16. 5. 2023

Legislative proposal for a regulation for batteries and used batteries – introduction to the issues

In 2020, the European Union put forward a proposal to modernise EU battery regulations to cover the entire life cycle of products, from design to consumption up to recycling and reuse of new products. Until now, batteries have been regulated at European level by the 2006 Batteries Directive, which is, however, no longer up-to-date and […]

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25. 4. 2023

10 schools in Slovakia enjoy new multifunction printers (press release)

CANON SLOVAKIA and the non-profit organisation RECYKLOHRY (Recycling Games), an educational programme of ASEKOL SK, handed over 10 multifunction printers to ten Slovak schools at the beginning of 2023. This is the third year of the charity cooperation. This year, the company Canon Slovakia donated to the schools powerful Canon image RUNNER ADVANCE C5235i devices. […]

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The announced amendment to the decree in connection with eco-modulation has not been adopted

To date, the announced amendment to the Decree No. 371/2015 Coll., implementing certain provisions of the Waste Act, has not been adopted. The announced changes in the keeping of records of packaging and non-packaging products placed on the market in connection with eco-modulation were to take place from 1 January 2023. In particular, the draft […]

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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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