Brussels -- The Macedonian non-profit organisation Pakomak, founded by Macedonian private companies, has officially become a member of the umbrella organisation for European packaging and packaging waste recovery and recycling schemes, PRO EUROPE, active in 32 European countries and Canada.
|Source: PRO EUROPE|
Joachim Quoden, Managing Director Pro Europe, welcomes Pakomak into the producer responsibility network. “Growing membership is proof of Pro Europe’s efforts in this area. It demonstrates that Pro Europe’s principles are shared across Europe. All Pro Europe members are committed to support our colleagues from Pakomak to bring the concept of producer responsibility to F.Y.R. Macedonia.” Pro Europe (Packaging Recovery Organisation Europe), founded in 1995, is the umbrella organisation for European packaging and packaging waste recovery and recycling schemes which mainly use the "Green Dot" trademark as a financing symbol.
Pakomak was founded by eleven leading manufacturing companies from in F.Y.R. Macedonia. It is the first in Macedonia which got permission from the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning for packaging waste recovery and recycling. Pakomak’s main aim include decreasing the wild waste fields, extending the life span of the existing waste fields and recycling and recovering above 60 percent of the packaging material. Quelle: PRO EUROPE