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The following is a list of other websites that you may find useful to learn more about reuse:


RREUSE represents social enterprises active in reuse, repair and recycling.  The organization's website has links to many local and national reuse advocacy groups.



UPSTREAM was founded in 2003 as a public-interest, non-profit organization by a group of Zero Waste activists in the US and Canada.



The Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS) is a Scotland-based organization dedicated to building a stronger community reuse, repair and recycling sector in Scotland.



RESSOURCES is a Belgium-based network of non-profit companies involved in recovery and recycling in Wallonia and Brussels.


Community Resource Network of Ireland

The Community Resource Network of Ireland promote reuse at national and local authority level through networking, campaigning and events.



Established in 2010 in Milan, the EURepack Consortium (European Reusable Packaging & Reverse Logistics Consortium) is a non-profit organization founded with the aim of promoting the spread of reusable packaging, replacing non-disposable packaging, in all production sectors and distribution of consumer goods, highlighting the environmental advantages in terms of reducing solid urban waste and CO2 emissions.



Serred mission statement is to promote the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible design, manufacturing, collection, reconditioning, remanufacturing and re-use of reusable industrial packaging, including preparation for recycling at the end of its useful life.

Serred is representing 14 European countries and has a total of 28 individual members, reconditioning over 12 million steel and plastic drums and over 3 million IBC’s per year.


Mehrweg Initiative

It is the aim of the Foundation for Reusable Systems to promote and harmonise reusable systems, both nationally and internationally. This involves taking into consideration environmental, logistical and market-related needs.

By supporting scientific research projects and policy consultation services, the Foundation wholeheartedly advocates the preservation of natural habitats and resources and the prevention and reduction of waste.



MIWA exists to develop and produce technological innovations that help consumers, retailers and producers overcome barriers in adopting precycling methods.



RePack is a reusable packaging service that will save the world from trash. It brings people and retailers together in a loop of good.

RePack's award-winning packages come in three adjustable sizes and are made to last at least 20 cycles, are designed to fold in letter size when empty, and made of durable and recycled materials.


Reuseful UK

Reuseful UK supports reuse of resources for community benefit through the diversion of clean reusable scrap waste materials from businesses. ReusefulUK is a registered charity incepted by scrapstores, resource and creative reuse centres to gather and share information about issues, barriers, opportunities, good practice, achievements, promotions and publications.



CalRecycle, in California (US), lists several California based reuse organizations on their website.