Starting with January 2020, Romanians are encouraged to "be in the country as well as abroad" and to hand over waste electrical and electronic equipment responsibly.
Between 10 and 31 August 2020, ECOTIC, APM Botoșani, Botoșani City Hall, Botoșani Environmental Guard, ADI Ecoproces, Eltrans and UrbanServ urges the inhabitants of Botoșani to hand over correctly for recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) following that each person who hands over waste between 15kg and 35kg cumulated to receive a gift voucher of 10 lei, and for waste over 35kg a gift voucher of 20 lei.
The municipal collection points are:
- Agri-Food Market - str. Varnav, no. 22, parking lot Piata Viilor. Schedule: Monday 09:00 - 16:00
- Association no. 36 (str. Aprodu Purice - back Magazin Util Gara). Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
- Association no. 63 (str. Independentei - opposite Serconf). Schedule: Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00 and Friday 09:00 - 13:30
The inhabitants of Botoșani benefit from the free service of taking large and voluminous WEEE from home, by calling the numbers 0231 517 007 or 0747 081 027. The collection from home will be done respecting the sanitary and safety requirements.
"We want citizens to understand the importance of separate collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment and to learn about the correct ways to dispose of it. Many of these WEEE contain toxic substances that harm not only the environment but also our health, which is why it is important to dispose of them properly, ensuring that they are recycled. ” declares the General Manager of URBAN SERV SA Botoșani - Bogdan Ciprian Buhaianu.
"Clean Cities" Botosani is part of the national information campaign "Be in your country as well as abroad", organized by ECOTIC in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests. Its purpose is to contribute to the awareness of the Romanian public regarding the correct behavior towards a type of waste: WEEE - waste electrical and electronic equipment. Through it, ECOTIC aims to promote good practices in the European Union and to inform the Romanian public on separate collection solutions for electrical and electronic waste available to all: electronics and home appliances stores, municipal collection points and campaigns on which ECOTIC carries out regularly, in urban and rural areas. Details about the campaign on fiiintara.ecotic.ro