Classroom Dates
27 Nov - 01 Dec 2023 London $5,950
10 - 14 Jun 2024 London $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 London $5,950

In this Circular Economy for Sustainable Built Environment training course, we will embark on an exciting journey to explore the intersection of sustainability, innovation, and the built environment. As our planet faces pressing environmental challenges, it is crucial that we shift our mindset and practices towards a circular economy—a system that aims to minimize waste, maximize resource efficiency, and promote long-term sustainability.

Throughout this training course, we will delve into various processes, innovative ideas, and cutting-edge technologies that can contribute to the creation of a circular economy within the built environment. We will examine different aspects of sustainable construction, including design principles, material selection, energy efficiency, waste management, and life cycle assessment. By understanding and applying these concepts, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to transform the traditional linear model of construction and embrace a circular approach that fosters environmental stewardship and economic viability.

Get ready to explore the possibilities of circular economy and discover how it can revolutionize the way we build and inhabit our environments. Through engaging lectures, case studies, interactive discussions, and hands-on exercises, this course will equip you with the tools and insights needed to become a catalyst for change in the realm of sustainable built environment. Let's embark on this transformative journey together and shape a future where our built spaces are not only aesthetically pleasing but also environmentally responsible and socially just.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight: 

  • Principles of Circular Economy: Understand the core principles and concepts of circular economy and how they can be applied to the built environment to achieve sustainable outcomes.
  • Sustainable Design and Construction: Explore innovative design strategies and construction practices that promote resource efficiency, waste reduction, and renewable energy integration, while considering the lifecycle impacts of built structures.
  • Material Selection and Resource Management: Learn about sustainable material choices, including recycled and bio-based materials, and examine strategies for effective resource management, such as circular material flows and waste diversion.
  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Discover techniques to enhance energy efficiency in buildings through passive design, energy-efficient technologies, and the integration of renewable energy sources, reducing carbon footprints and promoting sustainable energy practices.
  • Circular Business Models and Economic Implications: Examine various circular business models and understand their economic implications in the context of the built environment, including economic opportunities, cost savings, and potential barriers to implementation.
  • Analyze real-world examples of successful circular economy initiatives in the built environment, ranging from sustainable urban planning and retrofitting projects to circular building materials and waste management systems, drawing inspiration from best practices worldwide.

At the end of this Circular Economy for Sustainable Built Environment training course, you will learn to:

  • Apply circular economy principles and concepts to the built environment sector
  • Implement effective waste management strategies to minimize waste generation and promote resource efficiency
  • Identify opportunities for circular material flows and repurpose waste materials in the built environment
  • Evaluate and select appropriate circular business models for sustainable practices in the built environment sector
  • Utilize innovative technologies and processes to transform waste materials into high-quality products for reuse or incorporation into new construction projects
  • Analyse real-world case studies and success stories to gain practical insights into the implementation of circular economy principles in the built environment

In this training course we are using advance adult learning practices to enhance the learning and experience of participants which include:

  • Interactive lectures: Lectures that are interactive and engaging, with opportunities for participants to ask questions and engage in discussions;
  • Group work: Group work that encourages participants to work together to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally
  • Practical exercises: Practical exercises that help participants become confident in recommending tools that firms can use to become climate resilient and reduce their carbon footprint.

By realizing these organizational impacts and benefits, organizations can position themselves as leaders in sustainability, contributing to a more environmentally conscious and economically prosperous future.

  • Enhanced Sustainability Practices
  • Cost Savings and Economic Opportunities
  • Competitive Advantage
  • Innovation and Technological Advancement
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration
  • Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management

Personal impact will be these items but not limited to:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of circular economy principles and their application within the built environment, equipping you with valuable knowledge for sustainable practices
  • Develop practical skills in waste management, circular material flows, and the implementation of circular business models, empowering you to drive positive change in your professional endeavors
  • Acquire specialized knowledge and expertise in circular economy for the built environment, positioning yourself as a valuable asset in sustainability-focused industries and organizations
  • Cultivate critical thinking and problem-solving skills by exploring innovative technologies and processes to address waste management challenges and create sustainable solutions
  • Connect with like-minded professionals, sustainability experts, and industry leaders during the course, fostering valuable networking opportunities and potential collaborations
  • Contribute to a more sustainable future and make a positive impact on the environment and society, experiencing a sense of personal fulfillment through your dedication to circular economy practices

The Circular Economy for Sustainable Built Environment training course is designed to benefit professionals seeking to upskill themselves in climate change risk, adaptation measures, and low carbon innovation. It is applicable to any business or industry and is taught in English.

This Energy Training Centre training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Business leaders and executives who want to understand the impact of climate change on their businesses and the opportunities and challenges it presents.
  • Sustainability professionals who want to learn how to mitigate the business risks of climate change and oversee a transition to net zero emissions for long-term resilience and overall value.
  • Environmental professionals who want to learn how to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.
  • Investors who want to learn how to use markets and business skills to identify and implement solutions to mitigate, adapt to, or reverse climate change and its impacts on society globally.

Day One: Introduction to Circular Economy and Built Environment – Understanding Circular Economy Principles

  • Introduction to circular economy: Definition, principles, and importance in the built environment
  • Circular economy in the context of the built environment sector: Challenges and opportunities
  • Sustainable development goals and circular economy: Alignment and contribution
  • Circular economy policies and regulations: Global and local initiatives supporting circular practices
  • Assessing the environmental impact of linear versus circular approaches in the built environment

Day Two: Waste Management and Circular Material Flows – Waste Reduction and Resource Optimization

  • Waste Management Strategies: Source reduction, recycling, upcycling, and waste-to-energy
  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Waste Management: Evaluating environmental impacts and resource savings
  • Circular Material Flows in Construction: Designing for disassembly, modular construction, and reversible design
  • Construction and Demolition Waste Management: Strategies for reuse, recycling, and responsible disposal
  • Circular Procurement and Supply Chain Management: Selecting sustainable materials and suppliers.
  • Tracking and monitoring circular material flows: Tools and technologies for efficient waste management

Day Three: Circular Business Models and Economic Implications – Unlocking Economic Value through Circular Practices

  • Circular Business Models: Product-as-a-service, sharing economy, remanufacturing, and take-back systems
  • Economic benefits of circular practices in the built environment: Cost savings, revenue streams, and market opportunities
  • Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and Waste Management Financing Models: Implications and best practices
  • Circular Business Case Development: Assessing financial viability and conducting cost-benefit analysis
  • Circular Economy and Job Creation: Exploring employment opportunities in the transition to a circular built environment
  • Overcoming barriers to circular economy implementation: Financial, legal, and cultural challenges

Day Four: Innovative Technologies for Circular Solutions – Technological Advancements in Circular Economy 

  • Advanced waste sorting and separation technologies: Automated sorting, robotics, and artificial intelligence
  • Recycling and recovery technologies: Chemical recycling, mechanical recycling, and energy recovery
  • Innovative materials for circular construction: Bio-based, recycled, and composite materials.
  • Digitalization and circular economy: IoT, blockchain, and data-driven solutions for waste management and material tracking
  • Industrial symbiosis and collaborative platforms: Sharing resources and creating synergies between industries
  • Technological innovations in up-cycling and repurposing waste materials for construction applications.

Day Five: Applying Circular Economy Principles in Practice

  • Successful circular economy projects in the Built Environment
  • Implementing circular practices in new construction projects: Design considerations and material selection
  • Retrofitting and Circular Renovations: Strategies for adapting existing buildings to circular principles.
  • Circular Economy in Urban Planning and Infrastructure Development: Creating sustainable and regenerative cities
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration for Circular Practices: Engaging with contractors, developers, and local communities.
  • Developing a Circular Roadmap: Creating an action plan for implementing circular economy principles in your organization.


Our collaboration with Oxford Management Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

Visit Website