CARAVAN ECOTIC and projects dedicated to the general public
CARAVAN ECOTIC is the project co-financed by the EU LIFE program, dedicated to the public awareness and proper recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.
On 12th of November, ECOTIC Caravan was officially opened in Bucharest, Alba Iulia Square, in the presence of environmental authorities, partners and media representatives. The project runs from November 2014 to June 2016 at a nationwide level.
The core of the project is a mobile exhibition in which are exposed 10 different types of waste electrical and electronic equipment, disassembled for educational purposes.
ECOTIC and its partners in this project aims to be actively involved in environmental education and environmental protection in at least 200 Romanian schools . Also, the general public will have benefits from ECOTIC Caravan, during its at least 30 public markets stationary of the Caravan, allover the country.
Over 4,500 people visited Caravan ECOTIC. Also, over 14,500 students from 40 schools better understand the reasons that waste electrical and electronic equipment and batteries must be collected and recycled properly.
So far, caravan stationed in public markets:
Piatra Neamt – from 20 to 22 February 2015
Bacau – public event was organized from 5 to 8 February 2015 with the Environmental Protection Agency Bacau, Municipality and Dedeman.
Brasov – from 23 to 25 January 2015
2nd District, Bucharest – from 19 to 22 December 2014
6th District, Bucharest – from 12 to 14 December 2014
Giurgiu – from 05 to 07 December 2014
Slatina – from 21 to 23 November 2014