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A conversation on waste incineration in Ukraine

25th May 2020 · 2:00 AM (CET)

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We joined forces with our member OZERO and the Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine to shine a spotlight on the problem of waste incineration in Ukraine.

The conversation focuses on:

  • What types of waste are currently burned?
  • What are the effects of waste incineration on our health, climate and the economy?
  • Is “safe incineration” possible?
  • Why do Waste-to-Energy plants still operate across Europe if they’re not safe?
  • What should people do with their waste instead of burning it in Ukraine? Best practices of zero waste cities across Europe.

Check also Janek Vahk presentation: here!


Janek Vahk

Climate, Energy & Air Pollution Programme Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe

Janek joined Zero Waste Europe in August 2015. As Development and Policy Coordinator, he manages the relationship with Zero Waste Europe’s funders and leads on climate and energy policy advocacy work towards EU institutions. Previously, he worked for the Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE) in Brussels where he coordinated fundraising efforts on behalf of FoEE and its 6 programmes. Prior to the FoEE, Janek worked for the Justice and Environment (J&E) where he provided leadership for the development of strategic partnerships. He holds an Msc in Environmental Sciences and Policy from Central European University and Postgraduate degree in Charity Marketing from Cass Business School. Janek has worked in Spain and Guatemala and speaks fluent Spanish.

Anastasiia Martynenko

Head of O.ZERO

Anastasiia is a zero waste activist and head of the NGO O.ZERO, that educates people how to live in an environmentally friendly way, working with consumers, business and the Government. Over time the zero waste approach spreads, and the now well-known Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine was born. The Alliance comprises of 3 organizations at the moment, operating in Kyiv, Lviv and Kharkiv cities. Last autumn, Anastasiia and her partners has also opened the first physical zero waste store in Ukraine O.ZERO.

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