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Dr. Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers

Ecologic Institute

Working in
WP 6 - Stakeholder dialogue, communication and impact-oriented dissemination

Dr. Martin Hirschnitz-Garbers is Senior Fellow at Ecologic and Coordinator of Resource Efficiency. He works on analysing policies concerning the decoupling of resource use and economic growth, on evaluating resource policy and on fostering sustainable resource management towards a Circular Economy.

In the FP7 projects DYNAMIX and COBALT, he focused on drivers for (in) efficient resource use along the value chain and the role of active involvement, capacity building and communication in making raw material management more sustainable. Martin was involved in projects dealing with waste hierarchy and the waste management performance of economic instruments. Furthermore, he was responsible for the conceptual development and documentation of a workshop by UNEP on municipal solid waste management and climate change with municipal leaders from developing countries.