Side session
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Scaling up the circular economy in cities


This side session will share lessons and best practices from eight Circular Economy Hubs from all over the world.


Introduction: Why is scaling up the circular economy in cities so important?

  • Cities as the place of action
  • Facts and figures
  • Topics: buildings, energy, mobility, food, water, plastics and consumer goods
  • Collaboration and actions from all stakeholders

Interactive round-table discussions:
How can we make cities more sustainable in developed and developing countries?

  • Table 1: Actions from municipalities in developed countries (Zero Waste Scotland, INEC)
  • Table 2: Actions from municipalities in developing countries (co-sharing ACEN, CEPA)
  • Table 3: How can regions accelerate the circular economy (co-sharing Amsterdam Economic Board, Circular Friesland)
  • Table 4: Actions from businesses (co-sharing OREE, EX4CB)
  • Table 5: Actions from consumers (Circular Change)
  • Table 6: The role of knowledge institutes (co-sharing Polish Circular Hotspot/Innowo, TCEN/TTRI)
  • Table 7: The role of CE hotspots (HCH, Circular Norway)
  • Table 8: Circular economy action based on the city doughnut (Circle Economy)

Panel with table moderators on the lessons learned.

Organisers: Holland Circular Hotspot, Circle Economy

Contact: Freek van Eijk, Director Holland Circular Hotspot,, +31 65 1080 847

Date and time: Monday 3 June: 9.30-11.00

Venue: Veranda 4, Finlandia Hall

How to register: The event is full and the registration is closed. Please note that all side sessions are exclusively for WCEF2019 participants.

Deadline for registration: 30 May 2019

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