CIRCULARITY IN FURNITURE

A CIRCULAR CITY WEEK

EVENT SERIES 

The Circularity in Furniture series explores furniture, design, interiors, and materials as a set of inter-related sectors early in their transition to circularity.

This series is presenting 7 events in collaboration with Laurence Carr Inc, the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Mebl | Transforming Furniture, Danish Cleantech Hub and a few more companies who will be featuring a wide range of industry leading co-hosts.

Online Event: May 2 @ 1pm

How Business Leaders Drive Change: ‘Circularity’ from Within

How do business leaders drive change from within toward greater ‘circularity’ in corporate practices? What strategies do they use to transform their companies along the production- and life-cycles of their products and services – from design, sourcing, manufacturing and sales to use, reuse, recycling, and/or end-of-life? 

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Online Event: May 3 @ noon

The Next Frontier: Circularity in Design

Circular economy practices are becoming more widely understood and have finally taken a foothold in the built environment and furnishings industry. But how do we accelerate this movement, what is the next frontier of circular progress, and what impact can it have?

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Online Event : May 4 @1pm

Public Policy & Circularity – Business Can Move the Needle

How can companies support and inform critical public policy to advance the transition to a circular economy? Using examples from the furniture and home-cleaning products industries, we’ll explore opportunities for involvement by companies of all sectors, sizes and levels of policy engagement. 

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Exhibition: 5+6 May @ 10am-5pm

Danish Design: Visit the Circular Showroom

 Visit the Danish Circular Design Showroom and see what the future of sustainability looks like from the lens of everyday interior design and furnishings. This is a rare opportunity to experience exceptionally crafted Danish designs that exemplify how the circular economy can be used to guide the design process and improve sustainability. 

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Online Event: May 5 @ noon

Circularity and the Future of Furniture Design

Is the furniture of today the raw materials of our future? Working towards a circular economy is a clear path towards a healthier future for the planet, our homes and the people who make our objects, but there can be hiccups along the way.

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Online Event: May 6 @ noon

The Circularity Challenge of Toxic Chemicals in Furniture 

This event shines a light on the problem of hazardous chemicals in furniture and interiors, with a focus on solutions that facilitate circular design, cleaner manufacturing, and material reuse in a circular economy. With an aim to help consumers and makers grapple with this issue, leading tech and design solutions will be discussed.

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Exhibition: May 7 @ 6pm

The Circular Furniture Model of the Future

A pop-up that encompasses the beauty and potential of the circular economy to revitalize the furniture industry. Explore the commitment to regeneration and revitalization through two lenses: creation and preservation. The space will showcase both urban wood furniture as well as resale items.

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