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Collect needles and syringes in a durable plastic box or bottle, that can be securely closed. Empty syringes and syringes with any medicine left inside them should be collected in separate containers.

Empty needles and syringes can be sorted as burnable waste, as long as they are packed according to the directions above. Also insulin needles can be disposed of this way.

Return needles and syringes containing even small amounts of medicine to the pharmacy.

The waste belongs to the following waste types:

Burnable wasteHazardous waste

Sorting guidelines:

Sort both recyclable waste and hazardous waste separately.

Keep different hazardous wastes separately from one another. Store in original packaging or mark the contents of the container. Outdated medicines can be returned to a pharmacy, and used batteries can be returned to the store.

Waste reception:

Own waste bin, Condominium waste bin, Recycling centre, Waste treatment centre, Sorting station

Write your address to see the nearest recycling points