Clean Cities, the ECOTIC itinerant campaign, dedicated to the collection of used electrical and electronic equipment from the urban environment, makes a new stop, this time, in Giurgiu.
In period November 25 - 30, 2019, ECOTIC in partnership with the City Hall of Giurgiu, Giurgiu County Council encourages citizens to properly hand over for recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), following that for the delivery of waste between 20kg and 40kg cumulated, to receive a voucher worth 10 lei, and for waste over 40 kg cumulated, a voucher worth 20 lei. People who will hand over waste of more than 5 kg accumulated will be automatically entered in the raffle, and can win attractive prizes: Tefal bread maker, Gorenje goffre maker or kettle.
The collection points are on:
- Ghizdarului, no. 134 - schedule from Monday to Friday between 08: 00-16: 00 and Saturday between 08: 00-14: 00
At the same time, the inhabitants of Giurgiu can benefit from a free service. Thus, the collection of waste of large and bulky electrical and electronic equipment will be done from home, based on a prior appointment at the phone number 0786 398 516.
Romania, as an EU member state, has the obligation to reach a target of 45% collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) by 2020. In this regard, ECOTIC continues its efforts to raise awareness among the population.
"We try to mobilize the inhabitants of Giurgiu on the importance of separate collection of recyclable waste, through information / awareness activities, encouraging them to selectively hand over recyclable waste, especially waste electrical and electronic equipment", says Adelina Dumitrașcu, SUD Regional Coordinator
"Clean Cities" is the ECOTIC campaign that pursues this goal in the urban environment. Together with local public and environmental authorities, ECOTIC has informed and continues to inform residents of dozens of cities across the country about the need to collect WEEE, providing specialized collection points.
In 2017 and 2018, ECOTIC carried out over 35 campaigns that informed over 400.000 people.