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EcoYolka - an art object that creates a festive mood and draws attention to the problem of waste sorting was installed in Gorky Park. To create the Christmas tree, our Tver Polymer Recycling Plant donated 1 ton of blue PET flakes. Waste from the residents of Kolomna and Kashira district, which passed industrial sorting at the «Yug» and «Don» waste processing complexes, was used as the main building material. EcoYolka was created by the team of industrial designer Bulyash Todayeva. All materials from which the tree is...

The Coca-Cola Russia project "Kazan - a city without waste" received the Eventiada IPRA Golden World Awards as the best project in support of openness, safety, resilience, and environmental sustainability of cities. As an infrastructure partner of the project, together with Coca-Cola Russia, we launched separate waste collection in two city parks in Kazan, installed 500 containers for waste collection in the residential sector and opened an interactive exposition on waste recycling in the Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest. We are very proud of the...

On December 4, a film crew from REN TV visited the Tver Polymer Recycling Plant. They filmed the report “New gold: the future of polymers was discussed in Russia” about the production and processing of plastic in Russia. “Recycling plant. Piles of bottles - wherever you look. Real plastic jungle. The plant processes tens of millions of bottles per year, which then become everyday items, clothing, and paving slabs. And even furniture. The bottle's journey starts here. Then - to the conveyor. And only then - sorting by color....

“Plastic is not garbage, but a valuable resource. We learn to turn waste into income and meet those who know how to give polymers a second life. " The program series created with the help of EcoPartners Group can be viewed via the link.

On November 23-30, the Black Eco Friday of the cosmetic brand Kiehl’s was held. Buyers donated used jars and bottles to boutiques and corners, and also handed them over to couriers. In gratitude for participating in the environmental campaign, Kiehl’s gave a 20% discount on the entire range of their products. The collected plastic packaging was sent for recycling to our Tver Polymer Recycling Plant. As part of the campaign, they accepted packaging of any brands - Kiehl’s accepts packaging from its products for processing all...

On October 28, a meeting of the Committee on Ecology and Waste Management of the German-Russian Chamber of External Commerce took place. During the meeting, the issues of extended producer responsibility were discussed. Konstantin Rzayev, the Managing Partner of EcoTechnologies Group of Companies, made a presentation “Recycling of polymer packaging”. Konstantin presented the views of recyclers on the development of the RRP system in Russia and spoke about successful examples of synergy between our group of companies and regional...

In October 2020, the EcoTechnology group of companies changed its name to EcoPartners Group of Companies. The new name reflects the main idea of ​​our holding - partnership for sustainable development. Today it is important to talk not only about improving the environmental situation but also about changes in the economy and social structure. Therefore, we strive to expand our scope of activities to services in the field of sustainable development. However, the Sustainable Development Goals can only be achieved through strong global...

On October 21, Komersant online conference was held under the title “Ecology of Russia. Regional aspect ». Konstantin Rzayev made a report "Current situation and trends in the market of plastic waste recycling in Russia." Within the framework of the online marathon, a series of conferences discussed topical issues of ecology in the country, the implementation of the national project "Ecology" and business participation. Experts told about environmental initiatives in the regions, the contribution of enterprises to the protection...

On October 15, the official opening of the interactive exhibition "Kazan - a city without waste" took place in the Gorkinsko-Ometyevsky forest. The unique exposition appeared thanks to the partnership between Coca-Cola in Russia and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan. EcoTechnologies (EcoPartners Group) acted as the infrastructure partner of the project. The event was attended by Deputy Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan Airat Shigapov, Director of the MBU Directorate of Parks and Squares Marat...

EcoPartners Group of Companies (formerly EcoTechnologies Group of Companies), members of the RusPRO Association represented by PepsiCo, Nestle and Unilever, as well as Mars and Mondelez International companies are launching a pilot project for the collection and processing of flexible plastic packaging, which will be implemented together with a number of partners - Sphere of Ecology, Pererabotkinskaya, Ecocenter "Assembly", GK "Waste Management", Ecotechnopark "Flagman", Istra-Resource and Novy Svet.ECO. Packages from chips, chocolate, ice...

On October 13, Konstantin Rzayev, President of EcoPartners Group, took part in Irena Ponaroshku's roundtable discussion on environmentally friendly packaging. Marketplaces, delivery companies, experts and recyclers have come together to find a compromise, make packaging more sustainable and reduce packaging where possible. The discussion was held under the bright title “Big Box Summit”. It all started with the fact that Irena Ponaroshku's subscribers began to send photo evidence of excess packaging from the delivery of orders. So...

On October 6, the XII round table “Problems and solutions in the field of waste management” started in the Congress center of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. On the first day, issues of effective interaction between business and public authorities were considered, and effective economic mechanisms for waste management were analyzed. On October 7, an employee of the “EcoTechnologies” Group of companies Olga Nikishkina gave a speech for the section “Modern technologies of waste...

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the “EcoPartners” Group of companies (“EcoTechnologies”) Konstantin Rzayev gave an interview for the Moscow 24 TV channel. The specifics of the weekly newsmagazine "Fanimani" is talking about complex economic matters and business news in a funny way. Konstantin Rzayev said about the situation with waste processing in Russia and shared his opinion on the rate increase. Further details the issue of "Fanimani".

The managing partner of the «EcoPartners» group of companies Konstantin Rzayev took part in the online conference «DialogX5-2020», Sustainable development section. X5 Retail Group, Russia's leading multi – format retail company that manages Pyaterochka, Perekrestok and Karusel retail stores, has launched Dialog, a multifunctional platform for solving business problems. Dialog X5 will become a communication platform for the company's suppliers and partners, a set of digital tools that already include analytical...

On September 27, our environmental project specialist Nina Ilina told us how to build a career in the field of ecology even without a specialized education. Nina's presentation was held as part of the free online forum "Your Green Career' Days". The forum is an opportunity for career development for schoolchildren, students, established professionals and everyone who wants to learn about professional development in the field of ecology and sustainable development.

On September 25, we held our popular webinar  for the Mondi team on how to get rid of things in an environmentally friendly way. Mondi group is an international leader in the production of packaging materials and paper. The company pays great attention to sustainable solutions and strives for maximum environmental friendliness of its products. In order to maintain an up-to-date agenda within the team, we were invited as speakers to the team-building online event "Jeans party", which included a webinar about how to say goodbye to the...

On September 9 and 18, our experts held environmental webinars for Johnson&Johnson employees. As part of the company's monthly program dedicated to ecology, we talked about life hacks for an eco-friendly life and learned how to expose greenwashing. We tried to make our training as practical as possible and fill each presentation slide with interesting things. Our lecturer Anastasia Chizhevskaya showed how ecology helps to save money and shared tips on how to reduce your environmental footprint in the store, coffee shop and office. Alena...

On September 16 and 18, we held eco-seminars for Philips employees. As part of the RCA internal Learning Summit, online trainings on eco-friendly life hacks and clearing were held. Our training "life Hacks for eco - friendly life" is an excellent choice for those who are not ready to share waste or do not know how to do it in their city. We talk about simple principles of environmental friendliness and show tools that help reduce the amount of garbage. At the webinar, employees will learn how to be more eco-friendly in the store, at home, and...

On September 16, Konstantin Rzaev, Chairman of the «EcoPartners» group, became a jury member for the final «Battle of cases «World without waste» competition within the framework of the all-Russian program «Share with us» Coca-Cola in Russia. During the competition, students presented their ideas for a systematic solution to the garbage problem, and Konstantin told the participants about the «wrong side» of the recycling industry and current environmental trends in the business sector. We...

We have launched a project to receive old phones together with Yandex.Market. From September 9 to 13, anyone could give away a broken or unwanted phone to the fandomat that we installed in the Yandex Museum. Rare phone models will be on display at the Museum from September 16 to October 16. The rest of the phones will be sent to the “Sphere of Ecology” company for recycling at the partner plants of “Ecotechnologies”.

Whether you are in charge of a large retail chain or a delivery service, launching a new banking product or working in a café, if you want to make your packaging more eco-friendly, we’ve got you covered. In partnership with Yandex.Lavka we analyzed various types of packaging: bags, plastic cutlery, cups, food containers and many others, comparing the products from the viewpoint of production sustainiability, recyclability, accessibility of infrastructure for collection, and the damage to the environment in case of wrong...

Procter&Gamble together with ‘Magnit’, the retailer with the most stores in Russia, are launching the biggest chain of fandomates in the country as part of a campaign ‘Give Plastics A Second Life’. ‘EcoTechnologies’ group of companies will act as an infrastructural partner of the project, and over the course of years 2020-2021 install 80 fandomates for taking in plastic packaging in Moscow, Moscow Region and Krasnodar. Most of the machinery is made in Russia. We will oversee careful delivery of the...

On August 19, we held a webinar for Saint-Gobain team on the topic «Decluttering: how to get rid of all things extra and never clean your room again». In January, Alena Antipenkova, our expert, educated the company’s staff on the right ways to separate waste. Now, after the lockdown, we met once again to discuss eco-friendly methods of getting rid of things. During lockdown, a desperate need to reorganize working space, wardrobes, bookshelves and cupboards came developed in many people and has stayed with them since. The...

The first fandomate to be installed in Tver was officially unveiled in ‘Magnet’ supermarket at 30, October Avenue. A fandomate is a machine that takes in plastic packaging from beverages, household chemical goods and cosmetic items. Together with «Magnet» retail chain and «Chistaya Liniya» cosmetic product brand and supported by Tver Region Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology, as well as Tver Administration, we were proud to install the innovative piece of machinery. Many Tver citizens are already...

Last year marked our first ever training for Petrovax Pharm on the topic of waste separation. Sorting waste looks like a first step towards an eco-friendly lifestyle, but there are other ways to be more eco-aware, such as practicing responsible consumption. This is even more important if your city or town does not have waste separation infrastructure yet. Our training «Lifehacks for an eco-friendly life» is devoted to being eco-aware without sorting waste. On August 12, our expert Alena Antipenkova hosted a webinar session on this...

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