PBD (before: PMD) stands for Plastics packaging, Blik (tin cans) and Drinks cartons. Examples of this are plastic bottles, soda cans and milk- and yogurt cartons. PBD waste is collected separately in Eindhoven, Valkenswaard and Geldrop-Mierlo.
- by separating PBD waste, there is less household waste
- make sure the packages are empty
- make cartons empty and flat, they don't have to be clean
What qualifies as PBD waste?
- Plastic bags and bread-, pasta and rice bags
- Candy bags
- Wraps from magazines and advertising materials
- Cans of dog and cat food
- Plastic trays/bags used for vegetables, fruit and salads
- Lids from pots of peanut butter, chocolate spread, etc.
- Cardboard milk and juice packages
- Laundry detergent and cleaning product bottles
- Oil and vinegar bottles
- Metal syrup bottles
- Bottles used for soft drinks, water and liquid dairy products
- Plastic packaging with content
- Crisp packets
- Hard plastic utensils (toys, videotapes, buckets and watering cans)
- Packaging of chemical waste (make-up remover and turpentine)
- Blister packs for medication and/or chewing gum
- Medical waste / home care (plastic gloves, injection needles and infusion hoses)
"Do not put any other trash in the (metal) packages. This makes separating the waste more difficult"