by RREUSE | Apr 20, 2022 | News
RREUSE is delighted to announce the signing of a four-year framework partnership with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) for the second time.
by RREUSE | Apr 14, 2022 | News
The 13th of April presented a great opportunity for RREUSE to join the European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sincevicius’s to the Kringwinkel re-use sorting centre for textiles in Aalst, Belgium, along with several actors active in the sector of re-use, repair, and recycling,.
by RREUSE | Apr 5, 2022 | Publications
To complement the extension of the scope of the Ecodesign Directive, which should in the future apply to other types of products than electronics and pay particular attention to making products more durable and repairable, the Commission has recently launched a public consultation on the “Sustainable consumption of goods – promoting the right to repair and reuse”.
by RREUSE | Mar 30, 2022 | News, Publications
The “New proposals to make sustainable products the norm and boost Europe’s resource independence”, stemming from the European Green Deal and presented by the European Commission today, contain a set of promising initiatives to save resources, advance the implementation of the waste hierarchy whilst taking into account social impacts.
by RREUSE | Mar 29, 2022 | Publications
Re-use and preparation for re-use targets are essential to implement the principles of the waste hierarchy and promote job creation. The current practice of combining preparing for re-use and recycling targets undermines the waste hierarchy, as countries without separate re-use or preparing for re-use objectives usually favour recycling.