Circular Brighton & Hove meeting on 5th September 2018, University of Brighton, Grand Parade Campus
By way of an appetizer for the Circular Brighton & Hove meeting on 5th September 2018, attendees enjoyed a fascinating tour of the Brighton Waste House given by Duncan Baker-Brown, the award-winning architect from BBM Architects. The Brighton Waste House represents the development of a ‘living laboratory’ for ecological architectural design and the building is Europe's first permanent public building made almost entirely from material thrown away or not wanted and is an EPC ‘A’ rated low energy building. Further information is available at arts.brighton.ac.uk/projects/wastehouse.
This was followed by drinks networking with food obtained via the “Too Good To Go” app (www.toogoodtogo.co.uk), enabling attendees to rescue delicious food at great prices from local restaurants and shops whilst saving the environment at the same time.
Dessert took the form of stimulating debate on the subject of “Fashion and Sustainability, are they compatible?”, facilitated by an expert panel, chaired by Dr David Greenfield, organiser of the September Circular Brighton & Hove event, from SOENECS Ltd www.soenecs.co.uk consisting of:
The feedback from attendees was brilliant, with people loving the food from sushi to organic sausage rolls and a lively debate that inspired people to change their perspective of fashion
J Greenfield 13.09.18