The current Managing Director of Fost Plus, William Vermeir, is to retire this year. The new top man will be Patrick Laevers. He is a civil engineer with wide-ranging experience in the environmental sector, including as Managing Director Belgium of Shanks Group and as Group Business Development Director of Renewi. Patrick Laevers is to be proposed as the new Managing Director in May and will take up his duties on 1 June 2018.
From 2019 onwards, all plastic packaging can be put in the blue bag. This new system both simplifies sorting for the general public and represents a major step forward towards a recycling solution for all packaging put on the market.
Fost Plus currently has an assignment for the acquisition and recycling of selectively collected and sorted fractions.