Why the circular economy is important to you
The circular economy is set to transform the way we design, use and reuse products and services. With implications in every facet of our life from our daily laundry habits through to the way we service our clients, understanding what the circular economy means to you and your work is crucial. Join us to hear from a diverse range of panelists on how they have been contributing to the circular economy through business to business industrial ecology, mining waste and resources, to redesigning business models.
Candice Quartermain, Founder of Circular Economy Australia, Candice seeks to push the nation into innovation superdrive and kick-start traditional businesses into Silicon Valley thinking.
Kristy Green, Coles Sustainability Program Manager, driving pioneering new initiatives in the supermarkets journey to embedding reverse logistics and the value chain of resource outputs.
Professor Damien Giurco, Director (Innovation), Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) and leading the Wealth from Waste Cluster ISF, to identify pathways for creating wealth from waste containing metals, including e-waste.
Tom Davies, Director Edge Environment, leading the NSW EPA Circulate program to transform business as usual resource recovery with practical solutions across industry.
The panel discussion will present an opportunity to generate ideas and develop your journey towards a circular economy.
Presented by the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and co-hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Futures.