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In the fourth in his series of Opinion pieces on the Circular Economy, David Palmer-Jones, President of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD), and CEO of SUEZ UK, explains the importance of free and fair competition for achieving economic and environmental goals.

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In the third in his series of Opinion pieces on the Circular Economy, David Palmer-Jones, President of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD)*, and CEO of SUEZ UK, explains why the Commission’s revised circular economy proposals must facilitate the creation of resilient markets for secondary raw materials (SRM).

 

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In the second of a series of Opinion pieces on the Circular Economy, David Palmer-Jones, President of the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD), and CEO of SUEZ UK, explains why private sector investment is the key to making progress towards a more circular economy in Europe and closing the gap in performance between Member States.

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David Palmer-Jones, President of FEAD, explains why the European Commission's revised Circular Economy package must contain credible and effective measures to boost demand for secondary raw materials.

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FEAD together with other representatives from industry, NGOs, municipalities and public service providers co-signed an open letter to Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker regarding the withdrawal and renewed discussion of the circular economy package.



The annual BDE Conference will take place on 11 June 2015 in Berlin. The language of the conference will be German.


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FEAD is the European Federation representing the European waste management industry. FEAD’s members are national waste management associations covering 18 EU Member States, Serbia and Norway. They have an approximate 60% share in the household waste market and handle more than 75% of industrial and commercial waste in Europe. Their combined annual turnover is approximately € 75 billion.

 

FEAD represents about 3000 companies with activities in all forms of waste management. These companies employ over 320000 people who operate around 2400 recycling and sorting centres, 1100 composting sites, 260 waste-to-energy plants and 900 controlled landfills. They play an important role in the determination of the best environmental option for waste management problems.

 

 

For more information on FEAD, please view our brochure.

 

FEAD Strategy 2014-2020 Brochure

 

FEAD brochure on The Vital Role of the Private Sector in European Waste and Resource Management, 2014.

 

FEAD brochure on Public Private Partnership Case Examples 2012.


Please see also our special brochure on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of FEAD.

 

FEAD Memorandum 2009-2014

 

In 2011, the Brussels Declaration was presented. It sets the four strategic objectives of FEAD for the upcoming years. To view the Brussels Declaration, click one of the icons below.