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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
CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: National contest for high schools "Young Eco Reporters"
After the workshops which are held in Sarajevo, Mostar, Tuzla, Travnik and Bihac, it is officially opened Call for participation in the national contest for high schools "Young Eco Reporters". The Young Eco Reporters is international project which is implemented in around 30 countries, with the aim to engage young people from 14-18 years old to explore environmental questions and issues and report them through written, photographic or video record, and whenever possible to propose solutions. The program develops the skills and knowledge of young people, providing them a deeper understanding of sustainable development and environmental protection, it strengthens their communication and civic skills, personal initiative, teamwork, critical analysis, social responsibility and leadership skills.
The artworks can be in one of three categories:
1. ARTICLE (max. 1000 words)
2. PHOTO / PHOTO ESSAY
3. SHORT VIDEO (up to 3 minutes)
The 15 best contestants (5 from each category) will be invited to the announcement ceremony of the winners in Sarajevo in the end of May.
First place in each category receives tablets + paid study visit in one of the EU countries.
Second place in each category receives a paid study visit in one of the EU countries.
From the third to fifth places in each category, contestants will receive a special package MER.
All details about the program, instructions how to participate and how to send artworks can be found here: