The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is the only global recycling industry association representing more than 850 companies and 40 affiliated federations from 70 different countries. Its members are world leaders in the supply of raw materials and a key pillar for sustainable economic development.

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Upcoming Convention

miami skyline2014 World Recycling Convention & Exhibition Miami (USA)
Fontainebleau Hotel
(1) 2 - 4 June 2014

Miami - one of the most attractive cities in the US – or even in the world! Its beaches are beautiful and pristine. Its climate is amazing. Its multicultural identity is extremely rich and rewarding and its culture becoming. The city is easy to navigate, not too big and never really crowded.  Coming to Miami will give you the experience of a lifetime!

Future Conventions

  • Miami 2014

    Miami - Fontainebleau (1) 2-4 June

  • Paris 2014

    Paris - Pullman Montparnasse (26) 27-28 October

  • Dubai 2015

    Dubai - Dubai Interconti at Festival City (17) 18-20 May

  • Prague 2015

    Prague - Prague Hilton (18) 19-20 October

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Get an electronic copy of the full Annual Report 2012 here or order a hard copy via bir@bir.org