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ALL GOOD(S) - CIRCULAR FASHION
New Materials in Architecture, Design and Fashion for a Future Circular Economy

Thursday, 1 October 2020


Circular Fashion is the second event of ALL GOOD(S), a new programme by ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in collaboration with the Netherlands Embassy in Berlin

Part 1: Welcome

Welcome
Dunya Bouchi, Managing Director, ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, Berlin - 00:00 - 04:47
Gijs Könings, Policy Advisor Circular Economy and Sustainable Mobility, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Berlin - 04:47 - 08:06
Marte Hentschel, CEO, Sqetch, Berlin - 08:06 - 14:16

Part 2: Presentations

Presentations
Dr. Ulf Jaeckel, Head of division for Sustainable Consumption and Product-related environmental protection, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Natural Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Berlin - 00:29 - 13:27
Arnoud Passenier, Strategic advisor on Circular Economy at the International Department of the Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, The Hague (virtual) - 15:21 - 45:59

Part 3: Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion - 00:00 - 36:08
Dr. Ulf Jaeckel, Head of division for Sustainable Consumption and Product-related environmental protection at Federal Ministry for the Environment, Natural Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Berlin
Arnoud Passenier, Strategic advisor on Circular Economy at the International Department of the Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, The Hague (virtual)
Ina Budde, CEO at circular.fashion, Berlin
Arianne Nicoletti, Founder of Green Fashion Tours and Circular Textiles lead at Circular Berlin

moderated by Marte Hentschel, CEO, Sqetch, Berlin

BACKGROUND

Both in the Netherlands and in Germany there is increasing political and societal attention for the transition to a circular economy (CE). A revaluation of material-use and the development of new materials are crucial in this respect. ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory in collaboration with The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Berlin conceptualised a programme called ALL GOOD(S), which started on 9 September 2020 with an Opening Lab Talk. It consists of several meetings to discuss Dutch and German innovations in new material design – considering raw materials, techniques and application to enable a sustainable and circular economy in the future. The programme supports knowledge exchange and new connections across disciplines, between Dutch and German stakeholders.

Within this programme, the Circular Fashion event explored the role of policy making in enhancing the use of innovative design principles and new materials in the fashion sector. It complements the Circular Design Sprint workshop, which took place online in May and June.
 
Both countries have proven to be innovative and professional when it comes to revising their current polluting fashion industry. In the Netherlands, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W) recently presented their new policy programme for circular textiles. Simultaneously, the German Ministry for the Environment, Natural Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) recently published their final report on their Resource Efficiency programme (ProgRess) and just revised their Circular Economy law.

During this evening, policy makers exchanged thoughts and experiences with representatives from the industry to discover where circular policy making could improve the transition towards a 'New Textile Economy'.

In collaboration with
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Berlin

Photos: Sven Hagolani/www.hagolani.com


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