Fost Plus is responsible for promoting, coordinating and financing the selective collecting, sorting and recycling of household packaging waste in Belgium.
Fost Plus is responsible for the collection and recycling of household packaging waste in Belgium. Every year, we recycle some 680,000 tonnes of packaging, or almost 90% of all packaging that finds its way onto the Belgian market.What Fost Plus does
Together, we turn efficient packaging management into sustainable resource management.Our mission
A team of more than 50 employees joins us every day in streamlining the collection and recycling of household packaging waste in our country.Team
Fost Plus was founded in 1994 as a voluntary initiative of the private sector. Shortly after, the selective collection of household packaging waste was implemented throughout Belgium. No other European country scores better than Belgium when it comes to the quantity and quality of sorting. Here’s an overview of what we’ve achieved so far:History
All about the legal framework in which Fost Plus operates: European directives, the Cooperation Agreement and our accreditation.Legal framework
Fost Plus has taken an active role in the battle against litter for many years. At the beginning of 2016 we, with the support of the Fevia and Comeos sector organisations, signed an agreement with the Flemish, Walloon and Brussels authorities to tackle the problem.Read more
Fost Plus has built up a solid international reputation over the years thanks to the high recycling percentages that we consistently achieve in our country. We disseminate our expertise via the umbrella organisation EXPRA and make our knowledge and experience available to other countries aiming to implement efficient and sustainable systems.Read more