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Spanish slug

The Spanish slug, also known as the Iberian slug, Lusitanian slug and killer slug, is a harmful invasive alien species, that spreads easily with raking waste, compost, plants and soil material. You can find more information on the Spanish slug and its control methods on the Laji.fi-site.

  • Get rid of dead slugs by burying them 0,5 m deep in your yard. Alternatively, you can put small amounts of dead snails packed in a tightly closed plastic containers (e.g. juice bottles) or a double waste bag in the bin for burnable waste at your premises. Take larger amounts to the sorting station as waste consisting of invasive alien species.
  • Pack raking and plant waste from areas with Spanish slugs in a tightly closed double garbage bag. Take them to the sorting station as waste consisting of invasive alien species.

The waste belongs to the following waste type:

Harmful invasive alien species

Waste reception:

Waste treatment centre, Sorting station

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