Event – Circular Economy Package: What role for repairable and longer-lasting products? – 2 June

Event – Circular Economy Package: What role for repairable and longer-lasting products? – 2 June

2 June 2015 – Brussels Science14 Atrium, 14 Rue de la Science, 1040 Brussels In the coming months, the European Commission will launch its new Circular Economy proposal. But what will it contain? Will there be a new focus on making products repairable and longer-lasting in order to cut waste? To shed light on these issues, the European Environmental Bureau, the Repair Café Foundation and RREUSE invite you to an […]

Event: Re-use targets – why they matter and how to make them work

20 April 2015 – European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels   EESC Trèves Building, 7th floor, room TRE 7701, 74 rue de Trèves, 1040 Brussels (map) Current EU waste policy fails to adequately promote waste prevention and preparation for re-use activities. Consequently the vast majority of reusable electrical appliances, furniture and textiles discarded by EU citizens are prematurely recycled, landfilled or incinerated. The result is a huge waste of energy […]