The information on the environmental label placed on the packaging-whether it is a food or non-food product-relates to the proper handling of waste from the packaging/container at the end of its use.
Where not present, the directions below apply to the proper disposal of the waste.
"Composite products" are defined as materials of any nature intended to contain certain goods, from raw materials to finished products.
Check on each component for the abbreviation or symbol found in the following table to define how to dispose of it. Also check the regulations of your municipality to make sure that the type of material provides for the disposal listed in the table as a general rule.
|Bottles||Green glass||GL 71||Glass collection|
|Caps||Cork||FOR 51||Dedicated waste collection|
|Capsules||Heat shrinkable PVC capsule||C/PVC 90||Plastic collection|
|Capsules||Polylaminate capsule||C/ALU 90||Aluminum collection|
|Cartons (for multiples of bottles)||Cartoons||PAP 20||Paper collection|
|Beehives (bottle separators for cartons)||Hives with internal wave||PAP 20/21||Paper collection|
|Bottle tissue||Tissue/paper||PAP 22||Paper collection|
|Wooden crates||Wood||FOR 50||Dedicated waste collection|
|Paper labels||Labels are not subject to separate disposal from the glass bottle|