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...

QualiProSH Electro – Invitation to the Expert Meeting

QualiProSH Electro – Invitation to the Expert Meeting

15.07.2016 - Rendsburg The Erasmus+-Projekt „QualiProSH Electro“ The ERASMUS+ project „QualiProSH Electro“, which is carried out by six partner institutions from five European countries (Germany, Austria, Finland, Slovenia and Bulgaria) focuses on the (further-)...

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...

Local authorities showcasing their waste prevention policies

Towards Zero Waste cities: How local authorities can apply waste prevention policies The 22nd of June, RREUSE and Zero Waste Europe co-organised a conference on the topic of waste prevention as applied by European local authorities. This conference was held in front...

EU Parliament publishes draft report on waste laws

EU Parliament publishes draft report on waste laws

The European Parliament Environment committee has published a draft response to the European Commission’s proposed changes to EU waste legislation, including the Waste Framework Directive.  Members of the committee will now have the opportunity to submit amendments to...

MEPs see benefits of re-use first hand

A delegation of MEPs and European parliamentary staff working on the EU’s revised Circular Economy Package toured a French re-use facility in Strasbourg earlier this month. The visit, organised by RREUSE, introduced policymakers to the training and job creation...

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...

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...

Commission officials see re-use centre in action

Officials from the European Commission department responsible for the Circular Economy Package were given a tour of a Belgian re-use centre in February followed by an exchange of views with the RREUSE network on new waste legislation proposals. Mr. Julius Langendorff,...