Putting secondhand first: RREUSE opinion features in Euractiv

Putting secondhand first: RREUSE opinion features in Euractiv

Extract from Euractiv Opinion pages: Every year, we throw away millions of euros worth of goods that could be repaired or reused. Europe must seize the opportunity offered by the new Circular Economy Package to turn this situation around, argues Michal Len. Earlier this year, a mystery woman from California made headlines around the world after dropping off some junk computer equipment at a recycling centre. It turned out that […]

Re-use More Throw Less 2015 Campaign kicks off!

  The 6th edition of the Re-Use More, Throw Less campaign kicks off this week as part of the European Week for Waste Reduction. 64 re-use centres from 6 EU countries are taking part (Spain, Belgium, Romania, Slovenia, Ireland and France) will be reporting how many re-useable goods they collect and sell over a period of one week. These are goods which otherwise would have been wasted. We shall be […]

Moving re-use forward in Scotland and the rest of Europe

Moving re-use forward in Scotland and the rest of Europe

4-6th November, 28 representatives of European and American social enterprises active in the field of re-use, repair and recycling gathered in Edinburgh for the final RREUSE meeting and General Assembly of 2015, kindly hosted by the Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS) Highlights included: Presentation by Zero Waste Scotland on the development and implementation of the Revolve standard, a quality standard for accredited re-use centres in Scotland. Discussions on the role […]