Packaging waste of plastic

In May 2012, a separate collection of packaging waste commenced, for plastic waste that cannot be returned for a HRK 0.50 refund per item. The waste is collected in yellow bags. In 2013 and 2014 the collection of packaging waste and paper was extended to the remaining area covered by the collection of municipal waste in the City Koprivnica, and municipalities Drnje and Koprivnički Bregi.

WHAT GOES INTO DISPOSAL BAGS FOR PLASTIC? (YELLOW BAG)
Plastic packaging which is not covered by a system of a HRK 0.50 refund to the consumer, numbered 01 (PET), 02 (HDPE), 03 (PVC), 04 (PE-LD), 05 (PP) and 06 (PS), as:

• polyethylene bags, foil, bubble wrap that can have labels: PE-HD, PE-LD;
• bottles of cooking oil, distilled water, cleaning agents, cosmetics, drugs (except for cytostatic food products, etc.), which may have labels: PS and PP;
• cups and containers for yogurt, cheese, etc., which can have labels: PS, PP;
• other plastic products: caps, plastic plates, cutlery, etc., which can have labels: HDPE, PP, PVC, PS, PET.

WHAT IS FORBBIDEN TO PUT IN THE DISPOSAL BAGS FOR PLASTIC? (YELLOW BAG)

• municipal waste or plastic packaging contaminated by hazardous substances (motor oil, antifreeze, herbicides, pesticides, petroleum derivatives, various acids and alkalis, etc.).
• plastic packaging must be washed off under running water to remove the remaining content.
• multilayer composite packaging of snack foods (chips, salty sticks …).

WASTE CAPS

In cooperation with the Secular Franciscan order (OFS) of the Parish of St. Anthony in Koprivnica, a humanitarian action of collecting waste plastic caps and lids was launched in 2012.

Name collectors A dedicated volume (kg)
11/2012 06/2013 02/2014 11/2014 06/2015 12/2015 08/2016 Total
Kindergarten Smiješak Koprivnica 110 55 84 83 61 37 35 465
Kindergarten Tratinčica Koprivnica (including a group Pčelica from Opaticka street) 125 150 67 123 183 161 184 993
Kindergarten sv. Josipa Koprivnica 40 43 59 68 55 20 285
Kindergarten Gola 22 12 5 14 53
Kindergarten Ždala 10 10
Primary school Antun Nemčić Gostovinski Koprivnica 70 37 54 68 41 49 65 384
Centar for education and rehabilitation Podravsko sunce Koprivnica 24 69 64 53 15 32 37 294
Primary school Koprivnički Bregi 18 68 34 89 70 39 47 365
Primary school Gola 31 30 27 26 42 156
Primary school Rasinja 14 9 23
Primary school Martijanec 31 20 20 11 82
Youth Center Koprivnica 3 3 18 7 31
Residents of the street Katarine Zrinski 20, Koprivnica 119 119
Sanja Hojsak and patience from the ordination dr. Lidije Kurtek Verčević 45 39 41 125
Parish st. Antuna Padovanskog Koprivnica 509 356 439 471 402 259 383 2.819
Komunalac LLC Koprivnica 160 69 203 118 162 94 89 895
Hight school Fran Galović Koprivnica 9 15 16 40
Primary school Đuro Ester Koprivnica 76 14 90
Primary school Molve 8 5 17 30
Sloga Trade 11 11
HNS 63 63
Trade Draga 35 35
Kelerajter Tomo 11 11
Ukupno 1.050 1.010 1.077 1.248 1.104 880 1.010 7.379

The participants of humanitarian action received yellow pots for collecting caps.

The collected caps were delivered to the Association of patients with leukemia and lymphoma from Čakovec which sells waste caps and lids to buy necessary medicines for the treatment of patients.

The amount of the separate collection of plastic packaging

Measuring unit 2012 2013 2014 2015 TOTAL
Plastic packaging kg 8.800 37.580 43.880 45.664 135.924
Waste caps kg 1.050 2.078 4.376 1.984 6.369
TOTAL kg 9.850 39.658 48.256 47.648 142.293