Past events

The seventh annual London circular economy showcase #CEweek2024

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

#CEweek2024 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 seventh 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.

2022
2023
Electronic repair party
22/10/2023

Electronic repair party

Organiser: WCL Fixers

Bring along your slow or broken electronic devices and get them fixed for free! WCL Fixers is a community interest company that brings together volunteer repairers and the community to fix their electronics for free. The idea is to nurture repair culture in the community, rather than throwing away electronics. The events are open to […]

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Mobility Collage (Beta) – 2pm
21/10/2023

Mobility Collage (Beta) – 2pm

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

Beta test the newest version of this workshop that addresses the environmental demands and impacts related to our personal mobility (transportation), and what actions can be taken to both individually and collectively reduce them. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free time. […]

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Biodiversity Collage – 2pm
21/10/2023

Biodiversity Collage – 2pm

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

Biodiversity Collage is an interactive and collaborative workshop to enable participants to discover how ecosystems function, the uses of biodiversity for humankind, its interactions with human activity and the threats biodiversity currently faces. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free time. In-person […]

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Marie Le Solliec,

Climate Fresk – 2pm
21/10/2023

Climate Fresk – 2pm

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

This three-hour transformative learning experience will give you a better understanding of how the climate system works and the causes and consequences of its disruption. You will gain the essential knowledge needed to take action. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free […]

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Caroline Vienot, Frederic Boissel, Maÿlis Hercot,

loanhood x hackney swap shop
21/10/2023

loanhood x hackney swap shop

Organiser: Loanhood

Pop along to this clothes swap event, hosted by LOANHOOD and supported by Hackney Council. Clothes swaps are a fantastic opportunity to circulate clothes and accessories with other members of your community. Bring no more than five items of clean clothing with you, pick up your tokens and exchange them for new preloved items. In-person […]

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Electronic repair party
21/10/2023

Electronic repair party

Organiser: WCL Fixers & City of London

Bring along your slow or broken electronic devices and get them fixed for free! WCL Fixers is a community interest company that brings together volunteer repairers and the community to fix their electronics for free. The idea is to nurture repair culture in the community, rather than throwing away electronics. The events are open to […]

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E-repair party – trainee session
21/10/2023

E-repair party – trainee session

Organiser: WCL Fixers & City of London

Watch, learn and participate at this community lead-electronic repair event to celebrate Circular Economy Week 2023 and International Repair Day. This event is aimed at trainee fixers who want to get hands-on and learn who to repair electronic devices from laptops to sewing machines. No previous experience required; you will be buddied up with an […]

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Crafts at the Hithe: seeds of sustainability
21/10/2023

Crafts at the Hithe: seeds of sustainability

Organiser: Meanwhile Space CIC

What better way to wrap up CE Week 2023? A drop-in craft event for children (accompanied by parents/carers). Using the flowers grown in the community garden, Meanwhile Space CIC invites you to make and decorate your own special seed packet – to take home with you, to give as a gift, to plant in your […]

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Fix your bike with Westminster Wheels
21/10/2023

Fix your bike with Westminster Wheels

Organiser: City of London

As part of CE Week 2023 and International Repair Day, the City of London’s Recycling Team is joining forces with Westminster Wheels to host a bike repair workshop. Over the course of the day, you will learn how to fix up your bike, and get hands on experience so you know what to do next […]

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Textiles workshop with Sunny Jar Eco Hub
21/10/2023

Textiles workshop with Sunny Jar Eco Hub

Organiser: City of London

Got an item of clothing with a rip, tear or snag? Want to learn how to sew on a button to a shirt? Would you like to put your own stamp on an item you already own? This workshop is a great way to avoid textile waste by fixing up what you already have. Bring […]

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Digital Collage – 10am
21/10/2023

Digital Collage – 10am

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

A fun and collaborative three-hour workshop based on collaboration and collective intelligence. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness and train participants on the environmental issues of digital technology. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free time. In-person event: London, […]

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Circular Economy Collage – 10am
21/10/2023

Circular Economy Collage – 10am

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

The Circular Economy Collage looks at our existing (linear) economic model, highlights its impacts and invites participants to explore a different, circular model, that uses fewer resources, designs out waste and respects the limits of our planet. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in […]

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Ash Goddard, Marie Le Solliec,

Mobility Collage (Beta) – 10am
21/10/2023

Mobility Collage (Beta) – 10am

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

Beta test the newest version of this workshop that addresses the environmental demands and impacts related to our personal mobility (transportation), and what actions can be taken to both individually and collectively reduce them. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free time. […]

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Biodiversity Collage – 10am
21/10/2023

Biodiversity Collage – 10am

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

Biodiversity Collage is an interactive and collaborative workshop to enable participants to discover how ecosystems function, the uses of biodiversity for humankind, its interactions with human activity and the threats biodiversity currently faces. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free time. In-person […]

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Elisabeth Souquet, Gwenaelle Boissel,

Climate Fresk – 10am
21/10/2023

Climate Fresk – 10am

Organiser: Planet Workshop Festival

This three-hour transformative learning experience will give you a better understanding of how the climate system works and the causes and consequences of its disruption. You will gain the essential knowledge needed to take action. Part of the Planet Workshop Festival, a free one-day event organised by volunteer facilitators from different NGOs in their free […]

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Lisa Emilie Turner-Lankage, Caroline Vienot,

Natural History Museum Lates: Fashion (r)Evolution – Clothes Swap with Love Not Landfill
20/10/2023

Natural History Museum Lates: Fashion (r)Evolution – Clothes Swap with Love Not Landfill

Organiser: Natural History Museum, Love Not Landfill

Find some amazing pre-loved clothing at Love Not Landfill’s clothes swap during the Natural History Museum’s Lates event: Fashion (r)Evolution. Exchange your pre-loved clothes for tokens and pick up some gems to revitalise your wardrobe. Remember to bring some pre-loved clothing with you on the night if you want to take part in the clothes […]

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Introduction to Ecological Radio – Workshop #1
20/10/2023

Introduction to Ecological Radio – Workshop #1

Organiser: Soundcamp

Join Soundcamp for their first workshop at LJ Works: Introduction to Ecological Radio, Workshop 1. For Circular Economy Week 2023, Soundcamp is hosting a free hands-on workshop teaching participants how to assemble field transmitters from kits, listening to local sounds in and around LJ Works and Loughborough Junction and the farm. There will also be […]

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Bike repair workshop
20/10/2023

Bike repair workshop

Organiser: Decathlon

A drop-in, hands-on workshop aimed at commuter and leisure cyclists. You will lean the basic maintenance skills required to keep your bike on the road, including how to remove tyres and inner tubes, identify punctures, remove obstacles/causes and replace and refit. In-person event (no pre-registration required) Decathlon Surrey Quays (2nd floor), 9 Maritime Street, London […]

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Upcycling at Gridlestone Community Centre
20/10/2023

Upcycling at Gridlestone Community Centre

Organiser: Archway Upcyclers

All are welcome! Come along to this upcycling group (held every Friday) with an idea of something you’d like to make, create, transform or fix and we can provide the tools, space and expertise to help you achieve it. Storage space is available for longer projects so you don’t have to drag things back and […]

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Reusable nappy demonstration
20/10/2023

Reusable nappy demonstration

Organiser: Hackney Council

Join Hackney Council and Nappy Ever After to find out everything there is to know about reusable nappies, including a fantastic laundry service. Thanks to Hackney Council, Hackney parents and carers (pregnant or with a child under 18 months) can claim their FREE £70 nappy voucher on the day. Following the nappy demo, there will […]

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Hilary Vick,

Growing London’s circular food system: Grant application guidance
20/10/2023

Growing London’s circular food system: Grant application guidance

Organiser: ReLondon

This webinar offers the opportunity to learn more about ReLondon’s new grant scheme for circular food innovators. Attending the webinar will help you identify whether your proposal is suitable for funding, and give you tips on how to submit a stronger application. Join us if you’re a London-based circular business that’s reducing food waste and […]

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Lara Pohl-Martell,

Empowering local growth: nurturing circular businesses across London
19/10/2023

Empowering local growth: nurturing circular businesses across London

Organiser: Impact Hub London

We are celebrating the culmination of the Circular Start-up, an inclusive entrepreneurship programme for Londoners. Explore with us the triumphs and lessons of this program while diving into pivotal discussions about the challenges that emerging circular entrepreneurs encounter. This event will focus on networking to bring together people who wish to build, grow and support […]

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Closing the loop: Fashion Edition
19/10/2023

Closing the loop: Fashion Edition

Organiser: Charles App

By taking a product-centric view of sustainability, fashion may be missing the answer to one of its most pressing issues: the increasing cost of customer acquisition. Hosted by Charles App, this panel talk discusses a new approach to circularity. Could circularity transcend the “increased product lifespan” narrative and instead, focus on a consumer’s effective relationship […]

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Growing Communities seed save & swap
19/10/2023

Growing Communities seed save & swap

Organiser: Growing Communities

Learn all about seed saving at Blue House Yard’s Circular Economy Week event. Drop in with seeds to swap, or just take some home to plant! Meet your local veg scheme and learn all about seed saving. Many supermarket veg have unviable hybrid seeds, meaning you can’t grow your own – but plants are the […]

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Circular economy cooking workshops
19/10/2023

Circular economy cooking workshops

Organiser: Fooditude

Explore circular economy principles at Fooditude’s cooking workshops. This is a chance to meet innovative suppliers and hone your cookery skills with professional chefs. Ellie Harrison, Senior Sustainability Consultant at the Sustainable Restaurant Association, will be the guest speaker at the event, sharing her insights about circular economy principles. Some of Fooditude’s most innovative suppliers […]

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Ellie Harrison, Michael Haskamp, Aki Sakamoto, Rebecca Ghim, Tom Chatwin,

See Net Zero launch party and site visit
19/10/2023

See Net Zero launch party and site visit

Organiser: See Net Zero

You are invited to help launch See Net Zero, a community of professionals keen to reduce the carbon emissions of commercial interiors. Hear how British Land and designer ProduceUK dramatically reduced the carbon footprint of the interior of the Good Company Cafe. See the solutions adopted and meet the solution providers. There will be music […]

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Beyond CIRCuIT: Towards London’s Circular Construction Coalition
19/10/2023

Beyond CIRCuIT: Towards London’s Circular Construction Coalition

Organiser: ReLondon

Join the CIRCuIT project team for an insightful discussion on the future of circular construction in London, followed by informal industry networking. Taking place at Sustainable Ventures – a newly renovated, circular workspace for climate tech innovators in London’s iconic County Hall - this in-person event will celebrate the biggest wins and learnings from CIRCuIT (Circular […]

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Enabled Future Technology 2023
19/10/2023

Enabled Future Technology 2023

Organiser: Enabled Futures Ltd

Enabled Future Limited’s annual technology event. The event will consist of expert speakers from the chemicals, battery, hydrogen, mining and metals, sustainability and circular economy sectors. There will be four presentations and four panel discussions plus networking and food/drinks reception. In-person event: London SE1 (pre-registration required). Cost: £30.

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Chris Boulton, Anaïs Engelmann, Sat Pillai, Dr Michelle Lynch,

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: Latin America
19/10/2023

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: Latin America

Organiser: ReLondon

How are international cities and regions around the world accelerating the shift to a circular economy? Join ReLondon for the fifth webinar in our Global Cities & Regions Spotlight series with Pyxera Global for #CEweek2023 to hear inspiring and informative insights from a curated selection of Latin American municipalities working to implement the circular economy […]

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Carolina Urrutia Vasquez, Jannia Samuels Moscote, Francisco Sánchez Moreno, Aline Cardoso, Wayne Hubbard,

C40 Webinar: Using actionable indicators for urban consumption
19/10/2023

C40 Webinar: Using actionable indicators for urban consumption

Organiser: C40 Cities

C40 Cities is taking action now to address urban consumption emissions, such as building regulations on embodied carbon, zero carbon transportation policies, and food procurement and zero waste initiatives. In order to allocate resources and make the case for programs and policies, cities can use indicators to support action planning, monitoring and reporting and to […]

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Arun Rao, Isabela Brown, Mette Skovbjerg, Ben Gould, Lena Kilian,

A circular approach to product design – the role of the waste and resources sector in rethinking design and materials
19/10/2023

A circular approach to product design – the role of the waste and resources sector in rethinking design and materials

Organiser: CIWM

What do we mean when we say a ‘circular approach to product design’? Join circular economy and design experts for a conversation covering the critical role of product and material redesign, as we speed up the journey to a world beyond waste and a circular economy-led infrastructure. In this webinar, Mark Shayler and guests will […]

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Mark Shayler, Claire Potter, Marilu Valente,

An introduction to circular fashion
19/10/2023

An introduction to circular fashion

Organiser: Wellicious

Wellicious is a circular, Cradle to Cradle Certified® brand specialising in stylish and sustainable yoga fashion. Join them for this webinar in which they explain why the fashion industry needs to change in order to support the environment and future, and explain ways the industry can change and ethical practices that the industry should embrace.

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Heike Petersen Cunza,

En-ROADS climate simulation workshop
19/10/2023

En-ROADS climate simulation workshop

Organiser: AklysTransform

Interactive En-ROADS climate simulator workshop exploring the long-term dynamics among generation and use of energy and materials, climate, and ecosystems. En-ROADS is a freely-available online global climate simulator that allows users to quickly see the long-term effects of the climate policies and actions they imagine. This free one-hour online workshop is limited to 25 people […]

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Esmé Fantozzi,

Upcycling knitwear into hats and arm warmers
19/10/2023

Upcycling knitwear into hats and arm warmers

Organiser: Four Otter Craft Studio

Is your old knitwear collecting dust? Let’s transform it! Drop in to our  workshop and we’ll help you repurpose worn-out knitwear, including shrunken sweaters, into stylish hats and wrist warmers – perfect for the upcoming colder weather. Bring an old sweater, and we’ll give it a new lease on life. In-person event: Studio 1, Blue […]

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The WIP presents – Do wonderful things with your waste with A Good Thing + ReLondon
19/10/2023

The WIP presents – Do wonderful things with your waste with A Good Thing + ReLondon

Organiser: The Wip

Hosted by The WIP and with guests A Good Thing and ReLondon, this online session will cover how to move those things we’re not sure how to handle into the circular economy. Things like; offcuts, samples, redundant displays etc. We will explore circularity deeper and in a different light through the presenters’ work with small […]

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Lucy Kebell, Mafalda Oliveira, Anna Rose Bowler,

WRAP Recycling Summit (day 3)
19/10/2023

WRAP Recycling Summit (day 3)

Organiser: WRAP

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of our national campaign, Recycle Week, we are proud to present WRAP’s very first Recycling Summit from 17 to 19 October. This must-attend online event is a great opportunity to learn about our cutting-edge insights and work in circular economy. 19 October (day 3) – Business recycling in Wales, England […]

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Ruth Partridge, Keith Patterson,

Philanthropy and the circular economy – why funders need to get involved and how to do it
19/10/2023

Philanthropy and the circular economy – why funders need to get involved and how to do it

Organiser: The Environmental Funders Network

Online event exploring how funders and grant recipients are helping to accelerate the circular economy. Philanthropic organisations can play an important role in seeding and scaling circular solutions, creating social and environmental impact. Our line-up features a circular economy funder and three non-profit representatives embedded in the circular economy ecosystem. Guest speakers from leading organisations […]

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Sock darning workshop
19/10/2023

Sock darning workshop

Organiser: Four Otter Craft Studio

Got holey socks? Don’t throw them away just yet! Bring your clean, holey socks to our workshop, and we’ll teach you how to mend them, extending their lifespan and reducing textile waste. Join us for demonstrations and guidance on sock repair. In-person event: Studio 1, Blue House Yard, River Park Road, Wood Green, N22 7TB […]

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Achieving zero waste to landfill certification
19/10/2023

Achieving zero waste to landfill certification

Organiser: Valpak

This webinar will introduce you to and advise you on the principles of zero waste to landfill; how you can work towards certification for your business and the benefits you will see. Whether you are a public or a private organisation, if you are looking to improve your waste management, this webinar is for you.

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Louise Tompkinson, Bronwyn Harris,

Furniture upcycling and repair workshop
19/10/2023

Furniture upcycling and repair workshop

Organiser: Islington Council

Breathe new life into old furniture and learn woodwork skills from the experts. Islington residents can bring along small or medium wooden items like a chest of drawers, bedside cabinet, shelving unit, chairs, small table, picture frame, spice rack etc. You will be shown how to repair and upcycle your items on the spot. Battery […]

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Delivering a circular built environment: How can we enable city-scale material reuse?
19/10/2023

Delivering a circular built environment: How can we enable city-scale material reuse?

Organiser: Arup

Facilitating material reuse has huge potential to reduce our sector’s carbon footprint, but how can we overcome these barriers? Join this breakfast event to explore the challenges facing widespread material re-use and potential solutions. The discussion will touch on urban mining, regenerative design and the role of digitisation in reducing risk and enabling onward re-use. […]

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Mel Allwood, Rachel Hoolahan, Jan Kattein, Chaline Church, Robert Palmer,

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: North America – Hawaii
18/10/2023

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: North America – Hawaii

Organiser: Pyxera Global

How are cities, municipalities and regions around the world accelerating the shift to a circular economy? Join Pyxera Global for the fourth webinar in the Global Cities & Regions Spotlight series with ReLondon for #CEweek2023 to hear inspiring insights from Hawaii, followed by an audience Q&A. Learn how the state of Hawaii is using the […]

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U’ilani Naipo, John Holm, Leelen Park, Douglass Shipman Adams, Kristin Frost Albrecht, Hānai Kaiāulu, Kristine Kubat,

Fermented community brew
18/10/2023

Fermented community brew

Organiser: Hearth Bakery

In celebration of CE Week 2023, Hearth Bakery is hosting a taster class of its fermented drinks workshop. In this hour-and-a-half session you will get to taste a range of fermented drinks, have the process of fermentation laid out and together as a group create a naturally carbonated soft drink which you will then take […]

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Maisie Collins,

Bringing circularity to luxury fashion
18/10/2023

Bringing circularity to luxury fashion

Organiser: More Luxury Club and Femme Tech

Join a panel of circular pioneers in London’s luxury fashion industry as we delve into ways that luxury fashion can be circular, the challenges of launching circular business models, and where we see the future of circular luxury fashion. Our panel of female founders will discuss the current and future state of circular luxury fashion, […]

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Cynthia Morrow, Shika Bodani, Charlotte Bendkowski, Coco Panazza, Charlotte Staerck,

Verte x Host of Leyton Clothes Swap
18/10/2023

Verte x Host of Leyton Clothes Swap

Organiser: Verte

Come along with up to 5 items of premium quality clothing to swap in our shop! We’ll be open from 5-9pm for an evening of swapping, drinks will be served! We can’t wait to see you there! In-person event: Host of Leyton, 658 High Road, Leyton, London, E10 6JP Cost: £10 early-bird tickets, £15 on […]

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Weekly networking: cocktails, community and the circular economy
18/10/2023

Weekly networking: cocktails, community and the circular economy

Organiser: Wolfy's Bar

Wolfy’s Bar in Deptford hosts a weekly networking event where circular economy issues are discussed and debated with a cocktail in hand! Why not join them during CE Week 2023? Hear from regular guest speakers and speak to Wolfy’s Bar owners about circular economy, funding and running a small business, NFTs, fighting loneliness, entrepreneurship, art […]

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Communications and behaviour change to reduce waste
18/10/2023

Communications and behaviour change to reduce waste

Organiser: C40 Waste to Resources Network

The C40 Waste to Resources Network invites you to a webinar on effective communications and behaviour change strategies geared towards reducing waste. Ellie Moss from Perpetual (and lead author of ‘Reducing Plastic Pollution: Campaigns That Work’) and Joshua Goodman (the man behind New York City’s highly successful ‘Send Rats Packing’ campaign) will be sharing their […]

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Ellie Moss, Joshua Goodman,

Reuse summit
18/10/2023

Reuse summit

Organiser: Alliance for Sustainable Building Products

The construction industry accounts for over a third of global carbon emissions. We can’t drastically reduce this without circular strategies like reuse. Hear from industry experts and discover inspiring case studies that will show what steps the industry can take to increase the uptake of reused materials, from structure to flooring, and fittings to furniture. […]

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Wendy Bishop, Simon Corbey, Penny Gowler, Nigel Harvey, Peter Kelly, Greg Lavery, Matthew Morris, Amy Peace, Sarah Trahair-Williams, Debbie Ward, Paul Woolvine,

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: North America – Atlanta
18/10/2023

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: North America – Atlanta

Organiser: Pyxera Global

How are cities, municipalities and regions around the world accelerating the shift to a circular economy? Join Pyxera Global for the second webinar in the Global Cities & Regions Spotlight series for #CEweek2023 to hear inspiring insights from city government representatives from Atlanta, GA, United States, followed by an audience Q&A. Discover leading case studies, […]

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Michelle Wiseman, Jay Bassett, John Holm,

Circular economy building workshop
18/10/2023

Circular economy building workshop

Organiser: Climate Clarity CIC

This hands-on workshop is the Circular Economy Collage: a collaborative three-hour online event that looks at our existing (linear) economic model, highlights its impacts and invites you to explore a different, circular model that uses fewer resources, designs out waste and respects the limits of our planet. Participants will leave the workshop inspired and with […]

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Ash Goddard,

London’s fashion footprint workshop for London boroughs
18/10/2023

London’s fashion footprint workshop for London boroughs

Organiser: ReLondon, One World Living, Ellen Macarthur Foundation

Hosted by ReLondon and OWL in partnership with the Ellen Macarthur Foundation, this workshop aims to identify circular fashion textiles actions that London boroughs can take to support net zero, waste and other pressing goals. The workshop will feature presentations on ReLondon’s research on London’s fashion habits and showcase examples of ambitious action by local […]

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Sarah Malone,

As-a-service and the circular economy
18/10/2023

As-a-service and the circular economy

Organiser: Black Winch

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, manufacturers face numerous challenges, including rising costs, resource constraints and increasing customer demands, including sustainability demands. This topic is an exploration of how manufacturers can leverage the as-a-service model to drive circularity, efficiency, and innovation within their organisations. The webinar will discuss lessons for business from a research project […]

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Yann Toutant, Jan Agri,

WRAP Recycling Summit (day 2)
18/10/2023

WRAP Recycling Summit (day 2)

Organiser: WRAP

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of our national campaign, Recycle Week, we are proud to present WRAP’s very first Recycling Summit from 17 to 19 October. This must-attend online event is a great opportunity to learn about our cutting-edge insights and work in circular economy. 18 October (day 2) – Local authority food waste collections […]

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Ruth Hunter, Rachel Parks, Matt Perkins, David Hall,

One World Living Programme – annual borough conference
18/10/2023

One World Living Programme – annual borough conference

Organiser: One World Living

Join this online conference and learn about the One World Living (OWL) Programme and how London boroughs are working together to create a circular economy in London. The OWL Programme focusses on reducing consumption-based emissions. This event will provide the latest update on the programme, showcase its work through live case studies and explain how […]

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Sustainability masterclass with Valpak Consulting
18/10/2023

Sustainability masterclass with Valpak Consulting

Organiser: Valpak

Looking to improve your company’s sustainability credentials, but unsure where to start? Wherever you are in your sustainability journey, join Valpak’s consulting team in exploring the most valuable and useful steps you can take to identify and achieve your environmental goals. Join this webinar to understand how sustainability tools can help your business evolve and […]

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Circular economy in action: How zero waste cities are leading the change
18/10/2023

Circular economy in action: How zero waste cities are leading the change

Organiser: Arcas & Callisto Consulting

Cities make an oversized impact on our environment. The circular economy is essential to an accelerated yet sustainable transformation of urban life. In this online seminar, A&C has invited urban circular economy experts from China and Europe to share their invaluable knowledge, from policy perspectives to pilot experiments, with a focus on construction demolition and […]

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Meng Pi, Jingjiang Liu, Leslie Petitjean,

The great greenwashing crackdown
18/10/2023

The great greenwashing crackdown

Organiser: Hattrick

This free webinar, hosted by Hattrick Founder, Malin Cunningham, aims to provide sales and marketing teams with the tools they need to develop a successful, yet sustainable, strategy that adheres to new greenwashing guidance set by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The Advertising Standards Authority is really cracking down on greenwashing, after stating that it […]

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Malin Cunningham,

Concave Summit 2023
18/10/2023

Concave Summit 2023

Organiser: Concave

Concave is a sustainability x technology summit, viewed through the lens of culture and community. We are mission-driven towards climate action, decarbonisation, circularity and accelerating habits towards positive impact. A day of masterclasses and workshops covering sustainability leadership, circular business models, climate storytelling, decarbonisation through green technology and more. Hybrid event: Join in-person (London, WC2) […]

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Nic Gorini, Hannah Boman, Louise Konig, Sam Sutaria, Poppy Mason-Watts, Anjuli Bedi,

Reform to reuse: Investing in circular economy to achieve low carbon buildings
18/10/2023

Reform to reuse: Investing in circular economy to achieve low carbon buildings

Organiser: Ramboll

A breakfast, networking and panel discussion event in the breathtaking surroundings of Tate Modern. Our panel will lead a conversation about how to transform existing buildings into new uses, what the demolition landscape will look like post-M&S, and how to invest wisely in circularity to achieve carbon reduction. To fuel collaborative discussion, our panel will […]

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Dr Timur Tatlioglu, Holly Price, Dominic Lion, Jacob Kurek, Brogan MacDonald,

Meet the entrepreneurs turning waste into value
17/10/2023

Meet the entrepreneurs turning waste into value

Organiser: Fast Forward 2030

Join Fast Forward 2030, a global network of SDG-focused impact entrepreneurs hosted by the UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, in an in-person talk and networking with waste-to-value entrepreneurs running circular businesses to achieve SDGs. Enjoy some mouth-watering and ethically sourced refreshments from The Orchard, followed by a panel discussion with ReLondon’s circular economy entrepreneurs, facilitated […]

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Andrew Matthews, Ryan Robinson, Dr Ehab Sayed, Anaïs Engelmann *,

Circular Connect x Visa
17/10/2023

Circular Connect x Visa

Organiser: ReLondon

Circular Connect returns to celebrate Circular Economy Week! For this edition, we’ve teamed up with our #CEweek2023 headline partner Visa for an evening championing circular economy business. Hear circular SMEs within ReLondon’s community talk about their successes, challenges and future plans; learn how Visa is supporting small businesses transition to a circular economy; and network […]

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Circular futures: Exploring demountable structures at The Hithe
17/10/2023

Circular futures: Exploring demountable structures at The Hithe

Organiser: Meanwhile Space CIC

Join IF_DO and Meanwhile Space at The Hithe for Circular Economy Week 2023, where we present an insightful exploration of sustainable architecture and environmental innovation. Speakers will delve into topics of demountable structures, the creative reutilisation of spent carbon resources, and the challenges and solutions associated with designing for small, challenging sites. Participants will have […]

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Emily Berwyn, Thomas Bryans,

Cloth nappies – open house for nurseries
17/10/2023

Cloth nappies – open house for nurseries

Organiser: Nappy Ever After

A drop-in event aimed at nursery managers. Disposable nappies are a very good example of the wastefulness of the old linear model of make, use, throw. The circular alternative is reusable cloth nappies. Nappy Ever After has been supporting parents and nurseries in using cloth nappies on babies for 20 years. If you work in […]

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Hilary Vick,

Future Industries Demonstrator Application
17/10/2023

Future Industries Demonstrator Application

Organiser: SHIFT

If you’re considering applying to be part of SHIFT’s Future Industries Demonstrator (FID) Programme, then this is the session for you. SHIFT is calling on London’s innovators to support the transition to a resilient capital, starting with rapidly enhancing the natural spaces and systems of east London. A successful FID application will give you access […]

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The national cup recycling scheme: Improving recyclability rates of takeaway cups
17/10/2023

The national cup recycling scheme: Improving recyclability rates of takeaway cups

Organiser: Valpak

From 2025, mandatory cup takeback will come into effect for businesses that sell fibre-based composite cups and employ 10 or more full time equivalent employees. These businesses will have to provide a dedicated bin for the separate collection and recycling of cups. This will also be accompanied by a data reporting requirement. In this webinar, […]

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Hannah Osman,

Circular economy in the workplace – 1.30pm tour of remanufacturing facility and learn how to make it happen
17/10/2023

Circular economy in the workplace – 1.30pm tour of remanufacturing facility and learn how to make it happen

Organiser: Crown Workspace

Visit Crown Workspace at their market-leading Renew Centre in north London, dedicated to remanufacturing, refurbishing, and repairing desks, chairs, office furniture and IT equipment. As part of this tour, where you can see the circular economy in action, Crown Workspace will share their experiences and knowledge from delivering circular economy solutions for nearly 15 years. […]

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WRAP Recycling Summit (day 1)
17/10/2023

WRAP Recycling Summit (day 1)

Organiser: WRAP

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of our national campaign, Recycle Week, we are proud to present WRAP’s very first Recycling Summit from 17 to 19 October. This must-attend online event is a great opportunity to learn about our cutting-edge insights and work in circular economy. 17 October (day 1) – Audience segmentation & recycling tracker […]

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Mark Roberts, Craig Stephens, Suzanne Gibbon,

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: Africa
17/10/2023

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: Africa

Organiser: ReLondon and Pyxera Global

How are grass-roots groups and entrepreneurs around the world accelerating the shift to a circular economy in their local communities, cities and regions? Join ReLondon for the second webinar in our Global Cities & Regions Spotlight series with Pyxera Global for #CEweek2023 to hear inspiring and informative insights from these pioneering community groups and entrepreneurs […]

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Alhassan Muniru, Wayne Hubbard, Joanna Bingham, Dozie Igwello, Kigen Compton,

Community clothes swap
17/10/2023

Community clothes swap

Organiser: Islington Council

Drop off your unwanted clothes (in clean and wearable condition), shoes and hats throughout the month of September. Then come along to the Vibast Community Centre (EC1V 9NH) on 17 October to pick up some pre-loved clothes for you and your family. For more information: 020 7527 4605 or vibast@islington.gov.uk In-person event (no need to […]

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Free textile upcycling and repair workshop
17/10/2023

Free textile upcycling and repair workshop

Organiser: Islington Council and Fashion-Enter

Drop into the FC Designer Collective shop on Fonthill Road (N4) with your garment (or textile) for free upcycling and repair support and tuition. Learn all sorts of new skills to repair and upcycle garments including how to: thread an industrial sewing machine; different stitches and tensions; shorten a hem; insert a zip, buttons and […]

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Business perspectives on EU circular economy policy
17/10/2023

Business perspectives on EU circular economy policy

Organiser: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) & CLG Europe

The European Union is one of the leading drivers towards greater sustainability. The EU launched the European Green Deal to set a binding climate neutral target by 2050. Whilst the most prominent legislation has been on climate, there has also been a growing focus around building a more circular European economy. This trend is set […]

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Tahmid Chowdhury,

Circular economy in the workplace – 9.30am tour of remanufacturing facility and learn how to make it happen
17/10/2023

Circular economy in the workplace – 9.30am tour of remanufacturing facility and learn how to make it happen

Organiser: Crown Workspace

Visit Crown Workspace at their market-leading Renew Centre in north London, dedicated to remanufacturing, refurbishing, and repairing desks, chairs, office furniture and IT equipment. As part of this tour, where you can see the circular economy in action, Crown Workspace will share their experiences and knowledge from delivering circular economy solutions for nearly 15 years. […]

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Bicycle workshop
17/10/2023

Bicycle workshop

Organiser: Fixlosophy

Bring along your bicycle to the Fixlosophy workshop in Blue House Yard (Wood Green, London N22) for a free bike check. Experts will be on hand all day to provide hints and tips on how to up-cycle second hand parts and keep your trusty steed on the road for longer. This is a drop-in event […]

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Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: India
17/10/2023

Global Cities & Regions Spotlight: India

Organiser: Pyxera Global

How are businesses, cities, municipalities and regions in India accelerating the shift to a circular economy? Join Pyxera Global India for the first webinar in the Global Cities & Regions Spotlight series with ReLondon for #CEweek2023 to hear inspiring insights from a curated selection of pioneering businesses and institutions in India, followed by an audience […]

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Ever-increasing circles – how the circular economy transition delivers against wider policy agendas
16/10/2023

Ever-increasing circles – how the circular economy transition delivers against wider policy agendas

Organiser: ReLondon

How can the circular economy help tackle both the cost-of-living and climate crises? What are the policy drivers for speeding up a transition which benefits the economy, the environment and our communities? How can local economies grow and thrive as a result of government and community action to be more circular? Join circular economy policy-makers, […]

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Ann Pettifor, Lord Callanan, Shirley Rodrigues, Catherine Barber, Wayne Hubbard, Sonia Brown, Alison McRae, Rob Robinson, Cllr Deirdre Costigan, Victoria Lawson, Antony Buchan, Richard Bradbury, Sophia Wyatt, Chris Barrett, Glynn Stevenson,

PlanToSave campaignthon
16/10/2023

PlanToSave campaignthon

Organiser: Intellidigest

Join Intellidigest as they share details of their PlanToSave campaign, which is creating awareness about the food system challenges and the little efforts we can make in our day-to-day activities to evolve a circular (sustainable) food system. Participants from the five-week PlanToSave campaign will join this online event and the top performers will be rewarded […]

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Dr Ifeyinwa Kanu,

Repair cafe (Islington)
14/10/2023

Repair cafe (Islington)

Organiser: Islington Council

Live in Islington? Got a broken or faulty electronic device? If the answer to these two questions is ‘yes’ then this is the event for you. Volunteer technicians will help you diagnose the fault, give you tips on repairing and help you to repair your own broken small or medium electrical and electronic devices. This […]

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Reuse and repair fair
14/10/2023

Reuse and repair fair

Organiser: Wandsworth Council

All are welcome at Wandsworth Council’s ‘Reuse & Repair Fair’ with workshops, family activities, stalls, sustainable fashion, repair stations, upcycling and more. All taking place in the wonderful Royal College of Art’s Rausing Research & Innovation Building. Bring along your bikes, household electricals, clothes and textiles for repair. Participation from groups including the RCA’s Textiles […]

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The story of plastic
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

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. This film is exclusively available during CE Week. Please log in for screening details.

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CHICMI Charity thrift party
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

CHICMI Charity thrift party

Organiser: CHICMI

Meet like minded people from the CHICMI community who also love fashion and creativity. Enjoy some fresh bubbles and do good for the environment by swapping your unwanted clothes, all to support a great charity, Smart Works. Simply bring 3 or more items of clothes and let the party begin with music to enjoy, new […]

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CHICMI,

Circular [Re]Connect
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular [Re]Connect

Organiser: ReLondon with NatWest Accelerator

In partnership with NatWest Accelerator, ReLondon invites its network of SMEs to reconnect and meet new faces, share ideas and celebrate the small businesses that are making the circular economy a reality. There’ll also be the chance to connect with investors, local authorities, citizen engagement campaigns and other business support providers as ReLondon introduces its […]

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Planning a more sustainable food system
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Planning a more sustainable food system

Organiser: Intellidigest

We need to plan and save our food, save our environment, save our health and save our economies. Hear from stakeholders across the food system from farm to fork that are tirelessly working to ensure that we have food placed on our plates discuss what they are doing, the challenges they are facing and what […]

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Dr Ifeyinwa Kanu,

Extended Resource Ownership models for circularity in the manufacturing and construction sector
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Extended Resource Ownership models for circularity in the manufacturing and construction sector

Organiser: IEMA

IEMA presents the Extended Resource Ownership model that demonstrates an easy to understand step by step approach to making the manufacturing and construction sectors more circular. This session is promoting the IEMA models during London’s CE Week, with ReLondon. Members of IEMAs steering group for the circular economy network will talk through the models and […]

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Andy Whyle, Ashley Oates, Fleur Ruckley, Stephanie Palmer, Tim Danson, Adam Batchelor,

How to synergise the circular economy with other key sustainability topics
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

How to synergise the circular economy with other key sustainability topics

Organiser: IEMA

Circular economy is a critical but often underutilised / misunderstood approach to achieving sustainable outcomes. By directly linking the benefits circular thinking and practice offers to other areas of sustainability – not least net zero, nature positive, climate resilience, healthy and liveable places, and future readiness.

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Tim Danson, Adam Batchelor,

Nappucino
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Nappucino

Organiser: Hackney Real Nappy Network

Are you considering using reusable nappies? Have you started and need help? We are here for you! The demo explains the different types of reusable nappy, how to use, store, wash. There will be deals you can spend your voucher on and you can claim their voucher on the day. No booking required, just show […]

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Esther Bolter,

Circular Disruptors Accelerator
17/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular Disruptors Accelerator

Organiser: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

This FREE two-day accelerator is for early to growth stage startups seeking to scale their circular solutions, providing tailored business support and connecting cross-industry leaders, circular trailblazers, impactful investors and circular experts.

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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership,

The story of plastic – screening and Q&A
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

The story of plastic – screening and Q&A

Organiser: Plastic Free Hackney

As part of Circular Economy Week, Plastic-Free Hackney are pleased to be able to invite you to a screening of this powerful film in the comfort of your own home. We will then reconvene on the 16th June at 7pm for a panel discussion and Q&A session (guests TBC).As part of Circular Economy Week, Plastic-Free […]

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Bettina Maidment, Daisy Hutchison,

The Sewcial
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

The Sewcial

Organiser: Make Mee Studio

At Make Mee Studio’s brand new class The Sewcial, you can come and use our lovely big tables for cutting, our sewing machines, needles, threads, any other equipment we have that you need for your project and most importantly hang out with others getting creative in the same room! Share ideas, help each other, forge […]

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Make Mee Studio,

DIY basics with Library of Things
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

DIY basics with Library of Things

Organiser: Library of Things

Build confidence and skills to tackle home + garden DIY projects and repairs at two free workshops hosted by Library of Things! Workshop 1 : An introduction to DIY basics An introduction to DIY basics with DIY pro Danny. With more than 30 years of experience in carpentry, welding and building you’ll leave this workshop […]

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Library of Things,

Food Waste Cooking Class
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Food Waste Cooking Class

Organiser: Greenwich Pantry

Waste not, want not! Join our exciting Food Waste Cooking Class to learn to cook using food that would have been wasted, get lots of tips and ideas on how to waste as little food as possible. Small changes to your cooking habits can significantly reduce food wastage, saving you money and impacting positively on […]

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Greenwich Pantry,

Colèchi x FreakyUpcycle: Paint Party
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Colèchi x FreakyUpcycle: Paint Party

Organiser: Colèchi

Party and paint your new thrifts with Colèchi x Freaky Upcycle! Our very first PAINT PARTY will take place at The Lab E20, Stratford on Thursday 16th June from 5pm to 9pm, with DJ sets from BPM Music Collective!

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World Refill Day celebration party
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

World Refill Day celebration party

Organiser: City to Sea

Please join City to Sea and the Refill team as well as our co-hosts – Chilly’s and The Tate Modern between 17.00 and 20.00 in Granville-Grossman Members Room at the Tate Modern. Join us after work for an uplifting and inspiring coming together of colleagues and friends who have worked in the reuse space. We […]

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City to Sea,

Sustainability Cafe: Sustainable Food Systems
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Sustainability Cafe: Sustainable Food Systems

Organiser: OxLEP

Come and meet up with other purpose driven businesses to share ideas, inspiration and learning around the theme of sustainability. Themes and topics for the Sustainability Cafe sessions will include: The food system – how to think about impacts and how to make change; Biodiversity – why it’s important now and how to save it […]

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OxLEP,

Dialogues with developers: unlocking circular construction in cities
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Dialogues with developers: unlocking circular construction in cities

Organiser: CIRCuIT, C40 Cities

How can we improve the dialogue between city officials and private developers to ensure greater incorporation of circular economy principles in building projects? ReLondon and C40 Cities will discuss key findings and recommendations from a recent CIRCuIT report on this topic, with a wider group of municipal stakeholders and interested private sector players seeking to […]

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Tessa Devreese, Holley Chant, Cécile Faraud, Bruno Almeida Santos, Arthur Kay,

Driving the circular transformation: Cradle to Cradle Certified® in the Built Environment
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Driving the circular transformation: Cradle to Cradle Certified® in the Built Environment

Organiser: Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

How we design, make, select and specify products and materials today shapes the world we will inhabit tomorrow. Whatever your role in the built environment value chain, join us in the journey towards making the vision of a circular built environment today’s reality. Through an interactive panel moderated by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation, […]

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Dr Christina Raab, Ana Quintas, Yvonne Ngo, Matt Paskin,

How start-ups are collaborating to drive the circular economy
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

How start-ups are collaborating to drive the circular economy

Organiser: Seeds of Colour, NIAB, KAPDAA

Three start-ups are going to share their collaboration story, across different industries – hear how they’re overcoming challenges and leveraging opportunities to support the circular economy.

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Anna Valle, Steve Taylor, Dr Lydia Smith, Nish Parekh,

What’s next for single-use plastics?
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

What’s next for single-use plastics?

Organiser: ReLondon

We’ve invited colleagues from producers, charities, communities and local government to talk about the progress that’s been made on cutting single-use plastic in London, and the challenges we still face. On World Refill Day, our panel will discuss where we go from here and how we can continue to increase awareness, offer opportunities for changing […]

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Andrew Hagger, Daisy Hutchison, Diana Sterck, Catherine Conway, Jane Martin,

How Japan is transitioning to a circular economy
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

How Japan is transitioning to a circular economy

Organiser: Fuyo General Lease

Join Fuyo General Lease co for a presentation about the state of waste management and resource circulation in Japan and what Fuyo General Lease is doing to assist the transition and contribute to a sustainable society through its core business. This meeting will be held via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93572275300?pwd=YWhIdHArT1crc2oyRHNHVDI5MzRiQT09 Meeting ID: 935 7227 5300 Passcode: Fuyo2022

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John Holbert,

Circular Economy Innovation Communities Insight Event
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular Economy Innovation Communities Insight Event

Organiser: Circular Economy Innovation Communities

Join this introductory webinar to learn more about the Circular Economy Innovation Communities (CEIC) fully-funded programme for public and third sector service workers. Public service leaders in Wales have been set ambitious sustainability targets as part of the government’s Net Zero commitments & the Well-being of Future Generations Act. Join a community of practice across […]

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Circular Economy Innovation Communities,

CENTS: Transportation requirements to move to net zero 2050
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

CENTS: Transportation requirements to move to net zero 2050

Organiser: Circular Economy Network+ in Transportation Systems

Join us for an interactive workshop facilitated by the Centre for Facilitation. We held a series or road mapping workshops to produce a circular economy transport roadmap which has now been completed. The CENTS team will use this roadmap to outline transportation requirements needed to move to Net Zero 2050 and outline the challenges that […]

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Circular Economy Network in Transportation Systems,

Making steel reuse best practice in the construction industry
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Making steel reuse best practice in the construction industry

Organiser: Cleveland Steel & Tubes Ltd

Making steel reuse best practice in the construction industry Despite robust financial and environmental benefits, the construction sector is still far from adopting steel reuse as normal practice. Join us for a deep-dive discussion on how we can overcome current industry challenges and barriers to reusing steel and demolition materials with perspectives from members of […]

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Roy Fishwick, Penny Gowler, Andrea Charlson, Tim Biggin,

UK Circular Cities Network Meeting
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

UK Circular Cities Network Meeting

Organiser: ReLondon

The UK Circular Cities Network meeting provides an opportunity for members to discuss circular activities within their cities or regions. Presentations will focus on monitoring and reporting of circular economy, embedding circular economy in schools and higher education, and reuse schemes. Please note that this is an invitation only event. If you are a city […]

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Sarah Malone,

Circular Disruptors Accelerator
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular Disruptors Accelerator

Organiser: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

This FREE two-day accelerator is for early to growth stage startups seeking to scale their circular solutions, providing tailored business support and connecting cross-industry leaders, circular trailblazers, impactful investors and circular experts.

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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership,

Circular buildings from strategy to reality
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular buildings from strategy to reality

Organiser: Arup

We all want to design out waste and pollution, and enhance the whole life value of properties, but what practical strategies and measures can we adopt? Tune in to hear inspirational circular project stories from across London. Arup circular economy experts were joined by guest speakers from companies including Argent to share their insights and […]

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Anna Surgenor, Dr Kate Jackson, Paula Walsh,

World Refill Day
16/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

World Refill Day

Organiser: City to Sea

World Refill Day is a global campaign to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste. Together with our planet-protecting partners, and thousands of everyday activists around the world, we’re calling on businesses, brands and governments to choose to reuse and help make single-use plastic a thing of the past.

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City to Sea,

The story of plastic
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

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. This film is exclusively available during CE Week. Please log in for screening details.

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Creating a circular high street
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Creating a circular high street

Organiser: Tapestry

Join Tapestry and the Hackney Wick Fish Island Community Development Trust on a walking tour of an emerging circular high street in Hackney Wick – supported by the Mayor of London’s High Streets for All’ campaign. The event will visit local businesses who are actively pursuing sustainable ways of working, including White Building Market & […]

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Tapestry,

UK-China Reducing Carbon Emission in Cement and Concrete
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

UK-China Reducing Carbon Emission in Cement and Concrete

Organiser: Arcas & Callisto Consulting

The “Experts on: UK-China Built Environment Road to Carbon Zero” Webinar Series aims to share knowledge and exchange expertise, generating collaborations, and raising awareness amongst all professionals in the construction and building material industry in UK and China.

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Arcas & Callisto Consulting,

Repairing our way to a zero waste society
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Repairing our way to a zero waste society

Organiser: C40 Cities

This webinar examines what policies such as the Right to Repair mean in practice for cities. We will look at how the growth of repair cafés and other forms of DIY community repair in cities can deliver multiple social, ecological and economic benefits, including the potential to restore community cohesion and reduce consumption based emissions.

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C40 Cities, Fiona Dear, Rebecca Child, Lauren Gross,

Repair cafe
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Repair cafe

Organiser: Islington Council, Traid

Join us 3pm-7pm for the Islington Repair cafe in partnership with Traid! Traid will be hosting a talk on the textile industry and its environmental impact at 6pm, followed by a question and answer session. No booking required, just pop along! Ground floor unit (under the elevators), Angel Central, 21 Parkfield Street, N1 0PS An […]

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One Step Greener ECO Refill Shop launch at Bursted Wood Primary School, supported by Pupils Profit
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

One Step Greener ECO Refill Shop launch at Bursted Wood Primary School, supported by Pupils Profit

Organiser: Pupils Profit

One Step Greener ECO Team are launching their ECO Refill Shop at Bursted Wood Primary School, selling eco friendly refills of Hand Wash, Body Wash and Washing up Liquid to help reduce plastic waste. The children hope this will help the whole school community to get into the habit of refilling. 500ml Prices: Washing Up […]

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Lizzie Gimblett,

The Auction Industry – Driving the Circular Economy
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

The Auction Industry – Driving the Circular Economy

Organiser: Bidpath

The auction industry can provide remarkable breadth and versatility to allow a wide range of items to be reused within a circular economy model. This can range from art and collectables all the way through to heavy machinery. The savings this can create in terms of the reuse of materials and the elimination of carbon […]

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Dan Main, Nicolette Alexander, George Wade, Chris Thompson,

People, places, things: How can local authorities help neighbourhoods make the shift to a circular economy?
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

People, places, things: How can local authorities help neighbourhoods make the shift to a circular economy?

Organiser: LEDNet, ReLondon

Join the London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet) to hear case studies of neighbourhoods making the shift to a circular economy, and good practice examples of councils taking positive action in their own operations and with their communities to rethink consumption.

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Victoria Lawson, Doug Simpson, Mary-Anne Cooper, Matthew Homer, George Brown, Cindy Gardener, Alex Russell, Anca Giurgiu,

Design for Planet
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Design for Planet

Organiser: Environmental Funders Network, Design Council

The Environmental Funders Network have invited the Design Council to present their Design for Planet initiative (launched in September 2021). The Design Council are helping accelerate the rate at which designers tackle the climate and biodiversity crisis with design, rather than making it worse. This is an invitation-only event. For more information, please contract Aliyah […]

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Minnie Moll,

Rethinking our disposable society: how to build a circular economy
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Rethinking our disposable society: how to build a circular economy

Organiser: LSE, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

The time has come to rethink how we design, make, and use the things we need, from the food we eat to the clothes we wear. The idea of a circular economy, in which waste and pollution are eliminated through better design, reuse of resources and regeneration, is a radical solution to climate change and […]

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Professor Susana Mourato, Joss Blériot, Dr Jason Wong, Lara Pohl-Martell,

LOANHOOD panel discussion
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

LOANHOOD panel discussion

Organiser: LOANHOOD

LOANHOOD and friends will be asking: What can Hackney do to make the Circular Economy happen? LOANHOOD co-founder Jade will be moderating the panel and joined by local Hackney business Ella Shone from Topup Truck, circular economy expert Connor Hill and the RSA’s very own Charles Ross. After the initial panel discussion questions will be […]

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Jen Charon, Lucy Hall & Jade McSorley, Connor Hill, Ella Shone, Charles Ross,

Truly Reclaimed: Introducing the new label for real reuse
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Truly Reclaimed: Introducing the new label for real reuse

Organiser: Salvo

Launched by Salvo, the campaign for Truly Reclaimed assures that a product or batch of material is genuinely reclaimed. The label helps you distinguish Truly Reclaimed from new products that are made to resemble the old, highlighting the environmental benefit of choosing materials that really are reclaimed for reuse. Discover a material’s past life, reclamation […]

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Sara Morel,

One World Living – Reducing London’s Consumption Emissions from Food, Textiles, Plastics and Electricals
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

One World Living – Reducing London’s Consumption Emissions from Food, Textiles, Plastics and Electricals

Organiser: One World Living

Hear from One World Living group on the planned actions in each of its four focus material streams. They will be joined by guests from the University of Leeds presenting on the consumption emissions data that is available for all boroughs and C40 Cities, who will explore how some other cities around the world are […]

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One World Living, C40 Cities,

Circular food sprint for London higher education
15/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular food sprint for London higher education

Organiser: Ellen MacArthur Foundation, ReLondon, Mayor of London, London Higher

Hosted by University of Westminster, this day-long workshop will bring together representatives of London higher education institutions to learn best practice, align on a common vision, and identify opportunities for collective action towards a circular economy for food on campuses.

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Joshua Newton,

The story of plastic
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

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. This film is exclusively available during CE Week. Please log in for screening details.

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Online food waste cooking class
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Online food waste cooking class

Organiser: Greenwich Pantry

Waste not, want not! Join our exciting Online Food Waste Cooking Class to learn to cook using food that would have been wasted, get lots of tips and ideas on how to waste as little food as possible. Small changes to your cooking habits can significantly reduce food wastage, saving you money and impacting positively […]

Speaker(s)

Greenwich Pantry,

Composting as a foundation of a circular and regenerative food system
14/06/2022

Composting as a foundation of a circular and regenerative food system

Organiser: Régénération Canada

This webinar is made possible thanks to the support of Englobe. The planetary challenges we face—such as climate change, soil degradation, broken food systems and an increased human population to feed—implore us to adopt solutions applicable to both urban and agricultural areas. Circular economy concepts invite us to shift our production system from linear to […]

Speaker(s)

Environment Talks: how to embrace new circular businesses in London?
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Environment Talks: how to embrace new circular businesses in London?

Organiser: Impact Hub King's Cross

Come and join us for an in-person dialogue on business and circularity! Spend the hour understanding the nuances and challenges faced in London today by aspiring entrepreneurs looking to develop circular businesses. Get to know the experience of Hasna Kourda, CEO & Co-founder at Save Your Wardrobe and more.

Speaker(s)

Impact Hub King’s Cross, Hasna Kourda,

Farming the fringe: unlocking land and opportunities for local food production and new enterprise
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Farming the fringe: unlocking land and opportunities for local food production and new enterprise

Organiser: Sustain

This roundtable discussion will present to politicians the top asks needed for peri-urban farming to have an impact on the national food system and economies at the local scale. These follow the national and local policy recommendations outlined in our project report and discussions we have had as a result of the report. You will […]

Speaker(s)

Sustain,

Nappy Ever After Open House
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Nappy Ever After Open House

Organiser: Nappy Ever After

Visit Nappy Ever After’s local, zero emissions nappy laundry service and shop. There really should be one of these in every borough in every city. All new parents should have the opportunity to try cloth nappies and use them if they find they work for them. Some people can’t dry their own nappies because they […]

Speaker(s)

Nappy Ever After,

Circular fashion textiles in London: Workshop
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular fashion textiles in London: Workshop

Organiser: ReLondon, University College London, Circle Economy

This workshop is part of a joint research project between ReLondon, the University College London and Circle Economy, which examines the material flows and consumption-based emissions associated with London’s fashion textiles supply chain. During this workshop, research insights on emission hotspots across the textiles supply chain will be shared. Interactive exercises with stakeholders will explore  […]

Speaker(s)

Sarah Malone, Dr Teresa Domenech, Jordi Pascual,

B4SI Mid-Year Event 2022 ‘Social Partnerships as a Catalyst for Climate Action’
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

B4SI Mid-Year Event 2022 ‘Social Partnerships as a Catalyst for Climate Action’

Organiser: Corporate Citizenship

Companies are finding innovative ways to bring community led approaches to enabling climate action. Following on from last year where we discussed the role of social impact practitioners in ensuring a Just Transition, we are now asking our practitioner network to convene and share examples on how best to partner with NGO’s/others to accelerate & […]

Speaker(s)

Business For Societal Impact (B4SI),

Rethinking food waste: Business solutions to a planetary problem
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Rethinking food waste: Business solutions to a planetary problem

Organiser: University of Westminster

Come and hear from businesses creatively tackling food waste from across the supply chain, from growing, to manufacturing, to redistribution. Speakers include Toast Ale, OLIO, ReLondon and Growing Underground. A networking drinks reception will follow. This event is aimed at students interested in finding out more about food waste.

Speaker(s)

University of Westminster, Toast Ale, OLIO, Growing Underground,

Sewcial Club
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Sewcial Club

Organiser: Croydon ReUse Organisation

Come and spend a couple of hours crafting and chatting in the company of like minded individuals. Whether you like to knit and natter or stitch and share, you will find a welcoming space that makes a pleasant change from sitting at home on your own. Bring along some mending or your current project. This […]

Speaker(s)

Croydon ReUse Organisation,

Measuring Biodiversity Net Gain in the Built Environment
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Measuring Biodiversity Net Gain in the Built Environment

Organiser: UKRI's Circular Economy Centre for Construction Minerals

Join Julia Baker to discuss good practices for biodiversity net gain in the built environment! This lunchtime seminar, hosted by ICEC-MCM (Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Mineral-based Construction Minerals), will cover the concept of Biodiversity Net Gain and how it is applied in practice to developments. It will also touch on the Biodiversity Metric and […]

Speaker(s)

Julia Baker,

Measuring your carbon footprint
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Measuring your carbon footprint

Organiser: Heart of the City

Get to grips with what you need to do to measure your company’s carbon footprint as part of your net zero journey. At this event, we’ll explore the different emission Scopes, how to collect data for Scopes 1 and 2, and we’ll provide tools and techniques to make the process easier and quicker too.

Speaker(s)

Louise Clifton,

Circular economy for Construction Glass: Early engagement, data collection, and data storage
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular economy for Construction Glass: Early engagement, data collection, and data storage

Organiser: GlassPass

GlassPass’ first pilot will be the starting point for this discussion between GlassPass co-founders Ana Bretes and Hrabrina Nikolova with Taleen Josefsson on the challenges of Circularity for construction glass and on the importance that early engagement, data collection, and data storage play to achieve circularity.

Speaker(s)

Ana Bretes, Hrabrina Nikolova, Taleen Josefsson,

Re-use, Repair, Recycle at Church Street Market
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Re-use, Repair, Recycle at Church Street Market

Organiser: Westminster City Council

Westminster, Church Street environmental groups and national partners are hosting a variety of Circular Economy workshops. Church Street Market is a vibrant, diverse community hub just off Edgware Road. Offering fresh, traditional products alongside cafes, antique shops, fabric stores and the Library, it is the perfect place to share and celebrate the re-use, repair and […]

Speaker(s)

A showcase: London’s circular food pioneers
14/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

A showcase: London’s circular food pioneers

Organiser: Food Flagship Initiative

The Food Flagship Initiative aims to make a low carbon circular economy for food a reality in London. At this event we will present new research about food waste and greenhouse gas emission hotspots in the capital, and showcase the circular food innovators playing a pioneering role in the city’s transition to a circular economy […]

Speaker(s)

Jean Billant, Rachel Shairp, Lauren McAloon, Letitia Walker, Alix Caiger, Leon Aarts, Helen Innes, Emma Lange, Rob Wilson, Rokiah Yaman,

Circular capacity, city-wide recovery
13/06/2022
13:00-14:00 (BST LONDON)

Circular capacity, city-wide recovery

Organiser: ReLondon

This inaugural event to launch Circular Economy Week 2022 will feature industry leaders and academics, with perspectives from local government and communities, showcasing and debating the findings of a new report on circular jobs, skills and training and the opportunities they provide to support a green recovery in London.

Speaker(s)

Wayne Hubbard, Shirley Rodrigues, Sarah Malone, Peter Mitchell, Linda Ingolfsdottir, Miranda Essex, George Barrett, Barry Mortimer, Martin Baxter, Liz Goodwin, Nani Pajunen, Philip Glanville,

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