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Circular Economy Business Essentials

May 4, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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May 4, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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City of Austin
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Our local government system for the City of Austin.

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small business week session
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Recycling/Zero-Waste, Local Economy
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The workshop will be led by members of Austin’s Circular Economy Program. It is hosted in partnership with the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department as part of National Small Business Week (May 2-6).

Workshop Overview:

12:00-12:20: Understanding circular economy as a business concept

  • Brief overview of the theory behind circularity
  • Basic circular economy principles with case studies and business model examples
  • A list of free tools to strengthen your business concept

12:20-12:30: Circular economy in Austin

  • Basics of Austin’s waste market
  • Local resources

12:30-1:00: Group activity redesigning an everyday product

This workshop is part of Austin Small Business Week. Attend over 20 no-cost sessions covering industry insights, marketing, funding, and business planning. Find sessions tailored for small businesses, creatives, non-profits, and cooperatives.
Check out other sessions offered by the Economic Development Department in celebration of Austin Small Business Week.