VsI Ziedine ekonomika
Current location of work
Lithuanian (Native), English (Fluent), Russian (Fluent)
Domantas heads the environmental NGO Ziedine ekonomika, which promotes Lithuanian transformation towards a circular economy on national, municipal and corporate levels. He is also actively involved in educating youth about environmental and climate change issues and how to solve them. Domantas has spent more than 10 years in waste management and has been involved in many projects in Lithuania, including innovative such as waste-to-insect protein. Since 2022, he has been running a reuse center in Vilnius (Stotelė Dėk'ui), which also trains people with disabilities in order to help them find jobs.
Certified Zero Waste Ambassador
Do you have the Zero Waste Ambassdor Diploma, issued by the "BEZWA" project?
Certified Zero Waste Trainer
Do you have the Zero Waste Trainer Diploma, 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:
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:
Fields of Expertise
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?
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