Zero Waste Italy

Laura Lo Presti

[email protected]

Experience

2-5 years

Home city/town

Carmignano

Current location of work

Carmignano

Country

Italy

Languages spoken

Italian (Native), English (Intermediate)

Laura is a environmental consultant and freelancer who is passionate about ecology, in particular dealing with reduction and management of waste and the organization of ecological initiatives (markets, festivals, cultural and educational initiatives). She is also a collaborator of the Zero Waste Research Center of Capannori (Lucca) and a member of Zero Waste Italy with the task of relations with Italian municipalities.

Certified Zero Waste Ambassador

Do you have the Zero Waste Ambassdor Diploma, issued by the "BEZWA" project?

No

Certified Zero Waste Trainer

Do you have the Zero Waste Trainer Diploma, issued 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?

Yes

Zero Waste Auditor

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:

Municipalities from all over Italy

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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