Jesenice Youth council

Barbara Mlinarec

barbara.mlinarec@gmail.com

Experience

0-2 years

Home city/town

Jesenice/Ljubljana

Current location of work

Jesenice/Ljubljana

Country

Slovenia

Languages spoken

Slovenian (Native), English (Advanced)

Barbara is a postgraduate student of the Programme of Strategic Marketing Communications at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, with an interest in behavioural change, promoting more sustainable consumer practices and everything zero waste. During her studies, Barbara has participated in organising various educational and creative projects. She is also an active member of the Youth Council of Jesenice.

Zero Waste Ambassador Course

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

Yes

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?

No

Zero Waste Trainer

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

No

Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Jesenice, Slovenia

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

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

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