What is the Interest Group?

The PPI4Waste Interest Group is made up of stakeholders involved with or interested in the procurement of innovative waste management solutions. The Group is open to anyone who is interested in the procurement of innovative, waste management solutions including public authority representatives such as: municipal waste management experts, procurers and policy makers, as well as academics, suppliers and other experts in the field.


  • Learn, connect and exchange with peers from across the EU
  • Join the Innovative Waste Management Solutions and Resource Efficiency Discussion Group on the Procurement Forum
  • Be the first to hear about upcoming PPI4Waste trainings
  • Receive the project newsletter and email updates over the course of the project
  • Be invited to join the Purchasing Community

The Interest Group in practice

The primary aim of the Interest Group is to foster knowledge and, exchange, while driving the uptake of innovative, sustainable and ready-to-use solutions in the waste management sector across Europe. Furthermore, the richness of the quantity of expert knowledge in the PPI4Waste Expert Group will harness the groups’ potential and increase understanding of potential waste solutions available on the market.

  • Webinars

Webinars are organised for the members of the Interest Group.

  • Procurement Forum

Members of the Interest Group are invited to join the Innovative Waste Management Solutions and Resource Efficiency Discussion Group on the Procurement Forum, a discussion group connecting stakeholders who are working in or interested in gaining a better understanding of innovation in the waste sector.

Latest discussion – 20/03/2017
Procurement Forum
“Experiences and insights in piloting PPI in the waste sector”

PPI4Waste Interest Group’s final webinar will take place on Wednesday 29 March at 15:00 (CET)

Fredric Norefjäll of the RI:SE Technical Research Institute of Sweden will present “When to use PPI”, setting out the “funnel” from needs to engaging in a PPI action and the process of setting up the PPI action in the waste sector.

Marijan Galovic from ESPER will set out Zagreb’s experience of piloting PPI initiatives in waste management.

Philippe Micheaux Naudet will reflect on the activities of the PPI4Waste project in the context of current trends and topics in PPI, waste and resource efficiency.

Registration is free and available at the following link: http://bit.ly/2mDroUO