Zero Waste Germany e.V.

Marc Delaperrière


5-10 years

Home city/town


Current location of work




Languages spoken

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

Originally from France, Marc adopted Kiel as new home with his family. Working as a medical physicist at the University Hospital of Schleswig-Holstein, he is convinced by the positive ecological and social impact of the zero waste movement and devotes a significant part of his free time to it, notably in zero waste city projects. Marc co-founded Zero Waste Kiel e.V. and Zero Waste Germany e.V., of which he is currently a board member.

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:

Kiel, Germany Köln, Germany München, Germany

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:

Implementation of EU legislation in German law (Circular Economy Law, Kreislaufwirtschaftsgesetz)

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

Other relevant qualifications / certifications?

Engineer Physicist Radiation protection officer Experienced as a department team leader

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