Open letter: Google threatens existence of independent repair service providers

Open letter: Google threatens existence of independent repair service providers

At the initiative of Runder Tisch Reparatur, a German organisation composed of repairers, NGOs, consumer organisation, scientists and local repair initiatives, a joint letter was sent to the European Commissioners Margrethe Vestager (Competition) and Karmenu Vella (Environment) endorsed by 17 organisations from across Europe including RREUSE. This letter was addressing the issue of Google blocking adverts from independent repairers. Thousands of independent repairers are affected and can no longer advertise […]

Letter to MEPs urging opposition to withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package

Letter to MEPs urging opposition to withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package

Brussels, 7 January 2015 Joint Statement on the European Commission’s plan to withdraw the waste component of the Circular Economy package from its 2015 Work Programme The signatories of this statement, which include business associations, NGOs and federations of municipalities, wish to underline their support for the Circular Economy package as it would bring about substantial environmental, economic and social benefits. Although there are various ideas about how to improve the current set of […]

Joint letter to President Juncker concerning potential withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package

Joint letter to President Juncker concerning potential withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package

Brussels, 19th November 2014 Dear President Juncker, We, the undersigned, are writing to express our deep concern about the potential withdrawal of the Circular Economy Package from the Commission’s 2015 Work Programme. Given its potential for green job creation, resource security, environmental protection and economic growth, combined with the strong support from a wide variety of stakeholders, we condemn its possible withdrawal. Since its release in July, the political process has begun in earnest, […]

Letter Concerning Council’s Position on ‘Reserved Contracts’ in Public Procurement Reform

Letter Concerning Council’s Position on ‘Reserved Contracts’ in Public Procurement Reform

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