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Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) Unveils EU2030 Roadmap

Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) Unveils EU2030 Roadmap Brussels, 30 January 2024. On 30 January, Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME), a coalition representing Europe’s foremost online second-hand marketplaces, brought together a varied audience of EU policymakers, civil society, and industry representatives for the launch...

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EVENT : When tech meets sustainability

Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) is delighted to invite you to our event “When tech meets sustainability – How can the future policy framework boost the second-hand economy”. Join us on 30 January 2024 at 16:30 at the L42 Business Center, Rue de la Loi, 42. Secure your spot by registering now Event programme: 16:30 –...

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CME welcomes Environment Committee report on ESPR

CME welcomes the European Parliament’s ENVI report on the ESPR  recognising the second-hand classifieds industry’s key contribution to the circular economy Brussels, 15 June, 2023. Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) welcomes the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR) report adopted on 15 June by the European...

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Repair, reuse, and redesign: CME member stories

Last year, people sold over 26 million used items, saving 4.2 million tonnes of materials and 34 million tonnes of CO2-eq emissions on platforms run by CME member OLX Group.  People using Schibsted’s platforms, another CME member, potentially saved 1.2 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions by buying and selling on their...

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CME welcomes agreement on balanced new product safety rules

Brussels, 29 November 2022: Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) welcomes the agreement reached on 28 November by negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on the General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR). CME fully supports the efforts to modernise the rules for all economic operators (manufacturers,...

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Wallapop joins the Classifieds Marketplaces Europe coalition

Brussels, 21 November 2022: Wallapop, a Spanish leading online platform for selling and buying reused goods becomes the latest member to join Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME). Founded in Barcelona in 2013, and now operating in Spain, Italy and Portugal, Wallapop aims to encourage a more human and sustainable consumption model...

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CME hosts first event on the role of circular consumption in meeting EU Green Deal targets

Brussels, 28 October 2022: Classifieds Marketplaces Europe this week brought together a varied audience of EU policymakers, civil society, and industry representatives to discuss circular consumption, ESPR and other issues. Speakers included MEP Arba Kokalari, Rozalina Petrova, Member of the Cabinet of the EU Commissioner for...

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Amazing second-hand stories

Brussels, 25 October 2022: Circular consumption is key if we are to reach the goals of the European Green Deal. Buying and selling second-hand is one of the easiest ways to consume in a circular way. CME represents companies that enable users to give their products a second or even third life and contribute to …...

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CME welcomes Vinted as a member

Brussels, 26 July 2022: Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) welcomes Vinted as a member.  Vinted’s C2C marketplace enables people to buy, sell, and exchange secondhand clothing and other lifestyle items. Founded in Lithuania in 2008, Vinted now operates in 16 markets across Europe and North America, catering to a fast-growing...

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CME welcomes the Council’s decision to exclude consumer-to-consumer transactions from new rules on product safety

Brussels, 22 July 2022: Classifieds Marketplaces Europe (CME) welcomes the approval by member states’ Deputy Permanent Representatives of the Czech Presidency’s compromise text on the General Product Safety Regulation (GPSR). CME is pleased to see that the Council’s text excludes consumer-to-consumer (C2C) transactions from the...

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