VsI Ziedine ekonomika

Domantas Tracevicius

Experience

10+ years

Home city/town

Vilnius

Current location of work

Vilnius

Country

Lithuania

Languages spoken

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.

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?

No

Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Tauragė Vilnius Riga

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:

Waste Framework Directive Landfill Directive 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?

Insect rearing
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