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  • 10 September 2018
    European Recycling Conference
    Berlin
    Photos & presentations 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
  • 6 March 2018
    Closing Loops
    Bluepoint Brussels
    Photos & presentations are online

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.

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Latest position papers

EuRIC welcomes the initiative to take measures helping recyclers to get information on the substances contained in articles reaching their facilities at end-of-life but also points out some problematic aspects concerning this new legal requirement, ...
EuRIC together with many other associations share their concerns in a joint paper about the impact of setting a disproportionately low unintentional trace contaminant (UTC) threshold (10 mg/kg) for decaBDE on plastics recycling and its consistency w ...
EuRIC and FEAD fully support the European Parliament’s draft report issued on 9th July to make it mandatory to produce beverage containers with at least 25% of recycled plastics by 2025. EuRIC_Inclusion of Minimum Recycled Content in the SUP Directi ...
EuRIC and the cosignatories of this call to action welcome the commitments introduced in the European Commission's Plastics Strategy but point out the importance of introducing minimum recycled content requirements for selected products and packagin ...
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EuRIC AISBL - BluePoint Brussels -
80 Boulevard Auguste Reyers -
B-1030 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 706 8720 -
Email: euric@euric-aisbl.eu
Transparency register number: 764633015511-42

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