Loads that contain only packaged foodstuffs not considered suitable to receive at the receiving and sorting plant at Gufunes due to e.g. uncleanliness or smell. Also plastic-wrapped hay bales.
Waste must be on pallets, in large sacks, in tubs, etc., that can be handled using the same machines as are used when handling bales. Container must be properly closed, and pallets must be stable.
Receipt is subject to prior agreement and the permission of the landfill site manager.
What happens to the material?
The material is buried at the SORPA landfill at Álfsnes, where the landfill gas formed when the material degrades is collected. The gas is refined and used as fuel for vehicles.
Foodstuffs in packaging code 1210202