Simplyfied Recycling Guide
Left-over paint, varnish, glue, oil, solvents, cleaning agents, class 3 pesticides, other chemicals and mercury thermometers are regarded as hazardous waste.
Label the container or cover with its content.
Television sets, radios, computers, vacuum cleaners, mobile phones, electrical toys, microwave ovens, car batteries, small batteries, fluorescent tubes, lightbulbs, and so on.
There are specific containers and collecting points for each type of waste.
Please contact the staff regarding back-up batteries and NiFe batteries.
Cookers, drying cupboards, tumble dryers, dishwashers and washing machines for domestic use.
Refrigerators and freezers
Please note that refrigerators and freezers contain CFCs and must be handled with care.
Furniture with springs
At some of our recycling centres furniture with coils and springs is sorted separately. Should this option not be available, please dispose of this furniture as non-recyclable waste.
Foam mattresses, pillows and stuffed furniture shall be disposed of in the container for combustible waste.
Painted and unpainted wood.
Examples: Boards, crates, bookshelves, chipboard, hardboard and broken wooden furniture.
Screws, nails and fittings do not need to be removed.
Please contact the staff should you need to dispose of pressure-treated wood or railway sleepers.
Newspapers, magazines, direct mail, catalogues et cetera.
Paper with glue, plastic, wax or other impurities, self-sealing envelopes, window envelopes, carbon paper and books shall be disposed of in the container for combustible waste.
Empty and flattened cardboard boxes and cardboard packaging.
Painted plasterboards and sheets covered with wallpaper are also accepted.
Studs and tiles must be removed.
Twigs, branches, cuttings from trees and bushes, leaves, grass, moss and windfalls.
Soil, stone or stubs larger than 0,5 x 2,5 meters shall be disposed of at the area reserved for this.
Please dispose of empty sacks and pots in the containers provided for these materials.
Soil, stones, bricks, tiles and concrete
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Sanitary ware, tiles, expanded clay, concrete blocks, plates, dishes, pots, urns, set cement and putty without packaging. Remember to empty sacks and boxes!
Examples being bicycles, pram frames, bathtubs, sinks, and other items made of metal.
Insulation and carpeting .
Furniture with springs shall be sorted as non-recyclable waste if no separate sorting option is available.
Examples: Smaller furniture, duvets, carpets, clothing and other textiles, foam rubber, plastic items, kitchen utensils, toys, sports equipment, window envelopes, self-sealing envelopes, plastic coated or waxed paper, wallpaper, painted masking tape et cetera.