Kringloopcentra and Bulky waste reuse

Categories: Legal, Metal, Glass, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Plastic, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Kringloopcentra

Localisation: Flanders region (Belgium)

Summary

The system of Reuse Centres originated in the Netherlands and was imported to Flanders in the early 1990s. Reuse is the second priority in the Flemish waste policy, following prevention.

Furniture Reuse Network

Categories: Metal, Glass, Technical and Research, Plastic, Reuse and preparing for reuse, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Furniture Reuse Network

Localisation: United Kingdom

Summary

The Furniture Reuse Network is the national body which supports, assists and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. FRN does this to reduce poverty by helping households in need access furniture, white goods and other household items at affordable prices. In addition, FRN supports re-use organisations in providing training and work placement opportunities for people who are socially excluded.

AERESS Spanish Reuse Association

Categories: Metal, Waste Prevention, Glass, Plastic, Reuse and preparing for reuse, EEE, Wood, Other bulky items

Organisation: Association Espanola de Recuperadores de Economia Social y Solidaria (AERESS)

Localisation: Basque Country, Spain

Summary

The Spanish Reuse Association AERESS is specialized in waste management and more specifically the collection of paper /cardboard, textiles, furniture and WEEE as well as bio waste.

WEEE Recycling in Ilfov

Categories: Economic, Technical and Research, Communication and Education, EEE, Recycling

Organisation: ROREC and ECOTIC

Main partners:

n/a

Localisation: Ilfov (RO)

Summary

2 associations were created in 2007, ROREC and ECOTIC, which took over the responsibility from the producer / importer in managing WEEE. They develop annual campaigns in order to increase the rate of WEEE collection and recycling.