Reuse More Throw Less Campaign Underway
64 re-use centres from 6 EU countries are taking part in this years REUSE MORE THROW LESS campaign as part of the European Week for Waste Reduction
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Briefing shows that the job creation potential of the re-use sector is significantly higher than recycling, incineration and landfill

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Consumer goods are now less durable and repairable than in the past. We want the EU to help ensure goods last longer, and are easy to repair.
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One third of the stuff that arrives at recycling centres could actually be re-used, saving resources and energy. That's why we are asking the EU for re-use targets, not just more recycling.

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

Making repair cheaper and easier through EU policy
  • 4/9/2015

In response to the European Commission’s recent consultation on a new Circular Economy package,...

Corporate retailers support re-use with impressive impacts
  • 18/9/2015

Based on a press release by the FRN The Furniture Re-use...

Our Members

  • Association Citizens “Hands”
  • RepaNet
  • Envie
  • Ateliere Fără Frontiere
  • EKON
  • Center Ponovne Uporabe
  • Rehab Recycle
  • Klimax Plus
  • Farsi Promissimo
  • Ressources
  • Komosie
  • Community Composting Network
  • Furniture Re-use Network
  • Rete ONU
  • Macken
  • Reuseful UK
  • Dobrote z.b.o
  • Ecological Recycling Society
  • ReuseNYC
  • Humana Nova
  • Community Reuse Network
  • Community Recycling Network for Scotland
  • Humusz Szövetség
  • Tramel
  • Orius
  • Emmaüs France
Putting reuse and repair at heart of the circular economy via @Euractiv3 days ago
RT @_aeress_: Mejor que tirarlo... ¡qué cambie de mano! Acercate a la Reutilización @_aeress_ @RREUSE_Brussels #ewwr days ago
so many reusable products trashed each year.EU must put #secondhandfirst in #circulareconomy gr8 vid @_aeress_ days ago
RT @2EWWR: #Reuse More, Throw Less campaign collecting re-useable goods in 6 EU countries: @RREUSE_Brussels #EWWR204 days ago
RT @EUSocialInnov: @RREUSE_Brussels We're celebrating European social innovation in Brussels on 25 Nov - come join us!…2 weeks ago
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