STATEMENT: Recilec expands its facilities in Aznalcóllar by 1,000 M2 for waste storage and treatment

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STATEMENT: Recilec expands its facilities in Aznalcóllar by 1,000 M2 for waste storage and treatment

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The company begins 2024 with the renewal of its corporate image and the relaunch of its quality policy and an ambitious employment program

Seville, February 8, 2024.- The Recycling of Electronic Components company, RECILEC, SA, begins the year 2024 with the expansion of 1,000 square meters at its Aznalcóllar facilities, in Seville, for the storage of electrical and electronic waste, thus adapting to current regulations and carrying out an even more efficient treatment of them. The company, which has just completed its first 16 years of activity, will relaunch its quality policy and also its employment program during this year. In collaboration with the town's City Council specifically, the year begins with the incorporation of four new workers to its staff, which currently reaches the figure of 66 employees, among which, 30 percent, are women. RECILEC currently generates 108 direct jobs, having established 3 special employment centers in its facilities, with a significant presence of especially sensitive workers and more than 60 indirect jobs, in transportation and services work, between the Aznalcóllar and Loja (Granada) plants. Participated by the companies , FCC Ambito and Indumetal Recycling, RECILEC is currently directed by the chemical engineer, Juan Pedro Felipe Santos, with extensive experience in the design of environmental projects and risk prevention. In 2008, its electrical and electronic waste treatment plant was inaugurated, as a pioneering initiative that involved an investment of more than 11 million euros and that has come to occupy more than 30,000 square meters of surface, of which, with the new expansion, almost 37% are covered. They carry out the most advanced processes for the treatment of tons of waste electrical and electronic equipment, which is mainly produced in Andalusia, Extremadura, Ceuta and Melilla. Since 2015, the company has actively collaborated with the main producers of electrical appliances through the Extended Producer Responsibility Systems (SCRAPs) throughout the country such as ECOLEC, ECOTIC, ECOASIMELEC, ECOFIMATICA, ECORAEES, AMBILAMP, ECOLUM, ERP, ECOPILAS, TRAGAMOVIL and REINICIA in the correct management and recycling of the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). As well as with the main distributors of electronic devices and with the Federation of Appliance Sellers of Andalusia, FAEL. It also participates in awareness campaigns and processes, contributing all its experience and knowledge in the effective and efficient recycling of this type of waste in the entire Andalusian community, exceeding 250 million kilos treated, since the beginning of its activity. Investments and employment plan In the chapter of the most recent investments made by the company, it is worth highlighting the nearly 4 million euros for the improvement of the refrigerator recycling plant and recovery of the gases that these types of appliances contain, highly harmful to the environment. Six years ago, Reciclado de Componentes Electrónico S.A. adhered to the SDG objectives, as a partner of the Spanish Network of the United Nations Global Compact, in line with its continuous commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, and currently incorporates several of the corporate colors of this initiative to its new logo , as well as its principles and objectives to the new institutional image, new website and social networks. Throughout 2024, RECILEC will carry out an ambitious calendar of plant visits, by schools and entities, to bring closer the need for recycling of this type of waste, which is growing exponentially, among the youngest and representatives of all types of companies, organizations and institutions. Just a week ago, RECILEC opened the year with the visit of the students of the Master of Environmental Technology organized by the International University of Andalusia, in collaboration with the University of Huelva. www.recilec.comIssuer: Recilec

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