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Zoë Lenkiewicz

Zoë Lenkiewicz


Senior Technical Advisor & Head of Communications @Waste Aid UK

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Growing WasteAid from the ground up, Zoë Lenkiewicz combines technical and creative skills with strategic waste management expertise. A professional waste manager since 2002, Zoë has led municipal waste and recycling programmes, research studies, campaigns and consultations, workshops and training courses for government, practitioners, and community groups in the UK and in lower-income countries. Prior to her work developing WasteAid, Zoë was a successful independent consultant, supporting smart-material start-ups, government agencies and major waste management companies.


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February 24, 2022 from our Video Panels This webinar looks at the role of the sector in embedding activities as part of and above the day to day which create community benefits, training opportunities, local economic improvements while moving towards a more circular and carbon-efficient economy.Read More

Recycling Incentives in Lower-Income Communities
March 16, 2020 from our Video Panels How can we capture waste materials where there is no government waste collection service?Read More

Growing Your Waste Recycling Business: Cleaning the Planet and Creating Jobs
October 10, 2018 from our Video Panels It’s one thing to want to set up a recycling business, it’s another to make it work. We’ll teach you the the principles of identifying end markets, maximizing quality and making a profit.Read More

Setting Up And Growing Your Organic Waste Management Initiative
October 10, 2018 from our Video Panels We’ll walk you through simple ways of handling and processing organic waste to maximize the end-value and financial & environmental returns.Read More

Introduction to community Waste management
May 14, 2018 from our Video Panels Dealing with waste is an urgent public health priority Read More

September 2, 2016 from our The 2016 Global Dialogue On Waste, Video Panels Prof. David Wilson is the Chief Author of the Global Waste Management Outlook report published by UN and ISWA. Zoe Lenkiewicz is a well known PR & Communications professional in waste management. They get together to discuss the need for data in waste and how to build an evidence base for making a case for waste as a global challenge. This panel was organized under the theme "Making a Case for Waste" curated by Mike Webster of WasteAid UK as part of the 2016 Global Dialogue on Waste organized by be Waste Wise. Read More

December 24, 2015 from our Articles

President Clinton once said “If you want to fight climate change, improve public health, find new sources of wealth for poor people and create new entrepreneurs; the closest thing to a silver bullet in the world in most countries is ... Read More

Karen Cannard
December 4, 2015 from our The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Watch Karen Cannard of the Rubbish Diet, Peter Lefort of Resource Futures and Oxfordshire Community Action Group and Zoe Lenkiewicz to discuss how to empower households to reduce their waste generation. This panel was organized as part of the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste. Read More