Kwazulu-Natal Committee

Warwick Zero Waste Project

Tamlynn Fleetwood (PhD) is a research and evaluation specialist with extensive research, monitoring and evaluation, and project management experience. Tamlynn has post-graduate degrees in Environmental Management (BSoc Sci Hons), Human Geography (MSoc Sci) and Community Development (Post-Doc) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (South Africa), as well as a Doctoral degree in Geography from Durham University (UK). Her research interests and work experience span a range of topics within the social sciences; namely, urban and environmental issues, climate justice, waste management, and informality. Tamlynn is currently the Principal Investigator and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead of an innovative zero-waste project situated in the informal Markets of Warwick (Durban) and surrounding suburbs – implemented in partnership with the eThekwini Municipality and groundWork. One of the flagship components of the project is the co-development and upscaling of an organic waste to compost project that is jointly implemented with City partners to restructure the way in which organic waste is managed in the municipality.