FOTOKIKLOSI S.A. is a non-profit collective scheme for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) management in Greece, approved by the Hellenic Recycling Agency of the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy. FOTOKIKLOSI S.A. has the ability and know-how to manage all types of electrical and electronic equipment, such as large household appliances, monitors, technology products, lamps, lighting fixtures, gadgets, photovoltaic panels etc., without any exception. They operate more than 8.500 collection points nationwide, paying particular attention to the hundreds of islands in the country. Their collection network consists of selected points such as local authorities, municipalities, military, retailers, supermarkets, banks, schools and universities. In order to track all waste from pick up to final treatment, the system has developed a fully dedicated information system.
The goal of FOTOKIKLOSI S.A. is to:
In order to fulfil this informative mission, FOTOKIKLOSI S.A. has been, since 2011, among other activities, visiting schools and educating children about the proper treatment of WEEE all over Greece. In 2016 they collaborated with a writer and created a book called ‘The guardians of nature: Fotis, Fotoula and Fotokiklosi’ an ecological educating tale. Alongside they collaborate with a theatrical team which consists of 4 professional actors that put into life the book and young children learn in a funny and educative way, the benefits of the proper treatment of WEEE and circular economy.
The positive effects of the project are obvious because more than 750 schools and 37.000 students have attended the program and more and more want to take part. FOTOKIKLOSI S.A. has also observed that the areas where the project takes place, the WEEE collection rises, as well as the number of collection points.
The WEEE Forum a.i.s.b.l. is an international association representing 52 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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