Organiser

Organisation Name:

ZEOS, d.o.o.

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City:

Ljubljana

Country:

Slovenia

Date(s):

1 – 20 October 2019

Activities:

School campaign or collection, Public Campaign - Radio news, Social media, Public collection

Description: Collection of waste batteries in central Slovenia. A large awareness-raising campaign and prize contest for collecting waste portable batteries and accumulators called "Bring old batteries" will take place in Ljubljana form October 1st-20th 2019. Within the campaign, collecting of old batteries from 38 registered primary schools in Ljubljana will take place, schools will compete for a grand prize, which is concert of musician Zlatko at their school. Zlatko is an ambassador for the Life e-waste management project and a popular musician among youths in Slovenia. Campaign also includes school staff, parents, relatives, friends and colleagues. Concerts will be won by the school that will collect the most waste batteries, the school that will collect the most waste batteries per pupil and the school that organizers believe will make the most of their efforts to disseminate campaign information through its channels. Campaign coordinators at each school will also be rewarded.

The campaign can also be attended by all individuals, who can contribute their old batteries and shall be rewarded for their efforts. With several collection points, available for the disposal of waste batteries (technical stores and waste collection centres), the campaign is not limited only to schools. If participants bring at least 10 waste batteries, they receive a small present and can participate in a prize draw for several small domestic appliances. Individuals can also donate their old batteries to the participating elementary school of their selection, helping them win.

A special outreach event will be held at the Congress Square in Ljubljana on Monday, October 14th, the 2nd International E-waste Day.  The mayor of Ljubljana, an honorary ambassador of campaign will address the crowd, other contributing ambassadors of the project, Zlatko, Tesky and Mojca Mavec, all famous media personalities, will symbolically dispose of their waste batteries into the collector. Promotional activities at the event include: collection of waste batteries, tour of the E-Transformer (a special awareness vehicle), fun-educational E-cycle activities, cooking by MasterChef's contestant Tesky, experimenting with the House of Experiments. Local elementary schools are invited.

About

The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing forty six producer responsibility organisations across the globe. Together with our members, we are at the forefront of turning the extended producer responsibility principle into an effective electronic waste management policy approach through our combined knowledge of the technical, business and operational aspects of collection, logistics, de-pollution, processing, preparing for reuse and reporting of e-waste. Our mission is to be the world’s foremost e-waste competence centre excelling in the implementation of the circularity principle.

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