Only clear, not printed plastic film that carries a processing fee, such as pallet wrapping plastic, etc., without foreign materials.
Further information on the processing fees may be obtained from the Recycling Fund (Úrvinnslusjóður).
What happens to the material?
The material is compressed and baled at the receiving and sorting plant of SORPA at Gufunes in order to reduce its volume. The material is variously used for recycling or for energy production.
Less than 125 kg per month: 0.00 kr/kg
126-250 kg per month: -5.00 kr/kg
251-375 kg per month: -6.00 kr/kg
376 kg or more per month: -6.50 kr/kg
Baled plastic film > 500 kg/bale in 40 ft. ship container in the greater Reykjavík area or FOB export port as further agreed: -10.00 kr/kg
The refund occurs at the end of the month if the transaction is registered with an identification number (kennitala). If not the waste category carries no fee.