RREUSE position on Commission's circular economy proposals

28th April 2016 | Position Papers, Publications

In December 2015, the European Commission relaunched a strategy for moving Europe towards a ‘Circular Economy’ which includes a set of legislative proposals to revise key EU waste laws. It is critically important that re-use of unwanted but re-usable goods is the top priority, above recycling and that the role of social enterprises in the sector is explicitly supported within the legal text.
Read our feedback and suggestions to policy makers on how the laws could be amended to help further cut the amount of resources and energy wasted in Europe here