Plastic waste prevention in action!

4th March 2019 – 2pm – CET

 

How to reduce packaging in the city?

What are the best practices to promote alternatives to single-use packaging?

What are the impacts of reducing single use plastic for the city finances?

What’s the strategy on SUP (Single Use Plastics)? +

Introduction on the plastic waste legislation implementation and the new plastics directive.

Team member
Larissa Copello
Consumption and Production Campaigner at Zero Waste Europe
Larissa has a background in Law and she worked as a Legal Consultant on environment, health, and safety policies. She is passionate about environmental protection and sustainable development practices. She likes to organise and manage her time well, but she is also ready to deal with unexpected and adverse situations. Also, Larissa is a zero waster at heart, and enjoys running campaigns and empowering people towards sustainable consumption patterns.
Team member
Clarissa Morawski
Managing Director at Reloop
In 2015, Clarissa co-founded and is currently the Managing Director of the Reloop Platform - a European Association comprised of industry, ENGOs and cities that collectively support pro-active policy to further a circular economy. Clarissa Morawski brings over 20 years of technical, analytical and communications experience in waste minimisation policy and operations. She specialises in waste minimisation and stewardship policy, with a specific interest in extended producer responsibility programs, cost and performance. Morawski is recognised world-wide for the comprehensive information she provides – information that is thoroughly researched and clearly organised. Several reports and guidelines from CM Consulting have been embraced as essential resources for professionals in industry and the recycling field as valuable tools and reference guides that can ease the decision making process. Since 1998, Clarissa has written over 100 articles and cover stories on product stewardship and waste management for Solid Waste and Recycling Magazine, Hazardous Materials Management Magazine, Resource Recycling (US), Biocycle (US), Alternatives and other North American publications.
Team member
Jannette Morath
Founder at ReCIRCLE
Jeannette burns for setting up circular systems that save resources in our everyday lives, and that make us rethink our behavior. She has been researching reusable packaging solutions in the food and beverage industry for eight years. Her aim: To make sustainable behavior easy thanks to clever and available offers. Her vision: To banish disposable packaging from our lives. In 2014, she tested the feasibility of a public reusable circulation system. After a successful test phase, she launched the reCIRCLE network in 2016, with almost 400 partner restaurants to date. reCIRCLE now replaces more than 20.000 disposable containers per day. Jeannette comes from the hotel and tourism industry, took further training in marketing and event management and completed her master's degree in environmental technology and management in 2015. She is convinced that reusable systems could be implemented in many other industries, such as shipping or cosmetics or many more. Reuse with joy and do away with throw away!
Team member
Esra Tat
Moderator - Network and Development Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe
Esra Tat leads on the strategic development of the ZWE network and coordinates the Zero Waste Cities programme with its knowledge platform, the Zero Waste Masterplan, and the flagship “Zero Waste Municipality” mentoring and recognition programme. She is in charge of designing and further developing the tools to promote and accelerate Zero Waste strategies at the local level. In support of the ZWE members, she also oversees the recognition programme at the European level. Previously ,with a background on project management and environment, Esra co-directed a social enterprise and worked as a programme manager on energy efficiency and eco-housing programs. Esra holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Management.
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