How to recycle packaging

Please recycle all empty beverage containers after use! You can return all empty bottles and cans with deposit to any recycling machine in Finland. Non-deposit packages and other materials are sorted according to the material.

How to sort out bag-in-boxes, corks and non-deposit containers

Material Sorting instruction
Carton box of bag-in-box wine, carton package Carton
Plastic inner bag of bag-in-box wine, wine pouch, tap and handle Plastic or Energy waste *
Natural cork Mixed waste
Synthetic cork Plastic or Energy waste
Metal cork, metal screw cap and metal skirt around the bottle neck Metal
Plastic screw cap Plastic or Energy waste
Non-deposit glass bottle Glass
Non-deposit plastic bottle Plastic or Energy waste
Non-deposit can Metal

* In Helsinki, Uusimaa, Turku and Southwest Finland regions, bag-in-box wine's inner bags and wine pouches together with their plastic taps can be returned to recycling boxes found in Alko shops. The bags will be used as raw material in the production of cement.

Follow your local sorting instructions
Sorting instructions may vary from one municipality to another. Always follow the guidelines for your own municipality.

Find out the nearest Rinki eco take-back point and read more about the sortins instructions here. From Kierrä you can find recycling points all around Finland.