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European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services NADINE DE GREEF Secretary General. Members. FEAD MEMBERS. 19 3800 300 000 €45 billion. Member Associations Companies Employees Turnover.

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European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services
  • NADINE DE GREEF
  • Secretary General
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FEAD MEMBERS

19

3800

300 000

€45 billion

Member Associations

Companies

Employees

Turnover

FEADpromotes environmentally sound Waste Management in close co-operation with the EU institutions, networking with horizontal and sectoral industry, trade organisations and coalitions.

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FEAD represents
  • More than 380 incinerators
  • More than 2 000 landfills
  • More than 1 400 composting sites
  • More than 1 600 recycling plants
  • 68 % share of Municipal Solid Waste in Europe
  • 75 % of Industrial and Commercial Waste
  • (incl. hazardous waste)
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FEAD Mission
  • Gather expertise and up-to-date information
  • Compare experiences
  • Advise decision-makers of the overall situation in EU
  • Lessons learnt in practice should lead us to better, more efficient legislation and therefore superior environmental and economic performance
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FEAD Structure

FEAD President

FEAD Presidency

FEADSecretariat

FEAD Management Committee

FEAD Committees

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FEAD Committee structure

Committee 1: Legal /Market

Committee 2: Technical standards incl. collection

Committee 3: Hazardous waste & shipments

Committee 4: Material recovery

Sub-Committee: Organic recovery

Committee 5: Energy recovery

Sub-Committee: Climate change

Committee 6: Landfill

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FEAD work programme 2008
  • Priorities:
  • Revision of the Waste Framework Directive
  • Revision of the IPPC Directive
  • Further issues:
  • Public-private fair competition
  • Implementation of the Waste Shipments Regulation
  • Implementation of the Landfill Directive
  • Interface REACH Regulation /Waste legislation
  • Revision of the European Waste List
  • Recovered paper
  • Revision of the WEEE Directive
  • Lobbying for a separate Biowaste Directive
  • Role of waste management in climate change policy
  • Also: H&S, quality, collection, logistics ...
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FEAD Co-operation with EU Institutions
  • European CommissionDG Environment; DG Enterprise; DG Internal Market;

DG Transport and Energy; DG Health and Consumer Protection;

DG Employment and Social Affairs; DG Research

  • European Parliament

Environment Ctee; ITRE Ctee; Legal Affairs Ctee

  • Council of Ministers – EU Presidency
  • Economic and Social Committee
  • Committee of the Regions
  • European Environment Agency
  • Eurostat
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FEAD Co-operation with other Associations
  • BusinessEurope: (European Employers’ Confederation
  • CEWEP: Confederation of Waste-to-Energy plants
  • BIAC: Business and Industry Advisory Committee to OECD
  • PCF: Packaging Chain Forum
  • CEN: Comité Européen de Normalisation
  • ISWA: International solid Waste Association
  • BIR: Bureau of International Recycling
  • CEFIC (chemical), CEPI (paper), ERPA (paper), CIAA (food and drink),

etc.

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EU procedure

FEAD Lobbying

FEAD intervention

Commission working document

FEAD Position Paper

Commission

level

Commission Proposal

Meeting with Commission officials

Council working doc

EP amdts 1st Reading

FEAD Proposal of amdts

orFEAD voting list

Council Common Position

Commission amended Proposal

EP & Council

level

Meeting with MEPs

Mini-conference with EU Presidency

EP amdts 2nd Reading

Conciliation Committee document

Finalact

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The Legislative Procedure between Council and Parliament-first reading

Economic & Social Committee

-Stéphane BUFFETAUT-

Council (first reading)

Council Common Position

(by Qualified Majority)

Proposal from the Commission

Committee of the Regions

-Laust Grovenvejlstrup-

Parliament (first reading)

Opinion & Amdt of the EP

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Legislation Life-Cycle

Degree of freedom to act

Legislation

Council Adoption

Parliament

Adoption

Final Draft

Time for action

Impact

Draft proposals

Early conclusions

Dormant

community legal instruments
Community Legal Instruments
  • A Regulation

is directly applicable in all the Member States after publication in the Official Journal. Transposition into national law is automatic. The Regulation is effective simultaneously and in a uniform manner in each Member State.

  • A Directive

gives the Member States a performance obligation, allowing national authorities the choice of form and methods to attain it.

  • Recommendations and Opinions

are not binding or obligatory and simply

express an opinion (the political desiderata of the EU)

  • A Decision

has a specific aim. As opposed to a regulation, it is addressed to an individual, to a business or to an individual State.

  • Other Commission papers

include internal working papers, thematic strategies, Green and White papers

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Important contacts need to be

identified early

Rapporteur

Caroline Jackson

(EPP, UK)

Rapporteur of the opinion:

Cristina GUTIERREZ-CORTINES (EPP, SP)

  • The Shadow Rapporteurs:
  • Guido SACCONI (PSE)
  • Mojca DRČAR MURKO (ALDE)
  • Jillian EVANS (greens)
  • Caroline LUCAS (green)
  • Bairbre de BRÚN (gue/ngl)
  • Johannes BLOKLAND (ID)
  • Liam AYLWARD (UEN)
  • Secretariat of the committee
  • (civil servant)
  • Political party desk officer
  • MEP Assistants

5 years

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Lobbying in Brussels

EU industry positions are a welcomed

general source of information for EU decision makers

HOW ?

  • First reading: feed in industry position via amendments based on the Commission proposal text and the draft report of the Rapporteur

TO WHOM ?

  • Second reading: feed in industry position via amendments based on CCP without introducing new elements but based on the existing Commission proposal and EP amendments
  • Commission: officials in relevant DGs
  • EU Parliament: MEPs, political parties coordinators, committees secretariats
  • EU Council: Experts of permanent representations, COREPER members
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Lobbying in Brussels is about

ADVOCACY,

knowing and saying the right thing

to the right person

at the right time

in the right way.

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FEAD

INTERNAL

COMMUNICATION

TOOLS

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EU waste legislation developments:

Major changes are currently occurring !!!

eu waste legislation before 2007
EU waste legislation- before 2007

Framework legislation

Waste Shipments Regulation

(Reg. (EEC/2006/1013)

Waste Framework Directive(Dir. 1991/156/EEC)

Hazardous waste Directive

(Dir. 1991/689/EEC)

Waste treatment operations

IPPC Directive (Dir. 96/61/EC)

Incineration Directive(Dir. 2000/76/EC)

Landfill Directive (Dir. 1999/31/EC)

Specific waste streams

Electric and

Electronic Waste

Directive

(Dir. 2002/96/EC)

Waste Oils

Directive

(Dir 1975/439/EEC)

End-of-Life Directive(2000/53/EC)

Packaging

Directive

(Dir. 1994/62/EC)

Batteries

Directive(Dir. 91/157/EEC

& 93/86/EEC)

Sewage Sludge

Directive

(Dir. 1986/278/EEC)

eu waste legislation after 2007
EU waste legislation- after 2007

Thematic Strategy on Waste Prevention and Recycling

Framework legislation

Waste Shipments Regulation

(Reg. (EEC/2006/1013)

Waste Framework Directive(Dir. 1991/156/EEC)

Hazardous waste Directive

(Dir. 1991/689/EEC)

Waste treatment operations

IPPC Directive (Dir. 96/61/EC)

Biowaste

Directive

Incineration Directive(Dir. 2000/76/EC)

Landfill Directive (Dir. 1999/31/EC)

Specific waste streams

Electric and

Electronic Waste

Directive

(Dir. 2002/96/EC)

Waste Oils

Directive

(Dir 1975/439/EEC)

End-of-Life Directive(2000/53/EC)

Packaging

Directive

(Dir. 1994/62/EC)

Batteries

Directive(Dir. 91/157/EEC

& 93/86/EEC)

Sewage Sludge

Directive

(Dir. 1986/278/EEC)

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REVISION OF THE WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE
  • Main changes within the on-going revision of the WFD:
  • 5-step waste hierarchy (guiding principal/general rule?)
  • Introduction of the concept of by-products
  • Introduction of an “end-of-Waste” mechanism
  • Clarification of the distinction between Recovery and Disposal
  • Integration of the Hazardous Waste Directive into the WFD
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REVISION OF THE IPPC DIRECTIVE
  • IPPC Directive  Directive on Industrial Emissions
  • Main changes to the current IPPC:
  • Extension of the scope (will include recycling activities)
  • More stringent emission limit values (closer to BATAELs)
  • Merge of the Waste Incineration Directive into the IPPC
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Forthcoming

FEAD General Assembly

26 February, Brussels

FEAD Annual Conference

18 – 19 September 2008, Paris

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION !!!!

Contact Details:

Rue Philippe Le Bon, 15

B – 1000 BRUSSELS

Tel: + 32 2 732 32 13

Email: [email protected]

www.fead.be