Circular Economy 101: An introduction to sustainable resource & waste management

14th August 2020

Progress towards a circular economy requires large numbers of organisations to engage in the transition to sustainable resource management. During this session members gained an introduction to the concept of the circular economy, as well as practical guidance based on industry experiences to support members in making key first steps towards a transition to sustainable resource management within their organisations.

During the session there was the opportunity to:

• Learn about the key principles and concepts connected to the circular economy;

• Have access to focused case studies within the waste management sector of the benefits and challenges of the circular business model;

• Gain an overview of available tools to support you in your work.

This webinar counts for 1 hour of CPD, so don’t forget to add it to your IEMA CPD Portal. This can be accessed through your member account on


- Fleur Ruckley, Associate Director & Circular Economy Lead, Wood E&IS UK, Member of the IEMA Circular Economy Network Steering Group;

- Brian Marshall (FIEMA), Environment & Compliance Manager, Reconomy;

- Hannah Lesbirel, Consultant, Resource and Waste Management Team, Arup, Chair of IEMA Futures.

This session is ideal for you if you are an environment or sustainability professional and wish to learn more about the benefits and challenges connected to sustainable resource management.


IEMA Webinar: Circular Economy 101: An introduction to sustainable resource & waste management: Webinar slide - CLICK HERE

Circular Economy 101: An introduction to circular economy - F, Ruckley, Wood - CLICK HERE

Sustainable Resource Management and its role in a Circular Economy - H, Lesbirel, Arup - CLICK HERE

Circular Economy 101: An introduction to sustainable resource & waste management: Waste management case studies - B, Marshall, Reconomy - CLICK HERE

Session Q&A - CLICK HERE

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