Four new members join RREUSE family

Four new members join RREUSE family

The RREUSE network is delighted to welcome four new members from Germany, Lithuania and the UK, bringing the total RREUSE family count to 31 members across 26 European countries and the US. The four new members are FairWertung, WIRD, Now! Charity and Circular Economy Lithuania. Fully aligned with RREUSE’s activities and ambitions, all four entities are active in re-use, repair and/or recycling with an aim to improve, and positively contribute […]

RREUSE 2016 Activity Report

RREUSE 2016 Activity Report

RREUSE 2016 activity report is now available online. It includes the latest set of data collected from our members across Europe as well as best practice examples. Learn more about our policy work, communications and projects: Download the report (pdf) *If you download the document to your computer you will be able to click the hyperlinks in the report  

New Yorkers can donate easier thanks to an online platform

New Yorkers can donate easier thanks to an online platform

An online database and a mobile app were launched by the New York City’s Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to help citizens localise the nearest place to donate all kinds of reusable items or shop second-hand. The platform makes it as convenient as never before for New Yorkers to avoid waste by providing detailed information including maps, opening hours and describing the missions of involved re-use organisations under the umbrella of […]

The Dutch re-use flagships at anchor around Amsterdam

At the end of June RREUSE held a members’ meeting in Amsterdam attended by representatives from eleven member organisations and nine European countries. The meeting, hosted by bKN, a Dutch network of re-use social enterprises, provided a forum for discussion about current issues facing the re-use sector and an opportunity to visit three re-use centres in the Netherlands. The invited keynote speakers broadened the perspective on the topics of re-use […]

The Flemish way around the circle

10-11th March, twenty four representatives of social enterprises from 10 countries across Europe met in Ghent, Belgium, to exchange best practices in the re-use sector and discuss the European Commission’s Circular Economy policy proposals. The RREUSE event, hosted by Komosie, the network of social enterprise re-use centres in Flanders, better known as “de Kringwinkel”, also included a site visit to one such enterprise, Ateljee. Ateljee performs a wide spectrum of […]