Green Dot Cyprus is a member of the Organisation EXPRA (Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance) which is a European organization, set up in 2013, with the aim of effective promotion and implementation of the principle of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging waste. The basic principle of the Organization is the offer of quality services for the management of waste to all individuals, which is a component element of a global and viable vision for waste management.
The Organization EXPRA aims at offering solutions to waste management in a way that makes efficient and effective use of resources. The members of EXPRA are non-profit organizations, each of which represents obligate organizations of each country, offering to its company-members solutions for the management of their waste.
Members of EXPRA aim at offering services that benefit of residents and industry, at the same time cooperating for this purpose with the Local Authorities of each area. This cooperation ensures that the results of the environmental management of waste will be used in the best possible way for the benefit of society.
Members of EXPRA come from 22 different countries: Belgium, Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Luxemburg, FYROM, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Turkey.
In all these countries, the principle of the Extended Producer Responsibility is a basic principle of effective management of the environment and of waste. The number of EXPRA members is expected to increase in the near future with the addition of more countries.
More information for EXPRA is available at www.expra.eu