In 2009 FIR together with UEPG (Union Européene des Producteurs de Granulats  European Aggregates Association) established the European Platform for Recycled Aggregates, EPRA. The mission of EPRA is to achieve the best use of recycled aggregates for the highest application possible. Within EPRA, UEPG and FIR work with other stakeholders on the best conditions for recycling C&DW into recycled aggregates.