This global project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) supports the "Export Initiative Environmental Protection" on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV) in its efforts to introduce and apply innovative, integrated environmental and climate change mitigation technologies. With this GreenTech-Knowledge Hub, we provide an inspiring global space for practitioners, policy makers, entrepreneurs, environmentalists and interested people to exchange experiences, good practices, learnings, and innovative approaches. We bring together the experience and knowledge of our global partners to build communities of practice for the deployment of sustainable infrastructure and technologies for greener economies and better lives. Let's create exchange networks!
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Global Solutions Initiative/GIZ Cooperation

The partnership between the Global Solutions Initiative (GSI) and the GIZ is an effort to globally advance the circular economy agenda through a series of Circular Economy Solutions Dialogues. They promote a discussion on existing, scalable innovative solutions, to devise context-sensitive strategies for their broad implementation and bring together high-level circular economy global experts to act as a catalyst and amplify related messages.
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Communities of Practice

CoP Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for Packaging
Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is an environmentally oriented approach based on the polluter pays principle.…

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CoP Single-Use Plastic Prevention

Single-Use Plastic Prevention
The widespread use of single-use plastic (SUP) contributes significantly to pollution on land and in waters and seas.…

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CoP Organic Waste Management

Organic Waste Management
A large proportion of household waste around the world is organic waste. Properly treated, it can become valuable…

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CoP Reduction of Air Pollution

Reduction of Air Pollution
Air pollution is increasingly becoming a serious threat to human health and the environment. To improve air quality,…

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CoP General

General
Global environmental and climate protection can only succeed if the legal, political and administrative framework…

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Latest Publications

Ukraine: A Regional Waste Management Strategy for Poltava Region
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On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU), GIZ supports the municipalities in the Ukrainian region Poltava to develop a regional waste management strategy. The project is…

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Thailand: Reducing Single Use-Plastics – One Step at a Time
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The GIZ global project “Support of the Export Initiative Environmental Protection” contributes to solving key environmental problems on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment…

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Reduce and Reuse – How Malaysia wants to overcome Single-use Plastics
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The GIZ global project “Support of the Export Initiative Environmental Protection” contributes to solving key environmental problems on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment…

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What do they think about the Reuse Ecosystem

How can the reuse ecosystem in Jakarta be improved? In a survey, ten percent of the users of the start-up Allas share their views. The “Collaboration Action for Single Use Plastic Prevention in…

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Clean Air Measures in Surat City
A compilation of best practices across various sectors implemented by Surat Municipal Corporation

Surat is Gujarat's second-largest city with a population of over 6 million which makes it the 8 th largest city in India. Surat is a port city situated on the banks of the Tapti River and its…

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Munnu and Chunu and The Tale of Cookstoves

An inspirational children’s story titled "Munnu and Chunu and The Tale of Cookstoves" prompts readers to take note of changes in their environment, and to imagine what they want their own future…

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