Ekologi brez meja

Zaklina Znajder

Experience

2-5 years

Home city/town

Maribor

Current location of work

Ljubljana

Country

Slovenia

Languages spoken

Slovenian (Native), English (Advanced), Croatian (Intermediate)

Žaklina holds a Master's degree in Management of Sustainable Development which lead to a deep engagement in environmental topics like circular economy and zero waste. For the last two years, Žaklina have been working closely with zero waste cities, from jointment process to development of strategies and a supportive role for zero waste measures implementation at the local level.

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?

Yes

Zero Waste Trainer

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:

Škofja Loka, Slovenia Železniki, Slovenia Kranj, Slovenia

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:

Waste Framework Directive Single Use Plastics Directive Circular Economy Action Plan

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?

Master's degree in Management of Sustainable Development
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