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Our mission

Biodiversity - the immense variety of Life on Earth - is what makes our planet not only habitable but beautiful. We depend on the natural richness of our planet for the food, energy, wood, raw materials, clean air and clean water that make life possible and which drive our economy. But we also look to our natural environment for less tangible things such as aesthetic pleasure, artistic inspiration and recreation. Biological diversity - or biodiversity - is one of the key terms in conservation, encompassing the richness of life and the diverse patterns it forms. The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) defines biological diversity as "the variability among living organisms from all sources including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine and other aquatic ecosystems and the ecological complexes of which they are part; this includes diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems".

Europe hosts a unique set of natural diversity, including hot spots like the Mediterranean. The 12 new Member States bring new biodiversity riches to the EU. However, biodiversity loss has accelerated to an unprecedented level, both in Europe and worldwide. It has been estimated that the current global extinction rate is 1000 to 10000 times higher than the natural background extinction rate. In Europe some 42% of European mammals are endangered, together with 15% of birds and 45% of butterflies and reptiles. The Arctic fox, the Iberian lynx, native squirrel are all under serious threat. There are only a few hundred lynx left, for example, living in four pockets of land in Spain. Cut off from one another, the big cat communities are being weakened by inbreeding.

Bisons in Vinatori Reservation, Neamt countyThe situation is no better in our country. Once found in large numbers, the aurochs and the eagle can be found now only as symbols on the emblems of Moldavia and Valachia. The aurochs, the heaviest land animal in Europe, can be admired only in the Dragos-Voda Reservation – Neamt County, the Black Reservation in Bucsani – Dimbovita County (the largest reservation in Romania, considering the number on specimens) and in Hateg-Slivut. The bustard, which once stud the Baragan Plain, was reduced to a few specimens found today in Dobrogea. The lynx, the chamois and the grouse are animals today protected by the law. In the same situation there are many species of plants in our country: the edelweiss, Dianthus callizonus, the yew tree, the Romanian peony, Nigritella nigra etc.

On our planet, the biodiversity matters for Ethical, Emotional, Environmental and Economic. Ecosystems have intrinsic value. They provide emotional and aesthetic experiences. They offer outstanding opportunities for recreation. They clean our water, purify our air and maintain our soils. They regulate the climate, recycle nutrients and provide us with food. They provide raw materials and resources for medicines (more than 40% of modern medicines come from plants and animals) and other purposes. They form the foundation on which we build our societies. Therefore, human well-being is dependent upon "ecosystem services" provided by nature for free, such as water and air purification, fisheries, timber and nutrient cycling. These are predominantly public goods with no markets and no prices, so their loss often is not detected by our current economic incentive system and can thus continue unabated.

The development of human population, accompanied by a multitude of pressures on the environment (industrialization, population growth, changing diets, urbanization, climatic changes and many other factors) is causing biodiversity to decline, and ecosystems are continuously being degraded (and in many situations in a irreversible way).

An up-to-date chapter in the entire world and with a significant impact on environment and biodiversity is represented by the waste products, both from environmental and economic point of view. We all know that the economic growth, the expansion of new investments into new production capacities are representing signals of an economic development, which must be accompanied by real measures and actions for environment protection and preservation.

Our Ministry of Environment, in its own strategy to implement the environment legislation, has promoted the concept of durable development, according to which the environment protection must be harmonized with the economic and social development. The materials recovery and the reutilization bring important benefits both to the environment and to the society. The recycling process reduces the quantity of wastes eliminated by final storage, prevents the pollution, saves the energy, supplies the industrial sector with valuable raw materials, creates new working places, reduces the emissions of green house gases, stimulates the development of "green" technologies and preserves the natural resources for the future generations. The accomplishment of this desideratum – materials recycling – requires a very good co-operation between all the factors implicated in the integrated waste management system, and also a change in the mentality and behavior of companies and population. This change in mentality is based on awareness, which is a long term process by which the companies and the citizens are made sensitive regarding our common interests concerning specific practices in waste management. First of all, we consider that this awareness is necessary abreast all the waste generators, to make them conscious about the dangers they are exposing themselves and the environment in case of incorrect waste management.

In this European and World-Wide context, described, on the one hand, by the constant degradation of environment due to human activities, and, on the other hand, by the constant hardness of the environment legislation, APISORELIA GROUP proposes itself to bring a significant contribution to the preservation of environment in our country, by means of a waste management in concordance with the legislation and standards in force.

EdelweissAPISORELIA LLC., involved in collecting activities, short-term storage and transportation to the final elimination of a variety of hazardous and non-hazardous industrial wastes, carries on these activities based on the environment permits issued by the competent authorities and with the observance of the environment legislation and ADR transportation. The collaboration with our customers is made on the basis of contracts, with the preparation of all the necessary documents ans approvals requested by the law. Also, we impose to our customers conditions regarding waste packaging, in order to reduce as much as possible the risk of chemical product leakages during transportation. All these actions, and adding the fact that our entire auto fleet is maintained in good conditions, bring the certainty that the environment is realistic protected and, implicitly, our natural background is kept beautiful, "unpolluted" with wastes.

Our activities in the collection and transportation of wastes have as a result the reduction of the waste quantities at the generators' side. The short-term storage in our authorized deposit facility ensures the primary sorting of the wastes, if this actions wasn't done already by the generator. The contracts between APISORELIA and the companies authorized to perform final elimination processes ensure the certainty that the wastes, once they were collected from their generators, arrive to an authorized final elimination company, which makes their elimination by incineration or by storage in an authorized waste deposit. In this manner it is eliminated the possibility that wastes to arrive, by different means, into environment. Simultaneous with these activities, our specialists can offer to our customers, free of charge, consultancy and other various information in the waste management, bringing like this their contribution on the awareness process.