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Ecological Recycling Society
Non Governmental Organization

Ecological Recycling Society (ERS) was founded 1990 from a group of people with a common vision: the protection of the environment from the reckless management of waste, natural resources, water and energy. ERS from 1990 until today is activated in local, national, European and international level to the following sectors:

•Prevention and sustainable management of waste
•Sustainable management of natural resources and energy
•Organizing and supporting programs of prevention, reuse and recycling of waste and composting
•Information and sensitization of citizens & stakeholders
•Promotion of sustainable production and consumption

In general ERS has implemented programs and actions of information and Sensitization in various ways, such as:
•Door to Door information and sensitization campaign of citizens
•Participation in European Campaigns of information and sensitization
•Organization/attendance in events
•Television Documentary Production
•Participation to exhibitions

Publications

•National quarterly magazine “Garbage and RECYCLING”, issues published 72+
•Manual of Green Practices for Companies, (2008), Life Environment Greenbanking4LIFE
•Environmental Performance Optimization Guide for long-term Sustainability of Industries,(2006), Interreg IIC Ecosind.
•Waste Reduction: Strategy for Rresent and Future, (1995)

Other Activities

•Studies
•Consultant to Municipalities and private corporations for waste management
•Attendance in Congresses – Meetings
•Documentation of policies of waste management
•Implementation of pilot projects
•Development in local, national and European solid waste management policy and implementation

National/Local Programs

•Hellenic General Secretariat for the New Generation “Compost from Waste: A Youth Initiative at School and at Home”
•Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works: Volunteerism & Household Composting
•Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works, DAC-Hellenic AID (Environment programs): Strategic Planning for the Implementation of an Integrated Solid Waste Management and Recycling Program of Large Coastal Cities of Turkey in the Aegean
•Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare: Alternative Waste Management in the Municipality of Elefsis
•Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare: Recycling & Composting in the Municipality of Melissia
•Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare: Alternative Waste Management in the Municipality of Agio Dimitrio
•Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works: « Produce Initiatives not waste
•Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare: Alternative Waste Management in the Municipality of Nea Philadelphia
•Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare : Recycling & Composting in the Municipality of Salamina
•Municipality of Elefsina, Door-to-door Recycling information campaign in Municipality of Elefsina
•Municipality of Zante, Door-to-door Recycling information campaign in Municipality of Zante
•Community of Anoixis, Home Composting in the community of Anoixis
•Municipality of Paros: Public Awareness and Education for Recycling in Paros
•Home Composting in the Municipality of Melissia

European Programs

•Life + Environment policy and Governance: The Development of Pay as you Throw Systems in Hellas, Estonia and Cyprus
•Med 2007-2013: Low Cost Zero Waste Municipality
•LIFE Environment: GreenBanking4Life
•LIFE Third Countries: Sustainable Management of Istanbul local E-Waste
•Grundtvig, Socrates: Growing with compost
•LIFE Environment: Starting with the Promotion of the IPP Approach in Mediterranean Countries
•European Youth Project/ Hellenic General Secratariat for the New Generation: Youth Actions Speak out: Time to be a Critical Consumer
•LIFE Environment: Sustainable Management of E-Waste in Greece
•LIFE Third Countries: Recycling of Household Waste in Cyprus

Environmental Education

ERS is active in environmetal education to schools since 1990. Until know there have been realized presentations with special supervisory material of environmental content (slides and transparencies) in more than 4.000 schools and 600.000 students of all school levels. Special program ERS has developed in collaboration with Hellenic Recovery Recycling Corporation (HE.R.R.Co) about recycling waste packanging and in porpuse of that there have been implemented 2.024 presentations to various schools.

 

           

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