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Not sure how to sort it?
Another alternative is to separate waste into the four categories: Plastic, Paper, Glass and Metal, at Bring-In Sites situated in all localities around Malta and Gozo.
Need to dispose of Batteries?
What happens to my waste?
Recyclable materials from these Bring-In Sites are collected and taken to Wasteserv’s Material Recovery Facilities. Here they are further mechanically and manually sorted, compacted in large bales and sold on a monthly basis to waste brokers who export them for further treatment and recycling abroad.
List of materials that can be taken to the site:
Only paper, plastic, metal and glass can be delivered. Details for each below:
What to put in the BLUE container (plastic):
Cosmetic container (clean)
Detergent bottles (clean container)
Liquid soaps (clean container)
Margarine tubs (clean container)
Plastic bags (clean)
Shampoo (clean container)
Shower gels (clean container)
Yoghurt cups (clean container)
What to put in the WHITE container (paper):
Brochures and Leaflets
Letter writing paper
What to put in the BLACK container (metal):
Metal caps and lids
Spray cans (empty)
What to put in the BROWN container (glass):