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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

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15 04.13.

Released Ordinance on Amendments to the Ordinance on packaging and packaging waste management

In the Official Gazette of Federation BiH, number 28 from 10.04.2013 published Ordinance on Amendments to the Ordinance on packaging and packaging waste  management of Federation Bosnia andHerzegovina.

General amendments relating to:

  • The obligation of inclusion in system of packaging containing and / or contaminated by hazardous materials,
  • Obligation to end supplier / trader to include in the system  its own brands and products that import directly; for other products that they sell, are required to provide a proof from suppliers that included in the system their packaging,
  • Introduces the obligation of annual reporting on the amount of packaging of the Fund for Environmental Protection of FBiH, regardless of participation in the system through a licensed operator
  • Introduction of the obligation to pay the so-called evidence fees in the amount of 0,002 KM / kg of packaging for administrative costs of the Fund for Environmental Protection of FBiH,
  • defines additional criteria for operator of the system for packaging waste management ,
  • A new form of the annual reporting is defined,
  • Defines specific targets for recycling and / or recovery per packaging materials for the period 2014 - 2016

 

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