The circular economy is a model of systemic solutions based on three design-driven principles: eliminating waste and pollution, distributing goods and materials, and regenerating nature.
This Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10, Costa Rica becomes the center of discussion on this topic and its role in the climate agenda and economic development.
The activity will be held at the College of Economic Sciences from 2020 by the Regional Energy Security and Climate Change Program of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) and the Alliance. The Circular Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean.
According to the organizers, it seeks to promote and celebrate the development of the circular economy in 13 Latin American countries. Therefore, topics discussed include national circular economy strategies in the region; How to strengthen the Global Plastics Agreement agenda in the region; Reuse as a priority strategy to eliminate plastic pollution; and regional integration to facilitate the transition to a circular economy.
National institutions will respond to questions from the public
As an organization specializing in the circular economy, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Three of the 10 panels during the event will be attended by delegates.
Likewise, representatives of national textile, construction, packaging or hospital waste companies: Coca Cola, La Dili, Maram, Pozuelo, Pops, Dos Pinos, Recicla CR, Punto Seguro etc. will answer questions related to the circular economy. .
This hybrid event seeks to bring together key actors in the region to build bridges that advance environmental change.
Through applied workshops and interactive spaces, the festival will round off the closing sessions in an environment conducive to exchange of ideas and collaboration.