Previous Events

Circular Economy Conversations – Construction and Demolition

Circular Economy Conversations

Construction & Demolition -11th July 2019

On the 11th July the first Circular Economy Conversation focused on Construction and Demolition, with an in depth look at its impact on the world today and the sector’s role in a transition to a circular-oriented society. These discussions were led by preeminent thinkers and professionals in the field and offered attendees a chance to learn from and converse with those on the forefront of this important issue. Topics included sustainable design & demolition, the usage of sustainable construction materials, and an overview of current initiatives in circularity within the Construction and Demolition industry.

The presentations can be viewed here

Carrie Ann Moran - Rediscover Fashion

Circular Fashion Conference  – 26th April 2019

The Rediscovery Centre, the National Centre for the Circular Economy, hosted Ireland’s first Circular Fashion Conference on the 26th of April 2019. This innovative conference brought together designers, suppliers, retailers and makers to discuss how Ireland can move towards fashion circularity.

At this conference attendees heard from Irish and international speakers that inspired changes to the Irish fashion industry. It looked at how the fashion industry can design out waste, pollution and keep materials in use rather then be sent to landfill.

Videos from this event can be viewed here

Jeanne Moore and Jim Gannon


Designs For Life: The Circular Economy in Action – 23rd March 2018

On the 23rd of March 2018 the Rediscovery Centre – Ireland’s national Centre of Excellence for the Circular Economy – invited policy-makers, thought leaders and innovators from across Europe to demonstrate how policy and action are working together to establish circular principles as the new frontier for innovation and economic development.

Videos from this event can be viewed here