The ECOTIC campaign, "Recycling Station", starts in the second stage in Sibiu County

de | aug. 21, 2017 | News

"Recycling Station" is an information and waste collection campaign for electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), launched by Orgthe ECOTIC organization in June 2016 and dedicated especially to the rural environment, but also to the urban one in Romania. After, in the first stage, it crossed 5 localities from Sibiu county, collecting responsibly 15 tons of WEEE, now Caravan da the start of the second stage of the campaign, starting from August 16 2017, with the support of the Sibiu Environmental Protection Agency, the Eco Sibiu Intercommunity Development Agency, RECHORALEX, as well as with the informative support of the Sibiu National Environmental Guard.

In 2017, Romania has a mandatory national target for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) of 45%. In this context, the ECOTIC Organization launched, in 2016, two national campaigns - one dedicated to the urban environment (Clean Cities) and one dedicated mainly to the rural environment (Recycling Station) meant to best cover the territory and send the message of need. proper collection and recycling of WEEE to a wider audience.

After passing through localities in Iași, Brașov and Argeș counties, the “Recycling Station” arrived, starting with July 18, 2017, in Sibiu county as well. The first localities visited were Dumbrăveni, Moșna, Copșa Mică, Avrig and Cristian, and starting with August 16, 2017, the ECOTIC Caravan will visit five more localities, during the second stage of the Sibiu campaign. The localities visited will be:

  • Ocna Sibiului (August 16 - 18)
  • Șura Mică (August 19 - 21)
  • Selimbar (August 22 - 24)
  • Roșia (August 25 - 27)
  • Nocrich (August 28 - 30)

Until the end of the campaign, the ECOTIC Caravan will visit 15 localities in Sibiu.

To pick up bulky equipment (TV, refrigerators, washing machines) from home, the inhabitants of the visited localities are invited to call the phone number 0732.148.550, between 10:00 and 17:00, on the first day of the campaign each locality, and the takeover will be made during the next day.