Waste management

Sustainability is the cornerstone everything we do, which is why we constantly invest our resources into sustainable environment management.

Since 1994, C.I.A.K. d.o.o. has been the leading distributer, collector and recycler of batteries and car batteries in the region and a socially and environmentally responsible partner of a greener and healthier environment.

Consistent implementation of strategic documents and plans for battery and car battery waste management in Croatia and organization of battery and car battery waste management system in accordance with the applicable legislature, we have established a high efficiency system for collecting and processing battery and car battery waste (95.3% of all car batteries in Croatia are recycled by C.I.A.K.).

Through our activities, we are the guarantee of the goals set forth by the legislature, we are the proud promotors of sustainable circular economy, and an example that it is possible to achieve a balance between ecological, economical and development goals at the level of a company and at the national level in Croatia.

CIAK EcoCycle – batteries and car batteries

CIAK EcoCycle is an example of circular economy which shows that it is possible to achieve a balance between ecological, economic and development goals at the level of a company and at the national level in Croatia. CIAK Battery recycling center in Zabok processes 95% of lead-acid batteries in Croatia. We take pride in developing the only closed system for battery recycling.

Sustainability is the cornerstone everything we do, which is why we constantly invest our resources into sustainable environment management. In addition to our facilities, in which we implement state-of-the-art technology and means of production, our recycling methods are all conducted in accordance with the standards in the industry and environment protection. We launch products obtained this way into the Croatian market, thus helping our clients preserve natural resources and reduce pollution and energy consumption.

Waste management

C.I.A.K. d.o.o. processes over 30,000 tons of hazardous and non-hazardous waste per year and we are experienced in management of ALL types and categories of waste.

We should also emphasize that C.I.A.K. d.o.o. has facilities, equipment and personnel to process over 70,000 tons of waste per year. We hold all necessary permits issued by the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning necessary for conducting our waste management activities, and we also hold numerous concessions and international licenses. Vehicles with adequate equipment for logistic procedures involving hazardous and nonhazardous waste are stationed at all locations. Apart from infrastructure and logistics, our main advantage are our employees with long-standing work experience in this sector – from waste manipulation in the warehouse, through administration and commercial activities to engineer experts.

We cooperate with over 2,000 business entities in Croatia, and our list of satisfied customers includes Pliva, INA, Belupo, JANAF, Podravka, HEP, General Electrics, HAC, HS Produkt, Đuro Đaković, Končar, Hospira, Kvasac, Genera, Brodotrogir, Brodosplit.

Hazardous waste

C.I.A.K. d.o.o. processes over 30,000 tons of hazardous and non-hazardous waste per year.

Our best points of reference are over 2000 business entities with from which take over, transport, process and manage hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

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Non-hazardous waste

Every activity generates hazardous and non-hazerdous waste. In accordance with the Act on Sustainable Waste Management.

Each waste producer/owner must transfer their waste to the entity licensed for waste management.

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CIAK Laboratory

We test and clean hundreds of kilometers of water disposal systems of Croatian Motorways (Hrvatske Autoceste).

We have been authorized by the State Office for Metrology (DZM) for conducting these services and have received the HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2007 accreditation norm by the Croatian Accreditation Agency.

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Expert counselling and environmental protection

The obligation of conducting an environmental impact assessment is defined by the Environmental Protection and Management Law.

Sustainable waste management, waste water disposal, emission of harmful particles in the atmosphere.

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Remediation of contaminated locations

Contaminated locations and industrial facilities represent a potential danger for the environment.

Cleaning and remediation procedures for contaminated locations and/or cleaning of different industrial facilities can be exceptionally demanding procedures which depend on features, concentration, proximity and mobility of contamination, land use, and availability of financial and technical capabilities.

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Industrial facilities cleaning and maintenance

Cleaning and maintaining water disposal systems. Cleaning and maintaining industrial equipment.

In accordance with the Croatian Water Act, Ordinance on Issuing Water Acts, National Plan of Measures for Sudden and Accidental Water Pollution, Regulation on the emissions limits for waste waters, and the Regulation on Hazardous Substances in Water, it is necessary to conduct regular cleaning and maintenance of water disposal systems in your locations.

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CIAK Laboratory

CIAK has founded its own testing laboratory, as a logical continuation of activities in the field of cleaning and maintaining industrial facilities. The laboratory is designed in accordance with the HRN EN ISO 17025:2007 norm, for which it received accreditation from the Croatian Accreditation Agency.

We test and clean hundreds of kilometers of water disposal systems of Croatian Motorways (Hrvatske Autoceste). We have been authorized by the State Office for Metrology (DZM) for conducting these services and have received the HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2007 accreditation norm by the Croatian Accreditation Agency.

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Remediation of contaminated locations

Contaminated locations and industrial facilities represent a potential danger for the environment, which also bring about huge financial costs for which the owner and/or future investor is liable. Cleaning and remediation procedures for contaminated locations and/or cleaning of different industrial facilities can be exceptionally demanding procedures which depend on features, concentration, proximity and mobility of contamination, land use, and availability of financial and technical capabilities. Feel free to contact us for counselling and implementation of activities offered by our team of experts.

We are proud holders of numerous authorizations, licenses and international certificates for all services we offer.

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