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The emerging markets in CE, SE and Eastern Europe include Romania, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Serbia.
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Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Waste from Electronics and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Market in Romania
The Romanian e-waste
management market includes approximately 60 WEEE treatment operators. According
to the FRD Center analysis, in 2012, the WEEE
treatment operators registered a cumulative net turnover of over 680 million
EUR and had some 2,900 employees.
The most profitable ten Romanian
WEEE treatment operators, according the FRD Center
analysis, were in 2012: Metalimpex Romania, Rematholding Co, Regenersis
Bucharest, Alro Metal Ghencea, Total Waste Recycling, Remat Bucuresti Sud, New
Company Recycling, Greenweee International, Bene International and Silnef MG. In
2012, they recorded a combined net turnover of over 420 million EUR and a
cumulated net profit of approximately 7.1 million EUR.
FRD Center monitored their
activity and it resulted that their range of programs develops year by year.
In 2013, Greenweee
International launched an intelligent waste collection station in Buzau,
called Sigurec Prime. The station collects WEEE and packaging waste. The
station was launched in partnership with the Buzau
City Hall and Carrefour Romania.
there are nine organisations that have
licence for taking over the legal responsibilities for the WEEE collection,
reuse, recycling and recovery on the domestic market. Some examples are: RoRec Association, Ecotic Association,
Environ Association, Recolamp Association or EcoPoint Association.
Association manages over 300 collection points. In 2012, Ecotic collected and treated over 7,400 tonnes of WEEE and
developed 20 awareness and collection campaigns. Ecotic had a WEEE recycling rate in the treatment process of 84%
and a recovery rate of 91% in 2012. Ecotic has over 380 affiliated producers
that released on the market over 20,000 tons of EEE in 2012.
In April 2013, the RoRec Association in partnership with the Local City Hall
launched a free service of WEEE collection in Sibiu.
The Recolamp Association
collected and recycled 520 tonnes of lighting equipment waste in 2012,
recording an increase of approximately 350% compared to the waste quantities
managed in 2011. During the period 15 May - 31 July 2013, the Recolamp
Association performed a national collection campaign for the lighting equipment
waste. The campaign targeted companies and public institutions all over the
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