Plastic medicine bottles or tubes is sorted into plastic containers. Also, bubble packs containing aluminium strips can be sorted into burnable waste. Glass medicine bottles are acceptable for glass collection. Unused medicines should always be returned to a pharmacy.
The waste belongs to the following waste types:Burnable wasteCarton packagingGlass packagingPlastic packaging
Sort both recyclable waste and hazardous waste separately.
Rinse and let drip dry. Tear, flatten and pack carton packaging inside one another. If the package has a cap, remove it and sort it in the collection for plastic packaging.
Remove lids. Labels and rings do not need to be removed. Rinse dirty packaging.
Sort all other types of glass, such as broken dishes into burnable waste.
No PVC plastic.
Remove lids and caps and put them into the recycling bin separately. Do not stack different kind of plastic pots, because it makes it difficult for the manufacturing plant to sort the plastics.
Sort all other plastic, broken plastic items, such as buckets, toys and dishes, and dirty plastic packaging into burnable waste.
Plastic packaging are collected in some Rinki ecopoints. Read more: www.rinkiin.fi. Plastic packaging are received at all waste treatment centres and sorting stations.
Own waste bin, Condominium waste bin, Rinki eco take-back point, Recycling point, Waste treatment centre, Sorting station