The REINWASTE Steering Committee organized by CRITT Agroalimentaire PACA on 3 and 4 October in Avignon gathered 20 participants each day (remotely incl. the first day) for its second round of talks and conclusions - after the kick-off which took place last April in Granada, by AGAPA, lead partner.
Not only the activities of Management, Communication, Testing and Transferring were presented in terms of contributions, states of the art and realizations to be done but also a technical visit was organized in a Company of the meat sector, allowing each one to find out or to deepen their knowledge on packaging issues.
Moreover, special guests honored the Consortium by their presence and active participation :
- Mr Massimo CALTAVUTURO from the Managing Authority Direction whose advice on how going ahead in the frame of Interreg Med programme were highly appreciated by all ; the superviser also visited the Company, letting the participants appreciate how important getting involved on the ground at administrative, financial and technical levels is to the eyes of the European authorities.
- Mrs Valérie GUILLARD from the H2020 GLOPACK and her staff : as a Coordinator, she presented this project which aims to support users and consumers’ access to innovative packaging solutions enabling the reduction and circular management of the agro-food sector, including packaging waste. Interactions and synergies with REINWASTE will be implemented in the frame of common events (such as ECOMONDO on 6th November in Rimini) or how a specific tool can be adopted by the agrofood companies in their choosing packagings.
The SC also launched the second period of the REINWASTE project.