Kiel 2019: A milestone for Zero Waste Cities in Germany

International conference – 29 March 2019


Kiel, climate protection city since 1995, committed to the “UN Agenda 2030 for sustainability” and pursues the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. As seaside city, Kiel strongly engages in avoiding plastic waste. Waste management strategies have lately been at the heart of discussions in the city, being the first German municipality committing to go Zero Waste.

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Who should attend?

Different stakeholders, involved in municipal waste prevention and management: municipalities, waste management companies, recycling centres, representatives of ministries, social and other enterprises, public institutions, community campaigners as well as NGOs, activists or citizens interested in the topic. 

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What will the conference look like?

The conference “Kiel 2019: a milestone for Zero Waste Cities in Germany” presents the Zero Waste strategies vision and implementation, through the most innovative and successful experiences at both the European and national level.

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Registered participants






This project was financed with support from the Environmental Protection Fund of the city of Kiel.

IHK Kiel

Bergstraße 2, 24103 Kiel

Contact by email

Zero Waste Kiel e.V.:
[email protected]

Contact by phone

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