20. 1. 2023

We received the Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Award

In 2022, we received the “A” Company Credibility Award by Dun & Bradstreet, which based this certification on a unique evaluation model. ASEKOL SK s.r.o. also passed this inspection and we are glad to be among the trustworthy companies in Slovakia. Our goal at ASEKOL SK is to be a trustworthy company for our partners […]

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Agreement on new European rules for batteries, their design, production and recycling

The European Parliament is preparing new rules on batteries regarding environmental burden, ethical and social issues, since they are becoming strategic products. The new rules are intended to cover the entire product life cycle, from design and consumption to recycling and use of new products. On 9 December, the Parliament and the Council reached a […]

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Europe intends to promote the material reuse and packaging recycling

The following information is only a proposal of the European Commission, so the entire proposal must still pass the legislative process. The European Commission has proposed new EU-wide rules on packaging. The aim of these rules is mainly to solve the problem of growing waste. Packaging is one of the main areas where originating materials […]

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28. 11. 2022

Eco-modulation in the legislative process – current status

Following the announced changes in the record-keeping of packaging and non-packaging products placed on the market in connection with eco-modulation, which will take place from 1 January 2023, please allow us to inform you about the current situation. The Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic has submitted an amendment to Decree No. 371/2015 Coll., […]

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The Second Chance project helps people in need and cares for cleaner surroundings

For more than two months now, in the streets of Bratislava’s Old Town district, there have been so-called hoops on the rubbish bins for depositing backed-up beverage packages, which a visitor to the Old Town would otherwise throw in the bin without returning such a package, i.e. a bottle or beverage can, to the back-up […]

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21. 10. 2022

Ecomodulation and change of registration of packaging placed on the market

Ecomodulation is the obligation to adjust the financial means paid by the manufacturer of a reserved product to take account in particular of their durability, reparability, reusability, recyclability and the presence of hazardous substances, i.e. to be ecomodulated. This obligation is based on Article 8a(4)(b) of Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the […]

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With our help, CSS VITA VITALIS in Prešov is already sorting waste

ASEKOL SK is convinced that everyone should have the opportunity to sort waste and thus contribute to the preservation of natural resources and the prevention of waste pollution.  People with disabilities are no exception, and with the right instruction or help of games they can acquire the skills that will enable them to participate in […]

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26. 9. 2022

The Second Chance project will help the streets of the Old Town twice. It will increase order and make it easier for homeless people to access backed-up beverage container.

The backup of plastic bottles and cans of beverages was introduced in Slovakia at the beginning of 2022. Although, according to statistics, Slovaks sort fairly responsibly, some bottles and cans still end up in rubbish bins. Homeless people who collect bottles and cans from rubbish bins use this to make some extra money. The problem […]

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By celebrating Galvani’s birthday, we emphasize the necessity of recycling used batteries nowadays.

For the past years, we used to celebrate the second week of September as Used Battery Recycling Week in Europe. The inventor and physicist Luigi Galvani, after whom the galvanic cell that forms the basis of today’s battery was named, was also born at this time of year on 9 September 1737. Factors such as […]

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10. 8. 2022

According to the findings of the Slovak Environmental Inspectorate, the producer responsibility organisation ASEKOL SK is a reliable partner.

The Slovak Environmental Inspectorate (SIŽP) conducted an inspection of ASEKOL SK´s compliance with selected obligations of producer responsibility organisations for packaging and non-packaging products during the period from 1 January 2019 to 21 September 2021 under Act No. 79/2015 Coll. on Waste in relation to other generally binding legal regulations in the area of waste […]

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