STARTING IN AUGUST, NEW RESPONSIBILITY TRANSFER ORGANIZATION IN THE FIELD OF WASTE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC MANAGEMENT, RESPO WEEE, HAS BEEN LICENSED ON THE ROMANIAN MARKET BY THE MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
The activity of the Respo WEEE Association (www.respo.ro) has as objectives the taking over of the responsibility of the producers of electrical and electronic equipment in order to fulfil the objectives of WEEE waste collection and recycling, as per the provisions of GEO No. 5 / 2015 which transposes Directive 2012 / 19 / EU.
The Respo WEEE Association targets the producers and importers that place on the Romanian market electrical and electronic equipment, facilitating the registration and declaration of environmental obligations with the National Environmental Protection Agency. Benefiting from the expertise of a team of specialists, Respo WEEE offers the guarantee of meeting the rates of collection and recycling of electrical waste, environmental consulting and organization of CSR campaigns in conditions of efficiency, transparency and promptness at competitive costs.
Together with a management that sums up decades of experience in WEEE management, Respo WEEE Association aims to offer one-stop-shop solutions to companies that produce or import electrical and electronic equipment in Romania, i.e., the delivery of containers to collection points, the collection and transport of electrical waste to environmentally safe certified plants, as well as the treatment, recovery and recycling of WEEE to European quality standards, with the generation of legal certificates and reporting to the competent authorities in the field.
By the services it offers, the Respo WEEE Association aims to make a significant contribution to the sustainable development of Romanian society by improving the quality of the environment, the economy of resources and the protection of human health. As part of its strategy to generate a positive impact on both the business environment and the community, Respo WEEE envisages organizing national information and awareness campaigns for the general public on the importance of selective collection and recycling, as well as promoting waste collection systems.
Romania, as an EU Member State, is required to reach by 2020 a target of 45% for collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), and as of 2021, such target will increase to 65%.