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Recycling of metal cans

Metallipurkkien-uusiokaytto

  • Thoroughly clean and dry metal cans and lids can be taken to metal recycling in eco-collection points or municipal waste collection points for recycling.
  • Paint cans that contain liquid paint should be taken to a hazardous waste collection point.
  • Each country adheres to the local practices and legislation.

Did you know?

Metals recycling saves energy and natural resources. What's more, metals can be recycled over and over again.



Recycling and recovery of plastic cans

Muovipurkkien-uusiokaytto-2

  • Thoroughly clean and dry plastic cans should be taken to a municipal waste collection point for recovery as energy waste.
  • In some of Tikkurila's plastic cans have lids that consist of a metal plate with a plastic outer ring. The lid and the metal handle should be disposed of as metal waste.
  • Paint cans that contain liquid paint should be taken to a hazardous waste collection point.
  • Packaging film and cleaned out plastic cans can be disposed of as plastic waste for recovery.
  • Each country adheres to the local practices and legislation.

Did you know?

Plastic cans can be recovered as energy (incineration). Energy waste is waste diverted from the waste stream – unfit to be recycled as material, this waste can be used as an auxiliary fuel in power plants. The so-called energy fraction of waste can be blended with other fuels to generate power and heat.