Supply Chain School

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Constructing the Circular Economy

Date: Tuesday 18 June 2019
Time: 09:00 - 12:30
Location: Bovis Homes, 550 Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1PT

This workshop is aimed at materials suppliers and trade contractor company directors, managers and supervisors who already have a basic idea of the key principles of the circular economy. This ½ day workshop will explore how these key principles could be practically embedded into these organisations.

This workshop will provide participants with:
  • Information on the lifecycle of materials and typical service lives
  • An overview of materials sourcing and scarcity issues, and the drivers for moving towards a Circular Economy model
  • An introduction to product lifecycles and how these could be optimised
  • Methods of designing for maintenance, deconstruction and disassembly
  • Details of how products can be designed for reuse, refurbishment, remanufacture or recycling and the logistics required
  • An understanding of how maintenance requirements can be linked to business models
  • Information on different business models and determine which business models best suit their individual materials
  • Tools to enable the measurement of the circularity of their materials
  • Information on building certification standards that promote circular economy principles
  • Practical examples of how circular economy principles have been incorporated into construction materials and projects
At the end of the workshop participants will:
  • Understand the principles of a Circular Economy and how these could be applied to construction products
  • Have an understanding of the lifecycle and service life their key products
  • Understand the issues that may affect the future supply of their raw materials
  • Have an understanding of how their products could be designed to be more circular
  • Understand which business models would best suit their products in a circular economy
To book your FREE place just click on the register button at the bottom of the page.

If you have any special requirements for attending this event (e.g. access / dietary etc) please contact Becky or telephone the office on 020 7697 1977 so that we can accommodate you.

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