European Parliament votes for stronger re-use and social economy sector
European Parliament votes for stronger re-use and social economy sector
Briefing on Tax incentives to boost repair and re-use
Briefing outlines policy recommendations on how differentiated VAT can make repair cheaper and boost jobs in re-use & repair
Belgian region sets re-use target for electricals
Belgian region sets re-use target for electricals
Spain first country to set target to stop reusable goods ending up in landfill
Spain first country to set target to stop reusable goods ending up in landfill
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Briefing shows that the job creation potential of the re-use sector is significantly higher than recycling, incineration and landfill

Who we are

RREUSE represents social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling.  We want the EU and national governments to move from promoting just recycling and waste management to putting secondhand first.

Re-use targets

We are asking the European Commission to promote re-use targets above recycling in the revised Circular Economy Package. More…

Better design

Smart legislation to boost the durability and repairability of products is critical to environmental protection. More…

Approved re-use centres

Thousands of green jobs can be created through developing re-use centres and networks. More…

Supporting social enterprise

Many re-use centres in Europe employ thousands of people traditionally at risk of socio-economic exclusion. More…

Latest News

Austrian social enterprises develop a business model for re-use of building materials
  • 1/7/2017

Construction and demolition waste is the most voluminous waste stream generated in the EU...

  • 30/6/2017

On 28th June, re-use operators from the social economy shared their...

Our Members

  • Humusz Szövetség
  • Emmaüs France
  • Ressources
  • Orius
  • RECOSI
  • Ecological Recycling Society
  • Humana Nova
  • Furniture Re-use Network
  • Macken
  • Komosie
  • Emmaüs Europe
  • Association Citizens “Hands”
  • Branchevereniging Kringloopbedrijven Nederland
  • Tramel
  • RepaNet
  • ReuseNYC
  • Farsi Promissimo
  • Dobrote z.b.o
  • Community Reuse Network
  • Community Recycling Network for Scotland
  • Klimax Plus
  • AERESS
  • EKON
  • Ateliere Fără Frontiere
  • Envie
  • Reuseful UK
  • Rehab Recycle
RT @circularesummit: #Repair is better than #Recycle: the antidote to throwaway culture https://t.co/3LbZYEoWdG #circulareconomy https://t.…1 year ago
re-use targets one of ten ways to put #circulareconomy on track https://t.co/R2vVDA6bpP https://t.co/oYHNdTlFVA1 year ago
re-use targets one of ten ways to put #circulareconomy package on track https://t.co/R2vVDA6bpP https://t.co/t83IvdIznm1 year ago
RT @foeeurope: The #circulareconomy package is weak. Here’s how MEPs can get it back up and running in 2016: https://t.co/y4M9GA6rza1 year ago
10 ways MEPs can turn the #circulareconomy package back into what Europe needs https://t.co/R2vVDA6bpP - include re-use targets!1 year ago
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