Freelance

Marina Kuburic

marinakuburic22@gmail.com

Experience

0-2 years

Home city/town

Banja Luka

Current location of work

Banja Luka

Country

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Languages spoken

Serbian (Native), English (Advanced), German (Intermediate), Portuguese (Elementary)

With an interdisciplinary background in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology and more than a decade of experience in education and in different roles in an environmental NGO, Marina is passionate about finding solutions for environmental issues. While dreaming about the day that her city will become zero waste, Marina has collaborated with different stakeholders in the previous years. She is proud to be a Zero Waste Ambassadors and believes that the future is zero waste.

Zero Waste Ambassador Course

Have you completed the in-person Zero Waste Ambassador course organised by the 'BEZWA' project?

Yes

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:

Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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?

M.Sc. in Applied Ecology Specialization in Toxicological Risk Assessment from Environmental Polluters
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