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

Conference: The role of textile re-use in a circular economy
  • 28/6/2017

The role of textile re-use in a circular economy: Practice and policy in Central...

Belgian region sets re-use target for electricals
  • 12/5/2017

The southern Belgian province of Wallonia is the latest region to...

Our Members

  • Macken
  • EKON
  • Dobrote z.b.o
  • Emmaüs Europe
  • Tramel
  • Rehab Recycle
  • RECOSI
  • Community Reuse Network
  • Furniture Re-use Network
  • Emmaüs France
  • Envie
  • Farsi Promissimo
  • Ateliere Fără Frontiere
  • Community Composting Network
  • ReuseNYC
  • Branchevereniging Kringloopbedrijven Nederland
  • Orius
  • Ressources
  • Reuseful UK
  • Community Recycling Network for Scotland
  • Association Citizens “Hands”
  • AERESS
  • RepaNet
  • Komosie
  • Ecological Recycling Society
  • Humusz Szövetség
  • Klimax Plus
  • Humana Nova
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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