2019

2. 12. 2019

Awards for The Most Active Regions and Municipalities 2019

Category Winner Active municipality Ostrava City Active region – The highest number of sorted electronic devices in given period South Bohemian Region Active region – The collection of old electronic devices via red containers Liberec Region Active region – Jury price for approach of region to enlightenment in environment sphere Karlovy Vary Region Art of […]

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14. 10. 2019

Second International E-Waste Day raises global awareness about the growing problem of e-waste

Only around 20% of global e-waste is recycled each year, which means that 40 million tonnes of e-waste per annum is either placed in landfill, burned or illegally traded and treated in a sub-standard way and this is despite 66% of the world’s population being covered by e-waste legislation. This results in the huge loss of valuable and critical raw materials […]

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12. 4. 2019

ASEKOL reached the limit 200,000 tons of collected electrical and electronic equipment

All categories were represented in the collection; small electrical equipment, televisions and computer monitors. On average, every citizen of the Czech Republic sorted approximately 1,74 kilograms of wasted electrical and electronic equipment. The volume of small-scale electricity collection is increasing year-on-year. The most frequently thrown articles include electric kettles, chargers, radios, small vacuum cleaners and […]

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12. 3. 2019

ASEKOL helps in need

In each of the 14 regions, one regional organization could be supported, and each client could also choose between two national projects. Clients could choose among 16 projects to support children from children’s homes, nature protection, employment of disabled people or handicapped athletes. “This new last year concept was very popular, so we decided to continue and bring […]

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22. 2. 2019

Product classification within an extended definition

A newly updated document is available on the website of the Ministry of the Environment: A short guide to WEEE.

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4. 1. 2019

Great use for your old mobile phone

Support social welfare institution for young people with physical and optical disabilities JSME TADY, o.p.s. in Přerov! Give any old or non-functioning mobile phone.

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