Ekologi brez meja

Jaka Kranjc

[email protected]


10+ years

Home city/town


Current location of work




Languages spoken

Slovenian (Native), English (Fluent)

Jaka is the secretary general and leading expert at EBM. In his over 10 years of experience, he has worked on various waste prevention projects, municipal zero waste strategies and the problem of illegally dumped waste. He is EBM's main policy, plastics and waste management expert. On top of that, he runs and contributes to several Libre Software and Open Knowledge projects.

Certified Zero Waste Ambassador

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Certified Zero Waste Trainer

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Zero Waste Mentor

Are you already or will be a mentor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?


Zero Waste Auditor

Are you already or will be an auditor to municipalities for the Zero Waste Cities Certification, hosted by MiZA?


Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

Almost all municipalities in the Slovenian zero waste municipalities network Hrastnik, Slovenia Moravče, Slovenia Kočevje, Slovenia Postojna, Slovenia

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

Knowledge of specific pieces of EU legislation:

Waste Framework Directive Single Use Plastics Directive Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive

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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