Building Indiana's Circular Economy for the Next 200 Years*** March - December 2016
We will explore the
best strategies, local initiatives and the social, technological, business,
community innovations that support the transition to a circular economy in
We believe this is the first initiative of this kind in the
US, at a state level, so we are proud to make Indiana a showcase for the
successful mainstreaming of the circular economy, as we celebrate our
Let’s begin the next 200 years in Indiana’s history with
resilient and prosperous local communities all over our state.
Presented on the topic "Bio-based Materials for Sustainable Production and a Circular Economy" at the Advancing toward a Safer and Sustainable Future 2015 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference organized by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and hosted by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.
Contributed with an Open Mic Event to the Disruptive Innovation Festival 2015, curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
The panel discussion entitled Nothing Abandoned: No Place for Rust Belts in the Circular Economy brought together a group of community leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals in a conversation about the circular economy and its role in creating a sustainable Indiana and Midwestern region.