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LIFE 2016-2020 En

Project name: LIFE E-waste management

Slogan: E-cycle

Year of implementation: 2016 – 2020

Co-financed by: European Commission / Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of RS

Purpose and objectives:

  • Raising awareness of the target groups on the importance of proper management of WEEE/WPBA and contributing to a change in their behaviour 
  • Establishing an infrastructural network throughout Slovenia to make separate collection of WEEE/WPBA easier and more accessible
  • Organising various activities and supporting events

Target groups:

  • households
  • consumers (youths, families, senior citizens)
  • general and international public

Activities:

  • Green corners: establish an infrastructural network for collecting WEEE and WPBA in larger stores selling EEO throughout Slovenia 
  • Street collection bins: establish an infrastructural network for collecting WEEE and WPBA at waste bin areas throughout Slovenia
  • Mobile collection: providing the opportunity for correct disposal of  WEEE and WPBA in rural areas, where the population is dispersed and the options for disposal are limited
  • Other activities (competition, professional meetings, conferences etc.) and supporting events 
LIFE 2011-2013 En

Project name: Slovenian OEEO campaign

Slogan: Separate out

Year of implementation: 2011 – 2013

Co-financed by: European Commission / Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning of RS

Purpose:

  • Long-term awareness raising for target groups
  • Monitoring of positive effects of the correct management of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and waste portable batteries and accumulators (WPBA)
  • Raising awareness of the target public on correct management of WEEE and WPBA
  • Increasing the quantity of collected WEEE and WPBA in RS.

Target groups:

  • Students and their teachers
  • Households throughout Slovenia

Activities:

  • E-transformer: travelling classroom with a multimedia demonstration of the process of correct management of WEEE and WPBA / over 210 participating educational institutions throughout Slovenia
  • ECO terminals – recycled terminals from health facilities with the awareness-raising quiz application / 80 ECO terminals installed (application)
  • Open door day: action with local public waste management companies / raised awareness in 65% of all households in Slovenia
  • WEEE conference: conference for the professional public

European Commission awarded the project with the title Best of the Best in the field of environmental education and informing.. 

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