Circular Economy Portugal

Lindsey Wuisan

lwuisan.cep@gmail.com

Experience

10+ years

Home city/town

Lisbon

Current location of work

Lisbon

Country

Portugal

Languages spoken

Portuguese (Native), English (Fluent), Dutch (Advanced)

Lindsey is the founder of Circular Economy Portugal and an environmental consultant with 10+ years of experience in the field of sustainability and circular economy, ranging from policymaking (EU and national level) to advocacy, from research to project management. She specialises in circular plastics and waste prevention strategies and is passionate about regenerative agriculture.

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:

Lisbon, Portugal

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 Waste Framework Directive Packaging and Packaging Waste 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

Other relevant qualifications / certifications?

Life Cycle Analysis Critical Raw Materials
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