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Rinki’s tasks

Finnish Packaging Recycling RINKI Ltd works together with producer organisations in the packaging sector. Rinki's duty is to ensure that the member firms can implement their producer responsibility easily and efficiently.

Finnish Packaging Recycling RINKI Ltd

Rinki’s tasks include:

Producer identification, customer service and invoicing

  • Markets its own and the producer organisations’ services to companies with producer responsibility and draws up contracts
  • Offers its customers advice on questions related to the producer responsibility
  • Invoices customer companies for the recycling fees decided on by the producer organisations

 Collection of packaging data, registers and reporting

  • Maintains the producer register, collects the packaging data from producers and compiles the statistics as determined by the producer responsibility
  • Reports to producer organisations according to the contracts and to the authorities as per the legal requirements

 Collection and recycling of consumer packaging

  • Designs and implements the packaging waste collection network for consumers, which is the responsibility of the producers
  • Designs and implements glass packaging waste terminals, transportation and recycling
  • Reports on the implementation of consumer packaging collection to producer organisations

 Communications and lobbying

  • Shares information about the collection and recycling of packaging waste as well as the producer responsibility systems and any changes to these
  • Plans and implements communications to consumers that are required by the producer responsibility for packaging waste
  • Protects the interests of packers and maintains relations with stakeholders

Representative duties

  • Acts as a representative of Suomen Keräyslasiyhdistys ry (the producer organisation for non-deposit glass packaging)