FEAD, the European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services, represents 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 3,000 companies with activities in all forms of waste management. These companies employ over 320,000 people who operate around 2,400 recycling and sorting centres, 1,100 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 about FEAD, please view our brochure:
FEAD Strategy for 2014-2020: "Driving the Circular Economy"
The Vital Role of the Private Sector in European Waste and Resource Management (2014)
Public Private Partnership Case Examples (2012)
Special brochure published on the occasion of FEAD's 30th anniversary