5 Examples of Domestic Waste

5 Examples of Domestic Waste
Electrical and Electronic Products
Assorted electrical goods
Televisions and monitors
Fridges and freezers
Large white goods
Lighting
Fluorescent tubes
Portable batteries
8 municipal recycling centres and
various electronics collection
points
20+ recycling plants nationwide
Sorting and disassembly
Hazardous substances
Special treatment
Plastic/metal
Raw materials
Landfill
Plastic
Raw material
Metal
Raw material
Glass
Coloured Glass
> 7000 recycling stations (23 in Uppsala)
Glass recycling plant in Hammar, Närke
Screening and cleaning
Crushing and sifting
Remelting
New glass containers (60%)
Glass wool (30%)
Heat and sound insulation filling in buildings
Hasopor Hammar AB
Foam glass
Lightweight filler in foundation
reinforcement in buildings and
roads
Clear Glass
General waste
Recycling stations
Uppsala Vatten
Hovgården
Sorting for compostables
Mixed with chipped wood and garden waste
Aired for 10 months
Natural and nutritious soil
Vattenfall AB
Incineration
District heating
Electricity
Steam
Districting cooling
Paper
Newspapers
Cardboard
Corrugated cardboard
Recycling stations
Fibre recovery plant in Fiskeby, Norrköping
"Washing" in a special spinning drum
Paper fibres (80%)
Washing, pressing and drying
Coating and rolling
Sold to producers of paper packaging
Rejects (plastic, etc.) (20%)
Burnt to fuel paper board
production processes
Sorting: Newspapers older than
3 months (poor quality)
Incineration
Used tyres
Local garages and tyre companies
Shredding plant
Tyre shreds (coarse, double, fine)
Energy recovery
Heating plants
Cement plants
Material reuse
Construction material
Drainage material in landfills
Road building
Lightweight filling
Riding and trotting tracks
Artificial football pitches
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