Tunis, 27th Feburary 2013 – Marquardt is participating in a charitable movement in Tunisia entitled “Plastic caps for a wheelchair”, whereby they are collecting plastic bottle caps in order to melt the material for manufacturing wheelchairs, which will then be made available to disabled people in need.
They have been collecting plastic bottle caps for over a period of four months in every department and have so far collected a total of 300 Kilograms of plastic caps. A wheelchair can be financed from the recycled caps as well an additional sponsoring. In cooperation with the national environmentally concerned and as a small thank you for the support of the employees, a trip to the National Park Ichkeul has been organized. A luncheon for the participants rounded out this field trip.