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  • 11 June 2020
    European Recycling Conference
    Madrid – IFEMA
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  • 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

EuRIC in a nutshell

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;
  • Million tonnes of a variety of materials recycled per year (metals, paper, plastics, glass and beyond);
  • An aggregated annual turnover of about 95 billion Euros.

Become a member

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Latest position papers

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. In addition, recycling saves a substantial amount of CO2 and energy. Recycling is ...
Sound management of hazardous substances in waste management and recycling activities is at the core of the circular economy. Recyclers have developed state-of-art separation techniques to safely treat a wide diversity of waste streams and recover v ...
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. The Brochure outlines the environmen ...
The European recycling industry, as highlighted in its 5 top priorities for 2019-2024, strongly welcomes the European Commission’s renewed ambition to put, thanks to the European Green Deal, the Circular Economy and Climate policy on top of its stra ...
More postion papers

Member and Partner Events

Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
2516 BB Den Haag
Dutch Recycling Associations join forces in organizing National Recycling Congress Less than two mo ...
Thursday, 19 March 2020
Thursday, 19 March 2020
D-40474 Düsseldorf
Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Friday, 27 March 2020
1000 Brussels
The three day event will take place from Wednesday through to Friday 25 - 27 March 2020 at the NH C ...
Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Thursday, 04 June 2020
CV8 2LZ Kenilworth
Two co-located events combine to form Europe’s leading event dedicated to the recycling of metals a ...
Wednesday, 03 June 2020
Thursday, 04 June 2020
CV8 2LZ Kenilworth
Two co-located events combine to form Europe’s leading event dedicated to the recycling of metals an ...
More member and partner events

Contact us

EuRIC AISBL - BluePoint Brussels -
80 Boulevard Auguste Reyers -
B-1030 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 706 87 24 -
Email: euric@euric-aisbl.eu
Transparency register number: 764633015511-42

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