Tropa Verde Final online event 3R+1: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle + Reward
Final event for Tropa Verde´s Transfer Network.
- The event is 100% online and in English.
- It is mostly orientated to local and regional authorities and stakeholders interested in learning more about different Good practices around recycling and circular economy. It will include examples from The Netherlands, Spain, Greece or Portugal, as well as a presentation of the main outcomes of the “Urban agenda partnership on circular economy” by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR).
- Join us at the present Zoom link.
Programme: Wednesday 12th May (10:00 am – 1:00 pm CET)
A) URBACT roundtable
10:00 - Welcome by Mr. Gumersindo Guinarte Canada, Councilor for Presidency, Institutional Relations and Tourism of Santiago City Council (ES)
10:05 - “It's time to share” Introduction to URBACT and to the future of URBACT, by Clémentine Gravier, URBACT Secretariat
10:20 - “Resourceful Cities”, an example from another URBACT project linked to circular economy, by Jan Harko, Lead Coordinator, City of the Hague (NL)
10:35 - Achievements and Journey of Tropa Verde Transfer Network, by Yvan Corbat Tropa Verde URBACT Lead Expert
Q & A
11:05 - Coffee-break
B) Other inspiring international GPs towards the 3Rs
11:15 - “G4CE - Guimarães for Circular Economy Programme”, by Carlos Ribeiro, Director of Landscape Lab of Guimarães (PT)
A set of projects to impact citizens' quality of life and promote the collection and recycling of waste, namely cigarette butts, chewing gums or masks.
11:45 - “Redevelopment of the former Camp of Pavlos Melas”, based on “reusing” principles, by Boutoura Katerina, Department of Urban Policies and Funding Strategies of the Municipality of Pavlos Melas (EL).
The future Metropolitan Park, a place that connects culture with history, memory and the natural environment.
12:10 - Short break
C) Closing guests
12:20 - “The sound of recycling” project.
A piece of dance and music created by students from the Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Programme of Reina Sofia School of Music of Madrid
12:35 - “Outcomes of Urban agenda partnership on circular economy”, by Axelle Griffon, Coordinator Climate and Environment at the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
12:50 - Q&A, Conclusions & Wrap up
13:00 - End of the event