The ECOTIC campaign "Recycling Station" starts in stage II of Prahova County

de | nov. 16, 2017 | News

"Recycling Station" is an information and waste collection campaign for electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), launched by the ECOTIC Organization in June 2016 and dedicated especially to the rural environment, but also to the urban environment in Romania. After passing through the counties of Iași, Brașov, Argeș and Sibiu, The Recycling Station starts in the second stage in Prahova County, starting from November 16 2017, with the help of the Prahova County Council, the Prahova Intercommunity Development Association “Partnership for Waste Management”, the Prahova Environmental Protection Agency and ROSAL Ploiești.

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 the counties of Iași, Brașov, Argeș and Sibiu, the “Recycling Station” arrived, starting with October 17, 2017, in Prahova County as well. The first localities visited were Boldești Scăieni, Blejoi, Bucov, Păulești and Plopeni. Starting with November 16, 2017, the ECOTIC Caravan will visit five more localities, within the second stage of the Prahova campaign. The localities visited will be:

  • Vărbilău (16 - 18.11.2017)
  • Magureni (19 - 21.11.2017)
  • Ariceștii Răhtivani (22 - 23.11.2017)
  • Bărcănești (25 - 27.11.2017)
  • Gorgota (28 - 30.11.2017)

To encourage the correct delivery for recycling of used electricity and electronics, each inhabitant who will bring to the ECOTIC Caravan at least 5 kg of such waste will receive an instant prize and will participate in a raffle with attractive prizes.

Pick-up of large equipment (TV, refrigerators, washing machines) is free of charge.