Circular@Home Challenge + Conversation

Circular@Home is a week-long challenge to inspire action on Climate Change

About this Event

Just what is the Circular Economy and what does it mean for the choices you make at home to support combating climate change?

As part of the Reading Climate Festival, a week-long programme of free events to inspire action on climate change, the Circular Economy Club Reading will be running a week long Circular@Home Challenge to help individuals and families, learn about, take action and share steps they can take on their journey to decreasing waste and looking at sustainable resource use, in our homes and out and about in our daily lives.

We’ll be sharing tips that shift from less take, use and discard of stuff and materials, to exploring our relationship with things, rethinking, reducing, reusing, renting, repairing and recycling!

From Monday to Friday we will have a different circular theme with some short and simple, to more longer term actions you can take to build more circularity into your life (and work).

The week will culminate on Friday 13th October with an online session at 10am.

A special Circular Coffee + Conversation with Ehab Sayed from Biohm, innovators in the Circular Economy and Future Home!

Ehab Sayed, is the Founder and Director of Innovation at Biohm. He founded Biohm to develop nature-inspired construction systems and materials that champion a transformation towards the integration of biological processes in manufacturing, and create a biomimetic (nature-inspired) circular future that meets our environmental, economic and human needs. Leading a solid team of designers, engineers, biologists, chemists, physicists and business innovators from around the globe, he is working towards evolutionising the construction industry and embedding social equity in business. Ehab is a Climate-Kic Certified Professional and with Biohm has amassed a portfolio of awards and recognition from highly regarded international bodies. Member of the ‘Circular Economy Club’, The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) and the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC)

Sign-up to get involved, and receive a support guide for the week, alongside join the conversation on Friday. We’ll also be harvesting the ideas and celebrating all the changes people have made through the week.

A chance to take Circular Action at Home and as a Community!

What is the Reading Circular Economy Club (CEC)?

We are part of the Circular Economy Club, a global network of over 3,500 circular economy professionals and organisations in over 100 countries changing the way our cities operate. Our aim is to use Circular Economy models, design and thinking as innovation drivers to reduce waste and rethink products, business and behaviours, creating new and wider value for our community.

We act as a platform to amplify local initiatives and create new opportunities, bringing businesses, government, individuals and academic together.

We want to be brave, innovative, thoughtful and impactful.

We aim to meet every other month for an interactive, hands-on and fun event where ideas are shared and actions agreed to “put” Reading on the map of Circular Economy.

The club is brought to you by Sophie Segal from Co-CREATE ImpACT and Erica Purvis from TechnicalNature.

Join the conversation on our CEC Reading Linkedin Group or sign up to our newsletter here.

What is the Reading Climate Festival?

Reading Climate Festival is a week-long programme of free events to inspire action on climate change, curated by Reading Climate Action Network.

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Date

Nov 13 2020

Time

10:00 - 11:00

Cost

Free

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