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Hogweed

Hogweed is a harmful invasive alien species, that spreads through seeds. You can find more information on hogweed and its control methods on the Luontoportti and RHS -sites.

  • Compost leafs and stems in your yard
  • Pack roots and inflorescences in a tightly closed double garbage bag. Take them to the sorting station as waste consisting of invasive alien species.
  • Remember to use protective equipment when you handle hogweed.

The waste belongs to the following waste type:

Harmful invasive alien species

Waste reception:

Waste treatment centre, Sorting station