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Tips & Tricks for the Baltics! The Implementation of Danish Waste Pictograms in the Nordic Countries
Baltic countries are looking into the ways of adapting and potentially implementing the Danish waste pictogram system in the Baltics. The aim of the webinar is to highlight the recent Nordic experiences with waste pictograms, to share the lessons learned and to highlight different aspects of the waste pictogram implementation.

Participants: Stakeholders involved in the project, municipalities, waste collection institutions from all three Baltic countries

Moderator: Ms Maija Kāle, Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Latvia (NCM Office)

11:00-11:20 Introduction. Why are the Baltic States interested in the pictogram system? Short intro speeches by the Baltic ministry representatives:

“Why are Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania interested in the pictogram system? How far have we come in the Baltics?”

Rudīte Vesere, Director of the Environmental Protection Department, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development, Latvia – 3 min

Made Saadve, Environmental Management Department, Ministry of the Environment, Estonia- 3min

Ms Ieva Stulgyte, Chief Advisor, Waste Policy Group, Ministry of Environment, Lithuania - 3 min.

1) Ministry representatives about the status quo in terms of pictograms & communication on waste management

2) What are the tools that national authorities apply for better waste sorting?

11:20-11:35 Danish pictogram system: short history & developments – Niels Toftegaard, Communication Consultant, Danish Waste Association

11:25-11:50 The Nordic pictogram system – short description on the joint work and the project; the Swedish approach - Anna-Carin Gripwall, Head of Communications, Avfall Sverige

11:50-12:05 Finnish experiences - Kaisa Halme, Head of Communications at KIVO, Finland

12:05-12:15 Baltic project lead partners: Outline of project activities in the respective countries:

Kristiina Kerge, NGO Things Foundation (EE),
Danielius Mironas, NGO Mes darom (LT),
Maija Kāle, NCM Office in Latvia (LV).

12:15-12:30 Q&A

Feb 23, 2021 11:00 AM in Helsinki

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