Circular Economy Construction: Train the Trainer Event

Are you a training provider who helps organisations and people within the Construction and Built environment across Scotland? Are you looking to expand your knowledge on the circular economy?

The Circular Economy Construction Retrofit Training programme aims to empower Scotland’s construction workforce, helping meet energy efficiency and cost savings targets, whilst ensuring sustainable retrofit skills, practices and circular economy principles are in place.

Delivered by Zero Waste Scotland in partnership with The Verdancy Group, this phase of the training programme will deliver in person workshops and training in partnership with BE-ST at the state-of-the-art BE-ST factory in Hamilton.

Join us on the 16th of June 2023 for a day of immersive learning exploring topics such as an introduction to the circular economy in construction, rethinking procurement, design for manufacture and assembly and refurb and design for disassembly.



10am - 12pm Info Sessions

Welcome from Caitriona Jordan BE-ST

Session 1 What is the Circular Economy?

Session 2 What is Circular Construction?

Session 3 Rethinking Construction


12pm - 1.30pm Lunch provided (30 mins) & BE-ST Factory Tour (45 mins tour)


1.30pm - 3.30pm Workshops

Workshop 1 - Rethink, Reuse, Reduce, Recycle

Workshop 2 - Rethinking Procurement

Informal Discussion / Coffee / Comfort Break (15min)

Workshop 3a - Design for Manufacture & Assembly

Workshop 3b - Digital Construction

Workshop 3c - Refurbishment & Design for Disassembly


3.30pm Summary

Summary / Handouts

Circular Economy Construction: Train the Trainer Event

16 June - 10:00 - 15:30