• SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Circular Economy: MEPs want a new lease of life for products (Ready-to-air)

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402462

Shoot Date

30 Sep 2015

Shoot Location

Brussels, Belgium

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Edited package in English and French
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (OCTOTBER 30, 2015) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 1. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN BRUSSELS (EXTERIOR) 2. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE CONFERENCE ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY 3. VOICE-OVER SAYING (ENGLISH): “Yesterday evening, Euro MPs reiterated their call for a binding legislation on waste-reduction and a clear strategy to build the path towards circular economy. On that occasion, a high-level conference as well as a showcase were held in the parliament in order to promote a new lease of life for products.” 4. JO LEINEN (S&D MEMBER – CO-HOST OF THE CONFERENCE ON A NEW L ASE OF LIFE FOR PRODUCTS) SAYING (ENGLISH): “Europe has to go towards a new business model. That means stopping creating waste, and waste raw materials, and starting to reuse, remanufacture, and repair (so by having a circular economy, we not only protect the environment but we also create new jobs.) ” 5. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE CONFERENCE ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY 6. VOICE-OVER SAYING (ENGLISH): “Circular economy would not only protect our environment, it would also provide Social incentives” 7. JO LEINEN (S&D MEMBER – CO-HOST OF THE CONFERENCE ON A NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR PRODUCTS) SAYING (ENGLISH): “Circular economy creates a lot of opportunities for jobs for new jobs. There are sophisticated jobs but there are normal and simple jobs as well. When we look at the unemployment rate that we have in Europe, there are opportunities for both: engineers and workers. ” 8. VOICE-OVER SAYING (ENGLISH): “…Every staff members and visitors in the EP are invited to bring their broken devices on the showcase to get a free reparation. There, technicians express their need for a regulation of the electronics market.” 9. CUTAWAY: SHOWCASE WHERE BROKEN DEVICES ARE REPARED FOR FREE 10. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF MARC DUMUYSER REPARING A WASHING MACHINE 11. MARC DEMUYSER (INSTRUCTOR AT “HORIZON”, TRAINING WORKSHOP THROUGH WORK) SAYING (FRENCH): “We are here to show people that it could actually be easier to buy simple machines with basic components, as these are easier to repair or replace. We could therefore make them recirculate more easily, at a much more affordable price.” 12. VOICE-OVER SAYING (ENGLISH): « Repairing electronic devices requires specific knowledge and offers reinsertion possibilities to citizens seeking jobs. » 13. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF MARC DUMUYSER REPARING A WASHING MACHINE 14. MARC DEMUYSER (INSTRUCTOR AT “HORIZON”, TRAINING WORKSHOP THROUGH WORK) SAYING (FRENCH): “We work with people who encounter difficulties and we try to help them getting back on track, towards employment.” “Once the devices repaired, we recirculate them, so we recycle them for people who might not have the budget to buy them new, but we nevertheless offer a 6 months warranty.” 10. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF MARC DEMUYSER GIVING INFORMATION TO A VISITOR 15. VOICE-OVER SAYING (ENGLISH): « …an initiative which demonstrate the social, economical and environmental potential of a circular economy at the European scale. »
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