Vision for a New Fashion Season: Social and Circular

Vision for a New Fashion Season: Social and Circular

Each EU citizen consumes a staggering 26 kg of textiles per year on average with the textile supply chain responsible for 15 % of primary raw material consumption of EU households[i]. The ‘fast fashion’ phenomenon shapes the way we consume clothes and has soared per...

10 Priorities to Transform EU Waste Policy

10 Priorities to Transform EU Waste Policy

Almost 90% of material resources used in the EU are lost after their first use. A lot more effort is needed to accelerate a systemic transition to a circular economy, to drastically reduce the EU’s absolute natural resource use and greenhouse gas emissions, respecting...

Drawing to a close on the centenary ILO celebrations of 2019

Drawing to a close on the centenary ILO celebrations of 2019

RREUSE presented at the ILO’s 11th SSE (Social and Solidarity Economy) Academy during the year, contributing to the session in mid-October (14-18 October) which took place in the Ministry of Labour, Migration and Social Security in Madrid, Spain. Approximately two...

RREUSE 2018 Impact & Activity Report

RREUSE 2018 Impact & Activity Report

RREUSE Activity Report 2018 Read more about our network and the policy work, communication activities and projects we undertook in 2018. Download the report here RREUSE Network Impact 2018 RREUSE members annually...

RREUSE comments on the European Semester

RREUSE comments on the European Semester

The European Semester provides a structure to coordinate the economic policies of the European Union. In this framework, EU countries discuss their economic and budgetary plans, while monitoring their progress throughout the year. The European Semester consists of an...

RREUSE comments on EU VAT rule proposals

RREUSE comments on EU VAT rule proposals

On 18 January 2018, the European Commission published proposals to revise the current VAT directive, part of an effort to create a harmonised and simplified VAT system across the EU.  The proposals are now under the scrutiny of the European Parliament which is set to...