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

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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

RREUSE position on Commission’s circular economy proposals
  • 28/4/2016

In December 2015, the European Commission relaunched a strategy for moving Europe towards a...

Government experts share best practice on re-use
  • 23/4/2016

Innovative measures to promote re-use over recycling across Europe were highlighted...

Our Members

  • Community Reuse Network
  • Tramel
  • Community Composting Network
  • EKON
  • Rete ONU
  • Reuseful UK
  • RepaNet
  • Macken
  • Envie
  • Komosie
  • Dobrote z.b.o
  • Community Recycling Network for Scotland
  • ReuseNYC
  • Ressources
  • Orius
  • Ecological Recycling Society
  • Humana Nova
  • Center Ponovne Uporabe
  • Klimax Plus
  • Furniture Re-use Network
  • Farsi Promissimo
  • Ateliere Fără Frontiere
  • Association Citizens “Hands”
  • Rehab Recycle
  • Branchevereniging Kringloopbedrijven Nederland
  • Emmaüs France
  • Humusz Szövetség
RT @CraigAndersonUK: What a fantastic #FRNConf16 that was! Thank you all #reusematters Time to ramp up & change the system through #reuse h…5 days ago
RT @resource_media: Spain becomes first EU country to set binding reuse target as @RREUSE_Brussels calls for action in circular package. ht…5 days ago
Spain Praised in RREUSE Position Paper on EU Circular Economy Package #reuse days ago
Spain first country to set target to stop reusable goods ending up in landfill. We want Europe to do the same days ago
RT @AnnikaAhtonen: #Circulareconomy brings real jobs&growth.EU tools&single market must be used smartly to realise the benefits @epc_eu htt…2 weeks ago
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