16-22 MARCH
2020

What is Circular City Week?

The first and biggest circular economy festival in the US

Circular City Week is an open collaborative festival for circular economy related events. Circular City Week took place in New York for the first time in March 2019, and will be back in New York 16-22 March 2020. Activities during Circular City Week will emphasize how circular practices such as reuse, recycling, and upcycling are transforming urban industries and the city as a whole. 

Inspiring and free events

During this one week events and activities, hosted by an array of local and global stakeholders, take place over all New York City. In 2019, 29 exciting events was part of Circular City Week. More than 80 speakers shared their knowledge with participants.

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Collaborative and open

In 2019, 2185 people participated in Circular City Week New York. Circular City Week was made possible by the active involvement of 64 organization, all decided to drive forward change and bring attention to best practices and innovative initiatives.

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Featured Events

CIRCULAR CITY WEEK - OPENING CEREMONY:

CITIES AS CHANGE MAKERS

Monday March 16 @ 5.30pm 

Kick start your week with exploring how circular economy can lead to wholly new ways of creating economic value, as well as opportunities to deliver against key mayoral priorities. Join us for what will be an insightful evening with discussions of best practices taken by cities around the world and the sharing of actionable urban strategies.

EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH OF

THE NEW YORK CIRCULAR CITY INITIATIVE

Tuesday March 17 @ 8.00am 

The event will present the findings of the first report from the Circular City Initiative, Complex Challenges, Circular Solutions, and will include a panel of senior executives making the case for a circular New York City and sharing some of their organizations’ own actions. This New York Circular City Initiative, a collaboration between the City, leading businesses, financial institutions and thought leaders will set out the concrete measures to transition New York to a circular city and the size of the opportunity in terms of new jobs and economic growth.

CO-CREATING CIRCULARITY CITY:

ASSEMBLE, INNOVATE AND INITIATE

Tuesday March 17 @ 8.30am 

At this event you will be the first international audience to explore the finding of on of Europe's most ambitious circular development projects in the built environment - Circularity City. In dynamic workshops, we invite you to co-create a circular city with us and take a close look at how to accelerate circularity in the construction and design sector in New York. Inspirational speakers from near and far will share they real life examples of how the steps of Circularity City - assemble - innovate - initiate - can be used globally and locally to spur change. 

CIRCULAR CITY WEEK - CLOSING CELEBRATION: EMBRACING THE ECONOMIC POTENTIAL

Friday March 20 @ 5.30pm 

Join us, and all our partners, for a festive closing celebration of Circular City Week New York 2020. We will provide drinks and snacks, along with inspirational talks from our Pioneer Partners on the social and economic benefits from creating a circular future. This will be a festive finale to a week of events, and a thought provoking start to your weekend. Inspirational talks will showcase how positive change related to jobs and growth can be brought about by circular commitments. They will share their goals and findings, their road to develop according strategies and how to from potential to implementation. These are visionary global frontrunners and will look forward to sharing their inspirational stories of circular change. 

 

 Partners

Thank you for your support! We couldn't do it without you.

Pioneer Partners

Platform Partners

Publicity Partners

 

Urban Future Lab

370 Jay Street

Brooklyn, NY-11201

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