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Last time 12,000 people attended An event where you can experience “reuse” in a casual, fun and fashionable way will be held on November 12th (Sunday) at “Umekoji Park” in Kyoto

Human Forum Co., Ltd.
[Last time 12,000 people attended] An event where you can experience “reuse” in a casual, fun and fashionable way will be held on November 12th (Sunday) at “Umekoji Park” in Kyoto
Human Forum Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, President: Hitoshi Iwasaki), which develops apparel businesses such as SPINNS, Kyoto Shinkin Bank, JSB Co., Ltd., and Umekoji Creative Platform are collaborating to create a reuse event with young people. “Circulation Festival” will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2023 at “Umekoji Park” in Kyoto City.
[Image 1:×347.jpg] ■Event overview
“Circulation Festival” is an event that started in 2022 to create a new “circulation” movement with young people and players related to reuse, mainly in Kyoto City.
(Official website: In addition to the “¥0 Market,” a free used clothing provision and collection project that you can participate in, workshops,
exhibitions, and stage events where you can have fun and experience reuse and recycling, we also offer carefully selected ingredients that everyone can feel at ease. There is also a food court with food, making it an event that everyone can enjoy.
We will also conduct social experiments, such as measuring the amount of CO2 emissions reduced by reusing used clothing.
This time as well, we will include projects led by student members who volunteered to participate, and we will introduce the efforts and activities of various people, regardless of second-hand clothing, and hope that young people will be interested in the recycling system. We are planning to implement the plan.
We are always recruiting project management members! If you are interested, please contact us from the official website.
(Junkan Fes official website In addition, “¥0 Market” is a used clothing collection and circulation platform “RELEASE⇔CATCH” which was officially launched in September 2022 as a joint project of Human Forum Co., Ltd., Kyoto Shinkin Bank, and Kyoto City. ” (Release Catch), we will provide used clothing collected through the project free of charge and collect used clothing by setting up a box.
(RELEASE⇔CATCH official website: Admission is free this time as well, and we are looking forward to many events such as workshops and exhibitions where you can have fun while experiencing reuse and recycling, stage events, and a delicious food marche made with safe and secure ingredients. Please feel free to join us.
■Date and time
Sunday, November 12, 2023
In case of postponement due to rain, Saturday, December 16, 2023 ■Venue
Umekoji Park Shichijo Entrance Square
56-3 Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 600-8835
*Please come to the venue by public transportation
*Please help us by bringing your own bags, bottles, containers, cutlery, etc. ■Event details
We will announce it on our website as soon as it is decided. (Junkan Fes official website ■Admission fee
■Status of the previous event
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[Image 3:×800.jpg] Approximately 12,000 people visited, including many from outside the prefecture.
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[Image 6:×800.jpg] Approximately 1.8 tons of clothing was collected by the used clothing collection box “RELEASE⇔CATCH,” and at the ¥0 Market, visitors were able to take home approximately 1,800 used items for free.
The CO2 reduction effect was 48.58 tons.
39 duvets and bedding (Iwata Co., Ltd.), 54 bicycles (Eirin Co., Ltd.), and 1.7 kg of accessories (potential) were collected by other companies and will be recycled or upcycled.
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[Image 10:×360.jpg] Food waste from restaurants is turned into compost at the compost station in Umekoji Park as part of the “Resources Kururi” project. (Resources “Kururi” Project ) We will disseminate the latest information such as event planning details and store opening information on the official website and various SNS. Please be sure to follow our account.
Official website: Instagram:
LINE: Circulation:
Sponsor: Circulation Festival Executive Committee, Human Forum Co., Ltd., Kyoto Shinkin Bank, JSB Co., Ltd., Umekoji Creative Platform Co-sponsored by: Yasuda Sangyo Co., Ltd., Umekoji Town Development Lab Co., Ltd., KEAA, Kyoto City
Sponsored by: Kyoto Research Park Co., Ltd., Eirin Co., Ltd., Iwata Co., Ltd., LIV Co., Ltd., Urban Research Co., Ltd.
Sponsored by: Kyoto City Board of Education, Ministry of the Environment *Under coordination

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