MEMBERS

As global recycling industry federation, BIR membership comprises around 800 commercial companies and national recycling associations from 72 different countries.
Our members are world leaders in the supply of raw materials and a key pillar for sustainable economic development.
Together, they create an international forum for industrial exchange and business contacts. They provide their expertise to other industrial sectors and political groups to promote recycling.

MEMBERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • 768 commercial companies

  • 37 national associations

  • 72 countries

  • 59 new members in 2019

  • 50% membership increase within 10 years
  • Almost 50% of members outside of the European Continent

MEMBERSHIP SPREAD

SERVICES

BIR MEMBERSHIP ADVANTAGES

BIR membership offers a vast array of advantages to any recycling company or federation.

Business and Networking Opportunities

As the world’s only global recycling industry organisation, BIR offers unique opportunities to develop international business contacts. Joining BIR grants access to its Members Directory, an essential networking and information tool featuring details about potential suppliers and customers in more than 72 countries across the world.

BIR organises two international conventions each year. These events usually draw close to a thousand business leaders in the recycling industry who come to establish new contacts and trade. The latest technology and market developments are also presented.

Expert Knowledge and Up-to-date Market Information

With contributions from its members, BIR regularly publishes information on the most recent market updates and news on commercial and environmental regulation. BIR also organises workshops, machine and equipment exhibitions, as well as technical round-tables throughout the year with international industry experts.

Influential Position with Decision Makers and Key Industry Players

BIR’s extensive network has become an influential source of information for public authorities, the media, scientists, academics and other industry sectors. Representing its members' interests, BIR maintains contact with other international bodies (UN, OECD, EU), advising them on the formulation of appropriate legislation and the promotion of a more competitive recycling industry.

Legal Advice and Arbitration

From its Brussels secretariat, BIR offers multilingual regulatory advice and arbitration services in commercial disputes and claims.

Recently updated, BIR’s arbitration rules ensure a fast and uncomplicated means of resolving legal disputes, thereby avoiding lawsuits which can prove to be time-consuming and expensive for all the parties involved. If you want to take advantage of BIR’s arbitration service, click here.

 

CURRENT MEMBERS

BIR membership offers unique opportunities to develop international business contacts. The BIR membership directory and the organisation’s half-yearly conventions provide access to a powerful business network of national associations and commercial companies in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Complete contact details of BIR member companies and national associations can be found in the BIR Membership Directory, also available in hard copy and in electronic format.

In order to have access to the complete details of BIR members you must become a member.

LIST OF NATIONAL MEMBER ASSOCIATIONS

BMR - BUREAU OF MIDDLE EAST RECYCLING INC.

Address
Jumeirah Lakes Towers Dubai
3931 Dubai
Website

AUSTRIA RECYCLING

Address
Wipplinger Str. 5/8, 5/8
A-1010 Wien
Phone
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DENUO

Address
Esplanade 1 B 87 Buro 87, 87
B-1020 Brussel (Laken)
Phone
Email
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EURIC - EUROPEAN RECYCLING INDUSTRIES’ CONFEDERATION

Address
Boulevard Reyers 80, BrusselsBluePoint Brussels
B-1030 Brussels
Phone
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ARTSHC - ASSOCIATION OF RECYCLERS AND TRADERS OF SECOND HAND CLOTHES

Address
Tsarigradsko Shose
Sofia
Website

BAR - BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION OF RECYCLING

Address
A. Stamboliyski Blvd., Block B, Fl. 2, Office 224B 205, 205
BG-1309 Sofia
Phone
Email
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INESFA - BRAZILIAN ASSOCIATION OF IRON AND STEEL SCRAP COMPANIES

Address
Rua Rui Barbosa 95, 95
01326-10 Sao Paulo

CARI - CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF RECYCLING INDUSTRIES

Address
PO Box 67094 Westboro
K2A4E4 Ottawa
Phone
Email
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ANIR - ASOCIACION NACIONAL DE LA INDUSTRIA DEL RECICLAJE AG

Address
Mar Del Plata 2111, Providencia
7510574 Santiago
Phone
Email
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CAMU - CHINA ASSOCIATION OF METAL SCRAP UTILIZATION

Address
Southern Branch Iron and Steel Institute 9 Floor, BuildingMetallurgical Process Building
100081 Beijing

CHINA SUSTAINABLE PLASTICS ASSOCIATION

Address
West Gate District B, XinguiguBuilding4 7, No. 101Xierqi West Road, Lingxiu Xinguigu
100085 Beijing

CMRA - CHINA NONFERROUS METALS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION RECYCLING METAL BRANCH

Address
22 Baiwanzhuang Dajie, 3F, 2 Building, 22, 22
100037 Beijing
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CRRA - CHINA NATIONAL RESOURCES RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

Address
No. 13 Compound, Yuetanbeixiaojie, Xicheng District 8321, 8321
100037 Beijing
Email
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GRUPO EMPRESARIAL DE RECICLAJE

Address
Miramar Avenida 1Ra. 1ra., 1604, E/ 16 Y 18, 18
Habana
Phone
Email
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BDSV E. V.

Address
Berliner Allee 57, 57
D-40212 Duesseldorf
Email
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BVSE - BUND. SEKUNDÄRROHSTOFFE

Address
Fränkische Strasse 2, 2
D-53229 Bonn
Phone
Email
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VDM - VERBAND DEUTSCHER METALL-HÄNDLER E.V.

Address
Hedemannstrasse 13, 13
D-10969 Berlin
Email
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FER - FEDERACION ESPAÑOLA DE LA RECUPERACION

Address
Almagro 22, 4a planta, Planta
E-28010 Madrid
Phone
Email
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GREMI DE RECUPERACIO DE CATALUNYA

Address
Avenida Via Augusta 15-25 Local 17, 17
E-8174 Sant Cugat del Valles
Phone
Email
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REPACAR

Address
C/emilio Carrere 5, 64Bajo 64
E-28015 Madrid
Phone
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FEDEREC

Address
Rue De Prony 101, 101
F-75017 Paris
Phone
Email
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BMRA - BRITISH METALS RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

Address
Ramsay Court, 5, ParkHinchingbrooke Business Park
PE29 6FY Huntingdon, Cambs
Email
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TEXTILE RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

Address
Shelton Street, Covent Garden, 71-75
WC2H 9JQ London
Email
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THE RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

Address
Vicar Lane Heritage House, NULL
NN11 4GD Daventry
Email
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HOSZ - HUNGARIAN WASTE MANAGEMENT FEDERATION

Address
Vas U. 12. Ii/2.
H-1088 Budapest
Phone
Email
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INLAND IMPORTERS & CONSUMERS ASSOCIATION

Address
Gali No. 11 Sadar Bazar 631-32 Second Floor, Floor
110006 Delhi
Email
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MRAI - MATERIAL RECYCLING ASSOCIATION OF INDIA

Address
Old Midas, Sahar Plaza, Mathuradas Vassanji Road, Below Chakal Metro Statio 211-212, 211-212
400059 Mumbai
Email
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ASSOFERMET

Address
Via G. Gozzi 1, 1
I-20129 Milano
Email
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JISRI - JAPAN IRON & STEEL RECYCLING INSTITUTE

Address
3-2-10 Nihonbashi - Kayabacho Tekko Kaikan 1F, 3-2-10
103-0025 Tokyo
Phone
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DWMA - DUTCH WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Address
PO Box 2184, 27Hugo de Grootlaan 27
NL-5202 CD Hertogenbosch
Phone
Email
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IGMNIR - ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF NON-FERROUS METALS AND RECYCLING

Address
Graniczna 29/611, 29/611
PL-40-017 Katowice
Phone
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IPHGZ - SCRAP ECONOMY CHAMBER OF INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE

Address
Kierbedzia 4, 4
PL-00-728 Warsaw
Phone
Email
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REMAT - ORGANIZATIA PATRONALA SI PROFESIONALA

Address
Intrarea Calusei Nr. 4, 4
RO-21357 Bucharest
Phone
Email
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National recycling association "RUSLOM.COM"

Address
2nd Kazachiy Lane Floor 2, Room 6-8, 6-8
119180 Moscow
Phone
Email
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TUDAM DEGERLENDIRILEBILIR ATIK MALZEMELER SANAYICILERI DERNEGI

Address
Ahi Mesut Mah. Kürşat Cad. 71/1 Etimesgut 71/1, 71/1
TR-34852 Ankara
Email
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ISRI

Address
Suite 400 1250 H S, S
20005 Washington
Phone
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MRA - METAL RECYCLERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA

Address
PO Box 4128, 4128
1401 Germiston South
Phone
Email
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