The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is calling on national governments and international legislators to "enact immediate financial aid for the recycling industry to prevent significant long-term damage to a sector that plays a pivotal role in the global circular economy and the protection of the planet". The international recycling umbrella organisation expressed concern about the effect of the current energy and cost of living crisis on the livelihood of its member companies in Europe and across the globe. During the organisation's recent autumn convention which was held in Dubai, representatives of most of the more than 650 companies attending reported on the huge burden that sky-rocketing energy costs put on their operations, threatening their survival on the medium to long term. BIR pointed out that many of these businesses are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)....
BIR calls for financial support for global recycling industry
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