Delighted it’s the end of the week, and that I finally got my new Circular Design website and social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIN) launched. Subconsciously I always try to start something new around my birthday. I think I’m just trying to rally against the shrinking of social worlds that tends to happen as we age.
The Circular Design Institute is the face of my circular design consultancy practice and will become a single-point resource for anyone interested in developing circular design skills for clients or in their own business. If you’d like to learn more click on the link to visit the website.
Fear not, Living Lightly in Ireland isn’t ending. I’m going to run it concurrently with the Circular Design Institute, with the former continuing to focus on positive eco stories and individually action (including lobbying for better policy and business practices), with the latter more concerned with what’s business and industry are doing to support more sustainable ways of operating.
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