RREUSE is an international network representing social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling.
Since 2001, RREUSE supports and champions the development of social enterprises active in the circular economy through innovative policies, partnerships and best practices.
RREUSE members generate invaluable social, economic and environmental impacts for their communities. Specialising in re-use, repair and recycling, they provide local and inclusive employment as well as a strong sense of belonging for the most vulnerable in our societies.
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What we stand for
Re-using, repairing, recycling, refurbishing, repurposing, …
Leaving no-one behind
Inspiring new connections and triggering new ideas
Adapting to crises and withstanding adversity
Developing and maintaining strong partnerships
As Christmas approaches, toy manufacturers and stores repeatedly warned about possible shortages and longer delivery times. Soaring shipping and raw materials costs disrupted the supply chain, inducing uncertainty, price rises and reduced choice in the run-up to...
Long-awaited Social Economy Action Plan sends major signal of support to social enterprises active in the circular economy
RREUSE warmly welcomes the European Commission’s publication of the Social Economy Action Plan (SEAP), establishing a 9-year framework to ensure social economy actors are appropriately recognised and further supported within Europe’s low carbon, circular and digital...
Social enterprises federated by the RREUSE network are active in the circular economy, providing valuable social and environmental contributions to the digital transition. Due to the unprecedented shift to digital technologies in daily life, COVID-19 has exacerbated...