About Carina Koop & Jennifer Schinkel & Henning Wilts

Carina Koop is a research fellow in the Circular Economy division at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. Her research focuses on waste prevention measures and resource efficiency. Currently, she is working on remanufacturing, the economic effectiveness of food waste prevention measures, and climate-adapted urban development. She holds an MSc in Geography from the University of Bonn. Jennifer Schinkel works as a research fellow in the Circular Economy division at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. She has worked in projects on sustainable urban and regional development, urban resilience, and climate change adaptation. Her current field of activity is waste prevention policy. She studied Political Sciences, Cultural Anthropology, and Scandinavian Studies at the universities of Bonn, Germany and Oslo, Norway. Dr. Henning Wilts is Head of Research on Circular Economy at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, where he coordinates several research projects on transition processes towards a circular economy, waste prevention, and resource efficiency policies inter alia for the European Commission, the German Ministry of the Environment, and for the OECD. He studied of Economics and Political Science at the University of Cologne and holds a PhD in Infrastructure Planning from Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.

Waste Prevention Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development

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In order to save energy and resources, and to prevent waste from harming the environment, recycling is not enough. Cities should try to avoid waste production altogether, argue URBANET authors Carina Koop, Jennifer Schinkel, and Henning Wilts.

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