ASEKOL is a not-for-profit company which in representing producers and importers of electrical and electronic equipment organises a state-wide take-back system for electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) in the Czech Republic. It provides collection, transport and recycling of worn-out and obsolete EEE, including to finance the entire system. ASEKOL is a so-called compliance scheme for take-back of EEE. Its contract-based services are used by manufacturers and importers of such equipment. In its take-back activities, ASEKOL closely co-operates with cities and towns, final sellers and service providers, collection companies, and processors of electrical and electronic equipment.
ASEKOL was founded in July 2005 by the leading representatives in the market for consumer electronics, office, telecommunication and information technology. The following companies are partners in the compliance scheme:
The ASEKOL compliance scheme is also registered by MoE for the following types of electrical and electronic equipment:
|Household devices (B2C)||Business devices (B2B)|
|Group 1 (large household appliances)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 2 (small household appliances)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 3 (IT and telecommunications equipment)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 4 (consumer equipment)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 5 (lighting equipment)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 6 (electrical and electronic tools with the exception of large stationary industrial tools)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 7 (toys, leisure and sports equipment)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 8 (medical devices)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 9 (monitoring and control instruments)||Yes||Yes|
|Group 10 (automatic dispensers)||Not applicable||Yes|
ASEKOL is your professional partner for all matters concerning electrical and electronic equipment and batteries or rechargeable batteries.