Over 21 tons of waste electrical and electronic equipment were collected by the inhabitants of Vrancea County
Between August 27 and September 30, ECOTIC carried out in the rural area of Vrancea County an awareness campaign and selective collection of WEEE through the partners Remat Vrancea and APM Vrancea. Following this approach, which aimed to increase the degree of involvement and awareness of local public administration and the rural population in the county in the selective collection of these types of waste, were collected over 21 tons of WEEE, statistics showing that each participating municipality in project delivered almost 1 ton of WEEE.
All the waste handed over in the campaign will be introduced in the capitalization / recycling circuit, thus contributing to the revaluation of resources and the protection of the environment.
On October 12, the organizers awarded prizes consisting of new electrical and electronic equipment to local public authorities in Odobesti, Adjud, Marasesti, Dumbraveni and Rastoaca, these institutions making sustained efforts during the campaign, collecting most of the WEEE.
Also, the first 10 individuals who handed over the largest quantities in the mentioned collection period were awarded by ECOTIC with new electrical equipment.
This awareness and collection project is in line with the steps that ECOTIC, together with its partners, is developing at the national level, out of the desire to intensify the community's responsibility for environmental issues, but also to improve the selective collection activity. and WEEE recycling at national level, which is materialized through a contribution brought to Romania in fulfilling the obligations assumed at European level.
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