Rethinking Waste-Management and Recycling through Circuar Business Model

Időpont: 2021. Április 15. 10:00-15:00

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Time slot Module
10:00-10:15 Keynote speech TBC European Economic and Social Committee

10:15-10:20 Presentation of the weBuildBackSmart Initiative

Ms. Kaja Primorac, Sustainability Project Manager at weTHINK.

10:20-10:50 EU funding and investment opportunities for companies between 2021- 2027
Ms. Aleksandra Kostova, Western Balkans Investment Framework
Ms. Kristina Kočet Hudrap, Director of Tiko Pro d.o.o.

10:50-11:20 Circular economy developments in the region
Mr. Gergely Tóth and Ms. Katalin Herner, KÖVET Association
Mr. Johann Koinegg, Green Tech Cluster Styria, 

TBC, Green Building Council Croatia

11:20-12:00 Inspirations from the region and technological advancements for the
future
Mr. Kevin Mooney, CDE Global
Ms. Darja Figelj, Interseroh
Ms. Susana Fonseca, ZERO – Associação Sistema Terrestre Sustentável

12:00-13:00 Lunch break

13:00-14:00 Interactive group discussions on circular economy in practice

  • Waste collection and separation
  • Waste treatment and recycling
  • Waste to energy (moderated by: dr. Umberto Arena)
  • Water circularity (moderated by: Mr. Alexander Frech, CEO of the
    Amiblu Group)
  • Construction demolition waste (moderated by: Green Building Council
    Croatia)

14:00-14:50 Presenting the key challenges and solutions identified

14:50-15:00 Wrap-up of the session and further steps explained

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