RREUSE Activity Report 2021

RREUSE Activity Report 2021

“ We are facing the challenge of transforming the production-based linear economy into a circular value preservation economy. ”

MEPs emphasise circular focus in EU social economy action plan

MEPs emphasise circular focus in EU social economy action plan

On June 6th, 2022 the European Parliament adopted its own-initiative report on the EU action plan for the social economy, setting up its own vision for an ambitious plan that reflects the needs and aspirations of social economy actors across Europe, such as social enterprises involved in the circular economy.

Approval of 2LIFES’ Action Plans to promote re-use

Approval of 2LIFES’ Action Plans to promote re-use

On May 23, the European Commission released the 2022 Spring Package. It is a crucial stage within the European Semester process, which aims to provide Member States with recommendations and guidance in driving national reforms to achieve common EU objectives, among which, an inclusive green transition.

New Spanish law mandates 50% of tenders to social and circular enterprises

New Spanish law mandates 50% of tenders to social and circular enterprises

RREUSE applauds the recently approved “Law on Waste and Contaminated Soil for the Circular Economy” in Spain, which includes a provision that mandates 50% of public tenders related to the collection, transport, and treatment of second-hand products to social enterprises. This initiative is a crucial element of the Plan for Recovery, Transformation and Resilience (PRTR).

RREUSE enriches its network with the addition of new members!

RREUSE enriches its network with the addition of new members!

During the latest RREUSE General Assembly, which took place on March 17th 2022, the RREUSE network welcomed two new Associate Members, one new Effective Member and one new Supporting Member. We are excited to see our network grow with the addition of TESS and Rediscovery Centre as Associate Members.