France to create a Solidarity Re-use Fund (and other re-use friendly measures)!

France to create a Solidarity Re-use Fund (and other re-use friendly measures)!

Member States have until the 4th of July 2020 to transpose the updated Waste Framework Directive. After a final vote in the Senate on the 30th of January, France is now the first to validate its transposition law. Among other ambitious proposals, the text will trigger the creation of a Solidarity Re-use Fund, a re-use and preparing for re-use target, a ban on the destruction of unsold goods, re-use corners […]

RREUSE feedback on the New Circular Economy Action Plan

RREUSE feedback on the New Circular Economy Action Plan

RREUSE welcomes the roadmap on a New Circular Economy Action Plan and supports the idea that, to speed up the transition, we must take into account impacts associated with “the lifecycle of products”. The strengthening of circular economy related policies is very much needed to change our consumption patterns, create local jobs and achieve the objectives set out by the European Green Deal. While the roadmap identifies a number of […]

RREUSE welcomes the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

RREUSE welcomes the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On the 1st January 2020, Croatia began its six-month presidency of the Council of the European Union, unveiling ambitious plans as part of the rotating presidency which Croatia will hold till 30th June 2020. A strong Europe in a world of challenges, is the slogan of the programme which looks towards ‘A Europe that develops, A Europe that connects, A Europe that protects and an influential Europe.’ Among Croatia’s top […]