Mixed waste (sekajäte)
Waste which remains after separating hazardous waste, biowaste and recyclables.
- plastic packages
- dirty and wet paper and cardboard
- diapers and sanitary napkins
- leather, rubber and textiles
- vacuum cleaner bags
- light bulbs
- ash and cigarette stubs
In urban area houses have their own separate refuse bins for dry residual waste. The bins are emptied regularly.
In rural area inhabitants can either have their own separate refuse bins or they can use regional drop-off collection points (aluejätepiste) and pay an annual waste charge.
Mixed waste will be used for energy production in the future.
Bulky waste and renovation materials (isot jätteet, remonttijätteet)
- furniture, mattresses
- stoen materials, porcelain and tiles
- insulation, flooring materials
Take your waste to the eco-centres (jäteasema) and waste management sites (jätteenkäsittelykeskus). There is a charge for waste.
Broken tyres should be taken to tyre retail shops.