Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań Inc. was set up in 2002 as one of the first packaging recovery companies on Polish market. Legal basis for establishing the company was Polish legislation based on requirements of the European Parliament and European Council Directives no 94/62/WE from 20th of December 1994 about packaging and packaging waste.
The founders of the company are four physical persons who decided to establish packaging recovery company after realizing an issue of increasing amount of waste. Packaging which are not recovered or recycled devastate the natural environment. The founders decided to set up a company that would ensure appropriate standard of recovery and recycling to the entrepreneurs interested in it and engage them into ecological education. This is how the Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań Inc. came into being.
WHAT DO WE DO?
The organization takes over the packaging waste recovery and recycling duty of entrepreneurs who place on Polish market products in packaging.
The company enables entrepreneurs to fulfill the statutory duty in alternative way, without paying the product fee. The product fee is kind of punishment for the entrepreneur and cooperation with our company enables avoiding it.
Our organization fulfills taken over duty by cooperation with selective waste collection, recovery and recycling of packaging waste companies.
From the very begining of its activity, the organization’s policy includes four fundamental values:
- effective use of strategic resources
POLISH RECYCLING SYSTEM
Waste owners, who Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań Inc. establishes cooperation with are being thoroughly verified in the field of their company’s activity. Administrative decisions which are basis for recycling activity are also being checked.
154 companies from all over Poland met criteria of Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań Inc. Potentially it is a chance for waste treatment of several hundred thousand tons of packaging waste.
Diligent choice of contractors ensures proper duty fulfillment.
THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF SERVICE
Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań Inc.’s distinctive feacutures are:
- high quality of service
- knowledge of legal regulations and meticulous compliance with them
- direct contact with the contractors (workshops and visits in recyclers and waste owners’ facilities
- cooperation in the field of ecological education
- numerous certificates and testimonials received from recognized authorities
Eko Cykl Organizacja Odzysku Opakowań S.A. provides e.g. following services:
- taking over statutory duty of waste packaging recovery and recycling
- product audits
- possibility to subcontract the OPAK and OŚ-OP1 reports for 2011-2014 and annual report regarding generated, imported and exported packaging
- possibility of taking over statutory duty of ecological education
- conferences regarding reverse logistics
- cyclic Contest “Resource-Efficient Entrepreneur”
Translated by Anna Koike