EuRIC unveils Sound Management of Waste & Chemicals Requirements Brochure

Sound management of hazardous substances in waste management and recycling activities is at the core of the circular economy.

LEAK: EU’s new circular economy plan aims to halve waste by 2030

The European Commission will aim to “absolutely decouple” economic growth from natural resource use in the draft circular economy action plan due to be unveiled in March. 

EuRIC unveils Metal Recycling Brochure

EuRIC is pleased to publish a factsheet on Metal Recycling highlighting the importance of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycling and their substantial benefits for the environment and the economy in Europe.

Roadmap of new Circular Economy Action Plan still open for feedback

The European Commission has published the Roadmap of the new Circular Economy Action Plan and is awaiting feedback from stakeholders until 20 January 2020:

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New ecodesign measures for electronic appliances

In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions.

EuRIC Updated statement on the critical situation faced by the European paper recycling sector

Urgent need to reconcile circular economy in paper with market realities as paper recycling industry faces difficult situation

EuRIC welcomes the European Green Deal

The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) welcomes the publication of the European Green Deal by the European Commission on 11 December 2019.

Top 5 Priorities of the Recycling Industry for the Period 2019–2024

By turning waste into secondary raw materials and reducing Europe’s dependency on primary materials, the recycling industry plays a vital role in the circular economy.