Attendees heard from councils, social enterprises, start-ups and more leading the way in circular economy development. Each session was free of charge, and attendees could join as many sessions as they liked.
View the full agenda of topics covered below. If you would like more information about any of the sessions, or would like to request a recording, please contact [email protected]. The session slides can be found on our reports and presentations webpage.
Monday 9 May – Supporting local authorities’ transition to a circular economy
Inspiring local authority initiatives for a circular economy
Lessons learned from cross-border circular economy projects
Tuesday 10 May – Changing habits for a circular economy
Embedding the circular economy within education
Making recycling in flat blocks & HMOs work
Fostering a reuse and repair culture
Wednesday 11 May – The role of materials in a circular economy
Can we remove waste from the construction industry?
Creating a circular economy for food
No more fast fashion: The role of textiles in the circular economy
Thursday 12 May – Creating circular jobs and developing circular skills
What is the circular economy and what jobs can it create?
The role of social enterprises in circular economy growth
Training and skill development for a circular economy
Friday 13 May – Moving beyond waste
Putting reuse and waste prevention on the map in local authority waste strategies