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Ekopak is first and leading licensed packaging recovery organisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ekopak is a pioneer in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the process of establishment and development of the packaging and packaging waste management system
Ekopak is founded by leading international, regional and local companies
Operations of Ekopak are based on best EU practices, but also on highest business standards which are in accordance with the standards of the shareholders
Ekopak takes responsibility for the fulfillment of legal obligations for producers, importers, distributors and retailers at the lowest sustainable cost and for the benefit of the entire community
Principle of Ekopak is equal treatment for all - the shareholders of Ekopak have neither special status
Employees of Ekopak perform their tasks fully professionally, responsibly, transparently and according to highest ethical standards which are in compliance with all legal requirements
Ekopak is 32. member of the PROEUROPE - European umbrella organisation for the packaging and packaging waste recovery systems, based in Brussels
Ekopak is authorised to assign an internationally trademark "Green dot" to companies that behave responsible towards their packaging waste on the market of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Any usage of the symbol on the market of Bosnia and Herzegovina without exclusive permission from Ekopak is violation of the current legislation
"Green Dot" on the packaging means that company who uses it fulfills its legal obligations through Ekopak, finances the establishment of system of separate collection and recycling of packaging waste in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Final quiz held in the Kladanj municipality within the "Planet's Smile is in Your Hands" educational project
Within the "Planet's Smile is in Your Hands" project in the Kladanj municipality, educational workshops on the separate packaging waste disposal and recycling were successfully realized iz three schools and their branch schools in the Kladanj municipality namely, Primary School Kladanj, Primary School Stupari and Highschool center "Musa Ćazim Ćatić" - Kladanj.
In February 2014, Ekopak has initiated a long-term cooperation with the Kladanj municipality and the Public Utility Service Company "Komunalac" with the goal to establish the system of separate packaging waste collecting and preparing for recycling. Along with cofunding of the waste collecting vehicles and funding for the purpose-specific bins for the eco-islands, Ekopak is conducting educational activities in order for the Kladanj citizens to accept the new way of packaging waste management. This way, the Kladanj municipality is one of the firsts municipalities of the FBiH in which Ekopak is building the system modeled by the countries of the region and Europe.
By the quiz finale, the first phase of the „Planet's Smile is in Your Hands“ project was completed, the project which was implemented in the period from March-April 2014 by Ekopak supported by the Kladanj Municipality and Komunalac. Around 400 pupils participated in the project, and the main objective of the project is creating habits with the young and providing conditions so that the separate packaging waste disposal becomes everyday lifestyle, and a new culture of living in the future.
In the "Planet's Smile is in Your Hands" quiz finale, 40 pupils participated, and the best knowledge about the separate packaging waste disposal and recycling showed -
in the primary schools category:
- Jusuf Abazović,
- Dalila Čamdžić,
- Adnan Mešanović, and
in the secondary schools category:
- Nejra Rustemović,
- Mevludina Berković,
- Edin Krekić.
Ekopak has prepared valuable prizes for the quiz winners for the best three. Along with that, Ekopak donated purpose-specific sets of packaging waste disposal bins in adequate colors for separate packaging waste disposal so that the students have an opportunity to practice what they have learned on the Ekopak workshops. All students who participated at the educational part of the project received acknowledgments, and the winners also received certificates.
All students who participated at the educational part of the project received acknowledgments, and the winners also received certificates.