The company Elkolekt, in cooperation with the municipalities on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, where the recognizable red eco warehouses of Elkolekt has already been installed, establishes a practice for rewarding the conscientious citizens responsible for the release of electrical and electronic waste, and in addition to preserving the living environment environment and human health. After the success of the activities, including the prize game realized last year, in the municipality of Bitola, Elkollect announces an action for collection of electrical and electronic waste in the municipalities Gjorce Petrov, Karpos, Berovo, Gevgelija and Bogdanci.
“LET’S RECYCLE AND GET REWARD” is the name of the new prize game organized by Elkolekt in cooperation with five municipalities on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, from 28 November to 26 December 2016, in order to raise the public awareness about the need for collection and recycling of electrical and electronic waste.
In the municipality of Gjorce Petrov and municipality of Berovo, the start of the action was on November 28th, with the prize draw on December 19th, in each municipality separately. In the municipality of Karpos in Skopje, the action starts on December 5th, drawing the awards is on December 24th. In the municipalities of Bogdanci and Gevgelija, the start of the action was on December 5th, drawing the awards on December 26th.
For the prize game “Let’s Recycle and Get Reward” Elkolekt provided a total prize pool of 15 valuable prizes of which: five HP laptops, five Hyundai led smart TVs and five Gorenje vacuum cleaners (three awards in each of the five districts). According to the rules of the prize game, potential winner of one of these prizes is every adult citizen who during the prize winning game, in his municipality, will deliver electric or electronic waste, at the location where the eco warehouse of Elkolekt is installed. Delivery can be realized every working day.
Citizens who will bring their electrical and electronic waste to the eco warehouse of Elkolekt in their municipality receive a coupon for participation in the prize game “Let’s Recycle and Get Reward”. The coupon in which the ordinal number is inscribed is composed of two identical parts. One part of the coupon retains the participant as proof of participation in the prize game, and the other part of the coupon is placed in a sealed box from which the drawing will take place on the last day of the prize game scheduled for a separate municipality.
For each individual that leaves an appliance in the prize winning game receives one coupon. By providing a larger number of appliances, an appropriate number of coupons is obtained, whereby the chance of reward increases. Certain types of equipment and accessories carry two coupons: large home appliances; equipment for information technology and telecommunications; consumer electronics and consumer electronics, electric and electronic tools.
For each appliance, the participant in the prize winning game receives one coupon. By providing a larger number of appliances, an appropriate number of coupons is obtained, whereby the chance of reward increases. Certain types of equipment and accessories carry two coupons: large home appliances; equipment for information technology and telecommunications; consumer electronics and consumer electronics, electric and electronic tools.
Locations of Elkolekt eco warehouses in the municipalities where the prize game will take place “Let’s RECYCLE AND GET REWARD”
1. In the municipality of Gjorce Petrov – in the yard of the Municipality and at the funny playground in front of the bridge towards Volkovo
2. In Berovo – near the city market
3. In the municipality of Karpos – at the Primary School Petar Pop Arsov and the Primary School Vojdan Chernodrinski
4. In Bogdanci – at Marshal Tito Street No.52
5. In Gevgelija – on the street.Moinski Put No.67 and ul.Gyorgi Mitrov bb
All citizens who have obsolet, old electrical appliances, computers, monitors, processors and other household appliances that will bring them to certain locations during the duration of this action in their municipality have the opportunity to get rid of hazardous waste and become potential winners of prizes. The results of the drawings will be published on the website of Elkolekt: www.elkolekt.mk.
Elkolekt in cooperation with the municipalities is implementing this action by rewarding the conscientious citizens in order to raise public awareness about the way this waste should be stored, having in mind that electrical and electronic waste contains hazardous materials harmful to the health and the environment, as well as for the reason that it is forbidden and punishable to throw this type of waste into containers, in the same place with communal waste.
In the course of the next year, Elkolekt plans to implement new actions and award-winning games in other municipalities with which it cooperates in the field of raising public awareness for separate collection of waste electric and electronic equipment.
Through the prize-winning games and socially responsible activities organized locally, the company Elkolekt wishes to thank the citizens who leave their hazardous waste in the prescribed places, and at the same time to encourage the remaining ones to remove the e- waste from their domestic or business premises, recalling the necessity for preserving the environment and human health.