Putting secondhand first: RREUSE opinion features in Euractiv

Putting secondhand first: RREUSE opinion features in Euractiv

Extract from Euractiv Opinion pages: Every year, we throw away millions of euros worth of goods that could be repaired or reused. Europe must seize the opportunity offered by the new Circular Economy Package to turn this situation around, argues Michal Len. Earlier...

Re-use More Throw Less 2015 Campaign kicks off!

  The 6th edition of the Re-Use More, Throw Less campaign kicks off this week as part of the European Week for Waste Reduction. 64 re-use centres from 6 EU countries are taking part (Spain, Belgium, Romania, Slovenia, Ireland and...

Moving re-use forward in Scotland and the rest of Europe

Moving re-use forward in Scotland and the rest of Europe

4-6th November, 28 representatives of European and American social enterprises active in the field of re-use, repair and recycling gathered in Edinburgh for the final RREUSE meeting and General Assembly of 2015, kindly hosted by the Community Resources Network...

Corporate retailers support re-use with impressive impacts

Corporate retailers support re-use with impressive impacts

Based on a press release by the FRN The Furniture Re-use Network (FRN), a member of RREUSE, has issued a new report revealing the significant social, economic and environmental impact of its take back scheme in partnership with corporate retailers including IKEA, John...

Online retailers failing on take back scheme

Online retailers failing on take back scheme

The French consumer body CLCV says half of major online electrical retailers are failing to take back used goods for free when customers buy a similar product, as required under French law. The survey of 22 major suppliers found that almost a third don’t offer free...