International conference: “Now, the circular economy”

From 16 March 2016 10:30 until 17 March 2016 15:00
Posted by Debora Paolini (ACR+)

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The Circular Economy Foundation and ACR+ are inviting you to
the international conference “Now, the circular economy”.


During this conference, concrete cases from all over Europe demonstrated a selection of good practices on circular economy and governance at national, regional or local level.


  • Day 1: 16 March

The conference opened with key speeches highlighting the need to change to a circular economy, the European legal context and the role of local and regional authorities. In the afternoon, panel discussions gave the opportunity to share expertise on the organic fraction and the construction and demolition sector.


  • Day 2: 17 March

Examples of successful implementation of circular economy in various industrial sectors (including plastics, textile, and electrical and electronic equipment) were showcased.

Registrations for this event are now closed

ACR+ members are granted free access to the conference.


Download the draft programme.



  • 16-17 March 2016
  • Fundación Cajasol - Sala Antonio Machado
    (entrada por C/ entrecárceles 1)

 More information on the Circular Economy Foundation website.


Sustainable food for thought

One day before the conference, on 15 March, ACR+ organised "Sustainable food for thought" a meeting of the Circular Europe Network. This meeting - open to ACR+ members and selected circular economy platforms - focused on how the various national and regional platforms on circular economy can cooperate. It included a workshop enabling the participants to co-construct guidelines on sustainable food strategies within a circular economy perspective.


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