The Greens - EFA

Towards Zero Waste

Beyond recycling: Best practices on resource management in the EU

A Greens/EFA Public conference

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DRAFT PROGRAMME

9:30 
Welcoming and introduction
MEP Raül Romeva (Greens/EFA)

9:45
Paving the road towards Zero Waste in Europe
Chair: MEP Reinhard Bütikofer (Greens/EFA) / MEP Judith Merkies (S&D)

Panelists: 

  • Joan Marc Simon (Executive Director Zero Waste Europe)
  • Enzo Favoino, Chair of Scientific Committee of Zero Waste Europe / Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza

10:30
Local experiences on Zero Waste municipalities
Chairs: MEP Auken (Greens/EFA) / MEP Andrea Zanoni (ALDE)

Panelists:

  • Janez Potocnik, European Commissioner for Environment
  • Giorgio del Ghingaro, Mayor of Capannori, first European town to declare Zero Waste for 2020
  • Iñaki Errazkin, Environment minister of Gipuzkoa province in Spanish Basque Country

11:45
Designing the transition towards a 'Zero Waste society"
Chair: MEP Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA) / MEP Ana Miranda (Greens/EFA)

Panelists:  

12:45
Conclusions
MEP Philippe Lamberts (Greens/EFA)