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European Parliament banned the use of di...

European Parliament banned the use of disposable plastic

The European Union has decided to say goodbye to Plastic Straws, balloons, Earplugs and cutlery for disposable use. Download the Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment. Plastic items for disposable use such as […]

Debunking the Coca-Cola Zero Waste Citie...

Debunking the Coca-Cola Zero Waste Cities program

How the Coca-Cola “Zero Waste Cities” program contributes to misinform citizen about what is truly a circular economy 10-04-2019 | Alexa Aubertin | Zero Waste Montenegro As you now know, billions of plastic bottles from companies like Coca-Cola enter the environment each year. Actually, the three companies Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestle produce all together more […]

Public letter to the Minister – Plastic

Public letter to the Minister – Plastic bags ban

Podgorica, 22.02.2019   Your Excellency,   Zero Waste Montenegro congratulates you on having opened chapter 27 and reiterates its offer to support your work related to its contents.   Below are brief recommendations related to a plastic bag ban and the new waste management law. They were previously sent to your institution but were, regrettably, […]

Our team is made of 100% passionate volunteers and freelancers! Wanna join?   Vanja Cicmil Board Member | Reusable Bags Project Manager v.cicmil@zerowastemontenegro.me   Vanja is a product manager in a leading engineering company. She has also been working as a retail manager and CEO assistant. She is currently a few exams apart from getting […]

Comparative Analysis – Plastic bags Legi

Comparative Analysis – Plastic bags Legislation

On July the 4th [2018], we have shared with the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism an in-depth analysis and recommendations report on the issue of plastic bags in Montenegro, that we wrote with the support of legislation experts. You can find below a summary or download our full report underneath. This report is being […]

Single-use plastics: ambitious agreement...

Single-use plastics: ambitious agreement in EU to reduce marine litter

Single-use plastics: EU Commission welcomes ambitious agreement     This new agreement is targeting the 10 plastic products most often found on our beaches. “The new EU directive on Single-Use Plastics will be the most ambitious legal instrument at global level addressing marine litter. It envisages different measures to apply to different product categories. Where […]

Accession Conference with Montenegro | W...

Accession Conference with Montenegro | Waste Management

On the 10 December 2018, the twelfth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at Ministerial level took place in Brussels. What does it mean for waste management in Montenegro? “Montenegro decides on its waste management system and dedicates appropriate funding to infrastructure investments, in line with relevant EU legislation, including the waste hierarchy. Montenegro […]