• EuRIC – Advocating Recycling in Europe
  • EuRIC is the umbrella organisation for the recycling industries in Europe
  • Recycling saves natural resources and provides sustainable raw materials
  • 1 March 2016
    Recycling businesses at the heart of the circular economy
    Solvay Library, Brussels
    Slides, photos and video are online

Our business: Turning waste into new resources

EuRIC is the Confederation representing the interests of the European recycling industries. EuRIC brings together European and National recycling Associations from more than 19 EU and EFTA countries.

Our objective: Advocating recycling in Europe

The role of recycling is of paramount importance for the European economy, the environment and society. Recycling activities provide much needed jobs and investment while minimising environmental impacts. EuRIC advocates a smart regulatory framework fostering recycling across Europe and the competitiveness of the recycling industry.

Our Members represents on a European level:

  • 5,500 companies, including large companies and a vast number of SMEs, involved in the recycling and trade of various material streams and are thus key players in a circular economy;
  • More than 300,000 local jobs which cannot be outsourced outside Europe;
  • An average of 150 million tonnes of a variety of materials recycled per year (paper, metals and beyond);
  • An aggregated annual turnover of about 95 billion Euros.

Member's future events

Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Thursday, 03 November 2016
02.11. – 03.11.2016 BDSV Annual Convention 2016 in Mannheim, Germany On November 2 nd and 3 rd the ...
Wednesday, 09 November 2016
Thursday, 10 November 2016
38440 Wolfsburg
The division for scrap, WEEE and ELV-Recycling invites you to the bvse “Branchenforum 2016” taking ...
Sunday, 13 November 2016
Monza MB
ASSOFERMET invites you to the 2016 National Congress which will take place on November 13TH, at For...
Sunday, 20 November 2016
Thursday, 24 November 2016
41061 Mönchengladbach
Main object of the seminar „Steel Scrap Recycling“ is to offer new valuable insights in the fields ...
Thursday, 01 December 2016
1044 Budapest
On 1 December 2016 the Hungarian Waste Management Federation (HOSZ) is going to celebrate its 25th ...
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Contact us

24 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt -
B-1050 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 627 5771 -
Transparency register number: 764633015511-42