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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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17 02.19.

Ekopak presented its experiences and achieved results

,, Promotion of sea waste managing and the best practices over Adriatic region’’ – was the theme of an international conference that was held in Sarajevo. At this promotion, eminent experts point out to a problem of drastically increased plastic production which is recognized as a big threat to a sea environment, tourism, and recreational activities.

 A focus of conference was the municipality Neum, where a sea waste monitoring implements currently, and an existing waste problematic and a possibility of improving of situation discusses. On this occasion has been pointed out that the problem of plastic waste is recognized during floods, when blockage of water-supply infrastructure and system happens. Also, activities directed to education of citizens have been announced.  Public campaigns will be held in corporation with schools in Sarajevo and Neum, with the aim of educating the young on the theme of negative effect of plastic waste, but also to motivate them to think about creative reuse of plastics.

At the conference, experts from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Kosovo, Turkey, Greece, Albany and Croatia, presented positive practices regarding environment protection, elimination and prevention of plastic package material waste. Representatives of the relevant authorized ministries in BiH, the Fund for environment protection in FBiH and RS, as well as operators for package material waste EKOPAK and EUROBETA were present.

In the framework of workshop, Ekopak presented its experience and achieved results till the moment, as well as gave suggestions for improvement of current state. The results of our partners from region in Herzegovina ,,Duga’’ and ,,Ladanusic cistoca,’’ that work in region of municipalities placed in the Neretva basin, have been especially presented.

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