Products of change. News

Join the Products of Change Circular Economy 101 Workshop next month

Tue 21 Jun 2022 | 10:03 am GMT
Rob Hutchins | Products of Change Writer

The Circular Economy 101 Workshop will take place on July 13 at the Informa Offices on London\'s Blackfriars

Products of Change is to host its first Circular Economy 101 workshop next month, providing participants with an understanding of the basic principles of the economic model and how it can support a more sustainable future for the consumer products sector. The Circular Economy 101 Workshop will take place on Wednesday July 13 from 2.00pm at the Informa Offices on Blackfriars Road in London and will be led by Products of Change’s Advisor and Circular Economy expert, Arthur Parry. The Circular Economy, as defined by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, is a systems-led approach to:
  1. Eliminate waste and pollution
  2. Circulate products and materials (at their highest value)
  3. Regenerate nature
In practical terms, this includes thinking about how products are used and ways in which manufacturing processes can be improved to reduce waste, how products and their parts can be put to better use (through reuse, repair, or refurbishment), and how materials can be reused through recycling (although, this should be seen as a last resort). The participative London workshop will include group discussions, practical exercises, and will provide live examples of the circular economy in practice today. The workshop will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to apply their circular economy learning straightaway. The three-hour course is priced at £120 for Products of Change members and £150 for non-members and will include course materials and refreshments. Like previous Products of Change workshops, the Circular Economy 101 Workshop will be hosted by Informa at the company’s London offices on Blackfriars Road (close to Southwark Underground Station). The course will take place on Wednesday, July 13th at 2.00pm. For more information on how to join the course, email advisors@productsofchange.com or get in touch with the Products of Change team at Rob@productsofchange.com Book your place at the Circular Economy 101 Workshop here.
related articles
BLE's Retail Trends Lounge will spotlight sustainability and diversity and inclusion

Sustainability and diversity and inclusion will be the focus of conversation when Brand Licensing Europe kicks off next month, with the discussions forming part of the event’s returning Retail Trend Lounge live sessions.

Read More

Thu 21 Oct 2021 | 11:57 am GMT

SILC to make its in-person debut at the Royal Geographical Society

SILC22 will be taking place in real life for the first time at London’s Royal Geographical Society on Wednesday, 22 June, 2022. Products of Change will host a networking evening session and its inaugural Products of Change Awards.

Read More

Tue 26 Oct 2021 | 08:47 am GMT

IKEA to headline Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit

IKEA Group chairman Lars-Johan Jarnheimer will provide the opening keynote at the all-new Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit taking place from 9-11 June online.

Read More

Thu 06 May 2021 | 07:00 am GMT

Schools rewarded with books for recycling

Recycle to Read is a new initiative from Wastebuster in association with EPPIC (Extended Plastics Partnership for Innovation in Circularity) and Products of Change to encourage consumers to recycle toys

Read More

Fri 22 Jan 2021 | 08:13 am GMT

Most read stories
Join the biggest conversation on Earth and send your stories to POC this BLE

With the world’s focus on COP26 and the topic of climate change, there’s no better time to be a part of the biggest conversation on Earth this Brand Licensing Europe.

Read More

Thu 11 Nov 2021 | 05:52 am GMT

Ben & Jerry's becomes first food brand to join Pack4Good and redesign its packaging rules

The international ice cream brand prioritise finding lower-impact solutions to its packaging focused on reducing waste and using Next Generation innovation and materials.

Read More

Tue 19 Jul 2022 | 03:18 pm GMT

M&S' success with Hirestreet suggests consumers champion circularity

The high street retailer has expanded its partnership with the fashion rental platform with a new spring/summer collection of items for rent for as little as £10.

Read More

Thu 14 Apr 2022 | 12:40 pm GMT

Walmart to protect, manage or restore 50 million acres by 2030

World’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect, manage or restore at least 50 million acres of land and one million square miles of ocean by…

Read More

Tue 13 Apr 2021 | 08:09 am GMT

Toy recycling and reusing must be more accessible

Gary Pope, co-founder at marketing agency Kids Industries, one of the sponsors for the Sustainability in Licensing Conference (SILC) on 24-25 June talks about toy sustainability.

Read More

Tue 01 Jun 2021 | 07:06 am GMT

A bio-based plastic for the future

Floreon is a plant-based plastic, derived from crops such as corn and sugar cane, making it a renewable alternative to oil-based plastics.

Read More

Thu 22 Jul 2021 | 06:57 am GMT

EU tightens greenwashing rules with new agreement on company disclosures

Members of the European Parliament and EU governments struck a provisional agreement on new reporting rules for large companies, as concerns grow over greenwashing.

Read More

Fri 24 Jun 2022 | 10:15 am GMT

Kids can roleplay climate change action in their own sustainable House of Commons thanks to Playpress Toys

Children can now debate climate change action within the walls of their very own House of Commons, thanks to a new partnership between the Houses of Parliament and the independent…

Read More

Wed 05 Jan 2022 | 10:39 am GMT