Zero Waste in Basel

Zero Waste in Basel

Welcome to our fast growing Zero Waste Community here in Basel, where thousands of you are looking to reduce waste, preserve natural resources and create a more sustainable future!

There are lots of great activities happening in the region and we would be delighted to see you at one of them soon! And if you want to volunteer and help us out – see all the options below.

Find here the FAQ on the Zero Waste or on the association ZeroWaste Switzerland.

Who are we ?

Our local ambassadors :



Ambassador – Basel
Having always been aware of the downside of consumerism and modern living, Samina’s zero waste journey kick-started after being introduced to minimalist and natural living whilst travelling and living within different communities around the world. Seeing the benefits of living with less clutter, making things by hand and producing less waste made her eager to...


Ambssador - Basel
It was her love for nature, plants, and animals and her concern for their protection that was the trigger for Moni to do something about the increasing amount of waste and pollution in the world. In discovering the ZeroWaste movement, she found a group of dedicated people who help and support each other on their...
Flavia Müller

Flavia Müller

Workshop Trainer - Basilea / Bern
During her studies already, she was committed to the environment and used to organize climate strikes. She often spends her holidays helping animal welfare projects and cleaning beaches. She is part of Greenpeace’s “Déconsommateurs”- team and helps developping ideas to reduce waste. Supporting the Zero Waste movement seemed like an obvious choice and so she...


All our events taking place in Basel and its area are listed in the agenda.

Follow the Facebook page Zero Waste Basel to get to know all our future events.

Here is a short glimpse of what we offer in Basel:

Zero Waste Workshops

Fun and interactive workshops that show you how you can significantly reduce your household waste by adopting Zero Waste habits in your daily life.

Zero Waste Coffe-demo

An informal aperitif for anyone interested in the Zero Waste lifestyle where people can exchange practical tips and meet people who share their ideas. Each Café has a theme with a 30-minute demonstration to show you how easy it is to make some of your own products and thus more easily avoid plastic packaging.

Zero Waste Conferences & other events

These events are published on the agenda and on our Facebook page, 1 to 2 months in advance.

Get involved

Volunteer in Basel

We’re always looking for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer to help in any way, send us an email at

Become a member

Become a member of Zero Waste Switzerland to support our work in Basel and elsewhere in Switzerland and benefit from a number of advantages.


You can also donate to Zero Waste Switzerland to support our work in Basel and elsewhere in Switzerland.




Follow the Facebook page Zero Waste Basel and join the local community.