Roundtable | The Circular Economy and Co-operatives

With Thinker in Residence Dr Guy Turnbull (UK)

You’re invited to a discussion on how the co-operative business model can support the circular economy, which aims to shift our wasteful ‘linear’ economy based on ‘take, make, use and dispose’, to keeping material resources in use or ‘circulating’ for as long as possible through design, making, reuse, repair and recycling.

Unpack this topic further with the current Thinker in Residence, co-operatives expert Dr Guy Turnbull, who will  cover:

  • What is a co-operative business model
  • How a co-operatives model can help support the development of a circular economy throughout South Australia
  • How circular economy businesses can benefit from becoming co-operatives

If you’re working in the environment, sustainability, private or public sectors with a focus on the circular economy in any form, we encourage you to attend this event.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 21st November 

Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm 

Location: Level 11, Flinders Boardroom, Flinders University, 182 Victoria Square 

Lunch will be provided 

Register online

This event is organised by the Don Dunstan Foundation in partnership with Green Industries South Australia as part of our Thinkers in Residence Program. Get more information about the program and how it aims to grow jobs in the Purpose Economy within South Australia.

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