The Lead Partner of the PLASTECO project, the Municipality of Rethymno, has responded to the call of the COLLECTORS (COLLECTORS is a Horizon 2020 project) and has participated in the public conference that was held in Thessaloniki, Greece, on the 11th December 2019.


Representatives of the Municipality of Rethymno delivered a presentation on “waste collection towards the circular economy-challenges concerning plastics” and participated in the panel discussion of the “waste collection toward the circular economy” session. The conference brought together European experts from various disciplines and regions to discuss the future of waste recycling. Further to the panel discussion, stakeholders and attendees also had the opportunity to gain comprehensions of the PLASTECO’s scope during the poster lunch session of the event.

Moreover, the Municipality of Rethymno, attended a clustering meeting that took place on the 12th December 2019. During that meeting, the Municipality of Rethymno, in the context of their capacities as the Lead Partner of PLASTECO project, explored further collaboration opportunities with the COLLECTORS project peers, in view of facilitating knowledge exchange.