Bureau of International Recycling (BIR)
Bureau International du Recyclage
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1948-06-29 Brussels Belgium
New statutes: 18 Dec 1973; 28 Sep 1995.
Promote recycling and recyclability, thereby conserving natural resources, protecting the environment and facilitating free trade; study and undertake research work on technical, scientific and environmental problems relative to the various sectors of recycling; act as the unified voice of international recycling industries associated on a worldwide level; develop public awareness of the economic and environmental contributions of membership; promote free trade in, and increased usage of, recyclable and recycled materials and encourage manufacturers to design products with increased understanding of recycling; act as a forum for members to exchange commercial, technical, economic, legal and environmental information.
Events2024-10-28 – World Recycling Convention
2024-05-27 – World Recycling Convention
2023-10-22 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Autumn Round Table Session
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General Assembly (annual); Advisory Council (meets twice a year); Executive Committee. Special Committees (12): Ambassadors; Arbitration; Articles of Association and Internal rules; Communications; Convention; Finance; International Trade Council; Membership; Nominating; International Environment Council; Young Traders Group. Working Committees. General Secretariat.
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