Maria Vitoraki

Science and Mathematics

Chemical Engineering degree, University of Thessaloniki; MSc in Environmental Engineering, University of Portsmouth

Ms. Maria Vitoraki has conducted research on stabilization/solidification of hazardous waste and participated in projects on home composting of organic household waste and management of hazardous household waste in Greece. She has been involved in projects on solid waste management in cooperation with several municipalities and in a project on addressing water pollution and soil contamination from hazardous industrial wastes in the area of Asopos (Viotia, Greece). She has collaborated with environmental NGOs. In November 2012 she became co-founder, member of trustees and General Secretary of the “Citizens’ Inspectorate for Sustainable Development”, an NGO that supports and promotes citizen involvement in regional and local planning for environmental sustainability. She teaches environmental science, earth science and an optional module on solid waste management.