ÇEVKO Children’s Theatre Play Attracted Great Interest in Tekirdağ ÇEVKO Children’s Theatre Play Attracted Great Interest in Tekirdağ

A children’s play called “Recycling Will Do Us Good” was performed in the Hayrabolu District with the collaboration of Tekirdağ Metropolitan Municipality Directorate of Environmental Protection and Control, and ÇEVKO Foundation, in order to raise environmental awareness.    The children showed great interest in the play, which was performed in two sessions at the Hayrabolu Sadi Kıyak Teachers’ Hall. The little ones learned about environmental cleanliness, how to make use of packaging waste, and recycling from Çevki, the Environmentalist Cat through the play. The activities went on in the Muratlı and Çerkezköy Districts. At the end of the performances at Muratlı Cultural Centre and Kızılpınar Cultural Centre, informative flyers were handed out to the children.

Hand in Hand With The Children For The Environment and Nature Hand in Hand With The Children For The Environment and Nature

96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE AR-SA /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} In order to give support to the children with Autism and Down Syndrome, celebrities took to the podium for the “Hand in Hand With The Children For The Environment And Nature Fashion Show.” The presenter of the event which was organised together with Şule Tosun, the project coordinator of the Şişli Vocational High School Child Development Program, and ÇEVKO was Ayça Törün. The little ones, wearing clothes specially prepared by their parents for this event, walked on the podium alongside Zahide Yetiş, Fatih Ürek, Ersin Aktaş, Turgay Kıran, Esra Sönmezer, Seda Tosun, Nilay Dorsa, İpek Özkök, Gülden Dudarık, Nusret Çalışkan, Naim Akan, Cüneyt Tek, Selçuk Aygan, Bircan İpek. Answering the questions of the press members following the event, Zahide Yetiş expressed her feelings as, “Walking on that podium with all those loving people was an incredibly impressive duty for me. I cannot explain enough my excitement.”    

Reward Ceremony for the Green Look Short Film Contest. Reward Ceremony for the Green Look Short Film Contest.

The Reward Ceremony of the Green Look Short Film Contest organised by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, and TÜÇEV took place at the Haliç Congress Centre. A total of 150 thousand TL reward was given at the ceremony where a lot of students were present together with Minister Mehmet Özhaseki and jury members. 96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE AR-SA /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} The film which took first place was awarded 40 thousand TL, the runners-up received 30 thousand and 20 thousand, and 8 films got 7 thousand 500 TL each as a special reward.  

The Education Project With The Collaboration of Ford Otosan and ÇEVKO Has Been Put Into Effect The Education Project With The Collaboration of Ford Otosan and ÇEVKO Has Been Put Into Effect

96 800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE AR-SA /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;} The social responsibility project “Heroes of Recycling” was put into effect in May, with the collaboration of Ford Otosan, Gölcük District National Education Directorate, and ÇEVKO Foundation. Within the project, in 19 primary schools in Gölcük 2,042 first graders received awareness trainings from Ford Otosan employees of various departments. The purpose of these trainings was to create environmental protection consciousness in the youngsters, so they were informed on what recycling was, what type of waste could be recycled, and which waste should go into which recycling container.

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The Green Dot was first started to be used in Germany between the years 1990 - 1991 for identifying packagings within a special collection system called the Green Dot System. The Green Dot sign started to be used in Germany was furthermore started to be used in France, Austria and Belgium in the forthcoming years. Upon the Green Dot sign becoming widespread in EU member countries, the "Packaging Recovery Organization Europe - PRO Europe" was established in 1995 and the Green Dot became the official sign of the organization. The Green Dot has become an internationally reputable model contributing to the performance of industrial liability of the companies included in the system adopting the "polluter pays" principle. When you see a "Green Dot" sign on a package, this means that a financial contribution has been made for that packaging to the packaging recovery Corporation established in accordance with the principles defined with the EU Regulation numbered 94/62 with regard to packaging and packaging waste. http://www.pro-e.org

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EXPRA - EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY ALLIANCE EXPRA EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY ALLIANCE, is a non-profit and an umbrella organization founded in 2013 with regard to the recovery of packaging and packaging waste recovery under the obligation of industry. The purpose of the establishment of EXPRA is to become an authorized voice and common platform representing the packaging waste recovery corporations founded and operated by and on behalf of the member marketers. Producer responsibility model is one of the European Union and other political targets in many countries. In more than 30 countries throughout the World, the industry uses the producer responsibility for the collection and enabling the recovery of domestic waste. Today, there are eighteen countries member to EXPRA working pursuant to this objective: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Canada, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and turkey represented by the ÇEVKO Foundation. http://www.expra.eu

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ISWA The International Solid Waste Association  ISWA is a non-profit independent organization working in order to encourage and develop sustainable waste management throughout the World. ISWA, having more than 1000 members from 70 different countries, has a wide and extensive network with regard to solid waste management. ISWA carries out its works with regard to solid waste management projects it has put into practice in order to to encourage and develop sustainable waste management throughout the World in cooperation with many local and international corporations. At ISWA, to which we became a member in 2010 as ÇEVKO Foundation, while we share our knowledge and experience regarding the packaging waste recovery we have been carrying out with success within the framework of Regulation on Packaging Waste Control in Turkey, we also get in touch with ISWA member persons and corporations and act in cooperation with common objectives. http://www.iswa.org