José Alejandro Martínez S
Alejandro is a circular economy expert with over 20 years of international experience in waste and environmental management, sustainability and Clean production. He is a renowned teacher and researcher, who has written four books on waste and sustainable development. He holds a master´s degree in Environmental Engineering and he is currently finishing his doctoral studies in management. He is the coordinator of the Colombian network of researchers in circular economy and is based in Bogotá, Colombia. He has written two books about solid waste management in Colombia and Latin America.
Alejandro is certified as an Associate in Sustainability by the ISSP (International Society of Sustainability Professionals), member of ISWA (International Solid Waste Association), Circular Economy Club (UK), the circular economy platform of the Americas and Ibero-American networks of experts in waste and renewable energy. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the Colombian Council for Sustainable Construction, of the Advisory Council of AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, USA).
During twenty years of professional practice He has been an entrepreneur, consultant, program director and environmental manager, managing work with micro, small and medium industries, as well as assisting 13 of the 100 largest Colombian companies. He is the director of the C2C Hub, which contributed to the first certification of a C2C product in Latin America in 2019.
Organic Waste Management in Latin America | with Vishwas Vidyaranya
May 6, 2021 from our Video Panels This bilingual webinar is a brief introduction to the organic waste management scenario in the region with specific examples from Peru, Colombia and Costa Rica.
Extended Producer Responsibility Regulations in Latin America | with Vishwas Vidyaranya
September 24, 2020 from our Video Panels The panel discussion gives an insight into the latest developments on EPR in the region with case-studies from Chile, Colombia, and Brazil.