Zero Waste Austria

Evelyn Rath

Experience

2-5 years

Home city/town

Graz

Current location of work

Graz

Country

Austria

Languages spoken

German (Native), Italian (Fluent), English (Advanced), French (Intermediate)

Evelyn has been a board member of Zero Waste Austria since 2018. She lives and works near Graz. Evelyn has coordinated projects such as the Zero Waste Austria Family Challenge, the creation of a zero waste guide for Austrian kindergartens and cooperates with Zero Waste Europe on different projects. In 2018, she started the first municipal pilot project in the municipality of Gratwein-Straßengel and has since then been the contact for cities and municipalities with zero waste ambitions.

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?

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:

Regions of Styria, Austria Upper Austria Lower Austria

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:

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

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