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A conference on “Challenges in the management of WEEE and OBA” was held

On October 25, 2017, at Hotel Continental, ELKOLEKT doo Skopje organized a conference on the topic “Challenges in the management of WEEE and OBA”.

The conference was opened by the Director of the Environment Office Biljana Zefic and Biljana Nedelkovska Milanoska as the representative of the founders of ELKOLEKT, and with their presentation took the following: the managing direcctor of ELKOLEKT – Fana Hristovska, Head of the EU and IPA sector at the Ministry of Environment – Jadranka Ivanova, Head of the Waste Department at the Environmental Authority – Ana Karanfilova Maznevska, as well as the Resident Twinning Adviser from Great Britain – Graham Burn.

The conference aimed to familiarize the participants for the degree of implementation of the existing legislation in the area of ​​waste electrical and electronic equipment and waste batteries and accumulators as well as to present the new legal solutions. In addition to the informative character, the Conference was intended to give stakeholders the opportunity to ask questions as well as to express their opinions on the novelties they will face.

The Conference was attened by representatives from the municipalities, the City of Skopje, communal enterprises, recyclers, collective handlers for packaging waste, the state environmental inspectorate, CSOs in the field of the environment as well as representatives from other stakeholders. “