The electrical and electronic equipment cover all appliances that require an electric current, battery, or solar energy in order to operate. In addition, all lamps, excluding incandescent and halogen lamps, are regarded as electrical and electronic equipment. For example these are electrical devices:
- Refrigerators, cookers, washers
- TVs, stereos, computer equipment
- Small electronic devices, such as phones, shavers, electric mixers etc.
- Lamps, fluorescent bulbs and energy-saving bulbs
Disused electrical appliances from households are accepted free of charge at all sorting stations. Electrical devices can also be returned to some recycling centres and to some of the shops that sell them. Read more at www.serkierratys.fi.
What happens to the waste:
Producer organisations treat electrical devices removed from use. After treatment, they become raw material for industry.
Free of charge.
Recycling centre, Waste treatment centre, Sorting station