The Importance of a Circular Economy - FREE Online Session

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Online Workshop with I Have Learned Academy

Wednesday, November 4, 2020


6:30 pm


8:00 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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The importance of a Circular Economy - FREE Online Session With Maya Karkour - Founder of the Circular Hub Free Online Session by I Have Learned Academy Part of the Free Online Series Program: "Toolkit for Life in crisis times & after Covid-19"

Introduction to the Circular Economy & Eco-Design guidelines.

With a few eco-design challenges to pick your brains!


An introduction to sustainability and the Circular Economy: what is it all about, how could it be applied, what are the challenges?

What is meant by eco-designing? How can you design in an environmentally-friendly way, keeping in mind the full life-cycle of a product, from resource extraction to product disposal?

The discussion about some of the most important criteria & principles of eco-design will be followed by a few challenging questions to pick your brains!

Target Audience:

- Suitable for all levels and anyone curious about the circular economy & the environment, including teenagers.

- Designers from all fields of design (architecture, landscaping, urban, fashion, industrial, product, etc…) will particularly benefit from this seminar to apply circular thinking in their own practice.

Trainer Bio:

Maya Karkour is an Environmental Consultant, an Eco-Entrepreneur, and the managing director of
EcoConsulting which she co-founded in 2003 in the UK and founded in 2007 in Lebanon. EcoConsulting ( is a sustainability consultancy offering a broad range of inter-related sustainability services, such as eco-building guidance, LEED & BREEAM certifications, energy-efficiency advice, as well as other environmental services including: corporate environmental /sustainability
policies and awareness campaigns, environmental education, circular economy advice, and coaching
Maya has been a keynote speaker at various environmental conferences in Lebanon and other countries; she has conducted numerous green building, sustainability, circular economy and environmental seminars & workshops. Maya has also been actively promoting the Circular Economy and sustainable practices in Lebanon and recently launched the Circular Hub of EcoConsulting (
Maya is currently the President of the Lebanon Mountain Trail Association (LMTA), also in charge of developing and helping implement Environmental Education programs on the Trail, working with the Ministry of Education and public schools.
Maya holds an MSc (hons) in Environment & Sustainable Policies from the London School of
Economics & Political Science. She also obtained two certificates in the Circular Economy.

Booking information

This session is online and Free of Charge!
Booking is a must on the below link:

You can also get a certification of attendance if you wish.
Donations are optional and encouraged, distributed to families in need.

Booking ahead is a must, places are limited.

This session is organized by I Have Learned Academy, part of a program named: Toolkit for life in crisis times & after COVID-19.
This program is done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with the US Embassy in Beirut.

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