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Title:Solid’R: the ethical label for the recovery of goods and textile
Date of publishing:December 18, 2015
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Solid’R: the ethical label for the recovery of goods and textile
December 18, 2015


Forum ETHIBEL has carried out the independent audit of the Solid’R label covering the financial year 2014. This year, again, two new organisations committed to the principles the label, bringing the total of audited organization to forteen: Ressourcerie Le Carré, Centre d’Entraide de Jette (CEJ), De Bouche à Oreille, La Fol’Fouille Ressourcerie (l’Eglantier), Spullenhulp, Oxfam Wereldwinkels, Oxfam Solidariteit, La Poudrière, Salvatoriaanse Hulpactie, Terre,  Rezippons la Terre, Wereld Missie Hulp and the newcomers Le Goéland and Apides.

All organisations provided maximal insight into their annual reports, membership lists, personnel records, organisational structures and financial reporting for the year 2014. Forum ETHIBEL concluded that the members (nearly) fully meet the requirements of the Solid’R charter on the level of ethical principles, financial reporting and transparency.  The full list of Solid’R principles, as well as possible observations, can be found in the individual certificates on this page.

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Solid'Ris an ethical label for social-economy enterprises active in the field of recovery and sale of used textile and goods. Commitment to the label is voluntary and expresses organisations willingness to respect ethical and cooperative principles throughout their activities and to be subject to an annual independent audit.  This way, people willing to donate items to a solidarity-based project, can rest assured that their items are put to good use in this context.

Ressources is the federation of social-economy enterprises in active in the field of recovering, collecting, sorting, repairing, recycling, restyling and selling goods and products, as to give them a second life.