Extra clarity needed on social and circular European recovery funds

Extra clarity needed on social and circular European recovery funds

On 27 May, the European Commission revealed its revamped EU budget, a European Recovery Plan and its adjusted work programme, reaffirming the urgency for the post-coronavirus world to be “sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States”. Based on a first analysis and aware that discussions are still ongoing at EU level, RREUSE welcomes the recovery strategy as a big step in the right direction. However, more clarity is […]

Government experts share best practice on re-use

Innovative measures to promote re-use over recycling across Europe were highlighted earlier this month at an event organized by RREUSE in Brussels. Spanish legislation boosting re-use and emphasising the role of the social economy in the waste sector was showcased by Margarita Ruiz Saiz-Aja,  Deputy Director of the Waste Department in the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Spain’s newly published 2016-22 Waste Management Plan sets an overall objective […]