Together for a circular economy

More than 30 organizations from the private sector, academia, civil society and public institutions have launched the PREVENT Waste Alliance in May 2019 in Germany. It serves as a platform for exchange and international cooperation.


We connect stakeholders along value chains and bring together different perspectives. Get involved on our member platform here.

For those who are not members yet: Benefits of membership.


First Meeting of the Steering Committee

Bonn • 28. January 2020,

First Meeting of the Steering Committee

Social business meets circular economy!

Berlin • 8. November 2019,

Social business meets circular economy!

The Alliance


We want to contribute to minimising waste and eliminating pollutants. Therefore, we strive to develop functioning waste management and circular economy approaches in order to reduce waste pollution in low- and middle-income countries.

Watch this clip for a brief introduction

Our working groups

We come together in working groups which define their own goals and implement activities together.

Working group 1

Conserving resources

Working group 2

Closing loops for packaging

Working group 3

Closing loops for electronic waste

Working group 4

Improving framework conditions on municipal level

Why joining?

  • You are active in the field of waste management
  • You are a stakeholder in the plastic and electronics value chains
  • You already have activities and partnerships at international level
  • You want to intensify your cooperation with partners in low- and middle-income countries
  • You want to make value chains suitable for the circular economy
  • You want to improve local waste management

Join us now

If the requirements apply to you, you are welcome to participate in the PREVENT Waste Alliance – either as a member (with voting right) or as a partner (without voting right).

In case of question please contact us: