Fondazione Legambiente Innovazione

Emilio Bianco

[email protected]


5-10 years

Home city/town


Current location of work




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.

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Zero Waste Mentor

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Zero Waste Auditor

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Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

In touch with municipalities from all over the country

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

Fields of Expertise



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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