EuRIC Statement - Impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) for the waste management & recycling industry

EuRIC, the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation, calls on the European Union and competent authorities from Member States and from the UK, Norway and Switzerland to acknowledge:

  • The essential role of the waste management and recycling industry in collecting, sorting and recycling of waste from household and industries to protect human health and the environment and
  • Its strategic importance for the European economy as a provider of secondary raw materials (SRM) which are critical to downstream industries, some of them directly involved in combatting COVID-19 pandemic.

Hence, EuRIC would like in to raise awareness and call for a few but important measures. 

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