Osmangazi EDAŞ, which has implemented environmentally friendly practices in its work areas in order to separate the wastes from their source and bring them to the national economy and to save raw materials and energy, recycled 6 thousand 417 tons of recyclable waste to the economy.
The practices implemented by Osmangazi Electricity Distribution Corporation (OEDAŞ), which provides electricity distribution services in Afyonkarahisar, Bilecik, Eskişehir, Kütahya and Uşak provinces, are appreciated. Having achieved the 'Basic Level Zero Waste Certificate' by fulfilling the requirements of the Zero Waste Regulation, which is published by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and aims to protect the environment, human health and all resources in waste management processes, in all provinces it serves, Osmangazi EDAŞ enabled it to be brought to the economy.
Thanks to this application, Osmangazi EDAŞ; It saved 146,3 cubic meters of water and 2 million 259 thousand kWh of energy, while preventing 326 thousand kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions, it also saved 4 thousand 10 cubic meters of storage space, which corresponds to 282 Olympic swimming pools. With the application of plastic and paper brought to the economy, it prevented the smoking of approximately 20 thousand liters of oil and the cutting of 88 trees.
The first step was taken in 2018
Osmangazi EDAŞ, which started its journey of zero waste in March 2018 by preparing the Zero Waste Management Instruction and the Zero Waste Registration Schedule attached to the instruction, first started the applications by placing the cardboard collection boxes provided by the Governorship of Eskişehir in the Headquarters Building in Eskişehir. The amount of waste collected in the collection boxes on the floors was weighed weekly and reported to Eskişehir Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urbanization at 6-month intervals.
With the publication of the regulation, Osmangazi EDAŞ, which provided five-piece collection boxes to spread this application in all its locations, placed five collection boxes on the office floors in Afyonkarahisar, Bilecik, Eskişehir, Kütahya and Uşak provincial business centers. It also ended the use of personal garbage bins in order to use them more effectively.
Osmangazi EDAŞ aims to maintain its environmentally friendly service approach by continuing its innovative practices in the coming period.