From litter to cosmetics: smart use of grape waste in the Mediterranean sea basin – watch the latest ‘Smart Regions’ episode
What to do with grape waste? Can it be turned from trash into a resource, from litter into cosmetics or health products? A smart project involving Italy, France, Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia - under the European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-Border Cooperation Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme - is working to make it happen. The idea behind the project BestMedGrape is to exploit the innovation potential of the Mediterranean traditional crop to transform it into a commercial product, generating business and employment opportunities as well as reducing the environmental pollution produced by the bulky waste of wine making. Watch the next Smart Regions episode on Monday 17 February (21h50) on Euronews.