Hnutí DUHA - Friends of the Earth Czech Republic

Ivo Kropácek

ivo.kropacek@hnutiduha.cz

Experience

10+ years

Home city/town

Brno

Current location of work

Olomouc

Country

Czech Republic

Languages spoken

Czech (Native), English (Intermediate)

Ivo studied waste management at the Brno University of Technology. For over twenty years, he has been advocating for better recycling services for homes and apartments or legislation promoting waste prevention. He has written several publications, ranging from expert studies to manuals for town halls to educational booklets for children. If you need to know how the promotion of returnable bottles works in Sweden or the collection of separated waste in Zurich, you have come to the right person.

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?

Yes

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?

Yes

Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Ostopovice u Brna, Czech Republic Veselíčko, Czech Republic Dobrovolný svazek obcí RESO Křtiny

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 Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive Landfill 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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