Glass packaging sorting instructions for households
Empty, with caps and lids removed
- Glass bottles
- Glass jars
It is not necessary to remove labels and bottle neck rings. Rinse dirty glass packaging with cold water if necessary.
Please return deposit glass bottles to reverse vending machines in shops!
- Healthcare packaging such as vials and ampoules
- Plastic: e.g. plastic bags and wrappings, polystyrene, bubble wrap
- Porcelain or ceramics
- Glass dishes (e.g. drinking glasses, oven dishes, coffee pots, lids for pots and pans)
- Opal glass (e.g. some cosmetics packaging and ornamental objects)
- Windows or mirrors
- Light bulbs or lamps
Any packaging that contains residues of dangerous substances and pressurised packaging (e.g. paint, chemicals, oils, medicines, hairspray) must be taken to your local hazardous waste collection point.