Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine, Zero Waste Society

Anastasiia Martynenko

[email protected]


2-5 years

Home city/town


Current location of work

The Netherlands


The Netherlands

Languages spoken

Ukrainian (Native), Russian (Fluent), English (Advanced), Turkish (Advanced), Dutch (Beginner)

Anastasiia is an environmental activist, zero waste trainer and consultant with experience in preparing and conducting educational courses about circular economy, circular design, zero waste and climate change for teachers, businesses and educational institutions in Ukraine, Turkey, Kazakhstan etc. Furthermore, she conducts researches for businesses and organizations in order to reduce their environmental impacts and adapt to climate change. Anastasiia is temporarily based in the Netherlands due to the war in Ukraine.

Certified Zero Waste Ambassador

Do you have the Zero Waste Ambassador Certificate, issued by the "BEZWA" project?


Certified Zero Waste Trainer

Do you have the Zero Waste Trainer Certificate, issued by the "BEZWA" project?


Zero Waste Mentor

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


Zero Waste Auditor

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


Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Khotiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine

Fields of Expertise



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



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?

CIRCO Circular Design Trainers Course

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