New tool shows CO2 emissions saved through re-use

How big an impact does it make if you keep a product in use rather than throwing it away? A new online calculator available in English and developed by the Spanish re-use network of social enterprises Aeress helps answer this question. The English version of the...

MEPs back social enterprise role in waste management

MEPs back social enterprise role in waste management

The European Parliament's Industry committee has backed several changes to the proposed Circular Economy Package which could boost re-use and repair and enhance the role of social economy actors involved in activities covered under the EU’s Waste Framework Directive....

Irish re-use and recycling social enterprise

In mid-October the RREUSE network met in Dublin hosted by the Community Reuse Network Ireland (CRNI). RREUSE members from nine European countries and the USA dedicated three days to getting to know the Irish re-use scene through participating in a conference on Making...

Repair truck ‘Tour de France’

Repair truck ‘Tour de France’

In October Envie France, a nation-wide federation of regional and local social enterprises active in re-use and repair of electronics, organised an awareness raising campaign on repair by sending a repair truck to eight French cities. The aim of the project was to...

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...