The Center for Social and Media Initiatives (Kharkiv Zero Waste)

Аnna Prokayeva

anna.prokaeva@gmail.com

Experience

5-10 years

Home city/town

Kharkiv

Current location of work

Kharkiv / Liubotyn / Zmiiv

Country

Ukraine

Languages spoken

Ukrainian (Native), Russian (Fluent), English (Intermediate)

Аnna has been head of the NGO "The Center for Social and Media Initiatives" (Kharkiv Zero Waste) since 2018 and is also the founder of the educational project Zero Waste Academy Ukraine. She has authored the manual "About zero waste simply" and co-authored the manual "Modern waste management according to the principles of circular economy". Anna coordinates the Zero Waste Liubotyn city project.

Zero Waste Ambassador Course

Have you completed the in-person Zero Waste Ambassador course organised by the 'BEZWA' project?

No

Zero Waste Trainer Course

Have you completed the in-person Zero Waste Trainer course organised by the 'BEZWA' project?

No

Zero Waste Mentor

Are you already or will be a mentor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?

Yes

Zero Waste Trainer

Are you already or will be an auditor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?

Yes

Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Kharkiv region Kharkiv city Liubotyn town

Fields of Expertise

Knowledge

Level

Reuse & repair initiatives

Prevention of food waste / knowledge of food systems

Single-use plastics prevention

Extended Producer Responsibility schemes

The recycling process for key waste streams (paper, plastics, metals)

Organics management and composting

Separate collection of recyclables and residual waste

Economic incentives for waste reduction (e.g. PAYT)

Engaging the community in zero waste initiatives

Residual waste disposal methods

Key waste & circular economy related EU legislation

Knowledge of specific pieces of EU legislation:

Single-Use Plastics Directive

Fields of Expertise

Skills

Level

Digital Communication

Delivering / facilitating short-term workshops (1h-1 day)

Delivering / facilitating long workshops (+1 day)

Public speaking / oral communications

Advocacy & lobbying

Consulting municipalities and/or businesses

Project-based monitoring & evaluation

Other relevant qualifications / certifications?

Master of Ecology from National Technical University "Kharkiv Politechnic Institute"
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