Fondazione Legambiente Innovazione

Emilio Bianco

e.bianco@legambiente.it

Experience

5-10 years

Home city/town

Milano

Current location of work

Milano

Country

Italy

Languages spoken

Italian (Native), English (Fluent), Spanish (Intermediate), French (Elementary)

Emilio is a geographer and works in Legambiente, the main Italian environmental association. For years, he has been dealing with the circular economy and waste management and is also in charge of the national report (and the regional variations) Comuni Ricicloni. Within the association, Emilio holds the role of president of a local club. He is also a member of the Advisory Boards of two faculties of the University of Milan.

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:

In touch with municipalities from all over the country

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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