• 1 March 2016
    Recycling businesses at the heart of the circular economy
    Solvay Library, Brussels
    Slides, photos and video are online

  • 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

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

Monday, 30 May 2016
Friday, 03 June 2016
81823 München
BDSV is exhibitor of the IFAT 2016 in Munich. You will find the inside stall in hall C3 place 229/3...
Monday, 30 May 2016
Friday, 03 June 2016
81823 München
A highly visible exhibition balloon will lead the visitors of IFAT this year to 180 m² presentation...
Thursday, 16 June 2016
Friday, 17 June 2016
28042 Madrid
With its 14th edition, the National Congress of the Recovery and Recycling sector organized by FER ...
Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Bad Neuenahr
Bvse, the Umbrella Organisation of the Recycling and Waste Management Industry, cordially invites y...
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Thursday, 14 July 2016
Derby DE74 2RP
The Metals Recycling Event will bring all four corners of the industry together for the first time ...
More members events

Contact us

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