Green Dot Cyprus is the first Collective Compliance System for Packaging and Packaging Waste in Cyprus.
Green Dot Cyprus is the first Collective Compliance System for Packaging and Packaging Waste in Cyprus. The Organization was established as a non-profit Organization, on the initiative of the local industry and the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) as an umbrella organization, and today its shareholders include enterprises-packaging responsibles, distributors, and packaging manufacturers, as well as the CCCI. The Organization cooperates with the majority of enterprises operating in Cyprus and manages the packaging in order to give legal coverage to its members.
The Organization has demonstrated significant results up to now, that are highly appreciated and recognized both nationally and at European level for the quality of its work and especially for its contribution to public awareness on environmental issues.
Green Dot Cyprus collects and manages three packaging streams, PMD, Paper and Glass. More information is available at www.greendot.com.cy, or through the application 'ReCYcling CY' for mobile phones and tablets.
Sub-contractors (private entities and NGOs)
Members and Shareholders of the Organisation
Structures and equipment (e.g. Green Point, collection trucks and services, Collection bins etc.)
Financial: revenue from the sale of material, fees charged on Members and Shareholders of the Organisation etc
Evidence of success
Significant International Awards:
• 2nd place at European level in the category ‘Supporting the Development of Green Market & Resource Efficiency’ at European Enterprise Promotion Awards of EU, 2013
• Distinction among the 10 best European companies in the category ‘Environmental & Corporate Sustainability’ at European Business Awards 2014/2015
Potential for learning or transfer
Green Dot Cyprus has demonstrated significant results up to now, that are highly appreciated and recognized both nationally and at European level for the quality of its work and especially for its contribution to public awareness on environmental issues.
A successful social organisation with a clear vision, mission and values which can be adapted and implemented in other Regions.