, Marie Geneste

Meet the investors

Meet the investors

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Refill, refill and refill – the story of plastic
16/06/2021
19:00-20:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Refill, refill and refill – the story of plastic

Organiser: Plastic Free Hackney

The story of plastic is an expose revealing the truth behind plastic pollution: how we got to our current global plastic pollution crisis and how the oil and gas industry has manipulated the narrative. Our panel will discuss the refill revolution and examine the solutions government, industry and individuals must now enact.

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Bettina Maidment, Daisy Hutchison, Ander Zabala,

Creating a circular economy for tech: why, how & what
16/06/2021
19:00-20:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Creating a circular economy for tech: why, how & what

Organiser: Spring

The global mountain of e-waste is growing, rare and critical materials are running out and the consumption of tech continues to grow. With the e-waste expected to increase from 53.6mt in 2019 to 74.7mt by 2030 and demand for critical materials to increase six-fold we need to create a circular economy for tech rapidly. This […]

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Tom Williams & James Seear, Professor David Cole-Hamilton, Professor Paul Ekins,

Nappuccino – reusable nappy demonstration
18/06/2021
10:00-10:30-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Nappuccino – reusable nappy demonstration

Organiser: Hackney Real Nappy Network

A 30-minute demonstration providing everything new parents need to know about reusable nappies. The demo will explain the different types of reusable nappy, how to use, store and wash them. At the end of the session, there will be a Q&A, and parents will be also able to claim or redeem their free nappy vouchers.

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Esther Bolter,

Building circularity into into your business – with business founders
17/06/2021
18:30-19:30 (BST LONDON)

Building circularity into into your business – with business founders

Organiser: In The Loop

In The Loop is a community of circular economy founders from a range of sectors. At this event, we will be talking about ideas, opportunities and challenges for businesses in the circular economy, with a focus on how to add circularity into your business.

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Kate Jackson, Ali Murrell, Paul Crossman, Chloe Stewart, Carrie Davies,

Exploring the Circular Office in Islington

Exploring the Circular Office in Islington

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Roxarne Owen, Philip Guthrie, Jon Khoo

London for Cleantech

London for Cleantech

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Chris Parker, Nusrat Yousuf, Lucette Demets

Circular London’s Collaborative Action

Circular London’s Collaborative Action

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Grosvenor

Keeping fashion in the loop
17/06/2021
18:30-19:30 (BST LONDON)

Keeping fashion in the loop

Organiser: LoanHood, The Seams, and Connor Hill Co.

Want to learn more about the circular economy within fashion and how we can all be a part of it from renting your clothes to repairing and upcycling? Join Loanhood and friends for this fun and informal chat where we answer your questions.

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Jen Charon, Lucy Hall & Jade McSorley, Layla Sargent, Connor Hill,

Get Inspired 2021
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Get Inspired 2021

Organiser: Circular Glasgow

Welcome to Circular Glasgow’s Get Inspired 2021 event. This year’s virtual event is a chance to hear from some brilliant businesses whilst building your knowledge of a circular economy and its importance in achieving net-zero targets. Across the morning, we will be exploring 3 key themes: tech, innovation and youth. Join us as we showcase […]

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Alison McRae, Michael Groves, Julia Kirby-Smith, Martin Tangney, Craig Sterling, Tony Burns, Geoff Leask, Kate Chambers, Paul Duddy, Sam Sutaria, Greg Lucas,

Future Planet

Future Planet

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FuturePlanet

London and the circular economy: The role of higher education – a student takeover special
15/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

London and the circular economy: The role of higher education – a student takeover special

Organiser: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Taking place during Circular Economy Week, this event marks the fifth networking event for higher education institutions in London. In this student takeover special, we’re handing the mic over to some remarkable students making real change at their universities from the ground up. As we start to shift the gears to action, this workshop will […]

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Reniera O’Donnell, Joshua Newton, Violetta Lynch, Hannah Carter, Ankita Bhattacharjee, Nelson Liu, Martina Beleva, Kristina Kjnigsen,

Conscious consumerism and the circular economy
18/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Conscious consumerism and the circular economy

Organiser: Slow Fashion UK & The British School of Fashion

An instagram-live about conscious consumerism and the circular economy… Specifically how this fits in with the #slowfashionseason2021 #fashiondetox campaign by www.slowfashion.global. Featuring: Dr. Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas, hosted by GCU London alumna Dhruvyasha (sustainability consultant) on the Slow Fashion UK platform. Join live at 4pm: www.instagram.com/slowfashion.uk

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Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas, Dhruvyasha Patel,

What actually IS a circular supply chain?
17/06/2021
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

What actually IS a circular supply chain?

Organiser: Do It Properly

Join Do It Properly to hear our panel discuss what matters when working with suppliers to become more circular. We’ll be discussing real world successes, the challenges you can face, and how to use metrics as part of your sustainable business model.

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George Kitchen,

Biohm event

Biohm event

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Materiom

Materiom

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Beyond recycling: The circular economy in Richmond
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Beyond recycling: The circular economy in Richmond

Organiser: Richmond Council

Join us to find out about the circular economy, it’s importance in tackling climate change and how to get involved. Featuring local examples of the circular economy in action in Richmond, you can explore how to be more circular, use less resources, generate less waste and lower your carbon emissions.

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Andrew Hagger, Kate Chesshyre, Simon Westgarth,

Advance London

Advance London

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Advance London

Ashwells Reclaimed Timber
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Ashwells Reclaimed Timber

Organiser: Salvo

The rainforest is disappearing, fast. That’s why Ashwells collaborates with marine & civil engineering contractors and landscape architects, reclaiming and reusing tropical timber, and enabling a more sustainable built environment. Attend this talk to understand how you can increase the % of timber reclaimed and/or reused within your projects. Part of Salvo Fest celebrating 30 […]

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Janine & Deb Davies-Tutt,

Metals in construction – accelerating the transition to a more circular economy
17/06/2021
13:00-14:30 (BST LONDON)

Metals in construction – accelerating the transition to a more circular economy

Organiser: Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Buildings Products (ASBP) for a free-to-attend webinar as part of #CEweekLDN, exploring the latest innovations and developments for metals in construction, and how these approaches can accelerate the transition to a more circular economy.

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Simon Corbey, Sumit Hazra, Helen Powell, Roy Fishwick, Drew Robins, Bill Firth,

Fashion Circle: Sustainably made
17/06/2021
17:00-18:30 (BST LONDON)

Fashion Circle: Sustainably made

Organiser: Fashion District & The Trampery, in association with the London College of Fashion

Join us at Fashion Circle, an event series presented by the Fashion District and The Trampery for fashion businesses to learn and develop their network. We are delighted to host the second in the series alongside an exciting lineup of speakers, who will shine a spotlight on critical issues for sustainable manufacturing.

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Flora Davidson, Diana Kakkar, Esther Knight, Sophie Dunster,

Salvo in conversation with Ambient Studio
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Salvo in conversation with Ambient Studio

Organiser: Salvo

Today only 1% of building material is reclaimed and reused in north-west Europe. Faye will delve into Salvo’s pioneering pilots from the FCRBE Interreg NWE project, which aims to increase reuse of reclaimed building materials by 50% by 2032. The discussion with Matthew Riley from Ambient Studios will cover existing barriers, and construction’s opportunity in […]

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Matthew Riley, Faye Thorley,

Advance London

Advance London

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Advance London

Reclaimed Renovation
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Reclaimed Renovation

Organiser: Salvo

Sara (aka Reclaimed Woman) takes us on a tour of her carbon negative London flat renovation, which she vowed to renovate entirely with reclaimed materials, and then quit her corporate fashion job to reclaim her life. Sara aka Reclaimed Woman shares stories from her journey into sustainable sourcing, and how her home inspired a complete […]

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Sara Morel,

How subscription-based models can save us from the throw-away culture
18/06/2021
09:00-17:30 (BST LONDON)

How subscription-based models can save us from the throw-away culture

Organiser: The Toy Box Club

The Toy Box Club is a great example of where a subscription model can completely reinvent the relationship users (in this case children) have with a product (in this case toys), eliminating the waste associated with our throw-away culture. Come and see for yourself! The Toy Box Club will have an unmanned shop today (1pm-5pm) […]

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Reclaiming Sustainable Fashion
17/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Reclaiming Sustainable Fashion

Organiser: Salvo

Reclaiming the meaning behind the words “sustainable” and “fashion.” Maria shares her experience of From Belo, her award wining accessories brand, which makes desirable pieces from materials such as seatbelts once destined for landfill, and helps a vulnerable community – providing jobs to craft bags without cruelty or toxins in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Part of […]

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Maria Costa,

Styling with salvage
18/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Styling with salvage

Organiser: Salvo

Joanne guides us through her style of new and old, modern yet lived-in aesthetics, which have made her a sought-after designer for homes and boutique hospitality spaces. Joanne’s design work and books have won numerous design awards and have been featured in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Dwell, Apartment Therapy and many more. Part […]

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Joanne Palmisano,

2018 Summit

2018 Summit

Speaker(s)

Circular Economy Club – Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Summit Screening

Circular Economy Club – Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Summit Screening

Speaker(s)

Circular London and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)

Library Of Things – Thing Demo

Library Of Things – Thing Demo

Speaker(s)

Zuleika and John

Circular London’s – Refilling London

Circular London’s – Refilling London

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Business and Circular Economy

Business and Circular Economy

Speaker(s)

Roundtable Discussion on Circular Economy in the Commonwealth

Roundtable Discussion on Circular Economy in the Commonwealth

Speaker(s)

Commonwealth Business Women

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

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

Speaker(s)

Circular Brighton & Hove and Design Brighton

UKGBC Webinar: Circular Economy Guidance

UKGBC Webinar: Circular Economy Guidance

Speaker(s)

Anna Surgenor, Senior Sustainability Advisor, UKGBC

Understanding the role of plastics in the Circular Economy

Understanding the role of plastics in the Circular Economy

Speaker(s)

Circular economy tour of Calverts’ London print factory

Circular economy tour of Calverts’ London print factory

Speaker(s)

Share, Refill and Refurbish
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Share, Refill and Refurbish

Organiser: Hammersmith & Fulham Council

Join Hammersmith & Fulham Council for a lunch and learn session to explore why we need to reduce, reuse and repair before we recycle. We’ll be showcasing and celebrating local work being done to tackle the climate crisis by sharing, refilling and refurbishing. You’ll hear from us and local speakers to find out what is […]

Speaker(s)

Blockchain and Circular Economy

Blockchain and Circular Economy

Speaker(s)

Antony Welfare, Nikhil Vadgama, Peter Bambridge, Geri Cupi, Naj Rehman, Eddie Dautry-Turner & Areiel Wolanow

How can planning policy drive a sustainable built environment? (Session 1)
16/06/2021

How can planning policy drive a sustainable built environment? (Session 1)

Organiser: C40 Cities and ReLondon

City governments are well placed to set a regulatory framework that can drive their cities towards sustainable futures. By embedding circular economy principles into urban policy levers, cities can bring about changes to the use and management of materials in cities. Join a webinar hosted by C40 Cities and CIRCuIT that examines the role of […]

Speaker(s)

Andrea Charlson, Pauline Metivier, Kathrin Zeller, Tessa Devreese,

#CEWeekLDN: Circular Connect

#CEWeekLDN: Circular Connect

Speaker(s)

How can planning policy drive a sustainable built environment? (Session 2)
17/06/2021

How can planning policy drive a sustainable built environment? (Session 2)

Organiser: C40 Cities and ReLondon

City governments are well placed to set a regulatory framework that can drive their cities towards sustainable futures. By embedding circular economy principles into urban policy levers, cities can bring about changes to the use and management of materials in cities. Join a webinar hosted by C40 Cities and CIRCuIT that examines the role of […]

Speaker(s)

Andrea Charlson, Pauline Metivier, Tessa Devreese, Kathrin Zeller,

Circular economy innovators tour
18/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy innovators tour

Organiser: Circular Economy Club London

Join the Circular Economy Club London as we wrap up #CEWeekLDN with our 2nd virtual Circular Economy Tour. Using our online Circular Economy Club London Circular Business Map for reference, grab your favourite beverage and enjoy a behind the scenes tour of circular businesses located in London. Whether your interest is in Circular Fashion & […]

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Cooking Show – Home Composting and Degustation

Cooking Show – Home Composting and Degustation

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Ranald Schulz

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

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

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Circular lighting in the built environment
16/06/2021

Circular lighting in the built environment

Organiser: Whitecroft Lighting Ltd. and ReLondon

Join us for an insightful event about circular lighting and how it can be applied to the built environment. Hosted by Whitecroft Lighting and ReLondon, the session will explore: •Circular economy and its impact on the built environment and product design choices •The Cradle to Cradle programme and how it adds value •Circularity as a […]

Speaker(s)

Andrea Charlson, Tim Bowes, Arfon Davies,

Pre-development audits as part of a circular built environment
16/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Pre-development audits as part of a circular built environment

Organiser: GLA, BRE and Grimshaw Architects

The circular economy is recognised as an integral part of ‘growing a good economy’ within the new London Plan (the spatial development strategy for London) adopted in 2021. This plan sets out policies requiring large schemes to be developed in line with ‘circular economy’ principles – minimising demolition waste and designing new buildings so they […]

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Katie Lindsey, David Cheshire, Katherine Adams, James Pay, Peter Swallow,

Measurement and communication of Circular Economy activity

Measurement and communication of Circular Economy activity

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Circular procurement and the environmental footprint of an end-product
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular procurement and the environmental footprint of an end-product

Organiser: AMBIO-N (CircularSourceSM)

Join us to discuss how designers and procurement leads, alike can better achieve circularity in creating end-products. This can range from apparel to manufactured items for the home. What is required by designers to procurement leads to better equip their value chain to qualify for this process?

Speaker(s)

Jordanna Marshall, Ian Whiteford, Emma Mathews, Carrie Davies, Marina Bradford,

Renew Centre Tour

Renew Centre Tour

Speaker(s)

FuturePlanet 10x IMPACT Packaging: Rewrapped

FuturePlanet 10x IMPACT Packaging: Rewrapped

Speaker(s)

The Circular Economy Show by CLGdotTV

The Circular Economy Show by CLGdotTV

Speaker(s)

Dr David Greenfield

UK Circular Cities Roundtable

UK Circular Cities Roundtable

Speaker(s)

Ellen MacArthur Foundation & London Waste & Recycling Board’s Circular London

Circular economy and employability in fashion and luxury
15/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy and employability in fashion and luxury

Organiser: The British School of Fashion

Director of the British School of Fashion Tim Jackson is joined by a panel of industry insiders to explore how sustainability and inclusion are helping to reshape employment opportunities within the fashion and luxury sectors. Circular Economy expert and CEO of Positive Luxury Diana Verde Nieto will join luxury industry recruitment director Younus Desai to […]

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Tim Jackson, Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas, Diana Verde Nieto, Younus Desai, Sophie Svestad,

Circular Economy, Reuse and Construction

Circular Economy, Reuse and Construction

Speaker(s)

Katherine Adams, Coin Rice, Roy Fishwick & Jane Anderson

Making Global Goals Local Business: London Edition

Making Global Goals Local Business: London Edition

Speaker(s)

How emissions transparency can help businesses identify and adopt circular practices
15/06/2021
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

How emissions transparency can help businesses identify and adopt circular practices

Organiser: Carbon X

Before your business can attempt to become a part of the circular economy, you need to know which areas are producing the most carbon. ‘If you measure it, you can manage it.’ Join us for a fireside chat with our expert panel to discover the vital and often overlooked first steps of understanding your business’s […]

Speaker(s)

Lawrence Campbell, Charlie Cotton, Manuela Frete,

The Future of Work in a Sustainable World
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

The Future of Work in a Sustainable World

Organiser: EcoTalent

An overview of how EcoTalent Ltd see the future of employment in the Circular Economy / Sustainable world. Plus top tips for both employers and job seekers to take action NOW!

Speaker(s)

Sarah Kemp,

Behaviour change – Change begins at home: encouraging climate-friendly behaviours

Behaviour change – Change begins at home: encouraging climate-friendly behaviours

Speaker(s)

Professor Robert West

Are Young People engaged in the Circular Conversation?

Are Young People engaged in the Circular Conversation?

Speaker(s)

Imogen Clemett

Education for sustainability: what’s missing from the conversation?
17/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Education for sustainability: what’s missing from the conversation?

Organiser: The London Interdisciplinary School (LIS)

An interactive online workshop, using Zoom and Miro, to share experiences and explore the competencies (knowledge, skills, attributes, and values) that are needed for the transition to a circular economy. It will include an opportunity to reflect on what’s missing from UNESCO’s current competency framework, and to contribute to research that could influence a global […]

Speaker(s)

Dr Ash Brockwell,

Circular Economy for Sustainable Islands

Circular Economy for Sustainable Islands

Speaker(s)

How to build back better with free circular economy business support
17/06/2021
18:30-19:30 (BST LONDON)

How to build back better with free circular economy business support

Organiser: ReLondon

Thanks to funding from the Mayor of London’s Green New Deal, support is now available to help London-based SMEs adopt circular economy business models and Build Back Better. Join this workshop to find out about circular economy opportunities, hear about successful circular businesses, and access free support for your business.

Speaker(s)

Lauren Doyle,

How British beauty brands are driving the circular economy agenda
16/06/2021
11:00-12:00 (BST LONDON)

How British beauty brands are driving the circular economy agenda

Organiser: Seeds of Colour

A round table with beauty experts leading the eco-transformation of the beauty industry in the UK. Members of the expert panel will share challenges, success stories and insights on how their brands and businesses are bringing the circular economy to life. This is a must-attend event for ethical/beauty consumers, opinion leaders, other founders and business […]

Speaker(s)

Anna Valle, Dr Steve Taylor, Dr Lydia Smith, Dr Simon Jackson,

Practical approaches towards implementing the circular economy within structural engineering and the construction industry
15/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Practical approaches towards implementing the circular economy within structural engineering and the construction industry

Organiser: Institution of Structural Engineers

With reuse widely accepted as one of the quickest routes to decarbonisation of the construction industry, how can we expect to see design and construction methods change over coming years? Are buildings going to be dismantled, rather than demolished? Are design teams going to be working with libraries of salvaged structural members, rather than starting […]

Speaker(s)

Andrea Charlson, Penny Gowler, Charlie Wedgwood, Laura Batty,

Good with wood – upcycling London’s felled trees into fabulous furniture
18/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Good with wood – upcycling London’s felled trees into fabulous furniture

Organiser: Saunders Seasoning

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! Over 5,000 trees are felled in London every year because they have died, become a danger, or to make way for development. Most end their lives as firewood or biofuel, releasing huge quantities of carbon back into the atmosphere. Saunders Seasonings think it’s crazy these trees are not put to better use […]

Speaker(s)

Bruce Saunders, Patrick Welsh,

Smart Cities: engaging with citizens to accelerate green solutions

Smart Cities: engaging with citizens to accelerate green solutions

Speaker(s)

Maximising the utility of services and products in retail
15/06/2021
15:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Maximising the utility of services and products in retail

Organiser: Sook

Sook transforms empty shops into adaptive and digitally enhanced spaces which are rentable by the hour. Sook Spaces do away with the cost, complications and waste associated with fitting out physical spaces. Join Sook and some of their incredible occupiers who are active in a circular economy to know more about the SMEs operating in […]

Speaker(s)

John Hoyle, Jessica Green, Sophia Scott, Sacha Newall,

Circular fashion as an approach from global and local perspectives

Circular fashion as an approach from global and local perspectives

Speaker(s)

Marina Chahboune, Hanna & Julia, Ina Budde & Calle Evans

Circular economy design increases resilience and drives regeneration

Circular economy design increases resilience and drives regeneration

Speaker(s)

Brieuc Saffré, Justine Laurent, Alban Bitz, Federico Guisoli

Consumer behaviour and dietary choice
18/06/2021
13:00-16:00 (BST LONDON)

Consumer behaviour and dietary choice

Organiser: Intellidigest

This webinar will dive into the topic of how consumer behaviour affects food sustainability and how the industry is responding to a rise in popularity of healthier diets, vegetarianism and veganism. The expert panel will also consider how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the food system in terms of consumer behaviour and dietary choice.

Speaker(s)

Assoc Prof Wayne Martindale, Dr Christian Reynolds, Professor Leon Terry, Ruth Edge, Steve Brown, Mphumuzi Sukati, Dr Ifeyinwa Kanu,

London and the Circular Economy: the role of Higher Education (Workshop 2)

London and the Circular Economy: the role of Higher Education (Workshop 2)

Speaker(s)

Behaviour change: Webinar #2 – Squaring the Circle

Behaviour change: Webinar #2 – Squaring the Circle

Speaker(s)

David Hall & Ollie Burch

Interactive Circular Strategy Session

Interactive Circular Strategy Session

Speaker(s)

Low plastic schemes in London
18/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Low plastic schemes in London

Organiser: ReLondon and Imperial College London

This stakeholder workshop is a collaboration between ReLondon and Imperial College London. The workshop will inform research on low-plastic schemes (e.g. surfers against sewage plastic free communities and North London Waste Authority’s low plastic zones). This project is linked to recommendations in the ReLondon report on reducing single-use plastic consumption. The event will share insights […]

Speaker(s)

Beverley Simonson, Margot King,

Power to the people

Power to the people

Speaker(s)

Materials and the circular economy

Materials and the circular economy

Speaker(s)

Emily Walport

Building with circularity in mind
16/06/2021
12:00-12:30 (BST LONDON)

Building with circularity in mind

Organiser: KLH Sustainability

How to reduce embodied carbon in construction and regeneration projects. KLH is made up of a diverse team who all share the same passion – to be agents for change in the built environment helping clients better respond to the climate, biodiversity and social crises. Join them as they discuss real-life projects showing how embodied […]

Speaker(s)

William Butcher,

‘Build Back Better’ Clinic for SMEs

‘Build Back Better’ Clinic for SMEs

Speaker(s)

How to become more circular
15/06/2021
12:00-13:00 (BST LONDON)

How to become more circular

Organiser: City of London Corporation

Join Sunny Jar for an hour-long workshop packed full of hints and practical tips on how to lead a circular lifestyle and become more sustainable. Learn how you can accelerate the transition to a circular economy by making some simple yet effective changes to your day-to-day rituals. Topics covered will include: Making items last as […]

Speaker(s)

Maud Barret,

Achieving circularity in the built environment

Achieving circularity in the built environment

Speaker(s)

May Al-Karooni & Doug Simpson

Circular economy and the benefits to London’s local authorities
17/06/2021
10:00-11:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy and the benefits to London’s local authorities

Organiser: ReLondon

A practical and informative webinar which introduces the key principles of circular economy for use by local authorities. The event includes a 101 session by ReLondon and Circular Economy Week sponsors, LEDNet (the London Environment Directors’ Network), to explain what circular economy means, how it can benefit local authorities and what role cities can play. […]

Speaker(s)

Keith Bottomley, Joe Kingston, Wayne Hubbard, Pauline Metivier, Venetia Reid-Baptiste,

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