Public administrations on both sides of the Mediterranean tend to focus their efforts on recycling, but much less on promoting the reuse of waste by citizens and on repairing goods that may have a second life, thus completing the cycle of the four R’s of the circular economy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repair.
REUSEMED was developed with the aim of supporting the culture of reuse by promoting the creation of a network for the reuse of materials among Mediterranean cities of Italy, Spain, Tunisia and Jordan.
The project aims to create municipal networks based on reuse systems of home appliances, furniture, books, clothes, Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEEs) and food, on composting and on barter programmes. To set up the networks, 4 Mediterranean cities - Cordoba in Spain, Capannori in Italy, New Deir Allaa in Jordan and Sakiet Ezzit in Tunisia - will design and test composters, food collection points in markets, repair and reuse centers, reuse corners in shops and cafés. Moreover, an APP will connect managers and users of the different networks.
For Italy, Fondazione Reggio Children along with the Municipality of Capannori (Lucca) will collect the best experiences in matters of reuse both at national and international level by creating a database of good practices, with the final aim of designing and implementing efficient city reuse networks.
Led by Sadeco Cordoba (Spain), REUSEMED enjoys the participation of eight partners from four different countries of the Mediterranean area: ANEPMA National Association of Public Environmental Enterprises (Spain), MoLA Ministry of Local Administration (Jordan), New Deir Allaa Municipality (Jordan), Municipality of Sakiet Ezzit (Tunisia), ANGED National Agency for Waste Management (Tunisia), Municipality of Capannori (Italy) and Fondazione Reggio Children (Italy)
REUSEMED is funded by the European Union (EU) under the ENI CBC Med Programme with a total budget of € 3.2 million and an EU contribution of € 2.9 million (90%).
When 8 international partners come together working on a project, creating a stable international network on the reuse of materials and on the repair of objects and sharing their experiences, it is always a cause for optimism about the future of our civilization.
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On May 3 and 4, 2023 Sadeco, the project's lead partner, hosted in its city, Córdoba, Spain the final meeting of the REUSEMED project.
An opportunity for all partners from Jordan, Italy, Spain and Tunisia to share the goals and results achieved in the four Mediterranean municipalities involved in implementing and promoting the culture of reuse. The event was also attended by contact persons from the twin cities with Córdoba, Deir Qanon (Lebanon) and Madaba (Jordan) and from MedCities, the organization coordinating the exchange program under the MED4WASTE project, and authorities from the ENI CBC MED program.
In Capannori is born the help desk “Inforiuso” on reuse circuits of objects
A service aimed at citizens to recive indications about realities of the territory belonging to Municipalty System of Reuse promoted...
In Cordoba the final event of REUSEMED project
Two days of exchange and sharing of the results obteined togheter with all partners coming from Jordan, Italy, Spain and...
REUSEMED: in Capannori takes off the training path open to every citizen
30 hours of meetings about reuse and circular economy distributed in April, May and June
Progetto REUSEMED . La delegazione internazionale in visita in Italia
Project ‘Reusemed’: international delegation at Capannori to study reuse practices. Institution and entity from Spain, Jordan and Tunisia are going...
“Recycling but also save money” four Mediterranean countries exchange best practices for respecting the planet.
The European project Reusemed involving Italy, Jordan, Tunisia and Spain passes through Reggio Emilia and Capannori Carla Rinaldi, Fondazione Reggio...
All-around sustainability with the Capannori Reuse Festival
Two days of music, workshops and discussions on sustainability and reuse thanks to Reusemed project
The 9th and 10th of July arrives in Capannori the "Festival of Reuse”
A weekend dedicated to sustainability with the Reusemed project
Project meeting in Jordan
Nella città di New Dair Alla il secondo meeting internazionale con i partner da Italia, Spagna e Tunisia
REUSEMED good practice collection
A total of fifteen good practices identified by the partners of the project
The REUSEMED project at the 2021 ANEPMA Days
The European project REUSEMED participated in ANEPMA’s Technical Days at Chiclana de la Frontera – Cadiz
The new challenges of sustainability
Green Planner Magazine meets Remida Reggio Emilia and the REUSEMED project
REUSEMED Project public notice
Public exploratory market notice for the acquisition of expenditure for the services of auditor and of investigation and co-design of...
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