Zagreb, Croatia
Zelena akcija is an association of citizens in Croatia for the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development at the local, national and global level. It has been working actively since 1990 and recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. Zelena akcija achieves its goals through nonviolent direct action, campaigning, projects, informing and educating civil society, cooperation with other organisations and public participation. Together with a team of professionals, its volunteers play a very important role in the activist group.

The organisation is also a member of numerous European and international networks such Break Free From Plastic, Friends of the Earth, European Environmental Bureau, Justice and Environment, Climate Action Network, IPEN etc.

In Croatia, it leads a network of NGO’s and civic initiatives as part of the Zero Waste Croatia Network and is part of the coordination team for the network of environmental NGO’s Green Forum. It works on sustainable waste management, climate and energy, transport, and nature protection among others.

Within its Sustainable Waste Management Program, it works on zero waste cities, single-use plastics, food waste, separate waste collection, DRS, reuse, repair, home composting etc.

Zelena akcija organises a lot of activities for citizens such as the Environmental Movie Festival, Solar Academy on Šolta Island, Autumn Eco-Seminar, Plastic Free Week, Bicycle repair Café etc.