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4. 1. 2021

Information on legislation changes effective from 1 January 2021

Dear clients, we would like to inform you that on 1. 1. 2021, a new Act on end-of-life products enters into force; this Act redefines all obligations associated with extended producer responsibility for electrical waste in the Czech Republic. Its part concerning the disposal of electrical appliance waste will fully replace the existing Waste Act […]

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23. 12. 2020

PF 2021

Wishing you lots of amazing goals, dreams and achievements for the New Year!

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26. 10. 2020

Old mobile phones of Canon employees are helping thanks to Remobil Project

Canon employees have in their thoughts people in need during the tough times of Corona. They showed us another easy way of donating to charity and save the environment at the same time. Employees of the Canon company donated 37 old used phones for purposes of the Remobil project with the general partner collecting scheme […]

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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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14. 12. 2018

Donate a Mobile Phone Project begins in Recycling Games

Together with the beginning of December, Recycling Games Project and ASEKOL organizes the 9th annual collection project. Till the end of January 2019 pupils have an oportunity to gather as many phones as possible and win the trip into the ZOO.

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