Asociația Environ is a non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in September 2007 by four producers of electrical and electronic appliances in order to comply with the legal obligations imposed by the WEEE Directive 2002/96/EC, regarding the collecting process, treatment, recycling and non-pollutant disposal of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Environ Association is an approved Producer Compliance Scheme for the purposes of the WEEE Regulations. Over 600 producers and importers of electrical equipment have chosen to meet their legal obligations transferring their responsibility to Asociația Environ, representing almost 15% market share from the Romanian EEE market, according to the Competition Council.
The mission of Asociația Environ is based on the principle of preventing environmental pollution as a priority at source. The activity of the organisation is aimed at eliminating substances that are harmful for the environment and reusing secondary raw materials in production processes with the end purpose of ensuring preservation, protection and improvement of environmental quality, protection of human health and careful use of natural resources.