FEAD is looking for a new policy & communications trainee to join the team for a 6 month remunarated traineeship starting as soon as possible. Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@fead.be by 18 January 2020.

For more details, a full job description can be found here.

FEAD welcomes the ambition of the EU Green Deal.

By positioning itself as a key partner in the EU public debate, FEAD highlights the role of private waste management companies to enable the Circular Economy.

Creating conditions for robust recycling markets, based on a strong demand for recyclates, recognising avoided CO2 emissions in the entire waste management chain, guaranteeing environmentally sound waste treatment rules, are all essential components for the success of the EU Green Deal.

Please consult our paper here.

Please consult the report here.

By recognising the interest to closely monitor its development and potential, FEAD addresses three key areas pivotal to the ongoing discussions on chemical recycling at the European level.

A need to conduct independent assessments of chemical recycling’s CO2 footprint and costs compared to mechanical recycling as well as the classification of chemical recycling installation plants as waste treatment plants represent key elements that need to be taken in account in discussions at the EU level.

 Please consult our position paper here.

FEAD joins the Circular Plastics Alliance & yet highlights the importance of a stronger policy to significantly improve plastic waste recycling and reincorporation of recycled polymers into new products

 In the pursuit of a stronger commitment towards concrete measures, FEAD nevertheless signs the Circular Plastics Alliance’s Declaration which aims to ensure that 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics a year will be used to make products in Europe by 2025.

According to Jean-Marc Boursier, FEAD’s President: “Such instruments are able to deliver strong market signals, as demonstrated by the adoption of mandatory recycled content in plastic bottles in the recently adopted SUP Directive, even if the latter has not even come into force yet! At a time where exports of sorted materials are questioned, a shock on demand in Europe is still needed for all plastic waste streams to ensure a high collection and plastic recycling rate.”

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