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How to segregate municipal waste in Warsaw?

published: 2019-10-02 12:14, mlan
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We give you an overview of new municipal waste collection rules, and guidelines on waste groups which should be placed in appropriately labelled bins. The guidelines have been in force in Warsaw since 2019.


PAPER
YES: clean paper and cardboard packaging, newspapers, magazines and leaflets, cardboard, notebooks, office paper
NO: greasy paper packaging, used paper towels and tissues
METAL AND PLASTIC
YES: empty squashed plastic bottles, bottle caps and jar lids, plastic packaging, bags, foil bags, juice and milk cartons, crushed beverage and food cans

NO: used batteries and accumulators, electrical and electronic equipment, paint cans and containers, motor oil bottles, aerosol containers, engine oil packaging, greasy polystyrene food packaging

GLASS
YES: glass packaging only, including empty bottles, jars, cosmetics packaging, empty medication packaging
NO: glass tableware, ceramics, porcelain, heat-proof glass products, window glazing, mirrors, glazing, light bulbs, fluorescent lamps

BIO
Remember! This includes only household waste.
YES: vegetable and fruit refuse, egg shells, coffee grounds and tea dregs, withered flowers and plants, food leftover excluding meat, bones and animal fat

NO: meat refuse, bones and animal fats, cooking oil, soil and stones, animal faeces

BIO - food establishments/markets
Refers to commercial premises only

MIXED WASTE/RESIDUE
Use the mixed waste container only for the waste which could not be placed in segregated waste containers, or delivered to CAS (Civic Amenity Sites) or MCAS (Mobile Civic Amenity Sites).
YES: meat and bone residues, wet or dirty paper, used hygienic materials, including disposable nappies, gravel from litter trays for animals, pottery, broken glass and mirrors, textiles
NO: electrical and electronic equipment, home appliances, batteries and accumulators, construction and demolition waste, biodegradable waste, and chemicals

BIODEGRADABLE WASTE (collected between March and November)
YES: leaves, mown grass, chipped branches
NO: stones, ash, soil

BULKY WASTE
Ask your administrator where you can place your bulky waste.
YES: old furniture (also dismantled) and upholstered products (e.g. armchairs, sofas, pouffes), mattresses, large-size toys
NO: electrical and electronic equipment (e.g. old washing machines, fridges), construction materials and waste, demolition waste, baths, washbasins, radiators, toilet bowls, window frames, doors, unfolded large cardboard boxes, car tyres

You can bring waste electrical and electronic equipment