• 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
  • 13 March 2019
    Implementing Circular Value Chains
    Bluepoint Brussels
    Photos and presentations are online

  • 10 September 2018
    European Recycling Conference
    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 is pleased to share amendments to the proposals made by Norway to amend Annexes II, VIII and IX of the Basel Convention which would impact the classification of plastic waste under the Basel Convention with the declared objective to curb marin ...
The Waste Shipments Regulation (WSR) is a vital piece of legislation. The EU guarantees free movement of goods, services and people. It has strict rules in place to ensure that not only waste shipments are safe and traceable, but also that the waste ...
EuRIC is very concerned about the recommendations as suggested by the Expert Working Group onthe review of the Annexes for revisions to Annex IV of the Basel Convention. Certain proposals recommended would lead to legal uncertainty and also negative ...
The European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC) strongly welcomes the publication of the Roadmap to evaluate the Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of-life vehicles (ELV Directive). As a reaction to this roadmap, representing one step ultimately l ...
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Member's future events

Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
53474 Bad Neuenahr
bvse-Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung e.V. – and its specialist association for plast ...
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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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