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19th October 2021

The CEIC team continue to establish themselves as leaders in circular economy research and innovation in Wales and have now been invited to chair a workshop session at Circular Revolution, the first conference to celebrate circular economy business and academic initiatives across the country.  The virtual Circular Revolution conference takes place on Wednesday 20th October from 09:30 am – 17:00 pm.

Cardiff Capital Delivery team member, Dr Katie Beverley will chair an hour-long session entitled “Community Initiatives” which highlights the role that communities play in accelerating a circular economy in Wales, and the potential for community involvement in local and resilient circular supply chains.


  • Dr Dan Eyers from Cardiff University, whose ‘RemakerSpace’ initiative provides workshops and training to engage local businesses and communities in remanufacturing, repair and other forms of product life cycle extension
  • Andy Middleton of TYF, founder of the Planetary Repair Centre in St Davids, where people can access the equipment and skills needed to keep outdoor clothing and products in use for as long as possible
  • Richard Welfoot (Merthyr Tydfil Institute for the Blind) and Simon Jones (Ministry of Furniture) who will be talking about how the circular economy can create inclusive job opportunities in Wales.

The “Community Initiatives” session runs from 2pm – 3pm.  Come and join us!

Register here:

Link to RemakerSpace:

​Link to TYF Planetary Repair Centre: