Embedding the circular economy in London

Thursday 29 November 2018


NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Tickets £169+VAT. NLA Members free. Click here to book Go!

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Circular Economy responds to the need to create less waste and manage the limited resources we have on our planet in a more efficient way. Principles include replacing the end-of-life concept with restoration, a shift towards the use of renewable energy, the elimination of toxic chemicals and the overall aim of eliminating waste.

As cities face increasing challenges due to the scarcity of resources and dependence on raw materials, while carbon emissions reduction targets are still to be met, is a shift towards a circular economy going to solve both problems? And what does it mean in practice to move away from a traditional linear 'take, make, and waste' economy towards a circular model?

With ambitious targets to make London zero carbon by 2050, and have zero-waste to be sent to landfill by 2026, how is the built environment community responding to the challenge? Do we have the tools, technology, knowledge and leadership to progress and implement circular economy principles in the way we design our buildings, places and city as a whole? 

This NLA conference discusses how the built environment sector is applying and embedding circular economy principles and how London is going to become a zero-waste and zero-carbon city.

Part of the Sustainability programme


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Clare Ollerenshaw, Circular Economy Manager, The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB)
Sunand Prasad, Senior Partner, Penoyre & Prasad
Paul Quinn, Director of Merton Regeneration, Clarion Housing
Martin Gettings, Group Head of Sustainability, Canary Wharf Group
Doug Simpson, Principal Policy and Programme Officer, Greater London Authority 

David Cheshire, Sustainability Director, AECOM 

Anna Surgenor, Senior Sustainability Advisor, UKGBC

Rainer Zimmann, Associate Director, Resources and Waste Business Leader, Arup 

Ashley Bateson, Partner, Hoare Lea
Joanna Williams, Senior Lecturer, The Bartlett School of Planning
Dan Epstein, Consultant Director of Sustainability, Useful Projects
Lara Kinneir, Deputy Director, New London Architecture (Chair)

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Ticket Cost £169 +VAT. Click here to book

NLA members and partners are entitled to free and discounted tickets at NLA half-day conferences. If you are a member or partner and are unsure how to make use of your membership in this way or you would like to become a member and discuss membership options, please contact Aurelia Amanitis or call 0207 636 4044.

If you experience any issues whilst making a booking please contact Corinne Stone or call 020 7636 4044.

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