Recent keynotes by Ad Lansink

Ad Lansink, speaking at the start of the litter campaign in Arnhem, about the main lines of the waste hierarchy, and the relation with several aspects of raising awareness in society.

Ad Lansink, the author of Challenging Changes,  presented keynotes about Challenging Changes – Connecting Waste Hierarchy and Circular Economy during the following events:

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018: RTA Workshop ‘Ieders Bakkie An’ about re-use and recycling of technological instruments at the Coolrec facility, Dordrecht
  • Thursday,  May 17, 2018: Circular Economy Festival, in the framework of Nijmegen European Green Capital 2018 – Honig Complex Nijmegen
  • Thursday, May 17, 2018: Mini-Symposium during the opening of the Green Gas Facility of Hoogheemraadschap Delfland, Vlaardingen
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018: Presentation for Staff and External Guests of Ragn-Sells (Sweden), Stockholm. You can view and download the presentation below:

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More presentations soon will become available in the form of pdf-documents, which may be downloaded without any costs.

  • Deventer, July 11, 2018: Presentation at the occasion of the opening of the new Reshare Textile Sorting Center (Salvation Army);
  • the Hague (the Netherlands) – 20 September 2018 – Presentation of Challenging Changes, also as a piece of work after retiring from politics and other functions, for the Probus Group the Hague;
  • Ad Lansink presents a copy of Challenging Changes to minister Inaya Ezzeddine (Beirut, 27 september 2018)



    Beirut (Libanon) – 27 September 2018 – Workshop of the Lebanese Government about the new Waste Law, organized by OMSAR at the Parliament, with special attention for the waste hierarchy as essential framework for legislation. One of the main questions: are the leading principles of waste policy applicable, both in de developed and les developed countries?

  • Enschede (the Netherlands) – 10 October 2018 – Guest college for students of the University of Twente, elaborating history and future of waste hierarchy, regarding the transition to circular economy
  • Johannesburg (South Africa) – 16 October 2018 – Main keynote speech about Challenging Changes, at the occasion of the opening of the WasteCon 2018 Conference and Exhibition
  • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) – 21 till 24 October 2018 – Participation at the ISWA World Congress 2018, where the ISWA Communication Award 2018, was awarded to Challenging Changes, 
  • Nijmegen (the Netherlands) – 22 November 2018 – Introduction of the networking party of RReuse Congres, hosted by Nijmegen, European Green Capital 2018, at the Honig Complex
  • Nijmegen (the Netherlands) – 29  November 2018 – Main keynote about climate policy and circular economy during a workshop of Building Nijmegen in the complex of HAN at 20.00 hour
  • Rotterdam (the Netherlands) – 9 February 2019, 14.00 – Conference about circular economy at Blue City
  • Nijmegen (the Netherlands) – 8 March 2019, 12.00 – Meeting of Rotary, Nijmegen Presentation of Challenging Changes, Hotel Rozenhof
  • Zevenaar (the Netherlands) – 15 March 2019, Liemers College, 14.00 Kick off Start litter-campaign of GoClean-Liemers with Litterati
  • Arnhem (the Netherlands) – 6 April 2019, Rozet, 13.00: Kick off Plastic Campaign. Municipality and Rotarians
  • The Hague (the Netherlands) – 15 April 2019 – Dudok, 15.30 – Seminar about Climate Policy and Circularity in the Building and Construction Sector, organized by the ‘Groene Zaak’
  • Stockholm (Sweden), 23 May 2019: Dinner-meeting of Rang-Sells with special guests about the transition of linear to circular economy, changing waste into resource hierarchy 
  • Satra Gard (Sweden) – 24 May 2019 – Framtidsdagen, Seminar of Ragns-Sellsgroup about the Future of Circular Waste Management
  • Nijmegen (the Netherlands) – 4 June 2019 – Rotary Nijmegen Zuid, Hotel Karel – Onderwerp Totstandkoming ‘Challenging Changes
  • Stockholm (Sweden) – 12 June 2019 Workshop of Ragn Sells Group in cooperation with the Dutch Embassy about resource management and circular economy
  • Arendal (Norway) – 13 August 2019 – International Workshop on Circular Economy: Presentation: From waste to resource hierarchy