How will you save the climate and bring the circular economy into your day-to-day life? ??

Come and join a circular economy festival where you can make your own solar panel, try food made of crickets and leftover ingredients, see a circular economy fashion show and hear what business solutions secondary high school students have created.

The event is organised by Sitra, Economy and youth TAT, Ilmastoveivi2019 climate campaign, UN youth of Finland, Finnish Agenda2030 Youth Group and MY2050. The festival at Central library Oodi will be filled with pop up stands and workshops about actions that can tackle the climate change. Keru community fridge also participates the festival. There will be plenty of discussions, games and exhibitions during the day, so stay tuned and be part of the movement!

The event is free and the workshops will be filled with first-come, first-served basis. It is also a side event for the World Circular Economy Forum happening at the Finlandia Hall.

Programme including:
10.00-19.00 Circular economy business showcase by highschool students
11.00-12.00 Workshop: Make your own solar panel
11.00-13.00 My favourite clothing is broken! No worries, bring it with you and korjauskollektiivi will help you to fix it!
13:00-13:30 Keru community fridge: meet & talk
13.30-15.00 Workshop: Crickets made tasty and simple!
13.30-17.45 My2050 gaming session, a unique adventure game about climate change and the future that can be played with your mobile phone or tablet
15:30–16:00 Keru community fridge: meet & talk
16.30-17.30 Workshop: Fair and sustainable travelling
18.00-19.00 Closing panel discussion: Why circular economy is so important? What is the role of youngpeople in circular economy? Why are we not already living in circular economy?

Check out the full timetable with plenty of circular economy action here:

*A circular economy…say what? The circular economy is a new economic model which does not focus on producing more and more goods, but in which consumption is based on using services – sharing, renting and recycling – instead of owning.


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