Re-use targets can create 300,000 new jobs in Europe

Re-use targets can create 300,000 new jobs in Europe

300,000 new jobs could be created in Europe if separate re-use targets are included in the Circular Economy Package according to a new report published today. The research for the European Environmental Bureau by Dr. Jane Beasley and Ray Georgeson sets out a number of different scenarios for setting ambitious recycling targets and separate re-use targets, especially for furniture and textiles. Download the report

Approved Reuse Centres and Networks – Principles

Approved Reuse Centres and Networks – Principles

Despite the significant amounts of re-usable products and materials entering the waste stream, there is a lack of legislative support for the establishment and development of (accredited) reuse centres and networks active in preparation for reuse. This document aims to help inform policy makers about the general principles such actors should abide by, in order to help promote a stronger policy framework for the sector such as the setting of […]

10 key steps towards resource efficient Europe and how to set reuse targets

10 key steps towards resource efficient Europe and how to set reuse targets

With the European Clean-Up Day just around the corner RREUSE together with a group of environmental NGOs have issued a 10 point joint statement calling for real ambition in the current revision of EU waste policy. With enormous amounts of re-usable products and materials entering the waste stream, one key step to achieving resource efficiency is to set separate targets for preparation for reuse, and support the development of approved […]