How to correctly dispose of waste in your country

Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardRed bin
GlassGreen/white bin
MetalBlue bin
Biodegradable wasteBrown bin
Residual wasteBlack bin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBag
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardNot available
GlassNot available
MetalBag
Biodegradable wasteBin
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin / decentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin / decentralised municipal responsibility
GlassGrey bin / "Green Island" in Zagreb /decentralised municipal responsibility
MetalYellow bin / decentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteBrown bin / private composting / decentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteGreen bin / decentralised municiapl responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingCollection points
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardCollection points
GlassCollection points
MetalCollection points
Biodegradable wasteBrown bin / collection points
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingDecentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardDecentralised municipal responsibility
GlassDecentralised municipal responsibility
MetalDecentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingDecentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardDecentralised municipal responsibility
GlassDecentralised municipal responsibility
MetalDecentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBin for recyclable materials / collection points
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBin for recyclable materials / collection points
GlassBin for recyclable materials / collection points
MetalBin for recyclable materials / collection points
Biodegradable wasteBin
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBlue bin
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin
GlassBlue bin
MetalBlue bin
Biodegradable wasteNot available
Residual wasteGreen bin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBag / collection points
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBag / collection points
GlassBag / collection points
MetalBag / collection points
Biodegradable wasteNot available
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingDecentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardDecentralised municipal responsibility
GlassDecentralised municipal responsibility
MetalDecentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingContainer island
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardContainer island
GlassContainer island
MetalContainer island
Biodegradable wasteBin / collection points
Residual wasteBin / collection points
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingContainer island
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardContainer island
GlassContainer island
MetalContainer island
Biodegradable wasteBin / collection points
Residual wasteBin / collection points
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBin
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBin
GlassBin
MetalBin
Biodegradable wasteBin
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin
GlassContainer island
MetalContainer island
Biodegradable wasteNot available
Residual wasteBlack bin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin / container island
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin / container island
GlassYellow bin / container island
MetalYellow bin / container island
Biodegradable wasteBin / collection points
Residual wasteBin / collection points
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin / container island
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin / container island
GlassYellow bin / container island
MetalYellow bin / container island
Biodegradable wasteBin / collection points
Residual wasteBin / collection points
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBin for recylable materials
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBin for recylable materials
GlassBin for recylable materials
MetalBin for recylable materials
Biodegradable wasteNot available
Residual wasteBin
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBin / container island
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBin / container island
GlassBin / container island
MetalBin / container island
Biodegradable wasteBin / collection points
Residual wasteBin / collection points
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingYellow bin / black bin with yellow lid / decentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBlue bin / black bin with blue lid / "Green Island" /decentralised municipal responsibility
GlassGrey bin / black bin with green lid / "Green Island" / decentralised municipal responsibility /
MetalYellow bin / black bin with yellow lid / decentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteBrown bin / private composting / decentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteGreen bin/ grey bin / decentralised municipal responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingDecentralised municipal responsibility
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardDecentralised municipal responsibility
GlassDecentralised municipal responsibility
MetalDecentralised municipal responsibility
Biodegradable wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Residual wasteDecentralised municipal responsibility
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingBin / container
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardBin / container
GlassBin / container
MetalBin / container
Biodegradable wasteBin / container
Residual wasteBin / container
Type of wasteCollection system
Plastics / Composite PackagingCollection points
Paper, Cardboard and PaperboardCollection points
GlassCollection points
MetalCollection points
Biodegradable wasteBin
Residual wasteBin

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