Bern / Biel

Zero Waste in Bern

Zero Waste in Bern

Welcome to our fast growing Zero Waste Community here in Bern, 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 - Bern
Since the beginning of 2017, Vanessa has been working to avoid waste. This is not always possible. But compared to the past, it’s very little. “Before we started Zero Waste, we used to fill two 35-litre bags a week.” The family did not reduce waste overnight. It took about nine months to convert the household....


Ambassador - Bern
With the Zero Waste Lifestyle Christine has found solutions for herself and her family that are better from an environmental and health point of view, while at the same time supporting local shops and companies rather than multinational corporations. Since the beginning of 2017 she has been trying to produce little or no waste in...
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 Bern and its area are listed in the agenda.

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

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

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 Bern

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 Bern and elsewhere in Switzerland and benefit from a number of advantages.


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




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