• 10 September 2018
    European Recycling Conference
    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

Members of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament voted today on the Report amending the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive proposed by the European Commission. Led by Ms. Frederique RIES, Rapporteur for the ENVI Committee of the European Pa ...
EuRIC has co-signed a joint letter with more than 50 organizations to urge the European Commission not to delay or minimize the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Package. You can find more information about this initiative and download our joint letter ...
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 ...
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Member's future events

Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Thursday, 08 November 2018
Thursday, 08 November 2018
Friday, 09 November 2018
ETRA, the European Tyre Recycling Association, in co-operation with ANTEL, IFME, University of Rome ...
Friday, 22 March 2019
The Bulgarian Association of Recycling (BAR) cordially invites you to participate at the third annu ...
More members events

Contact us

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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