RECYCLING from A to Z
The “Waste Separation Initiative” explains what belongs in the yellow bag or the yellow garbage can. The initiative knows what they are talking about, as they are the mouthpiece of the companies that operate the dual system. The Green Dot is also part of the dual system.
Aluminum, tin and plastic lids
Buttermilk and yogurt cups
Plastic shopping bags and fruit and vegetable bags
Ice cream packaging
Filling material of plastic shipping packaging, such as bubble wrap or foam
Plastic trays and films for foodstuffs
Menu trays of ready meals
Milk and beverage cartons
Cereal bar foil
Cleaning and detergent bottles
Squeeze or refill bags e.g. for detergent, liquid soap or fruit puree
Soup and sauce bags
Pet food cans and bowls
… and what does not belong in the recyclables collection?
Batteries and rechargeable batteries, construction waste, tinware, CDs and floppy disks, printer cartridges, buckets, disposable razors, electrical appliances, folding boxes, lighters, films, DVDs and video cassettes, incandescent and energy-saving light bulbs, rubber, hygiene articles, children’s toys, transparent sleeves, ballpoint pens, packaging that has not been emptied of its contents, plasters, plastic bowls, bandages, shoes, pantyhose, polystyrene remnants from insulation panels, diapers, toothbrushes.