WEEELABEX TestimonialsMay 21, 2012, Renaissance Brussels Hotel GreenWEEE International
Summary • Who is GreenWEEE and what it does • WEEELABEX pilot audit in Buzau
GreenWEEE International • GreenWEEEInternational is an integrated treatment plant for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). • It is the first integrated unit in Romania which offers WEEE treatment and recycling services following the European environment standards (in conformity with art. 6 of European directive no. 2002/96/EC). • The factory has a total area of 14,795 m², of which 6,100 m² is the production area, and has over 150 employees.
GreenWEEE International • The state of the art technology ensures a reuse and recovery of materials bigger than 95% and also a correct treatment of hazardous substances, eliminating any danger of environment pollution. • Since 2009 GreenWEEE managed to conserve 600,000 to of CO2, only from proper recycling of Fridges, Monitors and TVs.
GreenWEEE International Technical equipment: GreenWEEE operates in separate treatment lines as follow: • Air conditioners, cooling devices • Small and large household appliances, IT and telecommunications equipment • Printed circuit boards, cables and conductors • Cathode tubes from monitors and TV sets • WEEE disassembling • Batteries • Fluorescent lamps(GreenlampReciclare) • Compact lamps (GreenlampReciclare) • HID lamp (designed for high intensity discharge lamps (HID) (GreenlampRecicalre) • Superior Distiller (GreenlampReciclare)
GreenWEEE International Environmental, health and safety requirements Company has a system of integrated management, OHSAS Quality Environment. • ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized standard for the quality management of businesses. • ISO 14001 is the standard of the ISO 14000 family of standards. • OHSAS 18001 is the international standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems.
WEEELABEX pilot audit • The pilot audit took place on 29th of March, 2012 in GreenWEEE plant from Buzau. There were 26 auditors.
WEEELABEX pilot audit • Creating same rules for WEEE treatment allover Europe • Makes the difference between high standard and substandard treatment • Importance • GWE opinions • Audit team: 3 members • Duration of audit: 2 days • Prior to the audit, the recycler should be very well informed about the purpose, duration and the program, of the audit. • Feedback form the auditors and if there were found nonconformities, to establish together a plan of improving it. The time allowed for improvement should be short and in no way to be longer than the next audit done by WEEE Forum.
GreenWEEE International Thank you! Marius Costache GreenWEEE International SA email@example.com www.greenweee.ro