Embedding the circular economy in London

Thursday 29 November 2018

09:00-13:00

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

Bengt Cousins-Jenvey, Associate, 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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SUSTAINABILITY

NLQ

With an ambition to make London carbon-neutral by 2050, and the recent announcements from the Mayor to make London the first National City Park, increasing the green cover to 50%, what key strategies will be needed to address major environmental challenges, including meeting ambitious climate targets, efficient use of resources, clean energy and much needed green infrastructure? And how a growing city should plan for healthy places to live and work, supporting sustainable communities to thrive?

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