Social clauses: Why so important and how to implement them

Social clauses: Why so important and how to implement them

Thousands of social enterprises across Europe have been active in the sector for many years, providing job and training opportunities for disadvantaged workers and giving them a fresh start on the labour market. RREUSE believes that the role of social enterprises in the re-use sector should be safeguarded and developed through the use of social clauses in tendering procedures. See here.

Online retailers failing on take back scheme

Online retailers failing on take back scheme

The French consumer body CLCV says half of major online electrical retailers are failing to take back used goods for free when customers buy a similar product, as required under French law. The survey of 22 major suppliers found that almost a third don’t offer free take-back, while others charge additional fees for delivery when take-back is required. Almost a fifth of sites are also failing to display recycling fees, […]