Plastic packaging waste

Plastic packages include, among others, empty plastic food packages.

Put other plastics and plastic objects, such as broken sledges and toys, into the property’s own mixed waste container.

What can be sorted ​​​into plastic packaging waste?

  • Empty plastic packages for food stuff, such as yoghurt containers, butter tubs or packages for cold cuts, cheese and convenience food.
  • Empty plastic detergent, shampoo and soap bottles.
  • Plastic carriers, bags and wrappings.
  • Empty plastic bottles, canisters and jars, preferably flattened; caps and lids detached.

Rinse or wipe clean empty packages, if necessary. It is clean enough if there is no odour.

Remove caps and lids. This will facilitate the further processing of packages.

What should not be sorted into plastic packaging waste?

  • PVC packages – 03 sign helps you to recognise packages containing PVC.
  • Residues of hazardous substances such as pots and cans containing paint, chemicals, oil or medicines.
  • Medicines and other hazardous waste - take medicines to the pharmacy and other hazardous waste each to their respective collection point.
  • Others than packages.
  • Plastic packaging waste from companies.

Find the closest collection point for hazardous waste at kie​​rrätys.info »​