The goals of FIR

The aim of FIR is to promote high quality recycling of C&DW and IBA. Specifically its aims are:

  • To provide its members with support and advice and to represent them internationally in all their concerns.
  • To raise the performance level of recycling businesses and to promote and strengthen the ideal of quality assurance.
  • To promote research, development and standardisation in the field of construction materials recycling and regarding recovery of incinerator bottom ash aggregate.
  • To connect European policy makers and the mineral waste industry, contributing to the overall aim to reduce this waste stream.
  • To foster and maintain partnership and exchange of best practices between individual national trade associations and businesses.