SoCircular – Innovation & Collaboration Event

Social Economy and Circular Economy.

This event will focus on the social economy and circular economy. It’s for entrepreneurs, social enterprises, circular enterprises, support organisations, and small to medium-sized enterprises interested in sustainability and the circular economy.

It will highlight

  • the overarching context (Social and circular economy trends, policies, updates)
  • Examples of innovation and collaboration from social enterprises, circular economy enterprises and support organisations and
  • Resources and support can help social and circular enterprises innovate and collaborate.

Event programme: 

  • Registration, Refreshments & Networking (Food/drinks from the Green Kitchen & Stillgarden Distillery 
  • Introduction, MC’s Dr Joanne Rourke, Eastern Midlands Waste Region & Mary MacSweeney Dublin City Council
  • Fireside Chat – SoCircular Context: Claire Downey, Rediscovery Centre 
  • Panel Discussion – SoCircular with Innovation & Collaboration examples.

The panel members include:

Emma Kavanagh, Community Resource Network Ireland 

Jake Chaney, Stillgarden Distillery

Niall O’Brien, Grow Dome Project

Máirín Murray, Tech for Good Dublin

The event will also feature the launch of the Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards 2023, act as a lead-up event to Dublin Circular Economy Hotspot 2023 and take place as a Modos networking event.

The 2023 Dublin City Social Enterprise Awards will be launched with a presentation by Shane Meehan from Inner City Enterprise.

After the presentation, the audience will be joined by a panel of previous awardees to speak about their experience of receiving a Dublin City Social Enterprise Award in 2022! The panel members include:

Sinéad Ryan @LittleFitnessIE,

Ashling Golden@SolasProject

John McEntee@socialrecycleit

Book your place free @ Local Enterprise Week 23 and attend on the evening of March 9th

About Recycle IT

Recycle IT is an award-winning social enterprise providing a community, personal and business collection service for all types of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in Dublin and surrounding counties.

During 2022 Recycle IT offered to drop off and collection services to thousands of homes, schools, charities and businesses across Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE which includes thousands of computers, cables, monitors, microwaves and screens

Recycle IT services are provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland. Recycle IT is supported by Pobal, Dormant Accounts, South Dublin County Council and authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authorities across Leinster.

For more information about Recycle IT please visit or call 01 4578321.

Recycle IT – Dublin City Social Enterprise Award Winner 2022

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