1. What should be put in the yellow bin or yellow sack?

    Yellow bins and yellow sacks are only for plastic packaging and nothing else! What to put in: All types of plastic film Plastic bottles (e.g. for drinks, washing-up liquid, cleaning products) Plastic tubes (e.g. for toothpaste) Plastic lids and caps Yoghurt pots and cups Plastic bags Margarine tubs Canisters Plastic mesh (e.g. for onions, lemons) […]

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  2. What’s separating good for if everything is then incinerated anyway?

    About half of the collected plastic packaging is materially re-utilised, i.e. processed into re-granules from which new products can then again be made. Only the mixed plastic fraction containing heavily soiled and rather small-part packaging parts is mostly destined for thermal dressing. Yet, “thermal dressing” does not mean that the material is eventually dumped in […]

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