Being pro-active actors of the circular economy was a no brainer for MatMond. After having acquired our ISO 14001:2015 certification in 2019, MatMond’s owners decided to unite with similar minded industries in France and created APRÈS.
APRES is a French society that promotes re-use of electronic equipment and circular economy across the world. Of course it starts in France where it was born and it is spreading in Europe but by exporting recycled goods across the globe all members of APRES are heavily committed to making our planet breathe again.
For MatMond, selling used copiers and giving them a second life is our contribution to the circular economy .
The creation of APRES society is only the first step for us. More will follow. For a start, APRES will be present and will represent its members at the Paris International show: PRODURABLE. This show was the first of its kind in Europe when it was launched in 2015 and is now gathering in excess of 1000 partners with more than 8500 visitors in 2019. It is a B to B event strictly centred around circular economy with aim to promote and share best practices within the re-use industry.
Unfortunately the Covid pandemic has postponed our participation to the Paris Produrable show. Rest assured that we are still determined to share our experience with our fellow entrepreneurs in September 6-7th. We will be present on the stand and we have invited XEROX one of our major and historical supplier to participate in the conference. You will also be able to learn from our buddys at Codeo their experience with La Poste (the French post office). Make sure to book early to learn directly from the experts.
At Matmond, we are very proud of being APRÈS’s founders. This is a crucial step for us in our quest towards a more eco-friendly world.