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On Saturday, July 16th, ERICo institute hosted the participants of the international summer school Environmental Protection. Education was organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Ljubljana. During the visit, the students attended a lecture on environmental improvement of the Šalek Valley since the eighties of the twentieth century to the present day with an emphasis on energy and municipal tasks (in particular the collection and treatment of wastewater). At the same time they learned some facts about  environment protection programmes for air, water and soil, as well as Local Agenda 21 of  the municipality of  Velenje and environmental rehabilitation programs of Šalek companies. The last part of the education was a field visit, of the subsidence area of the Šalek Valley which ended in Sostanj by viewing the consequences of coal mining in environment.

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A Great Meaning of Environmental Education

foto In the time around Earth day employees of the ERICo institute spend a lot of time and energy to informing the public about improvements of environment in our region in last decades, as well as for rising of environmental awareness of inhabitants. So, an environmental lecture for inhabitants of Andraž (Municipality of Polzela) was organised on 22nd April and the educational programme for pupils about environment in the Šalek Valley was completed on 24th of April. more

Chemical testing of pharmaceutical products in accordance with GMP

foto ERICo received a new certificate on fulfilling the requirements for chemical testing of pharmaceutical products in accordance with good manufacturing practice (GMP – no. 401-4 / 2016-5), issued by the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (JAZMP). more

A new ICP-MS system

foto A new inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS) has been installed in the laboratory of ERICo institute in the end of February. It represents a significant increase of capacity in the field of determination of metals in different types of samples. more

AA Creditworthiness for ERICo

foto ERICo Institute achieved a higher class of Creditworthiness for 2016 and the company is ranked in the group of business entities with the above-average credit worthiness in Slovenia. A certificate was awarded by a Bisnode Solution – Bisnode Slovenia – according to Bisnode Faliure model. more

Analysis of industrial hemp and products on its basis

foto Analysis of natural compounds in Cannabis sativa L. for the needs of growers, as well as processors and traders are carried out regularly at ERICo institute. We are mainly focused on cannabinoids determination. Excellent cooperation with domestic producers and their associations was established. more

We wish You a balanced New Year

foto Employees of ERICo wish all the best to clients, partners and all people, who wish to live in unpolluted environment. more

Environmental action plan and ESIA

foto ERICo Institute is completing two mayor projects at the end of 2016. We prepared an Environmental action plan for Novo mesto municipality which is planned to be adopted on 22nd of December. On 30th November a public debate was held and final remarks were inserted in the document. more

Determination of cannabinoids in the Industrial hemp (Industrial Cannabis)

foto Analysis of Industrial Hemp (Cannabis sativa ) is a new service of the ERICo Institute. The methodology has been developed on the basis of our own knowledge in the field of organic analysis and separation techniques and, recent publications in the scientific literature, as well as cooperation with experts on the development of practical chromatographic techniques from abroad. more

Environmental education

foto On Saturday, July 16th, ERICo institute hosted the participants of the international summer school Environmental Protection. Education was organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Ljubljana. more

About us

The main task of ERICo Institute is providing services on several environmental issues according to the legislation demands. ERICo is an environmental protection company that has been successfully providing environmental solutions for more than 15 years. The Institute is managed according to the international certificates of quality. It is a company within Gorenje Group – Division of ecology, energy and services. The major owner is the company Gorenje d.d. with 51% share. The other owners are the Šoštanj Thermal Power Plant and the Colliery Velenje. We perform several different activities, such as environmental monitoring, applied studies, projects, remediation and development programmes etc.; besides, we also provide suggestions for useful solutions on different environmental problems. We would like to introduce several services and at the same time, we offer you knowledge, efficiency and quality. With our environmental solutions your work could be much easier, more efficient and marketable. We look forward to collaborating with you, thus you are invited to join our numerous customers with their positive experiences. Marko Mavec, M.Sc., Executive Manager more