Theatre programme 2020



The BIG circular economy debate: What are the biggest resource challenges of the 2020s – and how can we overcome them?

20 May 2020
Resources and Waste Stage

From hyper-consumerism and unsustainable business models to poor waste management infrastructure and inadequate recycling technologies – the road to a circular economy is paved with a number of key challenges. This panel debate brings together an array of resource efficiency experts to discuss how those challenges can be overcome over the next few years.

Discussion points:

  • Sustainability v convenience: Is it an either-or?
  • Britain’s recycling infrastructure: What’s gone wrong?  
  • Beyond plastics: What’s the next big circular economy conundrum?