Fees

BIR MEMBERSHIP FEE STRUCTURE

Fees for new company membership applications - depending on period of subscription. Please note that BIR does NOT work on a pro-rata basis.
Fees are due in January of each year.

 

January - May

Valid until December current year

June - October

Valid until December current year

November - December

Valid until December next year
Ordinary Member Company €2100 €1050 €2100
Gold Member Company €2550 €1275 €2550
Subsidiary of Member Company €1100 €550 €1100
Member Federation €1650 per division €850 per division €1650 per division
Subsidiary of Member Federation €1100 per division €550 per division €1100 per division

Membership Categories

Fees for new company membership applications - depending on period of subscription. Please note that BIR does NOT work on a pro-rata basis.

Regular
  • Access to full Members Directory
  • Access to exclusive Members-Only website
  • Monthly / quarterly market reports
  • Legislation updates
  • Right to attend BIR conventions
Gold
  • Access to full Members Directory
  • Access to exclusive Members-Only website
  • Monthly / quarterly market reports
  • Legislation updates
  • Right to attend BIR conventions
    • Reduced convention registration rates
    • Access to the Gold Member Lounge
  • Free mono logo in the BIR Membership Directory
  • Free use of BIR Secretariat meeting rooms and office support in Brussels
  • Reduced arbitration rates irrespective of the amount involved in the dispute
Subsidiary
  • The company must be part of a group of companies and its “primary contact” must be a full-paying BIR member company.
  • Reduced membership fee. All other benefits (Ordinary Member or Gold Member) are the same as those of the “BIR Primary Contact Company”.

Gold member

Reduced arbitration rate irrespective of the amount involved in the dispute

BIR offers professional expertise, arbitration and several other services for international trade.

Access to the Gold Member Lounge

BIR offers to its Gold member delegates access to Gold member lounges at each conventions where they can gather, make business sitting confortably and having nice coffee or where they can just relax and take advantage of the secretarial services at their disposal.

Logo in the BIR Membership Directory

Visible mono logo in the hard copy version of the Members Directory.

Reduced registration fee

Reduced registration fee at BIR conventions

Ordinary member

Access to full Members Directory

BIR provides its members with a worldwide network of business contacts. This Directory gives access to all BIR members who are: national recycling federations of main industrialised countries,major processors, merchants and traders of secondary raw materials worldwide, consumers of secondary raw materials, companies which provide processing machinery and ancillary services to the recycling industry, other commercial companies, associations, federations or public authorities with an interest in international recycling, specialized press.

Legislation updates

BIR promotes free trade of secondary raw materials and the increased use of recycled materials throughout the world, thus contributing to environmental protection. BIR develops public awareness of the economic and environmental contributions of its members in liaison with the United Nations, OECD, European Union and other national and supranational bodies.

BIR conventions at special rates

As a trade organisation, BIR offers its members the opportunity to do business together, to learn the latest market developments, to know the best available recycling technologies and to be informed on the international legislative context. Twice a year, BIR organises international recycling conventions, which each time take place in a different country or part of the world, and which are attended by between 800 and 1200 delegates from the 70 BIR members countries.

Access to exclusive Members-Only website

BIR compiles a wealth of highly relevant information exclusively for its members.

Monthly / quarterly market reports

BIR builds a unique forum for the exchange of commercial, technical, economic and environmental information relating to recycling.

About Us

BIR is a global recycling industry association representing around 750 companies and 35 national recycling associations from 70 different countries.

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