Unfortunately in Poland there is no collection of cans and bottles in the shops and supermarkets, so basically all the waste should be segregated and collected in special waste banks.
Waste collection guide
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Blue – paper (papier)
White – transparent glass (szklo bezbarwne)
Green – colour glass (szklo kolorwe)
cosmetic glass containers
mirrors, car windscreens,
wine glasses, crystals,
Yellow – packages, plastic, metal (opakowania, plastik, metal)
PET (bottled for fizzy drinks, cordial, cooking oil),
HDPE (bottled for milk & fruit juice, washing-up liquid, fabric conditioner),
PVC (bottles for still mineral water, toiletries, cordial)
empty cans after containing paint,
Red – combined container for all different sorted waste in the colour bags
If no recycling waste banks are availbale, it is allowed to place segragated waste in a big red container.
Brown – organic (bioodpady)
leaves, cut grass
rest-overs of cooked food
Danger waste ie. batteries, medication, asbestos should be collected in special places and never disposed with all other waste. See our full list of collection points in Warsaw.
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