Friends of the Earth Cyprus

Efrosyni Antoniou

[email protected]

Experience

2-5 years

Home city/town

Nicosia

Current location of work

Limassol

Country

Cyprus

Languages spoken

Greek (Native), English (Fluent)

Efrosyni has been the Project Coordinator at FoE Cyprus since October of 2018. She manages local and European projects, represents the organization, and develops informal educational programs on many environmental and agro-environmental topics. Furthermore, she has several years of experience in working with local communities, authorities and young people for the sustainability transition of local societies and regions, dealing with the subjects of sustainable waste management and climate resilience. She has job experience in the higher education and the private sector.

Certified Zero Waste Ambassador

Do you have the Zero Waste Ambassdor Diploma, issued by the "BEZWA" project?

No

Certified Zero Waste Trainer

Do you have the Zero Waste Trainer Diploma, issued 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 Auditor

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:

Limassol District, Cyprus Ypsonas Municipality , Cyprus

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

Other relevant qualifications / certifications?

Zero Waste Trainer
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