Nicole Seyring

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10+ years

Home city/town


Current location of work




Languages spoken

German (Native), English (Fluent), Spanish (Intermediate)

Nicole has been advising companies, organisations and cities on the topics of circular economy, resource efficiency, zero waste, sustainable packaging and reusable packaging for over 15 years and has led numerous cooperation projects, designed and moderated expert events and workshops and conducted hundreds of consultations with companies. She is a graduate environmental scientist and consultant for resource efficiency (VDI). In 2021/22 Nicole was involved in preparing a zero waste strategy for the cities of Munich and Cologne and is currently coordinating a zero waste enterprise network.

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

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Municipalities/Territories worked with before:

EU wide authorities, ministries, NGOs, organisation and companies, all over the EU Munich, Germany Cologne, 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:

EU Circular Economy Package Single-Use Plastic Directive (SUP) Landfill Directive Shipment Regulation EU regulation an particular waste streams (packaging, WEEE, POP waste, ELV, batteries, hazardous waste)

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?

Graduate environmental scientist Consultant for resource efficiency (VDI)

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