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Building a Green Economy in Montgomery County

Building a Green Economy in Montgomery County
Aug
17

GREEN BUSINESS LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING
with Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker

Thursday, August 17 • 6:00 to 8:30 pm

Montgomery County Council Office Building

ALL ARE INVITED to join Councilmember Tom Hucker, One Montgomery Green, and Livability Project to discuss how local green businesses and nonprofits are making the most of the circular economy* model.

Reception by Green Plate Catering will be served from 6 – 6:30 pm in the second floor cafeteria and the discussion will follow in the third floor hearing room.

The Council Office Building is located at 100 Maryland Avenue. Visitor parking can be found on the bottom floor of the adjacent parking lot, which is accessible from both Monroe Street and East Jefferson Street.

TOPIC: Circular Economy: Recycle, Reuse, Repair & Share

This discussion will focus on businesses and organizations that are leading the way in efforts to recycle, reuse, repair and share products and services—moving away from the current disposable economy model—to a model that will help conserve resources and sustain communities and consumers in the 21st Century.

Recycle, reuse, repair & share—what is the circular economy?

National trends and local businesses—mapping green assets in the local economy

Leading by example—circular economy pioneers in Montgomery County

Maximizing returns—how can we continue to grow opportunities locally?

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* A circular economy is one in which we keep resources in use for as long as possible, extract the maximum value from them while in use, then recover and regenerate products and materials at the end of each service life.

Please RSVP to http://evite.me/UfccPSfsDX  if you plan to attend the briefing.

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